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HIM 138 ICD Coding
Credit Hours:  3
Effective Term: Fall 2017
SUN#: None
AGEC: None  
Credit Breakdown: 3 Lectures
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A, B, C, D, F

Description: Development of fundamental coding techniques using the current International Classification of Diseases Clinical Modification (ICD-CM). Emphasis is placed on specificity and the application of professional standards in the assignment of codes to diagnoses and procedures adhering to coding guidelines. In addition, the study of clinical classification systems, terminologies and vocabularies will be covered. Prerequisite: RDG094. Prerequisite or corequisite: HCC116.

Prerequisites: RDG100

Corequisites: HCC116 can be a prerequisite or a corequisite

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
Domain I. (Analysis Level) Data Content, Structure & Standards (Information Governance) (CSLO 2, 4)

Subdomain I.A Classification Systems
1. Apply diagnosis/procedure codes according to current guidelines
2. Evaluate the accuracy of diagnostic and procedural coding
4. Evaluate the accuracy of diagnostic/procedural groupings

Domain V. (Application Level) Compliance (CSLO 2, 4)

Subdomain V.B. Coding
2. Determine accuracy of computer assisted coding assignment and recommend corrective action
Internal/External Standards Accreditation