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Federal Prison · Health Sciences · Health Information - HITT


Advanced Medical Coding
HITT-2346

  • Spring 2019
  • Section F01 CRN-25974
  • 3 Credits
  • 01/14/2019 to 03/05/2019
  • Modified 01/08/2019

Meeting Times


Lecture: Tuesday/Wednesday, 5:15 p.m. - 7:45 p.m., Women's Federal Prison

Contact Information


HIT Instructor: Mrs. Milly Liles, MPA, CPC, RHIT
Office Hours: By Appointment

Description


Advanced concepts of ICD and CPT coding rules, conventions, and guidelines in complex case studies. Investigation of government regulations and changes in health care reporting.

Core Curriculum Statement


This course is not a core curriculum course.

Outcomes


Analyze health records to assign principal/secondary diagnoses and procedures; 

Assign reimbursement methodologies.

Materials


The Complete Diagnosis Coding Solution
Author: Shelley C. Safian and Mary A. Johnson
Publisher: McGraw Hill Education

ISBN: 9780078020704

The Complete Procedure Coding Solution
Author: Shelley C. Safian and Mary A. Johnson
Publisher: McGraw Hill Education
ISBN: 9780078020711

International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision, Clinical Modification (ICD-10-CM)

Publisher:  World Health Organization

ISBN:  9781622026043

CPT 2018: Professional Edition
Publisher: American Medical Association
ISBN: 9781622026005

ICD-10-PCS 2018
Publisher: American Medical Association
ISBN: 9781622026067

HCPCS Level II 2018
Publisher: American Medical Association
ISBN: 9781622026128

Course Requirements


  • Achievement of all learning outcomes
  • Completion of all assignments
  • Completion of all major exams and final exam
  • Project Completion
  • Participation in classroom discussions and activities

Evaluation


Chapter Assignments: Points determined by completion

Lab Assignments:  Points determined by completion
Project: Points determined by criteria stated on project instruction sheet
Major Exams: Points determined by correct answers
Final Exam: Points determined by correct answers - Comprehensive Exam

Criteria

EVALUATION PERCENTAGES/POINTS POINTS DISTRIBUTION
Chapter Assignments 48.23%/1,011 points 2096 - 1886  A
Lab Assignments 14.55%/305 points 1885 -1677  B
Project 4.77%/100 points 1676 - 1467 C
Major Exams (5) 23.85%/500 points 1466 - 1258  D
Final Exam 8.60%/180 points 1257 - Below  F

Blinn College Policies


All policies, guidelines, and procedures in the Blinn College CatalogBlinn College Board Policies, and the Blinn College Administrative Regulations are applicable to this course.

Specific information on civility, attendance, add/drop, scholastic integrity, students with disabilities, final grade appeal, alternative retailers, campus carry and proctoring arrangements and cost.

Notice of any action taken under these protocol and procedures, by Blinn College or its employees, may be delivered by hand, through the U.S. Postal Service, or electronically to the student’s Blinn Buc e-mail account. Notice shall be deemed received upon actual receipt, on deposit in the U.S. Mail, or upon entering the information processing system used by Blinn College for Blinn Buc e-mail accounts, whichever first occurs.

Course Policies


Attendance
Students are expected to attend every class.  All work assigned during a given week is to be completed and submitted by the deadline given on the course syllabus.  When the student misses 2 weeks, the student will be given 2 absences, notified by email and dropped from the course at the next occurrence of absence/missed assignments.

Completing late work does NOT make up for current assignments and students will still be counted absent if current work is not submitted.

The 4 excused absences include:
1. Observance of religious holy days - Students should notify their instructor(s) no later than the 15th day of the semester concerning the specific date(s) for absences for any religious holy day(s);
2. Representing the College District at an official institutional function;
3. Dual credit students representing the high school or independent school district at an official institutional function; and
4. Military service.

Sickness, death, work, failed technology, loss of electricity, etc. are not excused absences.

Late Work Policy
Late Work: Assignments, Exams, Quizzes, etc. are due according to the schedule. Late assignments will be deducted 10% for days 1-2 late, 20% for days 3-5, 30% for days 6-7, after that a grade of zero will be assigned.

Assignments are due in class by the due date given on the syllabus.
Project: No late work will be accepted.
Final Exams: No late work will be accepted.

Except for Chapter 1, you are expected to read each chapter prior to the class in which it will be discussed.  It is your responsibility to inform me prior to the class (or as soon as possible) as to why you will not be able to complete the assignment or testing on the scheduled date.  A make-up for exam will be determined by my assessment of why you will not be able to take the exam or why you missed the exam.

Academic Integrity (Cheating Policy)
Dishonesty of any kind will not be tolerated. This includes copying work from another student or computer and turning it in as your own. Depending on the severity of the dishonesty, one may receive either a zero for the assignment or exam or may fail the course. All persons involved in copying or granting permission to copy will be penalized.  Notification of Initial License Per HB 1508, effective September 1, 2017, amended Texas Occupation Code, Chapter 53, requires notice regarding consequences of a criminal conviction on eligibility for an occupational license. If a student has been convicted of a criminal offense, it is possible to complete an HITT program, however, placement of a clinical site or employment is not guaranteed. Each Health Science Program will vary, please check with the director of the program you are accepted into for further clarification.

Class Behavior Management - Students are expected to observe proper classroom behavior.  Any student engaging in disruptive behavior during class will be given a 15 points deduction during current due assignment.  Further disruption will earn a 30 points deduction in next major exam.

Per Texas HB 1508, effective 9/1/2017:

"For students in this course, who may have a criminal background, please be advised that the background could keep you from being licensed by the State of Texas.  If you have a question about your background and licensure, please speak with your faculty member or the department chair. You also have the right to request a criminal history evaluation letter from the applicable licensing agency.”

Schedule


 

 

Advanced Medical Coding

HITT 2346 - Section F01

Course Schedule - 8 Weeks

Spring 2019

 

 

 

Date

Course Material

Possible Points

Due Date

Contact Hours

T  1/15/19

Chapters 13-14 (Diagnosis Coding Solution textbook)

 

 

4.266

 

Chapters 13-14 Assignments

Lab Assignment #1

132

30

Jan 16

 

W  1/16/19

Chap 15

 

 

4.266

 

Chap 15 Assignment

Lab Assignment #2

58

22

Jan 22

 

T 1/22/19

Chap 16

Abstracting Codes Cases 1-2

 

 

4.266

 

Chap 16 Assignment

Lab Assignment #3

Final Project Release

63

16

 

Jan 23

 

W 1/23/19

Major Exam 1, Chap 13-16

100

 

4.266

 

Chap 17

 

 

 

 

Chap 17 Assignment

Lab Assignment #4

55

12

Jan 29

 

T  1/29/19

Chapters 18 and 20

 

 

4.266

 

Chapters 18 and 20 Assignments

Lab Assignment #5

95

32

Jan 30

 

W 1/30/19

Major Exam 2, Chap. 17-18, 20

Chap 19

Chap 19 Assignment

Lab Assignment #6

100

 

54

18

Feb 5

4.266

T  2/5/19

Chapters 21-22

 

 

4.266

 

Chapters 21-22 Assignments

Lab Assignment #7

103

32

Feb 6

 

W  2/6/19

Chap 23

 

 

4.266

 

Chap 23 Assignment

Lab Assignment #8

46

10

Feb 12

 

T  2/12/19

Major Exam 3, Chapters 19, 21-23

Chap 13 (Procedure Coding Solution textbook)

100

 

 

4.266

 

Chap 13 Assignment

Lab Assignment #9

61

24

Feb 13

 

W  2/13/19

Chapters 14-15

 

 

4.266

 

Chapters 14-15 Assignments

Lab Assignment #10

104

45

Feb 19

 

T  2/19/19

Major Exam 4, Chap 13-15

Chap 16

100

 

 

4.266

 

Chap 16 Assignment

Lab Assignment #11

58

20

Feb 20

 

W  2/20/19

Final Project Due

Chap 17 Coding Auditory System Diseases

100

 

4.266

 

Chap 17 Assignment

Lab Assignment #12

73

24

Feb 26

 

T 2/26/19

Chapters 18-19

 

 

4.266

 

Chapters 18-19 Assignment

Lab Assignment #13

109

20

Feb 27

 

W  2/27/19

Major Exam 5, Chap 16-19

100

 

4.266

T  3/5/19

Final Exam

180

 

4.276

 

Total Possible Points

2,096

 

 

 

Total Contact Hours

 

 

64

 

 

 

 

 

Course calendar and related activities
When Topic Notes
 

CIP

Rubric

Number

Course Title

Status

Semester Credit Hrs

Min Cont Hrs

Max Cont Hrs

51.0713

HITT

2346

Advanced Medical Coding

Active

3

64

96