AHA Coding Clinic

Coding Clinic Webinars

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Past Webinars

All Webinars are available for CEU credit.

Update to FY 2017 ICD-10-PCS and ICD-10-CM Guidelines
Previously presented: October 6th, 2016
Speaker: Nelly Leon-Chisen, Director, Coding and Classification, American Hospital Association

Obtain knowledge of the FY 2017 Updates to the ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting. Learn about: 

  • Code assignment and clinical criteria 
  • Interpretation of the “with” guideline 
  • Evolving pressure ulcer stages and present on admission indicators  
  • ICD-10-CM Guideline changes
  • POA Exempt List
  • ICD-10-PCS Guideline change
  • Addressing questions to the Central Office

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Webinar Length: 1 hour
Webinar cost: $10
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CEU Information
This program has been approved for 1 continuing education unit(s) for use in fulfilling the continuing education requirements of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA).

Granting prior approval from AHIMA does not constitute endorsement of the program content or its program sponsor.

This program meets AAPC guidelines for 1.0 CEUs.

 

ICD-10 With A New Lens: How Medical Coding Can Affect Everything from Safety Reporting to Population Health Matters
Previously presented: April 28, 2016
Moderator: Chabre Ross, Senior Product Manager, Coding Insights, American Hospital Association
Speaker: Andy Boyd, Assistant Professor, Biomedical and Health Information Sciences, College of Applied Health Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago

Objectives:

  • Quality Measurement
  • Public Health
  • Health Policy Planning
  • Clinical Research

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The opinions expressed by authors/speakers do not necessarily reflect the policy of AHA Central Office, Health Forum Inc., or the American Hospital Association.


More of Chapter 19 ICD-10-CM Injuries 7th Characters, Aftercare, Follow-up and Sequelae

Previously presented on December 2, 2015 - 12:00pm - 1:15pm Central Time (1:00 Eastern/10:00am Pacific)
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

Learning Objectives Include:

  • Understand the Chapter 19 ICD-10-CMOfficial Guidelines for Coding and Reporting as they relate to the use of the 7th character
  • Apply the 7th characters for initial encounter, subsequent encounter and sequela for injuries and complications of care
  • Discuss examples of the application of 7th characters in various care settings
  • Review the clinical scenarios related to 7th characters published in Coding Clinic
  • Correctly select the appropriate 7th character from the most commonly asked questions from our clearinghouse service

 

2015 Update on AHA Coding Clinic for ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS – Part 2
Presented August 26, 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
Sponsored by: 

 Elsevier Clinical Solutions

 

2015 Update on AHA Coding Clinic for ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS – Part 1
Presented: June 17, 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

This program will review key ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS coding highlights from Coding Clinic issues, including:

  • Mechanical ventilation
  • Cesarean delivery assisted by vacuum extraction
  • Control of bleeding
  • Excision of multiple fibroids
  • Obstetrical periurethral laceration
  • Acute CVA with unilateral weakness
  • Evacuation of hematoma
  • Discontinued procedure
  • Incision and drainage of groin abscess
  • Incision and drainage of abscess of femoropopliteal bypass site
  • Lymph node resection vs. excision

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.

Review of the ICD-10-PCS Official Coding Guidelines
Presented: Wednesday, December 3, 2014
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 General ICD-10-PCS Coding Guidelines
  • Understand the ICD-10-PCS Coding Guidelines for the Medical and Surgical Section including: Body system guidelines, Root operation guidelines, Body part guidelines, Approach guidelines, Device guidelines
  • Understand the ICD-10-PCS Obstetrics Section Guidelines

Best of AHA Coding Clinic for ICD-10-PCS
Presented: Wednesday, September 17, 2014
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

Topics include:

  • Lithotripsy (Q4-2013)
  • Lumbar drainage (Q1-2014)
  • Composite grafting (Q2 – 2014)
  • Acellular graft (dermal replacement and Oasis (Q2-2014)
  • Ileoscopy with excision of polyp of ileal loop urinary diversion (Q2-2014)
  • Excision vs. resection of remaining ovarian remnant (Q1-2013)
  • Repair of perineal obstetric laceration (Q4-2013)
  • Treatment for esophageal varices
    • Injection of sclerosing agent into esophageal varix (Q1-2013)
    • Endoscopic banding of esopheageal varices (Q4-20-13) Total hysterectomy (Q3-2013)
  • Minimally invasive surgical approaches (Q4-2013)
  • Endovascular embolization for GI. Bleeding
  • Endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysm (Q1-2014)
  • Endovascular repair of endoleak (Q1-2014)
  • Repair of aneurysm and pseudoaneurysms (femoral, femoral-popliteal bypass graft, thoracic aorta) – (Q1-2014)
  • Pharmacomechanical thrombolysis (Q4-2013) 

Best of AHA Coding Clinic for ICD-10-CM
Presented: Wednesday, June 18, 2014
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

Topics Include:

  • Clinical information from Coding Clinic
  • Pneumonia and hemoptysis
  • Smoke inhalation and acute respiratory failure
  • Degenerative disc disease
  • Status asthmaticus and acute exacerbation
  • Nicotine dependence, tobacco use vs. dependence
  • Neurological deficits due to stroke
  • Decompensated heart failure
  • Documentation Issues – what past Coding Clinic for ICD-9-CM advice still holds and what’s been recently published, such as Coding from previous encounters
  • Facility specific coding guidelines
  • Use of nonprovider documentation for external cause of morbidity
  • Glasgow coma score
  • Using x-rays for specificity
  • Nonhealing surgical wound
  • Postoperative seroma
  • Admission for rehab
  • Diabetes and osteomyelitis
  • Diabetes and ketoacidosis
  • Diabetic mellitus and hyperglycemia
  • Diabetic gastroparesis

This program meets AAPC guidelines for 1.0 CEUs.
Can be applied to Core A and all specialties except CIRCC for continuing education units.
This program also qualifies for 1 AHIMA CEU. 


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