ICD-10-CM Training: Codes and Guidelines - Medical Coding

Medical Management Institute
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ICD-10-CM Training: Codes and Guidelines - Medical Coding

The 2015 shift to ICD-10 revolutionized the way the healthcare industry records and presents diagnostic information. Comprised of nearly five times as many CM codes as ICD-9, this update introduced countless changes across all aspects of the system. With this course, medical coders and billers will be able to gain a comprehensive knowledge of the ICD-10 code set, enabling them to move forward with more specificity while also incorporating the new code sets and instructional guidelines that went into effect. Now that so many new codes and guidelines are here, coding professionals need to be completely prepared for this drastic shift in the way the industry runs. The necessary code changes apply to every physician office, hospital, medical provider software, payer billing system, and abstracting system, meaning that all facets of the industry must upgrade

New to the medical coding field? MMI’s comprehensive ICD-10 training course begins with the very basics, including a brief overview of general medical terms. From there, the training launches into an introduction to the new coding system, including step-by-step guides for reading the charts and tables. The course ends with plenty of coding practice, ensuring that you understand ICD-10 inside and out.

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Training content

Module 1 - Anatomy & Medical Terminology

  • Introduction to medical terminology
  • Abbreviations
  • Prefixes and suffixes
  • Anatomy terms

Module 2 - Introduction to ICD-10

  • Introduction to ICD-10
  • ICD-10-CM coding volumes
  • ICD-9-CM vs. ICD-10-CM
  • ICD-10 coding instructions

Module 3 - ICD-10-CM Coding

  • Appropriate coding of primary diagnosis and medical necessity
  • Medical necessity explained
  • Volume I: Tabular Index format
  • Volume I: Tabular Index format example
  • Volume II: Alphabetic Index
  • Volume II: Alphabetic Index coding conventions definitions
  • New ICD-10 coding conventions
  • Factors influencing health status and contact with health services

Module 4 - Specific Chapter Coding Guidelines for ICD-10-CM

  • Coding certain infectious and parasitic diseases
  • Coding neoplasms
  • Coding endocrine, nutrition, and metabolic diseases
  • Coding disease of the circulatory system
  • Coding pregnancy, childbirth, and puerperium
  • Coding signs, symptoms, and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings
  • Coding injury, poisoning, and certain other consequences of external causes

Certification / Credits

MMI’s ICD-10 training course was developed by an expert AHIMA-approved ICD-10 CM/PCS trainer. Whether you are brand new to the field or simply looking to update your skillset, our training will decrease transition downtime and guarantee that you and your coding staff truly excel with the ICD-10-CM code set.

Why choose MMI?

Founded in 1986

Over 4000 certified alumni since 2000

Tens of thousands of CEU course attendees since founding

About MMI

Medical Management Institute

MMI has a 30+ year history in distance learning and certifications for business professionals in the healthcare industry. The Institute offers 6 certifications for: medical coders (including 2 specialized certifications for E/M coding and HCC risk-adjustment coding), billers, internal auditors,...


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