Medical Coding: ICD-10-CM Essentials

Medical Coding for Diagnoses

This course will discuss the basics of ICD-10-CM coding as well as provide a chapter-by-chapter look at codes and guidelines. This can be used as a refresher for coders that want to strengthen their skills in ICD-10-CM coding, or to further develop the skills of healthcare professionals!

What you’ll learn

  • ICD-10-CM coding, medical diagnosis coding, applying guidelines for ICD-10-CM, sequencing for ICD-10-CM.

Course Content

  • Introduction to ICD-10-CM.
  • ICD-10-CM Chapters 1-11.
  • ICD-10-CM Chapters 12-21.

Medical Coding: ICD-10-CM Essentials

Requirements

  • Medical Terminology.
Description

This course will discuss the basics of ICD-10-CM coding as well as provide a chapter-by-chapter look at codes and guidelines. This can be used as a refresher for coders that want to strengthen their skills in ICD-10-CM coding, or to further develop the skills of healthcare professionals!

Included are 2.5 hours of slides with instructor video that include demonstrations of how to utilize the ICD-10-CM code book, as well as some animated clips to tie into the material.

What you’ll learn:

  • How to look up and verify an ICD-10-CM code
  • Guidelines that apply to all 21 chapters of ICD-10-CM
  • Sequencing guidelines for medical diagnoses

Who this course is for:

  • Medical coders who want to strengthen their ICD-10-CM skillset
  • Healthcare providers who want to learn how to code medical diagnoses
  • Job seekers looking to get their feet wet in medical coding
  • Anyone interested in learning diagnosis based medical coding

ICD-10-CM Manual not included. It is strongly encouraged to have a current year ICD-10-CM manual for this course. A free pdf copy of the ICD-10-CM coding manual can be downloaded at the CDC website.

 

Prerequistes: Medical Terminology

Who this course is for:
  • Healthcare professionals, anyone with an interest in dipping their toes into medical coding
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