Diabetes ICD-9 Changes: What All Specialties Should Know

Event Information
Product Format
Prerecorded Event
Jill M. Young, CPC, CEDC, CIMC
Conference Date
Mon, Aug 25, 2008
60 Minutes
Product Description

250.xx isn't what it used to be, and 249.00 is a whole new category. Don't miss these critical changes.

Diabetes coding can be incredibly difficult, especially if the disease is causing complicating conditions. And guess what -- ICD-9-CM has just thrown even more codes for you to sift through. The good news: The proposed 20 new diabetes codes for 2009 open possibilities for more compliant coding with better specificity.

Learn the ins and outs of the new diabetes ICD-9s with expert speaker Jill Young, CPC, CPC-ED, CPC-IM. In one hour, you'll have a head start on changes to 250.xx and the new 249.00 category so that you can code your claims with confidence come this fall.

Here’s a sampling of the details you’ll learn:

  • 3 Things providers need to accurately code for diabetes. Plus, ICD-9 dos and don’ts.
  • Say hello to 249.xx. Learn about these new secondary diabetes codes and when to use them.
  • Put the fires out once and for all: Jill addresses E/M concerns in your practice.
  • Can't-miss compliance pointers for all specialists using diabetes codes.
  • Cover all your bases: Explore quality implications and Pay for Performance issues.
  • When surgeons and other specialty practitioners must document diabetes as a diagnosis in their differential.

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

Who should attend? Billers, coders, administrators, auditors and physicians who report diabetes cases.

Your registration includes:

  • Risk-free 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

Jill M. Young - Pulmonology Guidelines Expert

Jill Young, CPC, CEDC, CIMC, is the Principal of Young Medical Consulting, LLC, A company founded 11 years ago to meet 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...   More Info
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