Starting October 1, 2017, the new ICD-10 codes will be out, and there are quite a few that may affect your coding practice. There are changes to the non-pressure ulcers, spinal stenosis, phalangeal fractures of thumbs and great toes, as well as codes for recommending exercising.
Join this audio conference with expert speaker Margie S. Vaught, to go over the new guideline updates that may be released going forward. By attending this session, you will receive the information from the official source of the ICD-10 coding guidelines as well as the Coding Clinics. This will help you develop tools and tips for your providers and coders in selecting the correct ICD-10 codes. You can also take this opportunity to bring your questions or concerns regarding ICD-10 coding for orthopedic issues for the live Q&A portion.
The session will review how many codes will get deleted with the new update. It will also cover discussion on the new codes for 2017-18, covering:
Who should attend
With over 30+ years’ experience in the Healthcare arena, in positions from nurse’s aide to ward clerk and medical transcriptionist to office manager, Margie Scalley Vaught, CPC, CPC-H, CPC-I, CCS-P, PCE, MCS-P, ACS-EM, ACS-OR, understands how offices are structured. Margie spent twenty years in the field of Orthopedics. She obtained Certified Professional Coder (CPC) designation in 1995 from the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC), where she served...
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