ICD-10 will have 668% more codes than ICD-9 and by now you’ve probably heard that more than 50-75% of the new codes are relating to musculoskeletal issues. October 1, 2015 is the absolute deadline to submit claims with valid ICD-10-CM codes or risk denied payment and practices should begin working on an implementation plan now to transition from ICD-9 to ICD-10-CM, to include system testing and training physicians as other staff.
During this presentation, Margie Scalley Vaught, CPC, CPC-H, CPC-I, CCS-P, PCE, MCS-P, ACS-EM, ACS-OR will provide suggestions to get you on board with the much needed additional documentation for ICD-10 Musculoskeletal diagnoses code selection. Cheat sheets, tools will be discussed along with URLs and products available to help you get up to speed on becoming compliant for 2015 deadline for ICD-10.
Who should attend Coders, Billers, Office Managers, Practice Manager, Therapist
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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