ICD-10-CM for Dermatology

Event Information
Product Format
Prerecorded Event
Presenter(s)
Betty A. Hovey, CPC, CPC-H, CPB, CPMA, CPC-I, CPCD
Length
60 Minutes
Product Description

Transitioning To ICD-10-CM: Its Impact And Changes

Do you know in Dermatology alone we have more than 22,000 codes in ICD-10 as compared to 9,000+ codes in ICD-9? Physician practices, hospitals, Medicare, Medicaid, and private payers will need to start using this new code, as well as submitting claims using this new standard by Oct.1, 2015, or else there will be major financial disruptions.

If your practice hasn’t initiated an implementation plan, now is the time!

Join expert speaker Betty Hovey in this session to learn the coding, billing and documentation changes for ICD-10 in Dermatology. Get a review of the Official ICD-10-CM Guidelines to understand and implement the essential changes to your practice. This session will focus on covering common diagnoses encountered in dermatology.

Plus, get heaps of examples, case studies and tips to help you understand the intricate changes and document properly for Dermatology in ICD-10-CM.

Areas covered in the session:

  • A comprehensive overview of ICD-10-CM and what a coder/biller should start to concentrate on to be ready for October 1, 2015
  • The key differences between ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-CM as they relate to dermatology
  • Insights on Common Skin Codes in Dermatology
    • Skin Cancer in ICD-10
    • Neoplasm
    • Pressure and Non Pressure Ulcers
    • Dermatitis
    • Acne
  • Documentation tips for each code covered to avoid usage of unspecified codes which may cause adjudication problems under the new code set
  • Tips and tools on how to work with physicians and other providers to help them have a smooth transition to support the new code set

Who should attend:

Coders, billers and office managers

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About Our Speaker

Betty A. Hovey -ICD 10 Coding & Documentation Expert

Betty A. Hovey, CPC, CPC-H, CPB, CPMA, CPC-I, CPCD, Director, ICD-10 Development and Training has over 25 years of experience in the healthcare field and has worked in a variety of settings with multiple specialties and health plans. She has worked with solo practitioners and large physician groups to assist them with coding, billing, and reimbursement issues. For many years, Betty has spoken at national and regional conferences,...   More Info
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