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Home > Audio Learning Center > ICD-10-CM Code Updates - Effective October 1

ICD-10-CM Code Updates - Effective October 1

Date:Tuesday, August 29, 2017
Time:12 noon to 1:30 p.m. Central Time
Course fee:$199
Presented by: Tom Stevens, CMC, CMIS, CMOM, CCS-P, CPC

Webinar/Audio Conference FAQs

More than 400 ICD-10-CM code changes will go into effect on October 1st for patient encounters occurring from Oct. 1, 2017 through Sept. 30, 2018. A number of specialties will be impacted. Don’t let improperly coded claims put a choke hold on your revenue - gain the facts on the code changes in this ICD-10-CM update program.

The latest news available on ICD-10-CM coding guidelines and General Equivalence Mappings (GEMs) will be shared. New codes released for 2018 include the following areas: neoplasms, Type 2 diabetes mellitus, myocardial infarction and heart failure, substance abuse remission, myopia, blindness and low vision, intestinal obstruction and adhesions, non-pressure chronic ulcers, unspecified breast lumps, and antenatal screenings.

Highlights:

  • 360 new codes
  • 142 deletions
  • 226 code revisions

Who Should Attend

This course will provide the most current reimbursement information available for ICD-10-CM specifically for medical office coding and billing professionals, providers, office managers, consultants, and compliance officers.

Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

PMI CEU APPROVED Earn 1.5 PMI CEUs for attendance at this program. Practice Management Institute grants CEUs for its certified professionals based on total number of instructional hours (1 CEU per hour of classroom instruction). CEUs may be applied to annual recertification requirements, as directed in the certification renewal requirements for your credential(s).

If you are seeking CEU credits for other certifications or organizations, please contact your organization for pre-approval and credit guidelines. A certificate of attendance will be provided.


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About the Presenter

Tom has more than 20 years of experience in medical practice management, coding, revenue recovery, compliance, and regulatory changes. He also has a long history teaching proper coding guidelines to both clinical and non-clinical staff. He has served as a consultant and coding analyst where he has facilitated proper documentation flow and been responsible for medical record compliance. His in-depth experience has helped the medical practices with which he has been associated increase their overall profitability and improve documentation, coding, billing and collection protocols and accuracy.



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