If You Wait To Prepare For ICD-10, You'll Be Too Late.Â While that seems like a long way off, it is never too early to get started on familiarizing yourself with this new system. This can help you and your practice spot weak points, and design effective educational efforts for all coding/billing staff.Â And, the sooner you start becoming familiar with the new coding system, the lesser likely you will face claims denials when the change comes into effect.
Our expert speaker, Melanie Witt, RN, CPC, COBGC, MA, in just 60-minute will provide you an overview of future by examining what common ob-gyn codes look like, how to use crosswalks, and the new definitions that tell you how to report different situations.
You will get handout which outlines the differences between the Obstetric Guidelines for ICD10 as compared to ICD-9.Â Register for this 60-minute audio conference now and get tips on how to get involved in the process without making any errors or delay.
Highlights Of The Session
Ask a question at the Q&A session following the live event and get advice unique to your situation, directly from our expert speaker.
Who should attend? ob/gyn, maternal fetal specialists, coders, practice managers and billers, Family practice
- Jill M. Young, CPC, CEDC, CIMC
- Michael A. Ferragamo, Jr., MD, FACS
- Lori-Lynne A. Webb, CPC, CCS-P, CCP, CHDA, CDIP, COBGC, AHIM
- Kim Garner-Huey, MJ, CHC, CPC, CCS-P, PCS, CPCO
- Jan Rasmussen, PCS, ACS-GI, ACS-OB
Melanie Witt, RN, CPC, COBGC, MA is an independent coding education consultant and a well-known speaker and recognized expert in the area of coding and reimbursement for ob-gyn services. She is the former program manager of the Department of Coding and Nomenclature at the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Witt is also the consulting editor for Ob-Gyn Coding Alert.