Preparing for ICD-10 in the Pulmonary Office

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Prerecorded Event
Jill M. Young, CPC, CEDC, CIMC
60 Minutes
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Ensure a Systematic and Efficient Transition to ICD-10 in Your Pulmonary Office

ICD-10 offers unique challenges to each specialty. Pulmonary with its focus on diseases of the lungs reflects an area of coding that will require physicians to document additional aspects of a patient's history of and exposure to smoking. Other specificity with identification of the infectious agent for certain lung conditions makes complete physician documentation a must. Patients with COPD often have both emphysema and chronic bronchitis in their diagnosis.

Are the guidelines same as they were for these diseases in ICD9?

Know everything about ICD-10 pulmonary coding reporting with our expert Jill Young. Here is what you get when you attend this power packed training session:

  • Where to find the most recent code -set for ICD-10
  • Where to find current ICD-10 Guidelines and ideas on how to use them today?
  • Tips on collecting and storing frequently asked smoking questions in patients with lung disease.

Here’re few additional topics covered in the session:

  • Proper sequencing of respiratory failure and other respiratory conditions
  • ICD-10-CM and details of implementation
  • ICD-10 v/s ICD-9 Guidelines
  • Phases of ICD-10 CM
  • Classification of Diseases, Functioning, and Disability
  • Nuances of Pneumonia coding
  • New classification structure of asthma reflecting severity of the asthma and status of an acute illness
  • CMS Resources basics for Medicare practices
  • A coders definition of acute exacerbation of lung conditions and status asthmaticus
  • Why is COPD unique in coding?
  • Excludes1 and Excludes2
  • Sleep disorders - what is different about apnea codes?
  • RLM & RLS are they still separate codes even though many patients have both disorders
  • Documentation of Complications of Care
  • Assess quality of Medical Record Documentation

Who should attend? Office Managers, Administrators, Coders and Billers

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About Our Speaker

Jill M. Young - Pulmonology Guidelines Expert

Jill Young, CPC, CEDC, CIMC, is the Principal of Young Medical Consulting, LLC, A company founded 11 years ago to meet the education and compliance needs of physicians and their staff. Jill has over 30 years of medical experience working in all areas of the medical practice including clinical, billing and rounding with physicians. Her comments and opinions can be seen in several publications and also...   More Info
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