Get Ready for the 2018 ICD-10-CM Updates

Event Information
Product Format
Prerecorded Event
Jill M. Young, CPC, CEDC, CIMC
60 minutes
Product Description

Prepare for ICD-10-CM Coding Updates for 2018

ICD-10-CM codes change as of October 1, 2017. This session with expert speaker Jill Young will ensure you get a jump on the new codes and are prepared for the upcoming changes. This session will not only explain the latest additions, revisions and deletions from CDC’s National Center for Health Statistics and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, but also give you the logic behind the background clinical information on them. You will also learn which codes affect your practice and how you can make any appropriate changes in preparation.

After attending this session you will be able to work with your practice’s staff, including physicians, to prepare for use of the new codes and ensure proper documentation and reimbursement. You will get additional clinical information that will ensure you have a better understanding of the codes, as well as helpful material you can use to teach others.

Session Highlights

Learn about proposed changes/updates to the following codes:

  • Appendicitis
  • Antenatal screening
  • Cholecystitis
  • Diverticulitis
  • Clarifying types of myocardial infarctions
  • Infection following a procedure
  • Non-healing traumatic wounds and surgical wounds
  • Pediatric Glascow coma scale
  • Temporal mandibular joint disorders

Session Agenda

  • Conventions, general coding guidelines and chapter specific guidelines
    • Conventions for the ICD-10-CM
    • Chapter specific coding guidelines
      • Neoplasms general guidelines
      • Diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue
      • Diseases of the musculoskeletal system and connective tissue
      • Pregnàncy, childbirth, and the puerperium
      • External causes of morbidity
      • Factors influencing health status and contact with health services
  • Selection of principal diagnosìs
  • Diagnostic coding and reporting guidelines for outpatient services
    • Other bacterial intestinal infections
    • Mastocytosis and certain other mast cell disorders
    • Other neoplasms of uncertain behavior of lymphoid, hematopoietic and related tissue
    • Other secondary pulmonary hypertension
    • Intraoperative and postprocedural complications and disorders of digestìve system, not elsewhere classified

Who Should Attend

  • Coders
  • Billers
  • Office managers

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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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