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
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
• Benefits of ICD-10
• Similarities and differences from ICD-9
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
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For More Information:
Please visit the CMS ICD-10 website.