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    May 18, 2024  
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BSTEC 118 - Medical Coding 1- ICD-10-CM



5.0 Credits
Assignment of medical diagnosis codes using the current publication of International Classification of Diseases 10th edition, Clinical Modification (ICD-10-CM); outpatient coding related to all major body systems with emphasis on correct code sequencing and impact on reimbursement. 
Prerequisite Completion of or concurrent enrollment in: AHE 110, BSTEC 104, and BSTEC 153.
Course-level Learning Objectives (CLOs)
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Identify and describe the purpose of the ICD-10-CM code book, reference sections, and coding methodologies.
  2. Identify and apply official outpatient-based ICD-10-CM coding structures, conventions, guidelines, and definitions.
  3. Translate clinical documentation into ICD-10-CM codes using case studies related to all body systems.
  4. Identify, describe, and demonstrate the correct steps of code assignment using the separate sections of ICD-10-CM.
  5. Identify and apply Coding Clinic® for ICD-10-CM diagnosis sequencing guidelines for published American Hospital Association (AHA) diagnosis codes.
  6. Identify, describe, and use standard medical coding reference materials.
  7. Audit clinical documentation and coding accuracy and resolve discrepancies between coded data and supporting documentation.
  8. Identify and apply health information confidentiality and privacy policies and procedures.
  9. Describe and discuss the use and application of automated coding software systems.
  10. Identify and evaluate the importance of industry-specific professional associations and associated medical coding certifications.



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