Course Description

This is a comprehensive self-paced online course developed by an expert, certified trainer to provide an introduction to ICD-10 CM coding. ICD-10-CM is the diagnosis code set that has replaced ICD-9-CM Volumes 1 and 2. ICD-10-CM will be used to report diagnoses in all clinical settings.

Note that ICD-10-PCS is the procedure code set that has replaced ICD-9-CM Volume 3 and will be used to report hospital inpatient procedures only. This course does not cover PCS, but MLT Coding Consultants does offer an online ICD-10-PCS course. Click Here for details.


Course Summary

This course will benefit coders, educators, billing staff and clinicians who are interested in familiarizing themselves with ICD-10-CM. Gain an understanding about the history, organization and structure, explore changes chapter by chapter, and learn coding conventions and guidelines.

More than 400 slides of important information have been incorporated to present a comprehensive introduction to ICD-10-CM.

A coding book is NEEDED to take this course, but is recommended.

The course concludes with a 100-question self-assessment test to assess your practical knowledge of the skills reviewed. A passing score of 70% or higher is necessary to obtain 12 CEUs for AHIMA certification holders.

Please note that advanced Medical terminology and Anatomy and Physiology are important prerequisites to this course. MLT Coding Consultants offers online courses in both Medical Terminology and Anatomy & Physiology


Course Content

Intro to ICD-10-CM
Diagnosis Coding Conventions
Intro to ICD-10 Coding Guidelines
General ICD-10 Coding Guidelines
ICD-10 Guidelines: Chapters 1 - 21
Competency Questions for each chapter
Self Assessment Test (100 questions)

Depending on your prior educational and work experience background, this course may take you longer or shorter than the estimated forty eight (48.0) hours identified for CE credit.

You may enter and leave the course as many times as you'd like, but once you submit the 100-question Final Self-Assessment Test you will no longer have access to the course.


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ICD-10-CM COURSE