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MEDA 455 Introduction to International Statistical Classification of Diseases (ICD) Coding

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Course Description

Introduction to ICD focuses on a national classification of coding that encompasses diseases, ailments, injuries, and disorders for all the major and minor body systems. This course includes, but is not limited to, hospital inpatient, outpatient and ambulatory care coding emphasizing specific and correct procedures to accurately achieve maximum reimbursement.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • TBA hours/semester: 16-18
  • Homework hours/semester: 80-90
Prerequisites: Completion of, or concurrent enrollment in,, BCM. 200 and MEDA 420 and MEDA 484 or equivalent
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU