2020-2021 Catalog

HIM-105 Medical Coding I

A comprehensive study of ICD-10-CM (International Classification of Diseases, Version 10, Clinical Modification) and PCS (Procedure Coding System). The course will involve an in-depth study of coding diseases for all major body systems. A systematic study of hospital inpatient and ambulatory care coding will also be covered. Specificity and correct coding procedures and techniques will be stressed. The course will include coding practices for both ICD-10-CM diagnosis and ICD-10-PCS procedure coding. This course along with the subsequent Medical Coding II course will help prepare the student for completion of the AHIMA (American Health Information Management Association) CCS (Certified Coding Specialist) credentialing examination.

Credits

3

Prerequisite

High school biology or BIO 101 or 105.