Improve Accuracy for Coding and Billing of Alzheimer's and Parkinson's Disease

Event Information
Product Format
Prerecorded Event
Gloryanne Bryant, RHIA, RHIT, CDIP, CCS, CCDS
Conference Date
Thu, Jun 21, 2018
60 minutes
Product Description

ICD-10-CM Guidelines for Coding and Billing Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s

Millions of patients get diagnosed with Alzheimer’s or Parkinson’s. Alzheimer’s is the 6th leading cause of death in the United States. In 2017, Alzheimer’s care cost the United States $259 billion. About 60,000 people are diagnosed every year with Parkinson’s disease. The figures are overwhelming.

In this session, coding professional Gloryanne Bryant will provide a review of the disease process, clinical aspects, and associated complications of Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease. The session will include information statistics and the impact of these two diseases.

Bryant will talk you through the Alzheimer’s coding in ICD-10-CM guidelines and rules. She will also help you understand the Parkinson’s coding in ICD-10-CM guidelines and rules and will explore coding case scenarios to help you improve your coding accuracy and skills. You will learn to apply official guidelines for coding and reporting of Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s.

You will learn the clinical information about the two diseases, the prevalence and treatments. Bryant will discuss the ICD-10-CM official coding and reporting guidelines for Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease.

You will learn how to capture more specific diagnosis codes to improve medical necessity. She will provide you with an understanding of the disease process of Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s, the impact and complications of both.

Session Highlights

In this session, you will learn:

  • Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease statistics, signs and symptoms, and associated complications
  • The official guidelines for coding Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease
  • How to improve medical necessity through specific diagnosis, and decrease denials
  • The specific documentation needed to capture Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease
  • The coding of chronic conditions
  • How to strive for an ethical and complaint coded data

Session Objectives

After attending this session, you will:

  • Know how and when to assign secondary diagnosis codes for chronic diseases
  • Identify documentation improvement opportunities and know when to query the provider
  • Be able to practice coding case scenarios to improve and enhance coding skills
  • Learn more about these chronic diseases and how and when to code them for your encounters
  • Be able to explore medical necessity denials with compliant coding

Session Agenda

  • Disease process background: Alzheimer’s disease
  • 10 warning signs of Alzheimer's disease
  • Alzheimer’s disease treatment
  • Alzheimer’s disease associated complications
  • Disease process background: Parkinson’s
  • Parkinson’s disease common treatment
  • Common Parkinson’s associated complications
  • ICD-10-CM/PCS coding guideline hierarchy
  • ICD-10-CM official guidelines for coding & reporting
  • AHA coding clinic guidance
  • Medical necessity denials
  • Case scenarios

Who Should Attend

  • Coding staff – all settings (IP, OP, physician office, SNF, rehab, LTC, home health)
  • Coding auditors
  • Coding management/leadership
  • Coding compliance staff
  • CDI staff and management

Ask a question at the Q&A session following the live event and get advice unique to your situation, directly from our expert speaker.

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About Our Speaker

Gloryanne Bryant - Healthcare Compliance Expert

Gloryanne Bryant, RHIA, CDIP, CCS, CCDS, AHIMA Approved ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer. She is an HIM professional and leader specializing in Coding for over 35 years. Gloryanne has conducted numerous ICD-9-CM, ICD-10 and CPT coding, DRGs, MS-DRG, APR-DRGs, APC (OPPS), leadership and compliance workshops and seminars for hospital and physician-based coding staff, HIM Leaders, and others.



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