ICD-10 for Podiatry

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Product Format
Prerecorded Event
Lynn M. Anderanin, CPC, CPMA, CPPM, CPC-I, COSC
60 Minutes
Product Description

Find Out the Common Podiatry Diagnosis Codes between ICD-9 and ICD-10

Podiatry billing and coding requires very specific and appropriate diagnosis coding because of insurance carriers’ strict policies and procedures related to coverage for podiatry services. Podiatrists and office staff should have the knowledge necessary to understand how ICD-10 will relate to these insurance policies and procedures, and coding for common diagnoses to the highest level of specificity for timely and accurate reimbursement.

Medical offices may also have to consider replacing encounter/superbills with other means of capturing procedures and services due to the expansion of diagnosis codes from ICD-9 to ICD-10.

Join expert speaker Lynn Anderanin, CPC, CPC-I, COSC in this session, where she will convert the most common ICD-9 codes used by Podiatrists to ICD-10. She will also address best practices for medical documentation, and use real podiatry documentation as case studies to clarify what is needed.

Session highlights:

  • Compare common Podiatry diagnosis codes between ICD-9 and ICD-10
    • Diabetes-4th and 5th Character Extension
    • Pressure and Non Pressure Ulcers
    • Gangrene
    • Nail Disorders
    • Morton’s Neuroma
    • Plantar Faciitis, Hammer Toe, and other Foot Deformitis
    • Sprains and Fractures
  • Implementation tips for the Podiatry office.
  • Where to look for these codes in ICD-10-CM.
  • Review the requirement of laterality in ICD-10.
  • Coding acute and critical conditions related to the foot and ankle.
  • Routine foot care and treatment of acquired flat foot – two conditions not reimbursed by most carriers and Medicare/Medicaid.
  • Look at some real notes to understand what changes Podiatrists need to make in their documentation.

 Who should attend?

Podiatrists, coders, collections staff, surgery schedulers, practice managers/administrators

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About Our Speaker

Lynn Anderanin - Orthopedic Guidelines Expert for ICD 10

Lynn Anderanin, CPC, CPMA, CPPM, CPC-I, COSC, is the  Sr. Director of Coding Education for Healthcare Information Services, a physicians revenue cycle management company. She has over 35 years experience in all areas of the physician practice, and specializes in Orthopaedics.  Lynn is currently a  workshop and audio presenter. She is a  former member of the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) National Advisory Board, and has served...   More Info
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