Many coders and billers are not as knowledgeable of ICD-9 guidelines as they should be. Generally they have been taught by a mentor or boss but don't have the depth of knowledge they should have for correct coding. As we approach the increase in codes with ICD-10 implementation, being in compliance with coding rules is imperative to get correct reimbursements. Understanding the rules of diagnostic coding today will make the transition to ICD-10 a piece of cake.
Join expert speaker Jill M. Young, CPC, CEDC, CIMC in this informative session to learn about the 10 specific things that will give you the upper hand in compliant coding. She will share easy ways to start the process of reviewing ICD-9 rules of diagnostic coding, and shed light on the differences between ICD-9 and ICD-10 coding guidelines. Additionally, Jill will help you identify your good and bad areas of ICD-9 coding.
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Coders, Billers, Office Managers, Physicians
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...
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