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2020-2021 Course Catalog 
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HIT 233 - ICD-10 Coding

Credits: 4
Lecture Hours: 4
Lab Hours: 0
Practicum Hours: 0
Work Experience: 0
Course Type: Voc/Tech
Introduction to the use of ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS classification system with application of coding guidelines.
Prerequisite: HSC 114  
Prerequisite OR Corequisite: MAP 141  

  1. Examine ICD coding
    1. Outline the history of coding
    2. Apply HIPAA to diagnostic coding
    3. Discuss professional coding associations
  2. Evaluate the use of the ICD manuals
    1. Differentiate the structure and use of the volumes in the ICD
    2. List the steps utilized for locating diagnostic codes
  3. Interpret ICD-CM coding principles
    1. Explain diagnostic coding relevant to infectious and parasitic disease
    2. Demonstrate the use of the neoplasm table and diagnostic coding of neoplasms
    3. Explain the diagnosis coding process related to diseases of the blood and the circulatory system
    4. Illustrate the diagnostic coding of endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic diseases
    5. Explain diagnostic coding for mental and behavioral disorders
    6. Demonstrate diagnostic coding of diseases of the eyes and ears
    7. Explain diagnostic coding for body systems to include respiratory, digestive, integumentary, muscuoskeletal, and genitourinary
    8. Discuss the process for coding pregnancy, childbirth, and the puerperium
    9. Demonstrate knowledge of diagnostic coding for external causes and factors influencing health status
  4. Interpret ICD-PCS coding principles
    1. Explain coding of the medical and surgical section
    2. Demonstrate coding of obstetrics
    3. Illustrate coding of placement
    4. Demonstrate knowledge of administration coding
    5. Explain coding of the measurement and monitoring section
    6. Illustrate coding practices therapies section
    7. Explain coding practices of osteopathic and chiropractic section
    8. Explain coding of radiation therapy section
    9. Demonstrate knowledge of coding practices for physical rehabilitation and audiology
    10. Illustrate knowledge of mental health and substance abuse treatment coding
  5. Apply diagnostic codes according to current guidelines
    1. Demonstrate knowledge of taxonomies
    2. Explain coding terminologies
    3. Demonstrate sequencing of diagnosis codes
  6. Evaluate the accuracy of diagnostic coding
    1. Apply correct coding convention in the ICD
    2. Identify discrepancies between coded data and supporting medical documentation
  7. Demonstrate ethical coding practices
    1. Adhere to the legal and regulatory requirements of medical coding
    2. Analyze current regulations and established guidelines in clinical classification systems
    3. Demonstrate appropriate use of reference materials to facilitate diagnostic coding
  8. Evaluate accuracy of computer assisted coding assignment
    1. Apply simulated outpatient coding
    2. Apply of simulated inpatient coding

Competencies Revised Date: 2019

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