AHA Coding Clinic Webinar

Coding for ICD-10-CM – Utilization of the Seventh Character

Presented: March 25, 2015
Moderator: Denene Harper, RHIA, Senior Coding Consultant, AHA
Speakers:

Nelly Leon-Chisen, RHIA, Director of Coding and Classification, AHA
Anita Rapier, RHIT, CCS, Senior Coding Consultant, AHA
Gretchen Young-Charles, RHIA, Senior Coding Consultant, AHA

Objectives:

  • Review the 2015 revisions to the Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting on the use of the 7th character
  • Apply the 7th characters for initial treatment, subsequent treatment and sequela for injuries and complications of care
  • Identify examples of “active treatment” in relation to the application of 7th characters
  • Understand the impact and concepts associated with “new physician” in the application of the 7th characters for initial treatment, subsequent treatment and sequela.

 

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**Not available for CEUs**