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2015 FREE Webinar Schedule

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

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Please note - there is not a call-in number.  The webinar is available online only.  You'll need computer speakers to hear the sound of the webinar.

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Previously Presented FREE Webinars

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
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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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