Online Training Course

Prod ID: 394
ICD-10-CM Coding Update

ICD-10-CM codes are updated annually, impacting a variety of specialties. This course covers details on the annual update for FY 2023 - for patient encounters occurring from October 1, 2022 through September 30, 2023. Learn the major changes in each chapter that your providers and coders must know for proper code assignment and claim submissions.




161 min



This intermediate-level, instructor-guided training will cover updates to codes and the general and chapter-specific coding and reporting guidelines for patient encounters for FY 2023, beginning October 1, 2022.

  • 1176 new codes
  • 251 deleted codes
  • 36 codes have been converted to parent code
  • 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.

    Learn the most current information available for ICD-10-CM specifically for medical office coding and billing professionals, providers, office managers, consultants, and compliance officers. Includes a digital file with details on all ICD-10-CM changes.

    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.

    Learn the potential impact to your practice. 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. This program will help determine what templates or other documents that may need to be updated and/or replaced. Ensure your EHR system code submissions remain accurate. Collaborate with your practice management system and EHR vendors to update coding and billing software.


  • Significant amount of codes are in the External Cause of Morbidity codes and Injury poisoning and Other consequences of External Causes
  • Focus on Social Determinants of Health - new Z codes
  • Several new codes for dementia (Neurology, Mental Health)
  • New codes for Diseases of the Circulatory System (Cardiology)
  • New OB codes for maternal care for (suspected) various specific nervous malformations or damage, chromosomal abnormalities or other fetal abnormalities by fetal site of fetus
  • 139 new codes in Chapter 14 Diseases of the Genitourinary System; many new endometriosis codes by site and now depth (N80-)
  • Course includes 6 months On Demand access to pre-recorded instruction and a digital companion manual.

    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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