Understanding the ICD coding guidelines is imperative in ICD-10 transition. Many coders do not have a deep understanding of the ICD-9 guidelines. Their code selection is based on someone telling them what to choose and not necessarily from understanding that both the conventions and chapter specific guidelines should be used for guidance. Much of ICD-10-CM's guideline section is the same as ICD-9's. What should you know today about ICD-9 guidelines and what changes are must to learn, and would be dissected by Jill Young, CPC, CEDC, CIMC.
Who should attend: Office managers, office administrators, coders, biller and providers
Jill Young, CPC, CEDC, CIMC, is the Principal of Young Medical Consulting, LLC, A company founded 11 years ago to meet with the education and compliance needs of physicians and their staff. Jill has over 30 years of medical experience working in all areas of the medical practice including clinical, billing and rounding with physicians.Her comments and opinions can be seen in several publications and also heard on a variety of...
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