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Keep Your Ortho Practice Ahead of Oct. 1 ICD-10-CM Code Changes

Product Code: YMPDA081616D

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Take a deep dive into key ortho code changes to ensure you are prepared for the first diagnosis code update in five years and guarantee full reimbursement.
Publication Date Aug 16, 2016

Price: $199.00

Keep Your Ortho Practice Ahead of Oct. 1 ICD-10-CM Code Changes

Take a deep dive into key ortho code changes to ensure you are prepared for the first diagnosis code update in five years and guarantee full reimbursement.

It’s final — more than 3,000 ICD-10-CM code changes are coming. Is your practice ready for the massive code update on Oct. 1? General understanding of ICD-10-CM is not enough. To truly excel as a specialty practice coder, you must understand the nuances of diagnosis codes as applied to the patient population you serve.

Get an ortho-focused overview of proposed ICD-10-CM additions, deletions and revisions and how they will influence musculoskeletal coding Oct. 1. After this intensive webinar with coding expert Ruby O’Brochta Woodward, you’ll:

  • Find out about key code changes to post-operative complication codes – you won’t be coding post-op hemorrhages and hematomas the same way after Oct. 1
  • Learn exactly how new bunion codes differ from hallux valgus. Tip: The code you select could affect payment
  • Get guidance on how to navigate the new atypical pathological femoral fracture codes, as well as traumatic foot and ankle fracture codes
  • Gain a working understanding of the bilateral extremity nerve disorder codes
  • Learn the documentation and code selection requirements for the new periprosthetic fractures around joint implants
  • Find out about a new ICD-10 code to help you communicate when an arthroscopic procedure converts to an open surgery

Approved for 1 AAPC or BMSC CEU