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Issue #19 - January 11, 2012
AAPC ICD-10 Newsletter


2012-2013 ICD-10 Training Schedule

This special training edition of the ICD-10 Connect outlines implementation and code set training for both coders and physicians through 2013.

Implementation Boot Camps: Final Schedule

ICD-10 Boot CampFor individuals responsible for ICD-10 implementation at their organization, this is the last opportunity to take advantage of our implementation boot camps. The final schedule of the boot camps is now posted online. AAPC will transition to code set training after August, 2012.

Implementation Curriculum Includes:

  • Provider impact assessments
  • Software and systems updates
  • Budgeting and training considerations
  • ICD-10 mapping
  • Differences between ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-CM
  • Importance of clinical documentation
  • Performing documentation readiness assessments

Upcoming Implementation Boot Camp Schedule:

Jan 19 - New Orleans, LA Feb 9 - Palm Springs, CA
Jan 19 - Houston, TX Feb 9 - Oklahoma City, OK
Jan 26 - Long Island, NY Feb 9 - Daytona Beach, FL
Jan 26 - St. Louis, MO Feb 16 - Little Rock, AR
Feb 2 - Cleveland, OH Feb 16 - Jacksonville, FL
Feb 2 - Wichita, KS Feb 16 - San Juan, PR
Feb 2 - Anaheim, CA Feb 23 - San Bernardino, CA
Feb 8 - Honolulu, HI Feb 23 - Nashville, TN

View Full Schedule Through August

Code Set Training: Coders

Core Training:

General Code Set | Beginning September
16 CEUs | $545 - $695 | Course Manual | ICD-10-CM Book

Supplemental Training:

Anatomy & Pathophysiology | Available Now
14 CEUs | $149.95 | 14 Online Modules | Workbook | Quizzes

  • Get a refresher on A&P and prepare for the increased clinical requirements of ICD-10.
Online Proficiency Prep Tool | Available September | $29.95 Specialty Code Set Training | Available January 2013
4 - 8 CEUs | $149.95 - $299.95

Note: Complete coder training bundles, including core and supplemental training, will be available for as little as $645.

Code Set Training: Physicians

ICD-10 Boot Camp The largest issue following the October 1, 2013 implementation date for ICD-10 will be ensuring documentation sufficient to support the specificity required for the new ICD-10 code sets.

Clinical Documentation Evaluation:
Available Now | $395

  • Analyze your current documentation in preparation for ICD-10.

Clinical Requirements of ICD-10:
Available September | 3 CMEs | $395

  • Learn to document and code for ICD-10 in your specialty.

Note: Complete physician training bundles will be available for $695.

ICD-10 Training: Get Help with A&P and Code Set

ICD-10's implementation on Oct. 1, 2013 will change everything from the way health care providers document services to the way codes are selected, reported, and reimbursed. It forces medical staff to see computers as partners rather than simple tools. The advent of ICD-10 will homogenize practices, requiring all who come in contact with patients and their records to adapt. Yet, it will be coders who set the keystone for success.

Read full article here.

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