The Coding ICD-10: The Next Level class is designed to take coders with basic knowledge of ICD-10 to the next level. Armed with an improved foundation in documentation, medical terminology and anatomy and physiology, participants will be able to put their new knowledge into action in this class. Find out how many diagnostic codes can be used and what to look for when Superbills go away. Compare and contrast the terminology in ICD-9 with the codes for ICD-10. Hands-on work will reinforce knowledge base.
- V and E supplementary codes will be represented by other codes embedded in the new coding system
- Learn how many diagnostic codes can be used and what to look for when super bills change
- Incorporate important official guidelines for coding in ICD-10 and code accordingly
- Compare and contrast the terminology in ICD-9 with the codes for ICD-10
- Each specialty has detailed clinical terms that the coder will need to learn
- Hands-on coding exercises
- ICD-10-CM chapter-specific guidelines
- New features including expanded codes, more detail and changes in timeframes
- Future status of Supplementary Classifications
- How to handle “excluded notes”
- Use of flags in the mapping system
- Web resources and guide to implementation, planning and staff training
- Analysis of HIPAA-related transaction standards
- Time-saving tips for a smooth transition
Who Should Attend
This class is appropriate for anyone in the practice who will have a hand in ICD-10. Experienced coders will get the technical details they need to learn the ICD-10 system. Clinical and non-clinical staff seeking a better understanding of the overall conversion are also encouraged to attend.
The content covered in this course assumes a basic to intermediate understanding of diagnostic coding for physician services.
What to Bring
A current copy of the ICD-9-CM Vols. I & II is required for this course. A course manual will be provided.
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In preparation for the October 2014 deadline, PMI workshops are underway in classrooms across the country. These courses have been developed in accordance with CMS staged implementation guidelines. They are designed to reinforce and build on the participant’s existing body of knowledge, providing better overall comprehension and retention.
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