2022-2023 Yavapai College Catalog 
    Jun 09, 2023  
2022-2023 Yavapai College Catalog [PREVIOUS CATALOG YEAR]

HIM 220 - Health Information Management in Alternative Healthcare Settings

Description: Overview of non-acute care settings and their unique Health Information Management (HIM) practices, systems applications, coding and HIM department staff roles.

Prerequisites: HIM 110  

Credits: 2
Lecture: 2
Course Content:
  1. Non-acute care settings
  2. Patient needs
  3. Health care professionals and their role
  4. Standards, legislation, regulations and accreditations
  5. Health record content and documentation requirements
  6. Reimbursement methodologies and systems
  7. HIM functions, practices, systems and roles

Learning Outcomes:
  1. Distinguish between health care settings and the types of care provided. (1) Domain III.A.1
  2. Examine patient needs by facility type. (2) Domain III.A.2
  3. Correlate current laws, accreditation, licensure and certification standards related to health information by facility type. (4) Domain I.B.3, III.A.1
  4. Summarize desired health record content and the documentation requirements per care setting. (5) Domain I.B.1, I.B.3
  5. Analyze health records for accuracy and completeness as defined by internal policy and external regulations and standards. (5) Domain I.B.1, I.B.3
  6. Measure reimbursement accuracy through coding, Chargemaster, claims management and the bill reconciliation processes. (6) Domain I.C.2, I.C.5, I.C.7, I.D.3, I.D.5, I.D.6
  7. Distinguish HIM practices, systems and roles. (7) Domain III.A.1, B.1-5, IV.A.3, IV.C.3

Required Assessment:
Domains listed refer to CAHIIM Curriculum requirements.