Demystifying ICD-10-CM & PCS: Gear Up for Reimbursement and Documentation Changes for 2014

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120 Minutes
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With a little over an year to go for the implementation of the most revolutionary change in the healthcare reimbursement industry, it has become extremely important for all healthcare providers to have all hands on deck and start with their training programs. This webinar will help you understand the differences between ICD-9 and ICD-10, understanding of ICD-10-CM and its current format, 2013 Draft of ICD-10-CM, all aspects related to the change, checklist of what needs to be reviewed to prepare, how ICD-10-PCS requires specific documentation, how to translate the clinical information from the operative report into the ICD-10-PCS system and a lot more!

Highlights of the session :

  • Highlight changes in ICD-10-CM guidelines, to include those different from ICD-9-CM.
  • Highlight the most important medical coding & billing rules that govern ICD-10-PCS.
  • Levels of training needs based on job titles.
  • Review of the Chapters of ICD-10-CM and what is contained in them.
  • What attendees should be doing now to prepare for the change.
  • How to determine the correct Root Operation selection.
  • Find out why specificity matters for ICD-10-PCS.
  • Define each character’s unique meaning.
  • Changes that will need to be made to implement ICD-10-CM
  • Familiarize yourself with the 7 Character Structure of ICD-10-PCS.
  • Discover the required documentation to determine the correct code.
  • Get the latest on medical coding conventions in ICD-10-PCS.
  • Know how to use the index and table to finalize your code.
  • Important issues to think about as it relates to the whole office.
  • Try your hand with several ICD-10-PCS examples.
  • Reflect the body system in ICD-10-PCS’s details.
  • Check out these device characters.
  • Utilize the “qualifier” when necessary.
  • Selecting the Code & Documentation
  • ICD-10 PCS :
    1. Structure
    2. Specificity
    3. Expandability
    4. Root Operations
    5. Index
    6. Tables
  • And much more…

Why AudioEducator?

  • Save money on travel.
  • Meet your specific training needs.
  • Keep learning after the event.
  • Save time training your whole staff.

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About Our Speaker

Lynn Anderanin and Dorothy Steed

Lynn Anderanin, CPC, CPC-I, COSC is the Sr. Director of Coding Compliance and Education for Healthcare Information Services, a physician's billing service. She has 30 years experience in all areas of the physician practice specializing in Orthopedics. With the AAPC, Lynn is a national conference, workshop, and audio conference presenter and a former member of the National Advisory Board. Read More

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Why AudioEducator?
  • Save money on travel.
  • Meet your specific training needs.
  • Keep learning after the event.
  • Save time training your whole staff.
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