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MIRM 143   Coding Classification Systems I* (3 Hours)

Prerequisites: BIOL 144 and HC 130 and MIRM 140.

This course focuses on the International Classification of Diseases 9th revision clinical modification (ICD-9-CM), as well as the 10th revision clinical modification and procedural coding system (ICD-10-CM/PCS) used in medical coding. Students will learn the role of ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-CM/PCS in coding for inpatient healthcare encounters, as well as the use of ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-CM codes for diagnosis coding in ambulatory and physician service settings. Students will examine the evolution from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM/PCS in the United States, as well as compare and contrast between the 9th and 10th revisions of ICD. Instruction focuses on the importance of ethical conduct for coding professionals. 3 hrs. lecture/wk. This course is taught in the fall semester.