Are you ready for thousands of 2018 coding updates?

Conquer code changes across code sets, and secure your revenue for 2018. We’ll take the bite out of the new changes by walking you through new, revised, and deleted codes  ̶  plus guideline changes  ̶  step-by-step. Your expert coding instructor, Nikki Taylor, MBA, CPC®, COC™, CPMA®, AAPC Fellow, will fully prepare you for the next round of updates to ICD-10-CM, ICD-10-PCS, and CPT® codes  ̶  all in one day.

Don’t risk lost revenue, claim denials, and rebills trying to tackle numerous code changes on your own. We’ll clear up the confusion and ensure you are quickly on your way to understanding and applying code changes that matter the most to you.

During the three-part training, we’ll take the guesswork out of:

CPT® Updates for 2018 (1.5 hours):

  • Brace yourself for hundreds of new codes, revised descriptors, and deletions effective January 1, 2018
  • Take a giant leap forward and learn details of rationale behind the code changes
  • Boost your documentation review skills to increase accuracy of CPT® code selection 
  • Keep expert tools and resources at your fingertips to save time and increase coding productivity
  • Walk through examples and real-world scenarios help you master 2018 code changes with hands-on practice
  • Q & A  session to clear up confusion

ICD-10-PCS Updates for 2018 (1.5 hours):

  • Get the inside scoop on over 3,500 new ICD-10-PCS codes effective October 1, 2017
  • Boost procedure coding compliance with a recap of over 1,000 revised code descriptions and 600+ deleted codes
  • Chart out changes to the ICD-10-PCS Official Guidelines, and learn how to apply them with documentation tips to ensure coding accuracy
  • Get to know how 2018 updates may affect your current processes  ̶  and your bottom line
  • Map out changes with practice exercises and final Q & A session

ICD-10-CM Updates for 2018 (2 hours):

  • Tackle over 300 new ICD-10-CM codes effective October 1, 2017
  • Zip through diagnosis coding compliance by recognizing 142 deleted codes and 226 revised code descriptions and why they matter
  • Safeguard against incorrect coding  ̶ review changes to the Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting
  • Master the importance of documentation for appropriate diagnosis code selection
  • Nail down how code updates may affect your bottom line
  • Sharpen your skills with practice exercises to immediately apply concepts you’ve learned
  • Q & A  session to boost your knowledge
About your instructor
Nikki Taylor


Nikki Taylor, MBA, CPC®, COC™, CPMA®, AAPC Fellow, is lead auditor for The Coding Institute (TCI) and has over 15 years’ experience in multispecialty coding, auditing, billing, and practice management. She is a nationally-recognized instructor, presenter, and author. Nikki holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Healthcare Management and a Master of Business Administration degree with a concentration in Healthcare Management.

  • One-day training includes 5 CEUs from the American Academy of Professional Coders.
  • Receive certificate of participation from UNLV
  • A 30-minute lunch and 15-minute tea break are included.
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Registration Fee : $249.00

  • Date:
    Wednesday, October 04, 2017
  • Registration begins:
    9:30 am PDT

    Training session:
    10:00 am PDT to 4 pm PDT
  • Venue address:
    University of Nevada, Las Vegas
    Paradise Campus
    851 E. Tropicana Ave.
    Las Vegas, NV 89119