Clinical Data Management (Coding)

Applications and analysis of quality and clinical resources appropriate to the clinical setting to include database management, and coding compliance using CPT, ICD-9-CM, or other specialized coding systems within the prospective or payment system to ensure quality and cost effectiveness of the services rendered (for example, data integrity, quality of documentation, and clinical efficiency).

ICD-10-PCS for FY2018 – Challenging Questions Answered!

December 12, 2017
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM ET

Now that we’ve been using the ICD-10-PCS code set updated for FY2018, some challenging questions have surfaced. Attend this webinar to learn the answers to questions about the new guideline for coding to the furthest point, replacement versus supplement, non-excisional debridement, drug-eluting stents versus drug-coated balloons and determining the duration value for hemodialysis coding. Learn practical tips to help you code confidently every day from one of the co-author of the popular AHIMA textbook, ICD-10-PCS: An Applied Approach.

Speaker: Lynn Kuehn, MS, RHIA, CCS-P, FAHIMA

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Avoiding Common Pitfalls With Interventional Radiology Coding

November 7, 2017
12:00 PM – 1:30 PM ET

Over the past decade, IR coding expert Stacie L. Buck has noted that on average, providers of interventional radiology services have only a 60% coding accuracy rate! Join Stacie for this informative program as she shares the most common coding errors that she identifies when conducting audits of interventional radiology services and tips to help you avoid them.

CEUs: 2.0 – Clinical Data Management

Speaker: Stacie L Buck, RHIA, CCS-P, RCC, CIRCC, AAPC Fellow

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FY2018 ICD-10-CM Update and FY2018 ICD-10-PCS Update

FY2018 ICD-10-CM Update

September 14, 2017
12:00 PM – 1:30 PM Alaska Time

  • Goals: Review Key ICD-10-CM new, revised and deleted codes for FY2018
  • Enhance coding knowledge and skills
  • Learn
  • Understand Coding Guidelines
  • Questions/Answers

FY2018 ICD-10-PCS Update

September 28, 2017
12:00 PM – 1:30 PM Alaska Time

  • Goals: Review Key ICD-10-PCS new, revised and deleted codes for FY2018
  • Learn about “Device” coding for ICD-10-PCS
  • Enhance coding knowledge and skills
  • Understand Coding Guideline Changes
  • Questions/Answers

Speaker: Gloryanne Bryant, RHIA, CDIP, CCS, CCDS

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2018 ICD-10-CM and PCS Update Webinars

CD-10-CM Webinar

September 26, 2017
11:30 am – 12:30 pm ET

What is in store for us with the coding update? How about 400+ICD-10-CM codes, 270 revised codes and 122 deleted codes for ICD-10-CM. We will review any new CM codes/conventions. We will discuss if some of these codes will meet as MCC, CC, or HCC or the impact that they could have on PSI. We will review some of the MS-DRG changes.

ICD-10-PCS Webinar

September 27, 2017
11:30 am – 12:30 pm ET

PCS Review: What is instore? How about the following:
3,562 new codes, 1821 revised codes, and 646 deleted codes.
These changes will take PCS to over 76,000 codes.
Update wording to the PCS Coding Guidelines
New tables and qualifier will be reviewed

How is it valuable? These webinars are designed to assist you in preparation for the onslaught of new codes, review of coding guideline changes, and review tabular and index changes that will affect code assignment in ICD-10-CM and PCS.

Speaker: Mary Gregory, RHIT, CCS, CDIP, CPC, CCS-P, CPC-I

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IPPS FY2018 Final Rule and ICD-10 Code Updates

Rescheduled for September 21, 2017
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM ET


Whose turn was it to watch the ICD-10 Cooperating Parties?

Time flies when you are having fun so believe it or not, Fiscal Year 2018 is just around the corner! FY2018 brings interesting changes to ICD-10-CM, ICD-10-PCS and the Inpatient Prospective Payment System.

This webinar summarizes the upcoming changes to the code sets and highlights the final FY18 changes to the IPPS.

As a teaser, ICD-10-CM contains over 350 new codes, almost 150 deleted codes and more than 250 revised codes. Surprisingly, a few of the revisions were not included in the proposed changes but were added to the final release for FY18.

Then there is ICD-10-PCS. PCS contains over 3500 new codes; over 1800 revised codes and almost 650 deleted codes.  There are also some new and revised PCS definitions and guidelines.

Speaker: Brandy Ziesemer, MA, RHIA, CCS, ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer

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Physician Based OB/GYN Ed’Venture

Online Education Course

A full session of OB/GYN learning (physician based info) to include

  • Unlocking the Secrets of the Medicare Fee Schedule
  • 2017 coding education forum
  • Medical Necessity
  • Queries

This is 1 complete session worth 5 CEU’s all in PDF format, and will include a 25 Q&A that must be completed to receive the full 5 CEUs.

All 5 CEu’s will apply to Clinical Data Management

Presenter: Lori-Lynne A. Webb, CPC, CCS-P, CCP, CHDA, COBGC, CDIP

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Upcoming Meetings

Thu 21

VA/DC HFMA Fall Education Conference

September 20 8:00 AM - September 22 12:20 PM EDT
Thu 21

OkHIMA Annual Convention

September 21 8:00 AM - September 22 5:00 PM EDT
Thu 21

TxHIMA Revenue Cycle for HIM Professionals Webinar

September 21 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EDT
Fri 22

OAHIMA Fall Quarterly Meeting

September 22 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM EDT