HIM-M 355 ICD-10-CM/PCS Coding
Prerequisites: HIM M330 and BIOL N211
This course covers both diagnosis and procedure classification systems, namely the International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision, Clinical Modification and Procedure Coding System (ICD-10-CM/PCS). Students learn accurate coding guidelines to code, index, and sequence diagnoses and procedures for medical documentation. Ethical coding guidelines are examined.
- Assign diagnosis and procedure codes.
- Monitor, verify, and interpret the use of ICD-10-CM/PCS and ICD-9-CM/PCS diagnoses and procedure codes in the organization’s health information systems.
- Assure that documentation in the health record supports the diagnosis and reflects the progress, clinical findings, and discharge status.
- Validate coding accuracy using clinical information found in the health record.