CPC/CPB Certification - Medical Coding and Billing ICD-10

CPC/CPB Certification - Medical Coding and Billing ICD-10


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ICD-10-CM is a clinical modification of the World Health Organization's ICD-10, which consist of a diagnostics classification system. ICD-10-CM includes the level of detail needed for morbidity classification and diagnostics specificity in the United States. It also provides code titles and language that compliment accepted clinical practice in the US. The system consist of more than 68,000 diagnosis codes. This course provides the training necessary for medical administrative professionals to comply with the updated standards. The transition to ICD-10 is necessary for many reasons. Payors cannot pay claims fairly using ICD-9-CM since the classification system does not accurately reflect current technology and medical treatment. Significantly different procedures are assigned to a single ICD-9-CM procedure code. Limitations in the coding system translate directly into limitations in the diagnosis-related groups (DRG). The healthcare industry cannot accurately measure quality of care using ICD-9-CM. It is difficult to evaluate the outcome of new procedures and emerging health care conditions when there are not precise codes. Most importantly, we have a mission to improve our ability to measure health care services provided to our patients, enhance clinical decision-making, track public health issues, conduct medical research, identify fraud and abuse and design our payment systems to ensure services are appropriately paid.

Module 1: Certain Infectious and Parasitic Diseases

Module 2: Neoplasm

Module 3: Diseases of the Blood and Blood Forming Organs

Module 4: Endocrine, Nutritional and Metabolic Diseases

Module 5: Mental Disorders

Module 6: Diseases of the Nervous System

Module 7: Diseases of the Eye and Adnexa

Module 8: Diseases of the Ear and Mastoid Process

Module 10: Diseases of the Respiratory System

Module 11: Diseases of the Digestive System

Module 12: Diseases of the Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue

Module 13: Diseases of the Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue

Module 14: Diseases of the Genitourinary System

Module 15: Pregnancy, Childbirth, and the Puerperium

Module 16: Newborn (Perinatal) Guidelines

Module 17: Congenital Malformations, Deformations and Chromosomal Abnormalities

Module 18: Symptoms, Signs and Abnormal Clinical and Laboratory Findings

Module 19: Injury, Poisoning and Certain Other Consequences of the External Causes

Module 20: External Causes of Morbidity

Module 21: Factors Influencing Health Status