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Get a First Glimpse of 400+ Proposed ICD-10-CM Changes Set for October 1 and Learn How They Will Impact Your Coding

Product Code: YMPDA062717D

Quick Overview

Physician practices need a clear picture—as soon as possible—of the ICD-10-CM code changes coming October 1. CMS released more than 400 proposed diagnosis code changes in April, including 324 new codes, 43 revised codes, and 38 deactivated codes. In most cases, as codes become more detailed, the documentation and coding requirements will get more complicated.
Publication Date Jun 27, 2017

Price: $199.00

Get a First Glimpse of 400+ Proposed ICD-10-CM Changes Set for October 1 and Learn How They Will Impact Your Coding

Get a First Glimpse of 400+ Proposed ICD-10-CM Changes Set for October 1 and Learn How They Will Impact Your Coding

Presented on: 
Tuesday. June 27, 2017

Presented by: 
Margie Scalley Vaught, CPC, COC, CPC-I, CCS-P, MCS-P, ACS-EM, ACS-OR 

Level of Program: 
Intermediate 

Sponsored By: 
Orthopedic Coder’s Pink Sheet 

Physician practices need a clear picture—as soon as possible—of the ICD-10-CM code changes coming October 1. CMS released more than 400 proposed diagnosis code changes in April, including 324 new codes, 43 revised codes, and 38 deactivated codes. In most cases, as codes become more detailed, the documentation and coding requirements will get more complicated. 

Join expert speaker Margie Scalley Vaught, CPC, COC, CPC-I, CCS-P, MCS-P, ACS-EM, ACS-OR, as she breaks down the top ICD-10-CM changes, the rationale for making them, and how the new codes are likely to impact clinician documentation. She will show participants where the changes are concentrated, as well as point out new codes that could ease reimbursement challenges. With this on-demand webinar, practices will get a breakdown of where the key impacts will be and strategies to address them. 

At the conclusion of this on-demand program, participants will be able to: 

  • Know their way around the top ICD-10-CM changes, their impact on physician documentation, and the rationale behind the new, revised, and deleted codes
  • Understand what parts of the code set have the highest volume of code changes 
  • Be able to identify codes that can ease reimbursement challenges 

Agenda 

  • New non-pressure ulcer codes and how they should be assigned 
  • Musculoskeletal code changes, including revised dermatomyositis and new spinal stenosis codes
  • New obstetric codes, including tubal pregnancy and maternal care for fetal heart rate abnormality
  • New pulmonary hypertension codes and how they should be assigned
  • An overview of ophthalmologic code additions, including degenerative myopathy, low vision, and blindness

Who Should Listen? 

  • Physician practice coders 
  • Coding managers 
  • Billing managers 
  • Clinicians 
  • Compliance managers 

Continuing Education

AAPC
(Live + On Demand) -This program has the prior approval of AAPC for 1.0 continuing education hours. Granting of prior approval in no way constitutes endorsement by AAPC of the program content or the program sponsor. (Ability to claim CEH’s for this webinar expires on: 6/26/18.)

BMSC (Live + On Demand) - Attendance for the entire webinar, sponsored by Decision Health, is required to earn the continuing education unit. Upon the completion of the webinar, attendees will receive 1 HCS-D CEU from the Board of Medical Specialty Coding and Compliance. (Ability to claim CEU for this webinar expires on 6/26/18.)

Your Expert Presenter 

Margie Scalley VaughtMargie Scalley Vaught, CPC, COC, CPC-I, CCS-P, MCS-P, ACS-EM, ACS-OR, has more than 30 years of experience in the healthcare arena, including more than 20 years in orthopedic coding, billing, and reimbursement. She frequently performs internal audits, provides education and training to physicians and office staff, and helps clinics establish billing and compliance manuals. Vaught is an advisor on orthopedic coding for the Board of Medical Specialty Coding, and she helped to develop the Advanced Orthopedic Coding credentialing exam. She has contributed many articles to the AAOS Bulletin, and she serves as consulting editor to Medical Practice Coding Pro and the Orthopedic Coder’s Pink Sheet.