Medical Assisting 455

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

  • Homework hours/semester: 80-90
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • TBA hours/semester: 16-18
Prerequisites: BCM. 200 Completion of or concurrent enrollment; MEDA 420 Completion of or concurrent enrollment; MEDA 484 Completion of or concurrent enrollment. .
Corequisites: None
Recommended: None

Transfer Credit: CSU