ICD-10 for Gastroenterology: Final Guidance on Coding, Billing & Documentation

Event Information
Product Format
Prerecorded Event
Presenter(s)
Jill M. Young, CPC, CEDC, CIMC
Length
60 minutes
Product Description

Various Facets of ICD-10 for Gastro and Important Things to Consider Before Implementation

Many people were sick over last year's delay for ICD-10. Recent Congressional action on the SGR was accompanied by comments that there will NOT be a further holdup in the ICD-10 implementation scheduled for October 1, 2015. With the switch over nearly certain, NOW is the time to feel better and start analyzing your current coding process as well as specific codes to be prepared for the change that will occur in October.

This session by expert speaker Jill Young, CPC, CEDC, CIMC is going to talk about various facets of ICD- 10 for Gastroenterology and get you ready so that you can easily adopt and become compliant with your gastroenterology coding, billing and documentation.

Session Highlights:

  • How to analyze current codes and coding patterns looking forward to the transition
  • Making your own reference chart and using it while training your staff
  • Fundamentals of Gastro diagnosis coding
    • ICD-10 vs. ICD-9
    • ICD-9 vs. where you are today
  • How and when can the table of Drugs be used
    • Poisoning vs. Adverse effect
    • What does new term "under dosing" mean
  • Documentation and coding issues for
    • Crohn's
    • Colitis
    • Gastritis vs duodenitis
    • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
    • Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage
    • Hernia
    • Acute Pancreatitis
    • Cholecystitis
    • Adverse effects, poisoning and toxic effects
  • What's new for the neoplasm table?
  • What is NEC and NOS?
  • Insights on Modifiers used in gastroenterology
  • Selection of correct ulcer codes
  • What needs to be understood about the infectious agents used for combination codes?

Who should attend?

Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Certified Nurse Specialists, Administrators, Office managers, Coders, Billers

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About Our Speaker

Jill M. Young - Pulmonology Guidelines Expert


Jill Young, CPC, CEDC, CIMC, is the Principal of Young Medical Consulting, LLC, A company founded 11 years ago to meet the education and compliance needs of physicians and their staff. Jill has over 30 years of medical experience working in all areas of the medical practice including clinical, billing and rounding with physicians. Her comments and opinions can be seen in several publications and also...   More Info
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