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Objective of Exercise- The use of the ICD-9-CM codes for the classification of diseases has been an important part of coding in the health care industry since the early 1900s. Briefly discuss what the purpose of this system is and what it covers. Using the resources available to you for this unit and any other resources you find, explain the four main steps that should be followed to make sure that the code is an accurate description of the diagnosis.
Cite your references in APA format. Post your paper as a Microsoft Word attachment. Name your paper, First Last name_IP2
Content and Development60 Points Possible
All key elements of the assignment are covered in a substantive way. The paper:
Major points are stated clearly; are supported by specific details, examples, or analysis; and are organized logically.
The introduction provides sufficient background on the topic and previews the major points of the paper.
The conclusion is logical, flows from the body of the paper, and reviews the major points of the paper.
Readability and Style20 Points Possible
Paragraph transitions are present, logical, and maintain the flow throughout the paper.
The tone is appropriate to the content and assignment.
Sentences are complete, clear, and concise. Sentences are well constructed, strong, and varied.
Sentence transitions are present and maintain the flow of thought.
Mechanics20 Points Possible
The paper includes a title page, a reference page, that follow APA formatting guidelines.
2-3 Citations of original works within the body of the paper are used which follow APA guidelines.
The paper is laid out with effective use of headings, font styles, and white space.
Rules of grammar, usage, and punctuation are followed.
Spelling is correct.
On Time? Yes-Full points
No- points off