ICD-10 Coding For Chronic Musculoskeletal Conditions in the M Section

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Margie Scalley Vaught, CPC, CPC-H, CPC-I, CCS-P, PCE, MCS-P, ACS-EM, ACS-OR
60 minutes
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Expert Insights on ICD 10 Coding for Osteoarthritis, Osteoporosis, Osteomyelitis and Other Chronic Conditions Located in the M Section

In ICD-10, the musculoskeletal system is found within Chapter 13: Diseases of the Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue (M00-M99). There are many changes to the musculoskeletal code system in ICD-10. Moreover, the codes in this section require specific documentation that is required to correctly code site and laterality to the highest level of specificity.

Join expert speaker Margie Scalley Vaught in this session, to get your staff and providers on board with the much needed additional documentation for ICD-10 MS diagnoses code selection. Margie will provide cheat sheets, tools and URLs to help you get up to speed on becoming compliant for the 2015 deadline for ICD-10.

Session Highlights:

  • Recognize the differences and information that will be needed from providers to help code appropriately
  • Insights on infectious arthropathies: Direct and indirect infection of joints
  • Crosswalks: Rheumatoid Arthritis, Osteoarthritis, Bursitis, Gout and other issues
  • Understand the correct coding for osteoporosis with and without fractures
  • Learn the correct coding for chronic ligament and tendon conditions
  • Get insights on the different choices available for:
    • Osteomyelitis
    • Osteoporotic Fractures
    • Kienbock’s Disease
    • Osteonecrosis
    • Paget’s Disease
    • Osteochondritis Dissecans
    • Biomechanical Lesions
  • Understand the correct osteoarthritis codes and ranges to look for

Who should attend

Coders, Billers, Office Managers, Practice Manager, Therapist


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Margie Scalley Vaught - Wound Care Coding Expert

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...   More Info
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