2014-2015 Catalog

HCIA 2421 Clinical Coding I

4.5 - 0.0 - 4.5


(2) BIOS 1310 or HIMS 1180; and HIMS 1310

Course Description

Students gain knowledge of the International Classification of Diseases, Clinical Modification (ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-CM) systems, official coding guidelines, and application of coding principles to diagnostic statements found across the continuum of healthcare. Students explore utilization of coding resources and tools. Retro audit reviews give students an idea of how to verify codes for accuracy.