Health Information Mgt.

HIM 105

Medical Coding I
3 Credits ■ As Needed

A comprehensive study of ICD-10-CM (International Classification of Diseases, Version 10, Clinical Modification) and PCS (Procedure Coding System) . The course will involve an in-depth study of coding diseases for all major body systems . A systematic study of hospital inpatient and ambulatory care coding will also be cov- ered . Specificity and correct coding procedures and techniques will be stressed . The course will include coding practices for both ICD-10-CM diagnosis and ICD-10-PCS procedure coding . This course along with the subsequent Medical Coding II course will help prepare the student for completion of the AHIMA (American Health Information Management Association) CCS (Certified Coding Specialist) credentialing examination .

Skills prerequisites: ENG 020, ENG 060 and MAT 018 or MAT 018C.
Prerequisites: High school biology or BIO 101 or BIO 105 and AHS 129.