Online Training Course

Prod ID: 179
ICD-10-CM Coding Update - 2022

ICD-10-CM codes are updated annually on October 1, impacting a variety of specialties. This course covers details on the annual update for FY 2022 - for patient encounters occurring from 10/1/21 through 9/30/22. Learn the major changes in each chapter that your providers and coders must know for proper code assignment and claim submissions in 2022. [Get this course free with CMC online course enrollment]




180 min



The Introduction to the ICD-10-CM Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting states that "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." Don’t let improperly coded claims put a chokehold on your revenue. In this informative program we have gathered all the facts about what is new for diagnostic coding to ensure your team - and EHR system - will be updated with the most current codes. Ensure your providers are informed of these changes:

  • 159 new codes
  • 32 code revisions
  • 20 deleted

Linda D'Spain


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.

Medical office coding and billing professionals, providers, office managers, consultants, and compliance officers will benefit from teh information covered in this annual update course. Includes digital course materials with a summary of all code changes plus an explanation of the changes and their potential impact on the practice.

This is an intermediate-level course. Content assumes knowledge of outpatient coding and reimbursement. No additional outside resources are required for participation. An ICD-10-CM code set manual may be helpful to best comprehend the context of the revisions that will be discussed.

General highlights for new, revised, and deleted codes will be reviewed along with the latest reporting guidelines available. New additions include a code for post COVID condition. The top 10 chapters with new code additions, and the specialties most directly impacted by them, will be highlighted:

  1. Chapter 19 - Injuries and Poisonings
  2. Chapter 13 - Diseases of the Musculoskeletal System
  3. Chapter 21 - Factors Influencing Health
  4. Chapter 18 - Signs, Symptoms, and Abnormal Clinical and Laboratory Findings
  5. Chapter 11 - Diseases of the Digestive System
  6. Chapter 6 - Diseases of the Nervous System
  7. Chapter 16 - Conditions Originating in the Perinatal Period
  8. Chapter 12 - Diseases of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue
  9. Chapter 3 - Diseases of the Blood and Blood Forming Organs
  10. Chapter 2 - Neoplasms

In addition, a significant number of number of changes to the Excludes 1 and Excludes 2 notes will be reviewed. 


Self-paced online program includes unlimited review of recorded instruction and digital companion materials for 6 months.

Comments from past participants:

“Very informative and confident about the content. Thank you.”

“Excellent; well done! Very good information, and in detail.”

“Linda D'Spain was excellent as the instructor. She knows her coding business forwards and backwards!”

“Instructor was very effective and knowledgeable. I rely on this course every year to inform me about updates.”

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