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Medical Coding and Billing ICD-10

Medical Coding and Billing ICD-10

$ 79.20

Course Description

ICD-10-CM is a clinical modification of the World Health Organization’s ICD-10, which consist of a diagnostics classification system. ICD-10-CM includes the level of detail needed for morbidity classification and diagnostics specificity in the United States. It also provides code titles and language that compliment accepted clinical practice in the US. The system consist of more than 68,000 diagnosis codes. This course provides the training necessary for medical administrative professionals to comply with the updated standards. The transition to ICD-10 is necessary for many reasons. Payors cannot pay claims fairly using ICD-9-CM since the classification system does not accurately reflect current technology and medical treatment. Significantly different procedures are assigned to a single ICD-9-CM procedure code. Limitations in the coding system translate directly into limitations in the diagnosis-related groups (DRG). The healthcare industry cannot accurately measure quality of care using ICD-9-CM. It is difficult to evaluate the outcome of new procedures and emerging health care conditions when there are not precise codes. Most importantly, we have a mission to improve our ability to measure health care services provided to our patients, enhance clinical decision-making, track public health issues, conduct medical research, identify fraud and abuse and design our payment systems to ensure services are appropriately paid.

Course Outline

Mod 1 Certain Infectious and Parasitic Diseases
Mod 2 Neoplasm
Mod 3 Diseases of the Blood and Blood Forming Organs
Mod 4 Endocrine, Nutritional and Metabolic Diseases
Mod 5 Mental Disorders
Mod 6 Diseases of the Nervous System
Mod 7 Diseases of the Eye and Adnexa
Mod 8 Diseases of the Ear and Mastoid Process
Mod 10 Diseases of the Respiratory System
Mod 11 Diseases of the Digestive System
Mod 12 Diseases of the Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue
Mod 13 Diseases of the Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue
Mod 14 Diseases of the Genitourinary System
Mod 15 Pregnancy, Childbirth, and the Puerperium
Mod 16 Newborn (Perinatal) Guidelines
Mod 17 Congenital Malformations, Deformations and Chromosomal Abnormalities
Mod 18 Symptoms, Signs and Abnormal Clinical and Laboratory Findings


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