Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
10-530-155 055878 Diagnostic/Procedure Coding
Outline of Instruction

Course Information
Description10-530-155 DIAGNOSTIC/PROCEDURE CODING...the International Classification of Diseases and Current Procedural Terminology with emphasis on coding skills, use of this classification system in health care settings, its application for statistical and reimbursement purposes.
Total Credits3
Prior Learning Assessments
Course Competencies
  1. Explain medical coding and the important role its use plays in healthcare.
  2. Use the ICD-10-CM coding book accurately.
  3. Code basic diagnoses accurately by applying official ICD-10-CM coding guidelines.
  4. Code and sequence accurately basic diagnoses for outpatients.
  5. Code and sequence accurately basic diagnoses for inpatients.
  6. Use the CPT coding book accurately.
  7. Use the HCPCS Level II coding book accurately.
  8. Code medical services using Evaluation and Management CPT codes.
  9. Code basic Anesthesia services using CPT.
  10. Code basic Surgical services using CPT.
  11. Code common Musculoskeletal and Respiratory procedures using CPT.