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Issue #64 - October 16, 2015

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Featured Article
In The News
Coding Snapshot
Code Set Boot Camps

Featured Article


ICD-10 Guidelines Include Several Unmarked Changes


Now that ICD-10-CM is implemented and the 2016 ICD-10-CM code book has been released, it's time to take a look at changes. In the General Coding, Section 1.B.10 Sequela (Late Effects), a paragraph was added to provide examples. Read More


In the News


Prove Proficiency by Dec. 31


Credentialed AAPC members must pass an ICD-10 Proficiency Assessment by December 31, 2015. Doing so assures employers that those who hold CPC, COC, CPC-P, CPC-I, CRC, a coding specialty, or CPMA credentials understand, and are fluent in, ICD-10 coding. Read More


Coding Snapshot


ICD-10 Case Study


Patient was referred to me by a friend of his family. When I met him he was 7-years-old, in second grade, and getting some speech therapy at his public school. He was a late talker; his father said he was not really putting words together until he was age three. Read More


Code Set Boot Camps

CA Orange County (Nov 5 - Nov 6)
GA Atlanta (Nov 19 - Nov 20)
NY Manhattan (Nov 19 - Nov 20)
SC Columbia (Oct 29 - Oct 30)
VA Virginia Beach (Oct 22 - Oct 23)

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