2017 ICD-10-CM updates and challenges for Orthopedics

Rachel M. Kaser BS, CPC, MHSA August 23, 2016

Tue, Aug 23, 2016
1 PM EDT
1 AAPC - Approved CEU

 

Join our complimentary webinar to learn the upcoming ICD-10 code changes specific to orthopedics. Rachel M. Kaser, BS, CPC, MHSA, AHIMA-Approved ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer and Auditor for SuperCoder.com, will teach you which new and revised codes will have maximum impact on your practice and ensure you have the latest updates on the official coding guidelines. Attend our free webinar and minimize your chance of denials today!

 

By the end of this webinar, you will be able to:

  • Recognize new, revised, and deleted 2017 ICD-10-CM codes specific to orthopedics.
  • Learn the much-needed ICD-10-CM changes/clarifications like the guidance on the 7th character applications in Chapter 19.
  • Adopt the new atypical fracture codes including M84.750 (Atypical femoral fracture, unspecified), M84.751 (Incomplete atypical femoral fracture, right leg), M84.752 (Incomplete atypical femoral fracture, left leg), M84.753 (Incomplete atypical femoral fracture, unspecified leg), and M84.754 (Complete transverse atypical femoral fracture, right leg).
  • Ensure medical necessity is met for conditions like hip and knee replacements, knee arthroscopies, hip fractures, and femur fractures.
  • Discover new codes for Salter-Harris fractures.
  • Understand the updated orthopedic acronyms. Your orthopedic physician should be very careful in his or her use of abbreviations. Many hospital organizations now have proscribed lists of abbreviations that should not be used.
  • Avoid setbacks to reimbursement.
  • Use expert orthopedic-specific tools to accurately select codes necessary for compliance and optimum reimbursement.

 

Sign up now for this webinar as our seasoned presenter talks about the latest ICD-10 changes that have the greatest impact on your orthopedic practice and how you can ensure success in the complex orthopedic care domain!

 

Take home 1 AAPC CEU for CPC®, COC™, CPC-P®, CPB™, CPMA®, CPCO™, CPPM®, CASCC™, CCPC™, CEDC™, CEMC™, CFPC™, CIMC™, COSC™, CPEDC™ and CSFAC™.

 

Speaker Bio:

Rachel M. Kaser is an Auditor for SuperCoder.com from The Coding Institute (TCI), where she completes audits for several clients including hospitals, large and small group practices, and specialty clinics. Through American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC), she is a Certified Professional Coder (CPC®) since 2008. She is also an AHIMA-Approved ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer. Rachel has a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management from Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan and a Master’s degree in Health Services Administration from Central Michigan University in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan.

 

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