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HIM 271 - ICD-10-PCS Coding

5 Credit(s)

Students gain a working knowledge of ICD-10-PCS coding. This course concentrates on inpatient procedure coding and is designed to provide thorough training in building codes in ICD-10-PCS. A comprehensive review of the structure and conventions of the system is included, as well as an in-depth discussion of the anatomy and code structure and will utilize Encoder programs.

Prerequisite: HIM 114  for a grade of C or better
Learning Outcomes
  1. Describe the background and rationale for the development of ICD-10-PCS.
  2. List the seven characters that compose an ICD-10-PCS code.
  3. Identify the 17 sections of ICD-10-PCS and distinguish between the Medical and Surgical, Medical and Surgical­ Related, and Ancillary Sections.
  4. Describe the body system and body part characters and how the two character values relate to each other.
  5. Define the meaning of the root operation and the nine subgroupings of the root operations in the Medical and Surgical section.
  6. List and define the seven different approach values used in ICD-10-PCS.
  7. Describe the device character and the criteria for including a value for devices.
  8. Discuss the use of the Device Key, Device Aggregation Table, and Substance Key found in the ICD-10-PCS system.
  9. Discuss the use of the qualifier as the last character in the ICD-10-PCS code.
  10. List the steps in code building in ICD-10-PCS, both in using a coding book and the CMS file method.
  11. Build ICD-10-PCS codes for given procedures using a coding book and the CMS file method.

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