Finding the Tip of the Catheter and Other Tricks for Accurate Vascular Access Device ICD-10-PCS and CPT Coding

June 27, 2019
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM MT

Are you struggling to assign the correct ICD-10-PCS and CPT codes for PICC lines, central lines, and port-a-caths? These “simple” procedures are made more complex thanks to various components, body parts, PCS device values, and differing coding rules for ICD-10-PCS and CPT. This presentation will give an overview of the different types of vascular access devices, pertinent anatomy, and documentation requirements and offer tips and tricks for accurate coding in both coding systems.

Speaker: Kristi Pollard, RHIT, CCS, CPC, CIRCC, AHIMA-Approved ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer

Infusions and Injections Foundation

Published April 23, 2019

Discuss the CPT codes and the coding rules regarding Infusion and Injection coding for hospital services. Review what modifiers are required and when they would be necessary.

Speakers: Maria Puerto, CCS, COC, CPMA, CRC and Amy Clark, CCS, CPC


CCS or CCS-P Online Certification Exam Prep – 12-week Course

Start Date: May 27, 2019
End Date: August 25, 2019

This online workshop is designed to provide individuals in their FINAL stages of preparing to take the CCS or CCS-P exam with the knowledge needed to better prepare for the examination. These workshops are also designed to strengthen and reinforce competencies for ALL domains of the exam.

ICD-10-CM Coding Guidance for Long Term Care Facilities (Body of Knowledge)

Published: March 2019

Wild Winter Ed’Ventures!

This is an article from the AHIMA BOK that has some wonderful information for long term care coders, and how to apply the guidelines for ICD-10CM correctly.

In addition to the LTC guidelines, there is hands on 25 quiz after the article to work on skill building… You could get this “for free” off the BOK, however, if you want a few CEU’s for your hard work and efforts.. Grab your 2 CEU’s for $10.00 and really take advantage of what we can help you with, and skill build at the same time!