Course Descriptions

MO230 :  Medical Coding I: ICD-10-CM

Students are instructed on the use of ICD-10-CM (International Classification of Diseases, Clinical Modification), Volumes I and II. Students will understand the importance of proper ICD-10-CM coding and its effect upon the medical office, particularly in regard to reimbursement and regulation. ICD-10-CM is one of the coding systems recognized by the insurance industry, the physician and the medical office as the standard for billing and reimbursement.
Prerequisite: RD090 and WR090, each with a grade of "C" or better; or placement above stated course levels. Co-requisite: MO114.
Credit Hours: 3
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