SRJC Course Outlines

5/24/2022 2:46:45 AMMA 167B Course Outline as of Fall 2017

Inactive Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  MA 167BTitle:  INTER DIAG CODING  
Full Title:  Intermediate Diagnostic and Procedural Coding
Last Reviewed:3/12/2012

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum1.50Lecture Scheduled1.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled17.50
Minimum1.50Lab Scheduled2.008 min.Lab Scheduled35.00
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total3.00 Contact Total52.50
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  35.00Total Student Learning Hours: 87.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade Only
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  MA 67B

Catalog Description:
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Continuation of MA 167A, Basic Diagnostic Coding, with emphasis on intermediate ICD-9-CM (International Classification of Diseases, 9th edition, Clinical Modification) diagnostic coding, and ICD-9-CM and CPT (Current Procedural Terminology) procedure coding. Both coding systems will be used in coding various types of ambulatory cases, such as physician office records, outpatient surgery records, and emergency department records, as well as some inpatient cases.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Course Completion of MA 167A and MA 169


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
Description: Untitled document
Continuation of MA 167A, Basic Diagnostic Coding, with emphasis on intermediate ICD-9-CM (International Classification of Diseases, 9th edition, Clinical Modification) diagnostic coding, and ICD-9-CM and CPT (Current Procedural Terminology) procedure coding. Both coding systems will be used in coding various types of ambulatory cases, such as physician office records, outpatient surgery records, and emergency department records, as well as some inpatient cases.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:Course Completion of MA 167A and MA 169
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Both Certificate and Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:
1 .Code procedures related to all major body systems using ICD-9-CM.
2 .Code obstetrical and newborn diagnoses and procedures with ICD-9-CM.  
3. Cite the definitions for principal diagnosis, complications, co-morbidities, principal procedure, and significant procedures.
4. Correctly choose and code the principal diagnosis and the principal procedure.  
5. Correctly choose, code, and sequence secondary diagnoses and secondary  procedures.

Topics and Scope
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1. Health Information Ethics
     a. Code of Ethics
    b. Standards of Ethical Coding
2. Procedural Coding
    a. Organization of tabular list
    b. Organization of alphabetical index
    c. ICD-9-CM conventions
         1. Code also
         2. Omit code
    d. Coding the operative approach
    e. Codes for endoscopic procedures
    f.  Coding cancelled surgeries
    g. Coding incomplete procedures
    h. Coding failed procedures
    i.  Codes for biopsy with extensive surgical procedures
    j.  Codes for closed biopsy procedures
    k. Bilateral procedural coding
    l.  Coding computer-assisted or robotic-assisted procedures
    m. Definition and selection of the principal procedure and secondary procedures
    n.  Steps for procedural coding
3. Introduction to the Prospective Payment System (PPS) and the Uniform Hospital Discharge Data Set (UHDDS)
    a. History and purpose of UHDDS
    b. Components of UHDDS
    c. UB-04 claim form
    d. Definition and selection of the principal diagnosis  
     e. Definition and reporting of complications, co-morbidities, and other additional diagnoses
    f.  Prospective payment system (PPS)
    g. Quality improvement organizations
    h. Recovery audit contractors (RACs)
    i.  Coding for medical necessity
4. Neoplasm-Related Procedures
5. Procedures of the Nervous System and Sense Organ
6. Cardiovascular Procedures
    a. Cardiac catheterizations
    b. Percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA)
    c. Coronary artery bypass graft (CABG)
    d. Cardiac pacemakers
    e. Automatic implantable cardioverter defibrillators (AICD)
7. Respiratory Procedures
    a. Endoscopic procedures
    b. Mechanical ventilation
8. Gastrointestinal Procedures
    a. Hernia repair
    b. Endoscopic procedures
    c. Ostomies
    d. Resection and anastomosis
    e. Laparotomy
    f.  Adhesion barrier
9. Procedures of the Genitourinary System
10.Complications and Procedures of Pregnancy, Childbirth, and the Puerperium
   a. Abortion
   b. Early onset of delivery
   c. Pregnancy
   d. Normal delivery
   e. Outcome of delivery
   f.  Obstetrical and non-obstetrical complications
   g. Labor and delivery
   h. Obstetrical procedures
11. Congenital Anomalies and Certain Conditions Originating in the Perinatal Period
   a. Newborn coding
   b. Infant coding
   c. Common congenital anomalies
   d. Perinatal conditions
12. Operations on the Breast, Skin, and Subcutaneous Tissue
13. Procedures of the Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue
14. Injury-Related Procedures
15. Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting
16. Coding of Inpatient and Outpatient Medical Records

Assignments:
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1. Homework problems and in-class demonstrations:  30-50 coding problems assigned at each class meeting.
2. Reading:  10-25 pages of reading assigned at each class meeting.
3. 2-4 quizzes.
4. Final exam.

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
0 - 0%
None
This is a degree applicable course but assessment tools based on writing are not included because skill demonstrations are more appropriate for this course.
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
0 - 10%
Coding problems
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
5 - 10%
Coding demonstrations
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
70 - 95%
Quizzes, final exam
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 10%
Attendance and participation


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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ICD-9-CM Basic Coding, Shraffenberger, L.,  2012 (or current year)
ICD-9-CM Coding Book, 2012 (or current year)
CPT Coding Book, 2012 (or current year)

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