2020 ICD-10-CM Coding Changes for Ophthalmology & Optometry

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Prerecorded Event
Jeffrey Restuccio, CPC, COC, MBA
60 minutes
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Tip: Learn about new Z codes that can impact reporting to Vision Plans


Time to adjust your coding specs: On October 1, 2020, you will have a whole new set of additional and revised ICD-10 eyecare codes to focus on. And if you’re not clear on how to use them—pronto—even a small mistake can lead to significant denials and revenue losses for your practice. Join healthcare coding expert Jeffrey Restuccio and learn about annual code updates to look for in the year 2020.

Jeff will deliver real-world claims examples, step-by-step code analysis, definitions and explanations not found in the ICD-10 manual—as well as additional resources to support your daily work.

What’s new:
Learn about the biggest and most important change is the new Z01.02- code. In addition to the specific code changes, Jeff will add the “Why do I care” factor–which explains why is this information important and what is its impact? Get to focus on the codes essential for accurate coding that many might miss (endocrine, collagen vascular disorders, injuries, etc.).

Jeff will address the concept of on glaucoma and blindness documentation and reporting. You’ll learn about the guidelines for documenting and reporting glaucoma types and stages, and blindness. Plus, you will be updated about the Top ICD-10-CM documentation and reporting errors.

Regardless of your level of coding expertise, this webinar will help you prepare for the coming changes and maximize reimbursement in 2020. Correct coding takes training, practice, and periodic audits and monitoring. Start here!

Session Highlights
This expert session will teach you about:

  • The biggest and most important change is the new Z01.02- code.
  • New orbit fracture codes
  • New Z code, Z01.02-, impacting vision exams and documentation.
  • Highlights of 2020 AHA (American Hospital Association) ICD-10-CM Guidelines (121 page document)
  • How this alone will save you a couple of hours reviewing the document for eyecare-related information.
  • Update on glaucoma and blindness documentation and reporting.
  • Guidelines for documenting and reporting glaucoma types and stages.
  • Guidelines for documenting and reporting blindness.
  • ICD-10-CM Appeals
  • Top ICD-10-CM documentation and reporting errors

Who Should Attend:

  • Providers
  • Coders
  • Billers
  • Office Managers    
  • Practice Managers

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About Our Speaker

Jeffrey Restuccio - Ophthalmology and Optometry Coding Expert

Jeffrey Restuccio, CPC, COC, MBA, is a certified coding instructor specializing in Eyecare coding, billing and documentation. Jeff has over twenty five years of experience and since 2007 has conducted over 365 live seminars, nationwide specifically for Eyecare. Jeff has personally audited over 10,000 medical records and presents nationally on auditing and documentation issues. Through the www.eyecodingforum.com website, Jeff offers coding and billing training, audits and a...   More Info
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