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Live Webinar 2012 New and Changed ICD-9- CM Codes Date: Wednesday, October 5, 2011 Duration: 90 Minutes
Instructor: Judy Adams
Time: 10:00 AM PDT | 01:00 PM EDT
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Price: $195.00 (for one participant)
Webinar Overview: Don't miss this opportunity to learn about all of the ICD-9-CM changes for 2012. It is imperative that all coders stay current on changes in the official ICD-9-CM codes and be prepared to implement those changes by October 1st. This session will provide an overview of the changes with particular emphasis on the changes that are most likely to impact home health care services and payment. While coders never code based on payment alone,
knowledge of the diagnoses that impact payment is an import aspect of the coder's tool box. Although we were anticipating minimal changes to ICD-9-CM For 20112, there are a plethora of changes including: 166 new codes, 11 new subcategories, 168 revisions to existing codes and 88 deleted codes. .
Areas Covered In the Seminar:
All coders have a responsibility to assign only valid codes for their claims. Attendance at this session will prepare you for the changes in ICD-9-CM coding effective October 1, 2011. Don't risk the consequence of rejection of your claims and delays in reimbursement for your services because you were unaware of coding changes. This webinar allows you to receive all of the information you need related to the new and changed ICD-9-CM codes in the comfort of your office and without additional lost time related to travel to other sites for the education needed to ensure the coding on your claims is up-to-date and accurate.
This session will provide an overview of: the 166 new codes effective 10/1/11 Basic definition and characteristics of many of the new codes Identification of which codes will be or are likely to be case mix under the home health prospective payment system
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Designated Diagnosis Coders Billing Staff Quality Improvement Personnel Supervisors or Managers with responsibility of oversight and review of information submitted for service payment
Click here to register for this webinar Instructor Profile Judy Adams President, Adams Home Care Consulting, Inc
Judy Adams is President and Owner of Adams Home Care Consulting, Inc. and provides clinical and operational consultation and education services to home care, home health and hospice organizations. Judy has more than 30 years experience in all aspects of home care and regularly contributes to a variety of home care industry publications. She has been certified as a Homecare Coding Specialist – Diagnosis (HCS-D) since 2003 and a Home Care Clinical Specialist – OASIS (HCS-O) since its inception in March 2011 from the Board of Medical Specialty Coding and Compliance and holds a certificate as a OASIS Specialist - Clinical (COS-C) from the OASIS Certificate and Competency Board since 2006. more... TOP
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Published on Sep 25, 2011
Don't miss this opportunity to learn about all of the ICD-9-CM changes for 2012. It is imperative that all coders stay current on changes in...