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HIT 123
Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) Coding
2 Units
Prerequisite: AH 120 with a grade of "C" or better
Hours: 27 hours LEC; 27 hours LAB
The principles and mechanics of coding procedures according to the Current Procedural Terminology Coding System (CPT) are taught in this course. Coding for reimbursement will be introduced, including topics such as: third-party payers, health care reimbursement systems and the impact of HIPAA on reimbursement.