Providers and support staff of the Emergency Department will be expected to be trained and ready for the ICD-10 implementation date of October 1, 2015. Unlike ICD-9, ICD-10 is more descriptive and intuitive in regards to diagnosis coding. Since it is more specific, providers and coders must know how to have detailed clinical documentation so as to support the selection of the most specific ICD-10 diagnosis code by the biller and coder.
Expert speaker Dr. Dreama Sloan-Kelly, MD, CCS will address some of the issue that are unique to the Emergency Department in this informative session. She will provide tips on proper documentation to choose the most specific diagnosis code possible, online sites that give you access to the ICD-10 codes at no cost, tricks to creating easy ICD-10 cheat sheets, and more!
Who should attend
Emergency Department -- Practice Managers, Office Managers, Medical Billers, Medical Coders, MD, DO, NP, PA, Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialists, MR Auditors, Front Desk
Dreama Sloan-Kelly, MD, CCS has over 14 years of experience in the medical field. A graduate of Wellesley College and Tufts University School of Medicine, she has a varied background including clinical, billing, and coding. Dr. Sloan-Kelly is President/CEO of Kelly, Sloan, and Associates, LLC and speaks at various seminars and webinars, imparting her knowledge in an upbeat, matter of fact, manner. Her goal is get the...
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