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This self-study medical coding course will emphasize the rules and guidelines on the ICD-9-CM coding manual.
The course benefits those who work or want to work in the medical field whether it be as a medical biller, medical coder, and/or medical assistant.
The class format is designed to help the beginner coder learn and understand the concept of coding a diagnostic statement.
The course is designed to help the experienced coder gain additional knowledge and practice on their speed in preparation for the coding certification exam.
Coding scenarios are provided to help the student continue his/her knowledge in the field of medical coding.
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Lesson 1_ICD-9-CM ReviewAn ICD-9-CM code communicates to an insurance carrier the medical necessity (diagnosis) of any given procedure or visit provided by a physician or other healthcare provider. Let's review ICD-9-CM coding!
Lesson 2_Conventions of ICD-9-CM CodingCoding conventions are rules that are used by the coder when assigning an ICD-9-CM diagnosis code. To accurately assign an ICD-9-CM code, the coder must have a thorough understanding of the coding conventions.
Lesson 3_Coding BurnsLearn about first, second and third degree burns. It is important to review the medical record to determine the degree of the burn in order to sequence the code in the right order.
Lesson 4_The Neoplasm TableUnderstand the Neoplasm Table. Some statements used in documentation can be confusing. Coding guidelines for coding neoplasms are covered in this lesson.
Lesson 5_V codes and E CodesV-codes and E-codes are explained in this lesson. The student also receives guidance on searching for the codes and an explanation of when and how to apply the codes.
Lesson 6_The Hypertension TableThe ICD-9-CM classifies hypertension by primary or secondary and the nature, benign, malignant or unspecified. This lesson will provide a review of the coding guidelines and coding tips to be able to assign the correct diagnosis code(s) to hypertension an
Lesson 7_Coding Injuries and FracturesChapter 17 of the ICD-9-CM Coding manual classifies injuries, poisoning, other effects of external causes. This lesson will primarily focus on coding injuries and fractures
Lesson 8_The Table of Drugs and ChemicalsSometimes people take medication that will cause a reaction for one reason or another. Learn the correct way to sequence the ICD-9 code.
Lesson 9 The Endocrine System - Coding DiabetesDiabetes Mellitus is assigned codes from category 250. It is important to code the correct 4th and 5th digit to indicate if the patient is a Type I or Type II diabetic and if the diabetes is under control. There are many rules to coding diabetes.
Lesson 10_Multiple and Combination CodingCombination codes are used to describe two or more diagnoses or when when a diagnosis is assocated with a manifestation. A multiple code describes a single condition that requires more than one code. How a coder sequences the code is important. Let's find
Lesson 11_ICD-10Use the "WHO" Electronic ICD-10 Training Tool and read the ICD-10 PDF file.
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Learning OutcomesBy successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
- Define ICD-9-CM.
- Describe conventions of ICD-9-CM coding.
- Demonstrate coding burns.
- Demonstrate using the neoplasm table.
- Demonstrate using V codes and E codes.
- Demonstrate using the hypertension table.
- Demonstrate coding injuries and fractures.
- Demonstrate using The Table of Drugs and Chemicals.
- Demonstrate coding the endocrine system and diabetes.
- Demonstrate multiple and combination coding, and
- Demonstrate mastery of lesson content at levels of 70% or higher.
|Medicare Diagnosis Coding using the ICD-9-CM||Assignment||100|
|Assignment 1_ICD-9 Overview||Assignment||100|
|Test 1_Pre-Exam - ICD-9 Coding||Exam||100|
|ICD-9-CM Coding Test||Exam||45|
|Assignment 2_Coding Conventions||Assignment||100|
|Assignment 3_Beginning the ICD-9 Search||Assignment||100|
|Test 2_Coding Guidelines and Conventions||Exam||100|
|Assignment 3_Coding Burns||Assignment||100|
|Test 3_ICD-9-Coding and Guidelines- BURNS||Exam||100|
|Assignment 4_Neoplasm Coding Guidelines||Assignment||100|
|Test 4_Neoplasm Table||Exam||100|
|Assignment 5_V-codes and E-codes||Assignment||100|
|Assignment 6_Hypertension Related Diseases||Assignment||100|
|Test 6 -Hypertension Coding Scenarios||Exam||100|
|Assignment 7_Analyze this fracture to prepare for coding||Assignment||100|
|Test 7_Coding Fractures||Exam||100|
|Assignment 8_Side effects of a drug||Assignment||10|
|Test 8_The Table of Drugs and Chemicals||Exam||100|
|Test 9_Coding Diabetes||Exam||90|
|Assignment 10_Multiple and Combination Coding||Assignment||100|
|Test 10_Combination and Multiple Coding||Exam||100|
|ICD-10 Prep Exam||Exam||100|
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