HIM S211 ICD-10-CM/PCS Coding
3 credits (2+2)
An introduction to International Classification of Diseases (U.S.). Introduces coding of diagnoses and procedures, sequencing, coding conventions, and software. Professional practice experience: Students complete activities that provide an overview of Diagnostic Related Groups (DRG). Topics include the interface between business office and health information management to optimize reimbursement, coding quality studies, and working with physicians for DRG management. Provides practice in analyzing medical records to identify data elements to be coded. Prerequisite: HIM 272 and admission to HIM program, or departmental permission.