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Date
2013-08-22
Event
ICD-10 Basics
Topic
ICD-10

Description:
Keynote speaker Sue Bowman, from the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), gives a presentation on ICD-10 basics along with an implementation update by CMS. A question and answer session follows the presentation.

Since this call was held, HHS has issued a rule finalizing October 1, 2015 as the new compliance date for health care providers, health plans, and health care clearinghouses to transition to ICD-10.

When: Thursday, August 22, 2013

Time:   1:30 PM - 3:00 PM Eastern Time

Target Audience:
Medical coders, physicians, physician office staff, nurses and other non-physician practitioners, provider billing staff, health records staff, vendors, educators, system maintainers, laboratories, and all Medicare providers

Agenda:

• Benefits of ICD-10
• Similarities and differences from ICD-9
• Coding
   o Basics of finding a diagnosis code
   o Placeholder "x"
   o Unspecified codes
   o External cause of injury codes
   o Type of encounter
• Training needs and timelines
• Resources for coding and training
• National implementation issues
 

Call Materials:

Video Slideshow Presentation

Presentation

Audio

Transcript

Registration:
To register for an MLN Connects National Provider Call, please visit the CMS Upcoming National Provider Calls registration website

For More Information:
Please visit the CMS ICD-10 website.