ICD-9 To ICD-10 Transition Made Easier For OB/GYN By Melanie Witt in Just 60-Minutes!
October 01, 2013 might seem like a long way off, it is never too early to get started on familiarizing yourself with the new code sets differences in guidelines, documentation process etc. This can help you and your practice spot weak points and design effective educational efforts for your coding/billing & other staff. And, the sooner you start becoming familiar with the new coding system & challenges, the lesser likely you will face claim denials when the change comes into effect.
In this 60-minute audio session, our coding veteran Melanie Witt, RN, CPC, COBGC, MA, will provide you an overview of ICD-10 by examining what common ob-gyn codes will look like, how to use crosswalks, and the new definitions, to report different situations.
As an added bonus, you will get handout which outlines the differences between the Ob-gyn Guidelines for ICD10 as compared to ICD-9.
Attend this 60-minute audio conference and get tips & strategies on steps to get involved in the process and ensure smooth transition to ICD-10.
Take A Look At What Is Included:
- AAPC and NCHS timetables for implementation
- Other available resources for ICD10 training and coding
- Tips on getting providers on-board with the changes
- Guideline differences between ICD9 and ICD10.
- The concept behind laterality, placeholder codes and 7th digits
- Crosswalk tables that may help or hinder your search for codes
- ICD10 Chapters that will be most used for ob/gyn coding
Ask a question at the Q&A session following the live event and get advice unique to your situation, directly from our expert speaker.
Who should attend? ob/gyn, maternal fetal specialists, coders, practice managers and billers, Family practice
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About the Speaker:
Melanie Witt, RN, CPC, COBGC, MA is an independent coding education consultant and a well-known speaker and recognized expert in the area of coding and reimbursement for ob-gyn services. She is the former program manager of the Department of Coding and Nomenclature at the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Witt is also the consulting editor for Ob-Gyn Coding Alert.