Online Class: ICD-10 — Medical Coding

This online medical coding course will teach you everything you need to know to properly code in ICD-10.

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Course Description

ICD-10 Mastery: Revolutionizing Medical Classification & Billing Systems

In the ever-evolving landscape of healthcare, accurate diagnosis and procedure classification is paramount. Enter the ICD-10, the state-of-the-art successor to the ICD-9. This revolutionary system isn't just an update; it's a paradigm shift that brings about intricate detailing, future-ready scalability, and unparalleled advancements tailored for modern medicine.

Delving Deeper into ICD-10:

  1. A Leap in Evolution: Understand the historical progression from ICD-9 to ICD-10, and appreciate the nuances that make ICD-10 a monumental leap in medical classification systems.

  2. ICD-10-CM – The Diagnostic Maestro: Spearheaded by the esteemed Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the ICD-10-CM emerges as the gold standard for diagnosis classification. Grasp the intricacies of this system, which not only enhances accuracy but also encapsulates a spectrum of medical conditions with its 3 to 7 alpha-numeric digits. Moreover, its full code titles offer a granular insight, ensuring clarity and precision.

  3. ICD-10-PCS – The Procedural Powerhouse: Developed by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), the ICD-10-PCS is a game-changer for healthcare facilities and providers across the U.S. Specifically tailored for inpatient hospital settings, this classification system is intricately designed to cater to billing requirements, ensuring streamlined operations and financial transparency.

  4. Enhanced Scope & Scalability: Delve deep into how the ICD-10 provides a broader scope, allowing for the inclusion of emerging diseases, novel treatments, and innovative medical technologies. Its modular and expandable nature ensures it remains relevant, reflecting the continuous advancements in medicine.

  5. The Paradigm of Precision: With ICD-10, gone are the days of ambiguous categorizations. The system brings forth a higher degree of specificity, allowing healthcare providers to capture detailed patient information, leading to better patient care and efficient billing processes.

Why Embrace the ICD-10?

For healthcare professionals, understanding and integrating the ICD-10 system is not merely about compliance; it's about pioneering excellence. By adopting this refined classification system, providers are not only aligning with global standards but are also ensuring optimized patient care, accurate billing, and efficient administrative workflows.

Join Us for a Comprehensive Exploration:

Our course is designed not just as an informational guide but as an immersive experience. Whether you're a medical coder, a healthcare administrator, or a billing professional, this course promises to equip you with the knowledge and skills to navigate the ICD-10 landscape with confidence and expertise.

In a world where precision in medical classification can directly impact patient outcomes and institutional efficiency, ICD-10 emerges as the beacon of excellence. Dive deep into its realm and emerge as a vanguard in healthcare excellence. Join us in this enlightening journey.

Course Motivation

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  • Printable Lessons
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  • 6 Months to Complete
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Course Lessons

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Lesson 1: Introduction to the ICD-10 Coding System

Understanding the purpose of the ICD-10 coding system. Additional lesson topics: ICD-10-CM Code Look-up; Procedure Coding: Using the ICD-10-PCS; ICD-10- Data and PCS code Sets 10 Total Points
  • Lesson 1 Video
  • Lesson discussions: ICD-10-CM Coding Manual; Reasons for Taking this Course
  • Assessment: Lesson 1 Exam

Lesson 2: Terminology

Understand words and phrases associated with inpatient and outpatient settings. 11 Total Points
  • Lesson 2 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 2 Exam

Lesson 3: Data and Billing Basics

Explaining the medical billing and reimbursement system in the U.S. Additional lesson topics: Federal Register IRF PPS; Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility PPS 10 Total Points
  • Lesson 3 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 3 Exam

Lesson 4: Translating Documentation to Codes

A coder has to identify pertinent diagnoses and procedures and translate them into codes. 10 Total Points
  • Lesson 4 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 4 Exam

Lesson 5: ICD-10-CM Overview

ICD-10-CM is a statistical classification system that arranges diseases and injuries into groups according to predetermined criteria. 15 Total Points
  • Lesson 5 Video
  • Complete Assignment: CMS.GOV COURSE- Diagnosis Coding: Using the ICD-10-CM
  • Assessment: Lesson 5 Exam

Lesson 6: ICD-10-CM Guidelines for Coding and Reporting

Guidelines for coding and reporting with ICD-10-CM are provided by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS). 10 Total Points
  • Lesson 6 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 6 Exam

Lesson 7: ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines - Certain Infectious and Parasitic Diseases (Chapter 1) and Neoplasms (Chapter 2)

Infectious diseases are caused by pathogenic organisms, such as bacteria, viruses, protozoa, mycosis, helminthes, and parasites. 10 Total Points
  • Lesson 7 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 7 Exam

Lesson 8: ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines - Disease of the Blood and Blood-Forming Organs

Blood disorders include coagulation defects, anemias, and various other disorders of the blood components. 10 Total Points
  • Lesson 8 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 8 Exam

Lesson 9: ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines - Mental Disorders and Behavioral Disorders (Chapter 5) and Diseases of the Nervous System (Chapter 6)

Mental health conditions and behavioral disorders can be caused by issue during fetal development, genetic factors, chemical imbalances, environmental factors, psychoactive substance abuse, and physiological conditions. Additional lesson topics: A Nervous System disorder 10 Total Points
  • Lesson 9 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 9 Exam

Lesson 10: ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines - Diseases of the Eye and Adnexa (Chapter 7) and Diseases of the Ear and Mastoid Process (Chapter 8)

Coding of diseases of the eye and ear. 10 Total Points
  • Lesson 10 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 10 Exam

Lesson 11: ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines - Diseases of the Circulatory System (Chapter 9) and Diseases of the Respiratory System (Chapter 10)

Diseases of the Circulatory System and diseases of the Respiratory System 9 Total Points
  • Lesson 11 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 11 Exam

Lesson 12: ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines - Diseases of the Digestive System (Chapter 11) and Diseases of the Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (Chapter 12)

Diseases of the Digestive System and Diseases of the Skin. 10 Total Points
  • Lesson 12 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 12 Exam

Lesson 13: ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines - Diseases of the Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue (Chapter 13) and Diseases of the Genitourinary System (Chapter 14)

Diseases of the Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue and Diseases of the Genitourinary System. 10 Total Points
  • Lesson 13 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 13 Exam

Lesson 14: ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines - Pregnancy, Childbirth, and the Puerperium (Chapter 15) and Certain Conditions Originating in the Perinatal Period (Chapter 16)

Coding Guidelines - Pregnancy, Childbirth, and the Puerperium. 10 Total Points
  • Lesson 14 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 14 Exam - Pregnancy, Childbirth...

Lesson 15 - ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines - Congenital Malformations, Deformations, and Chromosomal Abnormalities (Chapter 17)

Apply coding guidelines for congenital malformations, deformations, and chromosomal abnormalities. 10 Total Points
  • Lesson 15 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 15 Exam

Lesson 16 - ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines - Symptoms, Signs, and Abnormal Clinical and Laboratory Findings (Not Elsewhere Classified) (Chapter 18)

Coding Guidelines - Symptoms, Signs, and Abnormal Clinical and Laboratory Findings. 20 Total Points
  • Lesson 16 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 16 Exam - ICD-10-CM guidelines for Signs & Symptoms
  • Assessment: Lesson 16 - ICD-10-CM Coding for Signs & Symptoms

Lesson 17 - ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines - Injury, Poisoning, and Certain other Consequences of External Causes (Chapter 19)

Coding Guidelines for Injury, Poisoning, and Certain other Consequences of External Causes. 10 Total Points
  • Lesson 17 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 17 Exam

Lesson 18: ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines - External Causes of Morbidity (Chapter 20)

Classify various external causes of injury for transport accidents. 25 Total Points
  • Lesson 18 Video
  • Complete Assignment: Assigning an External Cause Code
  • Assessment: Lesson 18 Exam

Lesson 19: ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines - Factors Influencing Health Status and Contact with Health Services (Chapter 21)

Interpret the guidelines for coding history and other factors that affect a patient’s health. 9 Total Points
  • Lesson 19 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 19 Exam

Lesson 20: ICD-10-PCS Overview

Explain the purpose of ICD-10-PCS. Additional lesson topics: Procedure Coding: Using the ICD-10-PCS 15 Total Points
  • Lesson 20 Video
  • Complete Assignment: CMS.GOV COURSE- Procedure Coding: Using the ICD-10-PCS
  • Assessment: Lesson 20 Exam

Lesson 21: ICD-10-PCS Coding in the Medical and Surgical Subsection

Navigate the ICD-10-PCS system and quickly provide information regarding the procedure. 10 Total Points
  • Lesson 21 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 21 Exam

Lesson 22: ICD-10-PCS Coding in the Medical and Surgical-Related Subsection

Explain the root operations of the various Medical and Surgical-Related subsection section values. 10 Total Points
  • Lesson 22 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 22 Exam

Lesson 23: ICD-10-PCS Coding Procedures in the Ancillary Subsection

This provides codes for procedures classified as Imaging, Nuclear Medicine, Radiation Oncology, Physical Rehabilitation and Diagnostic Audiology, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Treatment. 121 Total Points
  • Lesson 23 Video
  • Lesson discussions: Let us know what you think of this course; Program Evaluation Follow-up Survey (End of Course); Course Comments
  • Assessment: Lesson 23 Exam
  • Assessment: The Final Exam
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Learning Outcomes

By successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Describe the ICD-10 Coding System and related terminology
  • Describe data and billing basics.
  • Demonstrate translating documentation to codes.
  • Identify ICD-10-CM guidelines for coding and reporting.
  • Summarize ICD-10-PCS.
  • Describe ICD-10-PCS coding in the medical and surgical subsection.
  • Demonstrate mastery of lesson content at levels of 70% or higher.

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Course Title: ICD-10: Medical Coding
Course Number: 8900233
Lessons Rating: 4.4 / 5 Stars (3,019 votes)
Languages: English - United States, Canada and other English speaking countries
Availability: This course is online and available in all 50 states including: California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Texas, and Washington.
Last Updated: April 2024
Course Type: Self-Paced, Online Class
CEU Value: 1.7 IACET CEUs (Continuing Education Units)
CE Accreditation: Universal Class, Inc. has been accredited as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).
Grading Policy: Earn a final grade of 70% or higher to receive an online/downloadable CEU Certification documenting CEUs earned.
Assessment Method: Lesson assignments and review exams
Syllabus: View Syllabus
Course Fee: $170.00 U.S. dollars

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