Correct Coding Guide for Secondary Diabetes Mellitus Services, Diagnoses and the Ankle Brachial Indices

Event Information
Product Format
Prerecorded Event
Linda Martien, CPC, CPC-H
Conference Date
Thu, Jul 16, 2009
60 Minutes
Product Description

The wrong DM code could capsize your claims. Here's how to get it right every time.

Think you're up to speed with the new DM code group? Think again. You could be losing out on major reimbursement right now — without even knowing it. Learn to quickly and correctly identify the differences between DM conditions and code them to the penny. Join coding expert Linda Martien, CPC, CPC-H for this 1-hour audio conference to explore the clinical differences and the importance of physician documentation. Linda will give you the roadmap you need to accurately compare and contrast Diabetes Mellitus (DM) and Secondary DM.

Here's what you will learn:

  • There's a difference between Secondary Diabetes and Diabetes Mellitus. Know when to change your codes.
  • What services are available for your diabetic patients?
  • Get the lowdown on how co-morbid conditions or complications impact your coding.
  • How to interpret -- and troubleshoot -- physician documentation and queries.
  • Best practices to accurately identify and code for secondary DM.

Have additional questions? You have the floor with the speaker during an interactive Q&A.

Who should attend? Coders, practice managers, physicians, non-physician practitioners, endocrinologists, nutritionists, diabetic educators, and others who provide diabetic care services.

Your registration includes:

  • Flexible enrollment. Scheduling conflict? No problem. This session is also available on CD.
  • Expert answers to your tough questions during the interactive Q&A period.
  • Complimentary attendee package, including the speaker's complete presentation handouts. Keep this quick reference tool close by for future use.
  • One low price for all the staff you can stuff into a conference room.

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About Our Speaker

Linda Martien - E M Coding Expert

Linda Martien, CPC, CPC-H, is a coding, documentation and compliance Specialist with National Healing Corporation, a management company devoted to advanced wound healing operations and oversight. She is a 30 year veteran of the healthcare arena, with clinical, administrative and managerial experience. Her clinical experience as a paramedic and OR technician gives her additional insight to coding complexities. She is a nationally recognized educator and speaker and secretary of the...   More Info
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