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University of Pittsburgh    
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
  Jan 29, 2023
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog
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Minimum Credits: 3
Maximum Credits: 3
This course will enable the student to apply the principles of taxonomy as well as understand the purposes of classifying diseases and operations. An in-depth study of ICD-10-CM, ICD-10-PCS and CPT-4 will be undertaken along with an introduction to ICD-11. The interaction of Diagnosis Related Groups (DRG’s) with classification systems will be emphasized. Data quality, the Uniform Hospital Discharge Data Set as well as coding/sequencing guidelines for both inpatient and outpatient coding will be examined.
Academic Career: Undergraduate
Course Component: Lecture
Grade Component: Letter Grade
Course Requirements: Restricted to PLANS: HIM-BS, BPH, or BS-H

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