MEDR 1234 - ICD-9-CM & ICD-10-CM/PCS 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 2112 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 *)
This is a lecture and lab based online course that includes study of the purpose and use of the ICD-9-CM, ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS (ICD-10-CM/PCS) classification systems. An introduction to inpatient and outpatient reimbursement systems is also covered. Coding topics include coding conventions and principles, and official inpatient and outpatient coding guidelines. Students will assign ICD-9-CM codes to diagnoses and procedures, ICD-10-CM codes to diagnoses, and ICD-10-PCS codes to inpatient procedures. Students will also assign ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-CM/PCS codes using case studies, case abstracts, and actual patient records using coding manuals and encoder software. Alternate care coding systems (e.g., DSM, SNOMED) are also covered. ICD-9-CM will also be taught as a legacy classification system.