CASEMIX AND HEALTH CLASSIFICATION C

HIM3CHC

2021

Credit points: 30

Subject outline

The first focus of this subject is the development of higher level classification skills to a level of competency that qualifies students professionally as workforce entry-level clinical/medical coders. You gain proficiency in the application of relevant health classification software and auditing support tools. The second focus is on the health classification-financial relationship, including co-payments, the application of Activity Based Funding, and state/territory specific case mix-based measures such as Weighted inlier Equivalent Separations and related clinical coding related-funding dependencies. You will have some exposure to funding guidelines relevant to their geographic (state, territory, country) location. This subject is graded only a Pass (P) or Fail (N). A grade of 75% or greater is required to achieve a Pass grade in line with industry standards and expectations.

SchoolPsychology and Public Health

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorSally Richardson

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesHIM2HCA

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Learning resources

The Australian Dictionary of Clinical Abbreviations, Acronyms & Symbols

Resource TypeOther resource

Resource RequirementPrescribed

AuthorWilliams, J.

Year2017

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherHealth Information Management Association of Australia

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Medical dictionary of students own choice

Resource TypeOther resource

Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorStudent choice

YearN/A

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherStudent choice

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Chapter/issueN/A

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The International Statistical Classification of Diseases: Index and tabular: The Australian Classification of interventions: Index and tabular: The Australian Coding Standards

Resource TypeOther resource

Resource RequirementPrescribed

AuthorAustralian Consortium for Classification Development

YearN/A

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherIndependent Hospital Pricing Authority,

ISBNN/A

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Chapter/issueN/A

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Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Critical Thinking and Problem Solving

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Apply Australian Coding Standards and Conventions accurately in health classification practice at an intermediate level.
02. Analyse emerging health classification data or patient treatment data to inform advice on clinical documentation.
03. Collaborate in internal quality control of health classification coding.
04. Apply the standards and conventions of health classification to data at a level of expertise and within timeframes that align with industry expectations.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, All Year, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSally Richardson

Class requirements

Computer LaboratoryWeek: 31 - 31
One 2.00 hours computer laboratory per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 31 and delivered via face-to-face.

LectureWeek: 10 - 22
Nine 1.00 hour lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

LectureWeek: 10 - 43
Twenty one 2.00 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

WorkShopWeek: 10 - 43
Twenty one 2.00 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
Class size to accommodate staff:student ratio for increased individual time due to 75% pass mark for industry requirements

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Two x Individual written assignments (1000-words equivalent each)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo10 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Two x written 1000 words written team assignments (250-words per student per assignment)

N/AAssignmentGroupNo10 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Two x 1-hour in-class written Examinations (1000 words each)

N/AOther written examIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4

Two x 2-hour written examinations (end semester 1 and end semester 2) (2000 words each)

N/AOther written examIndividualYes50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4

Hurdle: Overall subject pass mark of 75% required to meet industry expectations of employability

N/AOtherIndividualYes0 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Sydney, 2021, All Year, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSally Richardson

Class requirements

Computer LaboratoryWeek: 31 - 31
One 2.00 hours computer laboratory per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 31 and delivered via face-to-face.

LectureWeek: 10 - 22
Nine 1.00 hour lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

TutorialWeek: 10 - 43
Twenty one 2.00 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

WorkShopWeek: 10 - 43
Twenty one 2.00 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
Class size to accommodate staff:student ratio for increased individual time due to 75% pass mark for industry requirements

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Two x Individual written assignments (1000-words equivalent each)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo10 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Two x written 1000 words written team assignments (250-words per student per assignment)

N/AAssignmentGroupNo10 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Two x 1-hour in-class written Examinations (1000 words each)

N/AOther written examIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4

Two x 2-hour written examinations (end semester 1 and end semester 2) (2000 words each)

N/AOther written examIndividualYes50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4

Hurdle: Overall subject pass mark of 75% required to meet industry expectations of employability

N/AOtherIndividualYes0 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4