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Revision and expansion of the ICD-10-CM/PCS code set continues to highlight the importance and strategic role of comprehensive physician documentation for coding diagnoses and procedures. The introduction of new diagnosis and procedure codes calls attention to the critical need for accurate coding in the reporting and measuring of patient severity of illness, risk of mortality, quality outcomes, and reimbursement.
This interactive seminar, led by industry coding and compliance experts, will highlight the ICD-10-CM/PCS revisions emphasizing the important and strategic role of physician documentation needed for assigning complete and accurate diagnosis and procedure codes. This session will provide detailed information regarding the important changes to the ICD-10 codes including the fundamentals, case examples of the new coding requirements, and the impact on providers and coding professionals.
Join us to review topics on:
• Basic concepts of ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS coding
• Chapter by chapter review of key changes; including changes to chapter specific guidelines
• Documentation requirements necessary for code assignment
• Fiscal Year 2018 Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting
• An understanding of the changes relating to severity of illness, risk of mortality, quality outcomes and reimbursement
• Case examples providing practical experience with assigning the new codes
Attendees MUST bring 2018 ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS code books.
Presentation materials are distributed electronically only. Printed materials will not be provided. Attendees will be emailed a link to the materials approximately one week before the event and are encouraged to download and/or print materials in advance. Wi-Fi access is not provided.
7:30 am Registration/Beverages and Pastries
8:30 am Program
12:00 pm Lunch (included)
1:00 pm Program
3:45 pm Adjournment
Who Should Attend
HIM Directors, Clinical Data/Coding Managers, Coding Professionals, Coding Auditors and Reviewers, Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialists, Coding Compliance, Revenue Cycle Leaders and Performance Improvement, Physician CDI HIM Champions, and others in health care settings who work with clinical documentation, coded information, and coding compliance.
This program has been approved for six continuing education units for use in fulfilling the continuing education requirements of AHIMA’s Commission on Certification for Health Informatics and Information Management (CCHIIM). AAPC: AHIMA CEU’s are accepted from programs sponsored by AHIMA national offices and the state AHIMA branches hour for hour. Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing; provider number 05474 for five contact hours. Certificates of attendance will be provided. HIM Domain: Clinical Data Management, Performance Improvement, External Forces . Event Number SEM564