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Clinical Modification (ICD-10-CM) (MEDS 1710)

Credits: 3
Lecture Credits: 2.00
Lab Credits: 1.00

Description: This course is an introduction to the International Classification of Diseases, 10th edition, Clinical Modification (ICD-10-CM), the diagnostic coding system required for insurance claim submission. You will learn correct diagnostic coding utilizing the current ICD-10-CM codebook. You will also learn rules and conventions as well as the chapter-specific guidelines for assignment of diagnosis codes. Must be taken A-F.

Topical Outline:

1. Purpose of coding

2. ICD-10-CM content.

3. Coding conventions

4. Principal diagnosis codes.

5. Sequencing codes based on documentation.


Learning Outcomes:
1. Describe coding purposes
2. Understand coding basic steps
3. Assign codes using coding conventions
4. Perform consistent and accurate coding
5. Select a principle diagnosis
6. Sequence codes based on documentation 

Prerequisites:

BIOL 1127, BIOL 1128, MEDS 1000 and MEDS 1125