What You'll Learn...
This course will offer training in diagnostic and procedural coding, using the ICD-10-CM (diagnostic) and ICD-10-PCS (procedural) coding manuals. You will learn the impact of the coding changes on medical coders, healthcare staff, physicians, software systems, documentation, and information technology.
Upon successful completion of this program, you'll be able to:
- Understand the structure of an ICD-10-CM code
- Navigate the layout of the ICD-10-CM coding manual
- Describe the ICD-10-CM Draft Conventions and Sections of the Official Coding Guidelines
- Abstract diagnostic statements from the medical record and differentiate between main and modifying terms and subterms in the coding manuals
- Identify and apply the steps required code diagnoses and procedures using the ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS coding manuals
- Apply chapter-specific guidelines and select proper codes from ICD-10-CM, Chapters 1-21
- Describe the layout and guidelines of the ICD-10-PCS
- Identify the characters that make up an ICD-10-PCS code and identify each character’s purpose
- Understand the terminology used in the layout and structure of the ICD-10-PCS codebook
- Define what a table is and how it is used when creating an ICD-10-PCS code
- Identify the sections of the ICD-10-PCS and what each section is used for
- Understand the differences and similarities between related root operations and apply the general and root operation-specific guidelines for the ICD-10-PCS appropriately