Especially for new coders working in an outpatient setting, this four-part series covers the fundamentals of coding guidelines as well as an introduction to CPT, ICD-10-CM, and E/M coding. Includes 12 hours of recorded content and digital workbooks.
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Especially for new coders working in an outpatient setting, this four-part series covers fundamental coding concepts and introduces CPT, ICD-10-CM, and E/M coding. This course includes 12 hours of recorded instruction and 4 digital workbooks.
This program provides an introduction to ICD-10-CM, CPT and HCPCS Level II coding systems and explores essential coding concepts that directly impact reimbursement for healthcare services provided in an outpatient setting.
This course provides basic level instruction in diagnostic coding for the medical practice or outpatient setting. Medical coders abstract details from the healthcare providers' reports to select or validate the proper ICD-10-CM code(s). Coding conventions, general guidelines, and chapter-specific guidelines will be introduced and clarified.
This course provides basic instructions in procedural coding in the AMA CPT-4 manual for the medical practice or other outpatient settings. Participants will learn to identify the main term and select the medical, surgical, and/or diagnostic procedure or service that accurately describes what is supported by the documentation in the medical record.
Learn the steps that tie accurate code selection to proper reimbursement. Participants will identify the components of an E/M service focusing on the three key components, define medical necessity and learn the general rules for documenting E/M services.
CMC, CMIS, CMOM, CCS-P, CPC
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. He has hired, trained, and supervised coders for a variety of specialties including cardiology, pulmonology, nephrology, psychiatry, family practice, oncology and neurology. 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.
Tom's warm and enthusiastic teaching style exhibits his genuine desire to engage his audience as he shares best practices from his collective experience and that of the PMI faculty. The ever-evolving face of medicine and the requirements placed on medical practices mandates that medical professionals up their game in acquiring and updating knowledge and strategies for effective medical practice management. Tom is a master at helping you do this.
Participants will need self-supplied 2018 CPT and ICD-10-CM coding books to reference along with the study materials provided.