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2018-2019 Catalog 
2018-2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HIM 2723C - Intermediate Classification Systems - ICD10PCS

Credit Hours: 3.0

All prerequisite courses are required.
Prerequisite(s): BSC2084, HIM1440, HIM2722C, HSC2531 with minimum grade of C
Corequisite(s): None

A continuation of instruction in ICD10CM/PCS Coding with additional focus on the use of encoders, coding compliance programs, performance measurement, staff recruiting and retention, coding for reimbursement and understanding the prospective payment methodology MSDRGs. In addition, there will be an overview of the related compliance issues, quality improvement organization activities, correct coding initiative, relevancy to accounts receivable, coding ethics, and coding standards. Detailed study will cover INPATIENT coding conditions, injuries, disease processes and procedures in assigning ICD10CM/PCS codes with emphasis on coding in the inpatient care setting. Medical records will be used for this advanced coding. Students will use encoder/group to assign codes for case studies and medical records that require more complex code assignments. Course must be passed with a grade of C or better. Projects may entail the use of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Prezi, YouTube or Internet.

Occupational (A.S. and A.A.S.)