Learn the latest information on ICD-10-CM coding guidelines and reporting requirements and details on all code changes effective for dates of service beginning October 1, 2020. Prepare your providers to document properly to support 2021 ICD-10 new codes.
CMPE, CMC, CMIS, CMOM, CMCO, CMCA-E/M
Linda is President of her medical practice management consulting firm, D'Spain Consulting. She travels the country conducting national seminars, workshops and webinars and consulting with physician practices, hospitals and medical societies on healthcare reimbursement, documentation guidelines, procedural and diagnostic coding, financial management, human resources, medical office management and compliance with fraud and abuse, OSHA, and HIPAA. She has also served as an Independent Review Organization (IRO) for the Office of the Inspector General and consulted for the Texas Medical and Dental Boards.
With more than 30 years of experience in medical practice management, Linda has managed cardiology, cardiothoracic, vascular surgery, physical therapy, orthopedics, pediatric orthopedics, gynecology and reproductive endocrinology and large multispecialty group practices. She maintained broad responsibilities in business and clinical operations, financial management, governance and organizational dynamics, human resource management, marketing, customer service, compliance, information system management, mergers and acquisitions and risk management.
Linda has attained all five PMI certifications. She also has a degree in Business Administration and is a Board Certified Medical Practice Executive through the American College of Medical Practice Executives, a member of the San Antonio Medical Group Managers Association (MGMA) and has served as an advisory board member with PMI.
As stated in the Introduction to the ICD-10-CM Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting, "a joint effort between the healthcare provider and the coder is essential to achieve complete and accurate documentation, code assignment, and reporting of diagnoses and procedures."
Beginning October 1, 2021, hundreds of ICD-10-CM code changes will go into effect for patient encounters impacting numerous specialties. Don't let improperly coded claims break your revenue cycle. Let us help you save time and gain the facts on the code changes in this very informative ICD-10-CM update program.
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