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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: YMPDA062717A

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.

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 
1:00-2:00 p.m. Eastern 

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. By attending this webinar, practices will get a breakdown of where the key impacts will be and strategies to address them. 

At the conclusion of this 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 

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. 


How the Webinar Works

  • Add this webinar to your shopping cart or call toll-free 1-855-CALL-DH1 (1-855-225-5341).

  • In advance of the webinar you will receive a toll free telephone number with dialing instructions and a link to download the course materials. Listen in and follow along live on the web or stream the training On Demand after the live date. Note: On Demand viewers are eligible for CEUs.

  • There is no limit to the number of staff from your office who can listen to the webinar live via speakerphone* or view On Demand. Access to the On Demand version and its accompanying materials is guaranteed for 90 days from the date of purchase.

  • When prompted, you will have an opportunity to ask your questions during the live webinar only.


Webinar system requirements and program materials: 

To fully benefit from the webcast experience, please note you will need a computer equipped with the following: 

Browser: Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 or later, Firefox, Chrome, or Safari, with JavaScript enabled 
Internet: 56K or faster Internet connection (high-speed connection recommended) 
Streaming: for audio/video streaming, Adobe Flash plug-in or Safari browser on iOS devices 

Prior to the webinar, you will receive an email with detailed system requirements, your login information, presentation slides, and other materials that you can print and distribute to all attendees at your location. 


CAN'T LISTEN LIVE? 
No problem. The On-Demand version is now available. Use it as a training tool at your convenience—whenever your new or existing staff need a refresher or need to understand a new concept. Play it once or dozens of times. A $199 value! 

* One phone line per registration fee. Additional connections subject to additional registration fees.