MEDR 1234 - ICD-10-CM & ICD-10-PCS Coding, 4 Credits

Prerequisite(s): ( MEDR 1114 with C or better and MEDR 1132 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 *

Level: Lower

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-5, SNOMED-CT); and use of clinical data for reimbursement and prospective payment systems.