Coding and Documentation For Acute Fracture Care

Event Information
Product Format
Prerecorded Event
Presenter(s)
Margie Scalley Vaught, CPC, CPC-H, CPC-I, CCS-P, PCE, MCS-P, ACS-EM, ACS-OR
Conference Date
Wed, May 30, 2018
Length
60 minutes
Product Description

Get Tips on ICD-10 Code Selection for Acute Fracture Coding


In this session, healthcare expert Margie S. Vaught will discuss how you can get your staff and providers on board with the much-needed additional documentation for ICD-10 fracture diagnoses code selections. Vaught will go over the updated guidelines along with examples of different situations with official comments from the ICD-10 Coding Clinic.

You will be provided with multiple examples regarding acute, pathological and periprosthetic fracture code selection to further help you understand how the 7th characters come into play. Vaught will also go over the guidelines that have changed since 2016 and continue to be updated.

Session Highlights

This session will help you:

  • Recognize the differences and information needed from providers to appropriately code what is currently not received
  • Understand how the 7th characters come into play
  • Learn about the additional documentation needed for correct ICD-10 selection
  • Recognize when the Gustillo scale will be used and when it won’t
  • Correctly assign coding for periprosthetic fractures and understand the order in which they are to be reported
  • Take current documentation and find an ICD-10 code

Session Agenda

This session will cover:

  • Fracture ICD-10 issues
  • Key documentation issues
    • 7th character issues
    • Initial vs. subsequent encounter
  • ICD-10 issues for fracture care
  • ICD-10 guidelines
  • Chapter 19 guidelines
  • Initial encounter
  • Atypical femoral fractures
  • Periprosthetic fractures
  • ICD-10 coding clinic info
  • Coding for pathological fractures
  • Coding from radiology/other reports

Who Should Attend

  • Coders
  • Billers
  • Office managers
  • Practice managers
  • Therapists

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

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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