MCOD 119C
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This course provides an introduction to current hospital procedure coding systems principles in assigning valid ICD-10-PCS procedure codes, expanding on and further applying concepts learned in Introduction to Hospital Diagnosis Coding. “Official Inpatient Coding Guidelines” developed by the American Hospital Association (AHA) are utilized for accurate selection of principal diagnosis and procedure and determining other diagnoses or procedures that will be coded. (Prerequisite: completion of Introduction to Hospital Diagnosis Coding (MCOD 118C) with a grade of “C” or higher or permission of the Department Chair of Natural Sciences.)