Sep 26, 2021  
2021-2022 Academic Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Academic Catalog
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ALLH 1615 - Diagnostic Coding


Lec. 3; Lab 1 Cr. 4

Introduction to the International Classification of Disease (ICD 10) diagnostic and inpatient procedural coding guidelines. Students will gain the understanding of different regulations, ethical considerations, and laws. Students will learn how to employ clinical documenation improvement, translate written medical terminology into numeric and alphanumeric codes for compilation of data and reimbursement.  To enhance student skills and accuracy students will use the virtual lab to gain real world experience with coding clinical information found in health records and using other coding tools.  A grade of “C” or better must be earned in this course to receive a certification in Medical Billing and Coding.

Prerequisite(s): Grade of “C” or better in ALLH 1013 ALLH 1023 ALLH 1200 ALLH 1620 ALLH 1800 /BIOL 1160 ALLH 1025  (or registration).
Corequisite(s): ALLH 1605  
Formerly: BIT 1615 - ICD-9-CM Medical Coding
Note: Pre-requisite for the following courses:  ALLH 2625   (Advanced Medical Coding); and ALLH 2646   (Medical Billing and Coding Practicum)



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