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Medical Coding (MEDS 1730)

Total Credits: 4
Lecture Credits: 3
Lab Credits: 1

Description: This course is an introduction to medical coding including the International Classification of Diseases, tenth edition, Clinical Modification (ICD-10-CM) and Current Procedural Terminology (CPT). You will learn ICD-10-CM, the diagnostic coding system, and the CPT, procedural coding system,Th that you will use to submit medical claims. You will also learn rules and conventions as well as guidelines for diagnostic and procedure coding.

Topical Outline:
1. Purpose of coding
2. ICD-10-CM coding
3. CPT coding
4. Coding conventions
5. Code linkage

Learning Outcomes:
1. Describe coding purposes
2. Demonstrate coding basic steps
3. Perform consistent and accurate coding.

Prerequisites:  BIOL 1127, BIOL 1128, MEDS 1000, and MEDS 1125