|Date:||Tuesday, May 29, 2012|
|Time:||12 noon to 1:30 p.m. Central Time|
|Taught by:||Nancy Maguire, ACS, PCS, FCS, HCS-D, CRT|
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Introducing the new "Z" Codes, soon to replace V codes as part of the ICD-10-CM transition. No longer just a Supplementary Classification status, Z codes will gain recognition as a real live Chapter (21) upon implementation of ICD-10. Chapter 21 is titled: "Factors Influencing Health Status and Contact with Health Services." The increased specificity of Z-codes is designed to help get claims paid faster and with fewer errors, requests for medical records, or chart reviews (we hope). Get an expert explanation as to why some "Z" codes are only primary, only secondary, or can be in either primary or secondary diagnosis slot. Also learn when Z codes should not be used.
- Differences in main terms and definitions, such as: Encounter for.......; Health Examination.....; Encounter for screening for......, Need for immunization........; Persons encountering health services in circumstances related to reproduction, etc.
- Z73.0- Burn out
- Z00 and Z01 categories to include: Persons encountering health services for examinations are available when the encounter is for an examination "with abnormal findings" and "without abnormal findings.
- Crosswalk: V76.12 Other screening mammogram, to Z12.31 Encounter for screening mammogram for malignancy of breast
- Z16 Infection with drug-resistant microorganisms
- Understand the differences between the V- and Z-code
sets, and whether the two are equivalent
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About the Presenter
Nancy is a nationallyrenowned procedural and diagnostic coding instructor, boot camp trainer, and workshop leader. She is a highly-talented presenter who uses her knowledge and humor to reinforce the philosophy that coding can be fun! She has spent more than 30 years as a hands-on coder and has authored countless coding articles and presentations. In her expansive career, she has transitioned from nursing, to coding, to practice management, auditing and consulting. Nancy served as Director of Coding and Reimbursement at UTMB in Galveston Texas for four years. She served the first two terms as president of AAPC in the early 1990s. Her expert guidance is guaranteed to help medical office professionals make the best decisions in their everyday jobs and a positive impact on their career.