ICD-10-CM 2018 Coding Updates

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2018 ICD-10 Updates!

It’s that time of year again!  October 1st of every year the ICD-10-CM code set and guidelines are updated. This year’s changes include:

    • 360 New code additions
    • 142 Code deletions
    • 250+ Code title revisions

Along with updates to the guidelines, such as the use of the index term “in”, there are several code revisions that impact home health.

    • Recurrent C-diff
    • Blindness and low vision
    • Type 2 DM with ketoacidosis
    • Psychoactive substance abuse in remission
    • COPD sequencing
    • Heart failure
    • MI types
    • Severity of non-pressure ulcers

Are you prepared for the coding changes in effect for services provided October 1st and later?

Join this session for an overview of all the 2018 code changes and avoid billing rejections. You’ll get all the information you need to maintain coding accuracy and proper reimbursement.

FREE BONUS: ICD-10 Updates Practice Test.  Test your coders on the changes to ensure they have mastered these new skills.

Lisa is Fazzi’s Director of Coding Quality and Education, and is also an AHIMA certified ICD-10-CM trainer. With over 15 years home health coding experience, Lisa brings a breadth of knowledge to her trainings. Lisa has had progressive experience in home health organizations for over 30 years and over sixteen years of experience in consulting such topics as strategic planning, organizational and operational design, workflow analysis, interim management and staff development. She has received a certificate for Home Care Coding Specialist-Diagnosis from the Board of Advanced Medical Coding and has made numerous presentations on Diagnostic Coding throughout the US.
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0.85 hrs

Contact Hours: Nursing

Skill Level: Intermediate

Instructor Name : Lisa Woolery, RN, BSN, BCHH-C