This course is approved by the Kansas Board of Regents for guaranteed transfer among all Kansas Regents public postsecondary institutions. Additional courses may also be eligible for transfer. Please visit a JCCC counselor or the JCCC Registrar's office, and the Transfer Kansas portal to learn more.
MIRM 143 Coding Classification Systems I* (3 Hours)
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.