HEALTH CLASSIFICATION AND CASEMIX C

HIM5HCC

Not currently offered

Credit points: 30

Subject outline

In this subject students develop higher level classificatory skills to a level of competency that qualifies them as entry-level clinical coders. Students achieve proficiency in the application of relevant software auditing and other classificatory, business intelligence tools. Students gain a deep understanding of the health classification-financial relationship, including co-payments, the applications of Activity-Based Funding and other case mix-based measures such as Weighted Inlier-Equivalent Separations, and related clinical coding-funding dependencies.

SchoolPsychology and Public Health

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorBarbara Gleeson

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Students must be admitted into HMHIM and must have completed the Bridging Course in Clinical Coding or have been granted exemption for the bridging course from the Course Co-ordinator

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Quota Management StrategyN/A

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Assumed knowledgeN/A

Learning resources

The International Statistical Classification of Diseases

Resource TypeOther resource

Resource RequirementPrescribed

AuthorAustralian Consortium for Classification Development

Year2017

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PublisherIndependent Health Pricing Authority (IHPA)

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Student's choice of medical dictionary (English spelling)

Resource TypeOther resource

Resource RequirementRecommended

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The Australian Classification of Interventions current

Resource TypeOther resource

Resource RequirementPrescribed

AuthorAustralian Consortium for Classification Development

Year2017

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PublisherIndependent Health Pricing Authority (IHPA)

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The Australian dictionary of clinical abbreviations.

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementPrescribed

AuthorWilliams, J.

Year2014

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PublisherHealth Information Management Association of Australia.

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The Australian Coding Standards

Resource TypeOther resource

Resource RequirementPrescribed

AuthorAustralian Consortium for Classification Development

Year2017

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PublisherIndependent Health Pricing Authority (IHPA)

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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

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Appraise and apply Australian Coding Standards and Conventions accurately in health classification practice at an intermediate level.
02. Analyse and critically evaluate emerging health classification data or patient treatment data to inform advice on clinical documentation. Create scenarios for use in Coding A based on knowledge of the Australian Coding Standards.
03. Interpret and evaluate internal coding quality control practice.
04. Critique and apply the standards and conventions of health classification to a level of expertise and within a time-frame that aligns with industry expectations.

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