Effective October 1, 2015, all healthcare covered entities will be faced with the challenge of the new diagnosis coding system, ICD-10-CM. Learning the new coding system will be integral to a successful transition in the healthcare organization and ensuring continuity of claims processing and cash flow. That learning process starts with understanding the Official ICD-10-CM Guidelines for Coding and Reporting. The Official ICD-10-CM Guidelines for Coding Reporting are the foundation to learning, understanding and using the code set successfully on a daily basis.
Join our expert Linda Smith, CPC, CPC-I, CEMC, PCS, CMBS, to receive guidance related to the basic structure of the ICD-10-CM code set, basic structure of coding manual and how to use it, the Official ICD-10-CM guidelines for coding and reporting, ICD-10-CM code set, general equivalency mapping, preparing for ICD-10-CM proficiency and much more.
Attendees will need to reference the Official ICD-10-CM Guidelines for Coding and Reporting during this session. If they do not have an ICD-10-CM manual, the guidelines can be downloaded from: http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/icd10/10cmguidelines_2013_final.pdf
In this jam-packed session you’ll learn the following:
Who should attend? This training event will benefit medical office staff of all specialties that currently use Volumes 1 and 2 of the ICD-9-CM coding system transition to the ICD-10-CM coding system.
Linda Smith is the founder of MedOffice Resources, an organization established to provider resources and development services to medical office staff in the New York State area.
Linda has over 35 years of experience in the healthcare industry. Throughout that time, the healthcare industry has gone through dramatic changes. Medical offices have experienced reduced reimbursements for services and an ever-increasing focus on regulatory guidelines...
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