HSC 205: Medical Coding ICD-10-CM

Class Program
Credits 3

This course will introduce the student to the ICD-10-CM classification of symptoms, conditions and diseases according to the International Classification of Disease Clinical Modification. The diagnosis and procedure coding course is designed to provide students with a basic understanding of fundamental concepts of medical reimbursement and health information management systems; focusing on the process of assigning appropriate code numbers to medical diagnoses and procedures to meet patient health record and insurance billing requirements. Emphasis will be placed on coding outpatient medical records.
 

Prerequisites

HSC 100 Medical Terminology and HSC 130 Basic Anatomy and Physiology - both with a grade of "C" or better

Notes
Students must earn a "C" or higher in all HSC courses in order to graduate from the program. Medical Assisting students must complete 100% of the competencies to pass this course.