HIM S210 ICD–9–CM Coding
3 credits (3+0)
Introduction to International Classification of Diseases (U.S.). Introduction to coding diagnoses and procedures, sequencing, coding conventions, and software. Review of complications and co–morbidities. Professional practice: Students complete activities that provide an overview of Diagnostic Related Groups (DRGs). interface between business office and health information management to optimize reimbursement, coding quality studies, and working with physicians for DRG management. Practice in analyzing actual medical records to identify data elements to be coded. Prerequisite: BIOL S111 and admission to HIM program or departmental permission. Corequisite: BIOL S112 and HIM S135.