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You Can Do ICD10 Ortho With No Coding Know How

Jennifer Godreau CPC, CPMA, CPEDC, AHIMA Approved ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer March 26, 2015

1 AAPC - Approved CEU for COSC®, CPMA® & CPC®

BoneCoder10 and CDI basics protect productivity and payment

If you – or any staff - are freaking out from the estimated 20 minutes additional billing effort per claim due to ICD10 coding, you’ve got to attend this FREE Event to see how you can do ICD10 more efficiently.

Trying to find a diagnosis in ICD10 can be like finding a needle in a haystack. You’ve got to know the correct word to get the correct results in any code search electronic product and then hunt through a list of options. Even book searching requires knowing the correct term to look up first in the index before you locate the code in the tabular section. Then you’ve got to repeat the whole process again if the main code requires an additional code.

Relief: Learn the basics of clinical documentation improvement that will ironclad your payments plus see how to nail the correct code combinations in a few simple clicks with no ICD10 coding knowledge required! Join AHIMA Approved ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer Jennifer Godreau, CPC, CPMA, CPEDC for this 60-minute webinar.


You’ll learn:

  • The additional critical piece to look for in documentation of knee diagnoses
  • What to do when site documented as “arm” or “leg” without elaboration and no general anatomical code exists
  • How to identify additional code required for correct septic arthritis reporting
  • 4 M codes that reel in shoulder region affections payment
  • Why you can save brainpower by ignoring Excludes 2
  • How to avoid the 10,000 non-legal codes to speed code selection
  • A simple way to indicate bodyside without needing to know whether the 5th or 6th digit indicates laterality.


Who should attend?

  • Orthopedic coders including CPCs® (certified physician coders) and COSCs™ (certified orthopedic coders)
  • Orthopedists (MDs)
  • Nurses (RNs)
  • Auditors and CPMAs® – certified professional medical auditors
  • Physical therapists (PTs)
  • Nurse practitioners (NPs) and physician assistants (PAs)

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