RO2: ICD-10-CM Fundamentals for Radiation Oncology

Duration: 3 hours

CEUs: AAPC - 1.5, AHIMA - 3, ARRT 2

Begin your journey into the specialized field of radiation oncology coding with our Introduction to ICD-10-CM Coding for Radiation Oncology Online Course. This course is expertly designed to provide medical coders with a solid foundation in the ICD-10-CM coding system, with a specific focus on its application in radiation oncology. Within approximately 3 hours, learners gain a thorough understanding of coding conventions, the structure of the ICD-10-CM, and the nuances of coding for oncology-related treatments and procedures. 

Course Highlights: 

  • ICD-10-CM Overview: Delve into the ICD-10 coding system, including detailed explanations of its components, code format, the use of 7th characters, and placeholders. 

  • Specialized Oncology Focus: Learn to apply coding principles specifically to radiation oncology scenarios, enhancing your accuracy and efficiency in this medical specialty. 

  • Practical Learning Experience: Engage with numerous exercises and real-world examples that reinforce learning and provide hands-on practice in using the ICD-10-CM. 

  • Resourceful Study Tools: Utilize a printable study guide filled with key learning points to aid in study and retention during and after course completion. 

What You'll Learn: 

  • Radiation Oncology Coding Scenarios: Gain proficiency in coding common radiation oncology procedures and understand how to navigate complex coding situations specific to oncology. 

  • Official Coding Guidelines: Master the ICD-10-CM Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting, focusing on how they specifically apply to radiation oncology. 

  • Navigating Documentation: Learn to effectively use the Alphabetic Index and Tabular List to find codes and interpret Excludes1 and Excludes2 notes, etiology/manifestation codes, and more. 

Ideal for: 

  • Medical coders new to radiation oncology seeking to build foundational coding skills. 

  • Healthcare professionals in oncology settings who require a deeper understanding of coding practices to enhance documentation and compliance. 

  • Medical coding educators looking for a structured curriculum to teach the basics of ICD-10-CM coding in radiation oncology. 

Equip yourself with the essential skills needed for precise and effective coding in the field of radiation oncology with our Introduction to ICD-10-CM Coding for Radiation Oncology Online Course. 

About this course:  

  • What will I learn from this course? You will learn the fundamentals of the ICD-10-CM coding system with a focus on its application in radiation oncology, covering everything from basic code structure to complex coding guidelines. 

  • How can completing this course benefit my coding career? Completing this course will provide you with a solid foundation in ICD-10-CM coding for radiation oncology, enhancing your capabilities and confidence in coding accurately in this specialty area, thus supporting your professional growth and opportunities in medical coding. 


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