MEDR - Health Information Technology

MEDR 4214 - Insurance & Reimburse Process

Credits: 
4
Level: 
Lower
Prerequisites: 

MEDR 1234 with grade C or better and MEDR 1244 with grade C or better and MEDR 1223 with grade C or better

Description: 

An online course whose content includes a lecture and lab that includes study of the principles and practice of insurance and reimbursement processing. The course will include the assignment and reporting of codes for diagnoses and procedures/services; completion of CMS-1450 and CMS-1500 claims for inpatient, outpatient, emergency department, and physician office encounters. In addition the course will cover the review of inpatient and outpatient cases to identify issues of fraud and abuse.

MEDR 3114 - Electronic Health Record Management

Credits: 
4
Level: 
Lower
Prerequisites: 

MEDR 1223 with grade C or better and MEDR 1234 with grade C or better and MEDR 1244 with grade C or better

Description: 

This is a lecture- and lab-based online course that includes a study of information and communication technologies; data, information, and file structures; data storage and retrieval; and data security. Topics also include new trends in the management and processing of health information with an emphasis on the electronic health record (EHR).

MEDR 4111 - Health Informatn Tech Seminar

Credits: 
1
Level: 
Lower
Prerequisites: 

MEDR 4312 with grade C or better and MEDR 4322 with grade C or better

Description: 

This is a lecture-based online course that includes content new to the health information management (HIM) profession and to which students did not receive instruction in previous course(s). Examples of such content includes, but is not limited to, new and revised coding classification systems, federal and state statutes (laws) and regulations, information technology initiatives, and so on.

MEDR 4322 - Coding PPE

Credits: 
2
Level: 
Lower
Prerequisites: 

(MEDR 4214 with C or better) and (MEDR 3114 with C or better)

Description: 

A professional practical experience (PPE) that includes a combination of online laboratory coding projects/assignments and the completion of on-site hours in the health information department of a hospital (or other healthcare facility) with adequate facilities to provide varied work opportunities in ICD-10-CM, ICD-10-PCS, CPT and HCPCS level II coding. Online laboratory coding projects/assignments are evaluated by college faculty.

MEDR 4312 - Intro to HIM PPE

Credits: 
2
Level: 
Lower
Prerequisites: 

MEDR 3114 with grade C or better

Description: 

A professional practical experience (PPE) that includes a combination of online laboratory projects/assignments and the completion of on-site hours in the health information management (HIM) department of a hospital (or other healthcare facility) with adequate facilities to provide varied work opportunities in HIM. Online laboratory HIM projects/assignments are evaluated by college faculty.

MEDR 3414 - Quality & Legal Aspects of HIM

Credits: 
4
Level: 
Lower
Prerequisites: 

MEDR 3114 with grade C or better

Description: 

This is a lecture- and lab-based online course that includes a study of healthcare information requirements and standards, healthcare statistics and research with an emphasis on data quality and integrity; quality management and performance improvement; healthcare delivery systems with an emphasis on external standards, regulations, and initiatives; and healthcare privacy, confidentiality, and legal, and ethical issues.

MEDR 1244 - CPT & HCPCS Level II Coding

Credits: 
4
Level: 
Lower
Prerequisites: 

(BIOL 1114 with grade C or better or BIOL 1404 with grade C or better) and (MEDR 1132 with grade C or better and MEDR 1133 with grade C or better and MEDR 1114 with grade C or better) and (BIOL 2214 with grade C or better or BIOL 2504 with grade C or better) and (BIOL 4403 with grade C or better and MEDR 1234 with grade C or better and MEDR 1223 with grade C or better)

Description: 

This is a lecture- and lab-based online course that includes a study of clinical classification systems (e.g., CPT, HCPCS level II) and reimbursement methodologies.

MEDR 1234 - ICD-10-CM/PCS Coding

Credits: 
4
Level: 
Lower
Prerequisites: 

(BIOL 1114  with grade C or better or BIOL 1404 with grade C or better) and (MEDR 1132 with grade C or better and MEDR 1133 with grade C or better and MEDR 1114 with grade C or better) and (BIOL 2214 with grade C or better or BIOL 2504 with grade C or better) and (BIOL 4403 with grade C or better and MEDR 1223 with grade C or better)

Description: 

This is a lecture- and lab based online course that includes a study of clinical classification systems (e.g., ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS) and reimbursement methodologies.

MEDR 2614 - Advanced Coding & Reimbursemnt

Credits: 
4
Level: 
Lower
Prerequisites: 

(MEDR 1234 with C or better) and (MEDR 1244 with C or better)

Description: 

A lecture- and lab-based course that includes intermediate and advanced study of the ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS (abbreviated as ICD-10-CM/PCS), CPT, and HCPCS level II classification systems. Application-based assignments allow students to demonstrate their mastery of coding conventions, coding principles, and official inpatient and outpatient coding guidelines. Students use inpatient and outpatient (e.g., ambulatory surgery, emergency department, physician office) case studies and patient records to assign codes to diagnosis/procedure statements and generate physician queries.

MEDR 1223 - Health Data Management

Credits: 
3
Level: 
Lower
Prerequisites: 

MEDR 1114 with C or better and MEDR 1132 with C or better and MEDR 1133 with C or better

Description: 

This is a lecture- and lab-based online course that covers health data structure, content, and standards as well as healthcare statistics and research.

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