LBWCC offering ICD-10 training

Published 10:51 am Monday, January 6, 2014

LBW Community College in Opp is offering an eight-session training course for ICD-10 Medical Coding on Mondays and Wednesdays, 6-8 p.m., Jan. 27-Feb. 19, 2014.


The International Classification of Diseases (ICD) was developed by the World Health Organization and is used to classify diseases and other health problems. The ICD-10 is an upgraded diagnostic and procedural medical coding system that, by law, must be implemented throughout the healthcare industry by Oct. 1, 2014. It is dramatically different from the ICD-9 version currently in use.

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This local training is designed to assist successful completers in preparing for the Certified Professional Coder (CPC) exam.  The focus of the course is learning the new coding rules and will cover ICD-10-CM structure, format, and guidelines to include similarities and differences between ICD-9 and ICD-10. Also included are coding tips, coding exercises, and preparation for assessment.


Space is limited so early registration is suggested. For more information or to register, call (334) 493-5315.