ICD-10-CM: A Review of the Official Coding Guidelines

Event Information
Product Format
Prerecorded Event
Presenter(s)
Linda Smith, CPC, CPC-I, CEMC, CMBS
Length
60 Minutes
Product Description

Get Started With ICD-10-CM Coding With This Easy To Follow Audio Conference

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:

  • Developing a training plan for implementation of the ICD-10-CM coding system
  • The importance of the Official ICD-10-CM Guidelines for Coding and Reporting.
  • The similarities of the ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-CM code sets.
  • The new conventions for ICD-10-CM, general coding guidelines and diagnostic coding guidelines.
  • The changes to chapter specific coding guidelines of the ICD-10-CM coding system.
  • Strategies for Clinical Documentation Improvement.

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.

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About Our Speaker

Linda Smith - Preventive Medicine Services Coding Expert

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...   More Info
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