CMS has announced the 2018 ICD-10-CM codes that are to be used for discharges occurring from October 1, 2017, through September 30, 2018, and for patient encounters occurring from October 1, 2017, through September 30, 2018. CMS has also provided information regarding the general equivalence mappings (GEMs). There are approximately 363 new codes, 142 deleted codes, and more than 250 revisions for the update this year, including some revisions that were not in the 2018 proposal but were added to the 2018 release.
Join this session, where expert speaker Terry Fletcher will cover cardiology specific impact to ICD-10-CM code changes. You will learn the updates for ICD-10-CM 2018, and what you will need to do to update your physicians and coders. This session will have an impact on your 2017-2018 reimbursement and will provide you with the tools to be well-informed for the new year.
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Who Should Attend
Terry Fletcher is a specialty coding industry coding and billing expert, auditor and educator based in Laguna Beach, California, with over 30 years of experience. Terry is a past member of the National Advisory Board for AAPC, past Chair of the AAPCCA, and AAPC National and Regional Conference Educator. Terry is the technical editor for the Select Coder® from DecisionHealth, editorial advisor for Cardiology Coding Alert! & Practice...
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