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2023-2024 Course Catalog 
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OFFT 2031 - ICD Coding

Credits: 3
Hours/Week: Lecture 3 Lab None
Course Description: Medical coders use their medical knowledge to ensure adherence to insurance requirements and federal regulations. This course is the first in a series. It is an introduction to basic coding guidelines for International Classification of Diseases (ICD). The course focuses on how to code using the current ICD code set and guidelines for usage.
MnTC Goals

Prerequisite(s): BIOL 1024 , OFFT 2012 , OFFT 2013 , and OFFT 2050  with grades of C or higher.
Corequisite(s): None
Recommendation: None

Major Content
  1. Case studies
  2. Coding manuals and resources
  3. ICD terminology
  4. Medical ethics and law
  5. Rules and regulations

Learning Outcomes
At the end of this course students will be able to:

  1. describe outpatient coding guidelines.
  2. describe basic inpatient coding rules and regulations.
  3. explain the ICD classification system (coding conventions and basic coding steps)
  4. describe available coding resources.
  5. explain medical necessity issues.
  6. apply diagnosis codes to case studies.
  7. discuss medical ethics and legal issues involved in medical coding.
  8. identify supplementary chapters of ICD.
  9. define Uniform Hospital Discharge Data Set (UHDDS) requirements.

Minnesota Transfer Curriculum (MnTC): Goals and Competencies
Competency Goals (MnTC Goals 1-6)
Theme Goals (MnTC Goals 7-10)

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