MDC Medical Coding

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MDC.101 Medical Coding Icd33

Students will be introduced to medical coding principles using the most current version of ICD-CM (International Classification of Diseases - Clinical Modification) necessary to arrive at correct coding assignments for both diagnosis and in-patient procedures. Students will take clinical documentation and modify it into an ICD-CM alphanumeric or numeric code. Students will also be introduced to accurate and ethical coding by correct selection of diagnosis following official guidelines of the UHDDS (uniform hospital discharge data set).
Offered: Spring
Prerequisites: MDT.100 with a minimum grade of C or instructor approval.
Applicable toward graduation at Sandburg where program structure permits:
Degree or Certificate: AAS, AGS, and Certificates where applicable.
General Education -- Not Applicable

MDC.102 Medical Coding Cpt33

This course is intended to introduce the student to the concepts of current procedural coding. Through guided instruction and practical experience, students will learn how to apply and where to locate the guidelines for assigning correct procedural codes to physician documentation. At the end of the course, the student should be able to appropriately code procedure codes to the medical record as well as assign any modifiers using the CPT book and concepts learned.
Offered: Fall
Prerequisites: MDT.100 with a minimum grade of C or instructor approval.
Applicable toward graduation at Sandburg where program structure permits:
Degree or Certificate: AAS, AGS, and Certificates where applicable.
General Education -- Not Applicable