HIT244

Practical application in the management and supervision of a health information department and all of its functions. Emphasis is placed on coding, DRG assignment and reimbursement, external reviews by the PRO and accreditation/licensing agencies, coding, and the role of the medical record professional in quality assessment, utilization review and risk management. A management project is required during this internship experience. (Formerly HIT241) 3 Credits (0 Lecture - 15 Internship) Prerequisite(s): HIT243. Spring Only.