Certified Inpatient Coder (CIC)

Certified Inpatient Coder Course Chennai

CIC – Certified Inpatient Coder Course Chennai:

CIC Course Description:

The student will learn principles of medical coding related to ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS. This course is recommended for anyone who is preparing for a career in medical coding for an inpatient facility and strongly recommended for anyone who is preparing for AAPC’s CIC certification examination.

CIC Course Objectives:

  • Understand the different types of hospital facilities and their departments including hospitals, teaching hospitals, critical access hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs), and outpatient hospital departments
  • Discuss documentation and coding standards for facilities
  • Apply coding and conventions when assigning diagnoses and procedure codes
  • Understand the official ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS coding guidelines for diagnoses and procedures
  • Understand the Uniform Hospital Discharge Data Set (UHDDS) coding guidelines
  • Code a wide variety of patient services using ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS coding guidelines
  • Develop an understanding of how to code operative notes in the facility
  • Navigate the business side of hospital inpatient services
  • Differentiate between inpatient and outpatient services and payment methodologies (IPPS and OPPS)
  • Understand the difference between MS-DRGs and APC assignments, and how those services are reported
  • Review critical pieces in the billing and revenue cycle management process
  • Develop an understanding of compliance in the hospital facility

CIC Course Content:

  • Inpatient Facilities and Related Hospital Departments
  • Anatomy and Medical Terminology
  • Pharmacology
  • Inpatient Documentation and Coding
  • Inpatient Diagnosis Coding – General Guidelines
  • Inpatient Diagnosis Coding – Chapter Specific Guidelines
  • ICD-10-PCS Procedure Coding
  • CMS and Inpatient Prospective Payment Systems
  • Outpatient Prospective Payment Systems
  • Regulatory and Payer Requirements
  • Business in the Facility
  • Compliance in the Facility
  • Inpatient Coding Cases

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