HIT220 ICD Procedure Coding

Units: Prerequisite: HSC 277 Prepares students for procedural coding by teaching the guidelines of the ICD procedure manual, and applying them to health records. Students will use specialized software for the completion of the Health Information Management (HIM) processes with emphasis on encoders and groupers. This class is available as an Internet Class; instruction will be offered via the Internet.
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Online Course
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Saddleback College
ICD procedure coding, process of building ICD procedure codes, index and tables of the ICD procedure manual, assigning procedure codes, health records, identify the procedure, determine the objective of the procedure, review the definition of the root operations, match the objective of the procedure, select the appropriate value for body part, approach, devise, qualifier from the procedural code table, encoders and groupers to assign ICD procedure codes, specialized software to assign ICD procedure codes

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Industry Sector:
Health Care and Social Assistance (62)
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations (29-0000)

Education / Instructional Information

Instructional Program:
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences (51)
Credit Type:
  • Credit
Credential Type:
  • Associate Degree
Educational Level of Materials:
  • 2nd Year Community College or equivalent
English (United States)
Interactivity Type:
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Quality Rubric:
Quality Note:
The quality review of the course and related material was performed by an individual with a Quality Matters certificate of completion for Independent Applying the QM Rubric (APPQMR), and CSU certificates of completion for Course Redesign with Technology, QOLT, and Online Teaching and Learning. Feedback was provided to the respective faculty to make the appropriate edits and updates.
Quality of Subject Matter was assured by:
  • Consultations during development of instructional materials
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  • Conducting an evaluation of the instructional materials and providing a report
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  • SME Quality Report is posted in Skills Commons
Quality of Online/Hybrid Course Design assured by:
  • Quality Matters
Course Note:
HIT220 is the on-line version of this course and is a part of the Saddleback College Health Information Technology associates degree program.


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