Focusing Your ICD-10 Clinical/ Medical Documentation Efforts

Event Information
Product Format
Prerecorded Event
Length
120 Minutes
Product Description

One of the biggest challenges following the October 1, 2015 implementation date for ICD-10 is ensuring that documentation meets the level of specificity and granularity required to achieve optimal reimbursement. With few months remaining for the “go-live” date, training is the key to preparing for the transition.To address most of these immediate training needs, we would like to invite you for this webinar series (2 webinars, 60 minutes each)—“Focusing Your ICD-10 Clinical/ Medical Documentation Efforts” on Tuesday, May 19, 2015.

This webinar series are compiled by industry experts Stanley Nachimson and Dreama Sloan-Kelly, to help you optimize your ICD-10 documentation and implementation.

This webinar series can be accessed anytime of the day once registered.

Key highlights of the session:

  • Why ICD-10 requires clinical documentation improvement.
  • Documenting completely so that ICD-10 codes can be chosen at the highest level of specificity.
  • How to prioritize your ICD-10 documentation improvement activities?
  • What specific steps do you need to take for improvement?
  • How to document completely but efficiently – it does not have to be a book to get your point across.
  • Where must providers focus right NOW?
  • How to measure the success of your documentation improvement?
  • How to test your improvements with health plans?
  • How to encourage providers to document more specifically but still be efficient (quality not quantity)?
  • What are some of the audit blunders practices may find themselves in, when going through a review of their documentation, compared to the ICD-10 code chosen?
  • How to go about getting our providers’ documentation ready for the transition from ICD-9 to ICD-10?
  • Levels of training needs based on job titles.
  • ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS: What does it mean for Physician Setting & Hospital Setting?
  • Key resources to refer to in your clinical documentation preparation.
  • Checklist of steps to accomplish documentation improvement.
  • Key Areas to look into while planning the transition :
    • Impact Analysis
    • Information Systems
    • Vendors
    • Documentation
    • Education and Training
    • Budgeting and Financials
    • Impact on Productivity
    • Payer Transition
    • Some important tools to help you survive ICD-10

Who should attend

Physicians, Practice Office Managers, Revenue Cycle Managers, Documentation Specialists, HIM Managers, Medical Billers, Medical Coders, Clinical Documentation Improvement Consultants, MR Auditors.


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Phone

1-866-458-2965

Fax

1-919-287-2643

About Our Speaker

Nachimson

Stanley Nachimson is the principal of Nachimson Advisors, a health IT consulting firm dedicated to finding innovative uses for health information technology and encouraging its adoption. The firm serves a number of clients, including, the Cooperative Exchange, EHNAC, InstaMed, Erickson, ICDLogic, and the American Osteopathic Association. Stanley is focusing on assisting health care providers, vendors, and plans with their ICD-10 and other regulatory implementations, and providing advice on...   More Info
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