Medical Documentation in the Era of ICD-10

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Prerecorded Event
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60 minutes
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Payers Are Using The Conversion To ICD-10 As Another Way To Squeeze More Money Out Of The Reimbursements That  Are Paid To The Providers.

It is being said that payers will reimburse based off of the specificity of the ICD-10 diagnosis code chosen – unlike  the current system. This is where proper documentation in the medical record comes into play – the more detailed the documentation – the more specific the ICD-10 codes chosen – and in turn the providers will realize their full reimbursement.

Join us for this On demand webinar by expert speaker Dreama Sloan-Kelly, MD, CCS, who will provide you tips on how to document to the highest level of specificity, guidelines on how documentation is different in the ICD-10 era as opposed to ICD-9, how to encourage providers to document more specifically but still be efficient (quality not quantity), specific examples of how documentation effects the code chosen.

 Session Highlights:

  • The importance of documentation in the medical record for compliance reasons.
  • Documenting completely so that ICD-10 codes can be chosen at the highest level of specificity.
  • How to document completely but efficiently – it does not have to be a book to get your point across.
  • How are the ICD-10 codes different than ICD-9 codes and how that will effect a providers documentation.
  • What are some of the audit blunders practices may find themselves in, when going through a review of their documentation, compared to the ICD-10 code chosen.
  • ICD-9 vs ICD-10: Key Changes in store
  • ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS : What does it mean for Physician Setting & Hospital Setting ?
  • How to go about getting our providers’ documentation ready for the transition from ICD-9 to ICD-10
  • Key Areas to look into while planning the transition :
          1. Impact Analysis
          2. Information Systems
          3. Vendors
          4. Documentation
          5. Education and Training
          6. Budgeting and Financials
          7. Impact on Productivity
          8. Payer Transition
  • And much more…

Who should attend? Practice Managers, Office Managers, Medical Billers, Medical Coders, MD, DO, NP, PA, Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialists, MR Auditors,Compliance Personnel,Clinic Managers, Clinic Administrators.

 

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About Our Speaker

Dreama Sloan-Kelly - Healthcare and Medical Billing Coding Expert

Dreama Sloan-Kelly, MD, CCS has over 14 years of experience in the medical field. A graduate of Wellesley College and Tufts University School of Medicine, she has a varied background including clinical, billing, and coding. Dr. Sloan-Kelly is President/CEO of Kelly, Sloan, and Associates, LLC and speaks at various seminars and webinars, imparting her knowledge in an upbeat, matter of fact, manner. Her goal is get the...   More Info
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