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Basic Medical Coding ICD10CM DX Only

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This course is meant to teach the Basics of ICD10CM Diagnosis Only coding, guidelines/conventions, use of the code book, and the functions and forms of Medical records in order to prepare attendees for: 1) entry level coding positions in various settings where ICD10CM is used, such as specialty physician offices, medical group practices, medical clinics, and billing companies, and hospital coding. 2) to assist in preparing the attendee to take the CCA (Certified Coding Associate) or CCS  (Certified Coding Specialist) exams offered by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) for the purpose of becoming certified.  In order to be successful in the Medical Coding/ICD10CM course, it is recommended that you have knowledge of medical terminology.
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Class Details

14 Sessions
Weekly - Thu

Location
Wawona 1

Instructor
Diane Lemire 

 

Notice

Please read:  Do not purchase books until after first class, as instructor will provide updated information. Required textbooks: Should include revisions from October, 2017. 1)Basic ICD10CM & ICD10PCS Coding. Publisher AHIMA Press By B Palkie and LA Schraffenberger. Book is not available yet with ISBN. AHA press; 800.242.2626. 2) ICD10CM, Diagnosis 2018 ONLY–don’t get separate PCS code book, Effective Oct. 2017 ISBN: 978-1-946729-02-6 Channel Publishing call 1-800-248-2882 or www.channelpublishing.com.Loose leaf, soft vinyl cover, update-able Please order Tab set, at the same time - do not need on first day – can come as much as 3 weeks after class starts. Recommended: A medical dictionary, edition within the last 5 years, especially if the attendee has not had Medical Terminology. Must bring the above books to each class, except for medical dictionary.

Tuition: 

$249.00

Registration Closes On
Thursday, August 31, 2017 @ 12:00 AM


Schedule Information

Skip dates: (No class on 11/23/2017, 11/23/2017)

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
8/31/2017 - 12/7/2017 Weekly - Thu 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM Modesto, Wawona 1  Map Diane Lemire