ICD-10 Transition Course Curriculum at Ashworth

The ICD-10 Transition course curriculum is real-world training developed by professional educators and medical coding experts. The curriculum is easy-to-follow and includes real coding examples you may actually use on the job.

Program Description

The ICD-10 Transition certificate program provides students with the knowledge and skills needed to transition from the ICD-9-CM coding system for medical diagnoses and procedures to the ICD-10-CM/PCS coding system, as required by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)/Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Students begin with a review of medical terminology and ICD-9-CM coding procedures, learn the differences between the ICD-9 and ICD-10 systems, and receive an overview of ICD-10-CM/PCS coding procedures.

Program Objectives

After completing the ICD-10 Transition program, students will be able to do the following:

  1. Build a strong base of medical terminology and use this terminology to accurately identify and describe body planes, anatomical directions, and the major structures, functions, and pathologies of all body systems
  2. Identify the similarities and differences between ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-CM/PCS in terms of official guidelines for coding and reporting
  3. Identify guidelines for the conversion of ICD-9-CM codes to ICD-10-CM/PCS codes
  4. Explain the steps for accurate code assignment using the ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS coding systems

Ashworth College's ICD-10 Transition training program will enable you to advance in your career in the medical coding field. Call 1-800-957-5412 or enroll now.