HIM 451 - Disease Classification / Reimbursement Management

COURSE INFORMATION

INSTRUCTOR:

Elaine O’Bleness, M.B.A., R.H.I.A., C.H.P., C.P.H.Q.
elanyaofthedesert@yahoo.com

PREREQUISITES:

HIM 350 - Disease Classification Systems

MATERIALS OF INSTRUCTION:

Required text information has been emailed to students. Students are to purchase the books on their own. If you did not receive the list of required books, please email Donna Fleissner at dfleissn@regis.edu

COURSE OUTLINE

WEEK ONE

TEXT REVIEW:

*Schraffenberger: ICD-9-CM Coding

*Smith: CPT Coding

GRADED ASSIGNMENTS:

Post your introduction.
*Click on the Communicate tab, then click on the Discussion-Introduction and compose an introduction of yourself to the instructor and fellow students. *These are the students you might meet and have other classes with as you continue through your program!

Read class discussion #1.
* Post your thoughts to the discussion area by Thursday 8:00 p.m.
*Read and respond to at least two other posts by Saturday, 8:00 p.m. of week 1.

Complete Schraffenberger Coding Self Test Questions 1-20 (Do not use M Codes). Submit all answers to instructor by Midnight Saturday of Week 1.

Complete Smith Appendix C: Additional Practice; Surgical Cases 1-15. Submit all answers to instructor my Midnight Saturday of Week 1.

Assignment of Coding Case Study and choice of Coding Case.

WEEK TWO

TEXT REVIEW:

*Principles of Healthcare Reimbursement Text: Chapters 1 and 2.
*Principles of Healthcare Reimbursement Student Workbook: Chapters 1 and 2.
*Schraffenberger: ICD-9-CM Coding
*Smith: CPT Coding

GRADED ASSIGNMENTS:

Read Principles of Healthcare Reimbursement Text Chapters 1 and 2.

Read Principles of Healthcare Reimbursement Student Workbook (on CD in back of textbook) Chapters 1 and 2.
*Complete Chapter 1; Questions 1,2,3, Application Exercise #3 and Review Quiz.
*Complete Chapter 2; Application Exercise #1.
* Submit all answers to instructor by Midnight Saturday of Week 2.

Read class discussion #2. Post your thoughts to the discussion area by Thursday at 8:00 p.m. in week 2.
*Read and respond to at least two other posts by Saturday, 8:00 p.m. of week 2.

Complete Schraffenberger Coding Self Test Questions 21-40 (Do not use M Codes). Submit all answers to instructor by Midnight Saturday of Week 2.

Complete Smith Appendix C: Additional Practice; Surgical Cases 16-45. Submit all answers to instructor my Midnight Saturday of Week 2.

WEEK THREE

TEXT REVIEW:

*Principles of Healthcare Reimbursement Text: Chapters 3 and 4.
*Principles of Healthcare Reimbursement Student Workbook: Chapters 3 and 4.

GRADED ASSIGNMENTS:

Read Principles of Healthcare Reimbursement Text Chapters 3 and 4. *Complete Chapter 3 Review Quiz, and Chapter 4 Review Quiz. Submit all answers to instructor by Midnight Saturday of Week 3.

Read Principles of Healthcare Reimbursement Student Workbook Chapters 3 and 4.
* Complete Chapter 3; Application Exercise #3. (Use co-workers or class members)
*Complete Chapter 4; Theory into Practice and Real World Case with submission of grid entitled “Medicare Choices for Uncle John”,
* AND Application Exercise #2.
Submit all answers to instructor by Midnight Saturday of Week 3.

Read class discussion #3. Post your thoughts to the discussion area by Thursday at 8:00 p.m. in week 3. Read and respond to at least two other posts by Saturday, 8:00 p.m. of week 3.

WEEK FOUR

TEXT REVIEW:

*Principles of Healthcare Reimbursement Text: Chapter 5.
*Principles of Healthcare Reimbursement Student Workbook:
Chapter 5.
* Schraffenberger: ICD-9-CM Coding
*Smith: CPT Coding

GRADED ASSIGNMENTS:

Read Principles of Healthcare Reimbursement Text Chapters 5. *Complete Chapter 5 Review Quiz. Submit all answers to instructor by Midnight Saturday of Week 4.

Read Principles of Healthcare Reimbursement Student Workbook Chapter 5.
* Complete Chapter 5; Question # 4 ANDApplication Exercise #3 with short review of article.
* Submit all answers to instructor by Midnight Saturday of Week 4.

Read class discussion #4. Post your thoughts to the discussion area by Thursday at 8:00 p.m. in week 4. Read and respond to at least two other posts by Saturday, 8:00 p.m. of week 4.

Complete Schraffenberger Coding Self Test Questions 41-50 (Do not use M Codes). Submit all answers to instructor by Midnight Saturday of Week 4.

Complete Smith Appendix C: Additional Practice; Surgical Cases 46-63. Submit all answers to instructor my Midnight Saturday of Week 4.

WEEK FIVE

TEXT REVIEW:

*Principles of Healthcare Reimbursement Text: Chapter 6 and 7.
*Principles of Healthcare Reimbursement Student Workbook:
Chapter 6 and 7.

GRADED ASSIGNMENTS:

Read Principles of Healthcare Reimbursement Text Chapters 6 and 7.

Read Principles of Healthcare Reimbursement Student Workbook Chapter 6.
* Complete Chapter 6; Application Exercise #2 and 3 AND Review Quiz. *Submit all answers to instructor by Midnight Saturday of Week 5.

Read Principles of Healthcare Reimbursement Student Workbook Chapter 7.
* Complete Chapter 7; Application Exercise #1 and 2 AND Review Quiz. Submit all answers to instructor by Midnight Saturday of Week 5.

Read class discussion #5. Post your thoughts to the discussion area by Thursday 8:00 p.m. Read and respond to at least two other posts by Saturday, 8:00 p.m. of week 5.

WEEK SIX

TEXT REVIEW:

*Principles of *Principles of Healthcare Reimbursement Text: Chapter 8.
*Principles of Healthcare Reimbursement Student Workbook:
Chapter 8.

GRADED ASSIGNMENTS:

Read Principles of Healthcare Reimbursement Text Chapters 8. *Complete Chapter 8 Review Quiz. Submit all answers to instructor by Midnight Saturday of Week 6.

Read Principles of Healthcare Reimbursement Student Workbook Chapter 8.
* Complete Chapter 8; Theory into Practice and Real World Case Questions #1 AND 3, Application Exercise #1 and #2 AND Review Quiz.
* Submit all answers to instructor by Midnight Saturday of Week 6.

Read class discussion #6. Post your answers to the discussion area by Thursday 8:00 p.m. Read and respond to at least two other posts by Saturday, 8:00 p.m. of week 6.

WEEK SEVEN

TEXT REVIEW:

*Principles of *Principles of Healthcare Reimbursement Text: Chapter 9 and 10.
*Principles of Healthcare Reimbursement Student Workbook:
Chapter 9 and 10.

GRADED ASSIGNMENTS:

Read Principles of Healthcare Reimbursement Text Chapters 9 and 10.

Read Principles of Healthcare Reimbursement Student Workbook Chapter 9
* Complete Chapter 9; Application Exercise # 2 AND Review Quiz.
*Submit all answers to instructor by Midnight Saturday of Week 7.

Read Principles of Healthcare Reimbursement Student Workbook Chapter 10
*Complete Chapter 10: Application Exercise 1 and 2 AND Review Quiz. *Submit all answers to instructor by Midnight Saturday of Week 7.

Read class discussion #7. Post your answers to the discussion area by Thursday, 8:00 p.m. Read and respond to at least two other posts by Saturday, 8:00 p.m. of week 7.

WEEK EIGHT

FINAL EXAMINATION

ALL TEXTS MAY BE USED FOR COMPLETION OF FINAL EXAM: STUDENT WILL NEED PRINCIPLES OF HEALTHCARE REIMBURSEMENT TEXTBOOK, PRINCIPLES OF HEALTHCARE REIMBURSEMENT STUDENT WORKBOOK, MEDICAL DICTIONARY, MEDICAL ABBREVIATION TEXT, , ALL CODING TEXTS AND
ICD-9-CM, ICD-10- CM/PCS, AND CPT CODING BOOKS, or CODE IT RIGHT ON LINE

Student may begin the Final Examination anytime within Week Eight and must finish the Examination within a 5 hour period.

Submission of Coding Case Study