This online course will provide medical coders with the updated skills to assign the new ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes supported by medical documentation with entry-level proficiency. Students may be new graduates or already practicing as medical coders, but must have the Medical Coding Specialist technical diploma. You will learn to apply instructional notations, conventions, rules, and official coding guidelines when assigning ICD-10-CM codes to case studies.
Course is online with some optional face-to-face meetings. Course materials including textbook, ICD-10-CM code book and printed materials are included in the $599 cost and will be provided to the student. Out-of-state students may take this course with no additional fees.
This course has the prior approval of AAPC for 24 continuing education hours. Granting of prior approval in no way constitutes endorsement by AAPC of the program content or program sponsor. Instructor Rhonda Voelz is an AAPC-approved instructor.