MEDR 1214 - ICD-9-CM & HCPCS Lvl. II Coding, 4 Credits
Prerequisite(s): (BIOL 1114 with C or better or BIOL 1404 with C or better) and MEDR 1132 with C or better and MEDR 1133 with C or better and MEDR 1114 with C or better and MEDR 1224 with C or better * and (BIOL 2214 with C or better * or BIOL 2504 with C or better *) and BIOL 4403 with C or better * and MEDR 1223 with C or better *
An Internet-based course whose content consists of a lecture and lab that includes study of the purpose and use of the ICD-9-CM and HCPCS level II classification systems. Topics include coding conventions, coding principles, and official inpatient and outpatient coding guidelines. Students will assign ICD-9-CM codes to diagnosis/procedure statements and HCPCS level II codes to outpatient procedures and services. Case abstracts and patient records will also be used to assign codes. Use of the ICD-9-CM and HCPCS level II coding manuals and a computerized encoder is included. Inpatient and outpatient reimbursement systems and an introduction to ICD-10 are also covered.