If you’re not up to speed on diabetes coding basics, you could be costing your facility thousands in reimbursement.
Build your coding confidence in this one hour session with ICD-9 consultant Karla R. Lovaasen, RHIA, CCS, CCS-P as she teaches you how to code diabetes mellitus and associated manifestations. She’ll walk you through often confusing diabetes guidelines and will explain how diabetes and other metabolic conditions affect MS-DRG reimbursement.
Who should attend? Inpatient coders, coding managers/supervisors, coding consultants, independent coding contractors, coding educators, coding personnel with credentials of CCA, CCS, RHIT, RHIA or others working in a hospital coding setting.
Karla R. Lovaasen, RHIA, CCS, CCS-P, is an independent healthcare consultant and has over 30 years of healthcare experience. She is a co-author of “ICD-9-CM Coding: Theory and Practice,” which was recently published by Elsevier, and is the Senior ICD-9-CM Coding Reviewer for Carol Buck’s coding publications. Her specialty is ICD-9-CM coding and auditing for inpatient reimbursement, both MS-DRGs and APR-DRGs. She has also served as a mentor to “new”...
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