MEDR 1234 - ICD-10-CM/PCS Coding

Credits: 
4
Level: 
Lower
Prerequisites: 

(BIOL 1114  with grade C or better or BIOL 1404 with grade C or better) and (MEDR 1132 with grade C or better and MEDR 1133 with grade C or better and MEDR 1114 with grade C or better) and (BIOL 2214 with grade C or better or BIOL 2504 with grade C or better) and (BIOL 4403 with grade C or better and MEDR 1223 with grade C or better)

Description: 

This is a lecture- and lab based online course that includes a study of clinical classification systems (e.g., ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS) and reimbursement methodologies. Topics of study include the use and maintenance of electronic applications and work processes that support clinical classification and coding; assignment of diagnosis and procedure codes using current nomenclature; ensuring the accuracy of diagnostic and procedural groupings (e.g., DRGs, MS-DRGs); interpretation of regulations and coding guidelines; validation of coding accuracy by using clinical information located in the health record; use and maintenance of applications and processes to support other clinical classification and nomenclature systems (e.g., DMS-IV-TR, SNOMED-CT); and use of clinical data for reimbursement and prospective payment systems.