May 28, 2022
HIM 271 - ICD-10-PCS Coding5 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
- Describe the background and rationale for the development of ICD-10-PCS.
- List the seven characters that compose an ICD-10-PCS code.
- Identify the 17 sections of ICD-10-PCS and distinguish between the Medical and Surgical, Medical and Surgical Related, and Ancillary Sections.
- Describe the body system and body part characters and how the two character values relate to each other.
- Define the meaning of the root operation and the nine subgroupings of the root operations in the Medical and Surgical section.
- List and define the seven different approach values used in ICD-10-PCS.
- Describe the device character and the criteria for including a value for devices.
- Discuss the use of the Device Key, Device Aggregation Table, and Substance Key found in the ICD-10-PCS system.
- Discuss the use of the qualifier as the last character in the ICD-10-PCS code.
- List the steps in code building in ICD-10-PCS, both in using a coding book and the CMS file method.
- Build ICD-10-PCS codes for given procedures using a coding book and the CMS file method.
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