2017 Coding Updates for ICD-10-CM
- Dates: August 16, 2016
- Time: 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM (Mountain Time MST)
- Location: Virtual (online)
- Presentation Length:
- On Demand available: August 17, 2016 at 12:30PM MST *
- Authors: Rhonda Buckholtz and Jacqueline Stack
Planning for the future just got more important to us all with the proposed regulations for MIPS/MACRA. It’s now more important than ever that we get the coding right as it has been determined that our 2017 claims data will be used for determining payments and decisions for 2019 plans. That means we only have a few short months to bring our practices up-to-date. Many have stated that denials due to unspecified codes have reached record highs, in addition if we don’t correctly capture the specificity needed to combat that we have the added pressure of the new regulations.
Learning the changes before they go into effect is paramount to navigating changes that may be needed prior to the October launch date and getting the best claims data out of our systems.
- Highlights from the 1400+ new codes that will take effect in October
- How the new/revised/deleted codes will change your current coding paradigms
- How revenue cycle and claims data will affect our future plans
- Key steps for preparing your practice for MIPS/MACRA through diagnostic coding and CDI
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About The Author
Rhonda Buckholtz, CPC, CPMA, CPC-I, CENTC, CGSC, COBGC, CPEDC, CRC
Ms. Buckholtz is vice president of strategic development at AAPC. She has more than 20 years’ experience in healthcare, working in the reimbursement, billing, and coding sector. Before joining AAPC, she was the administrator for a five-location practice in Pennsylvania as well as being an instructor for Venango Campus, Clarion University, for coding and billing. Rhonda is a lead member of AAPC’s ICD-10 training and education team, which is charged with the development and training of curriculum on ICD-10. She has authored many articles for healthcare publications, and has spoken at conferences across the country. She is a PMCC approved instructor.
About The Author
Jacqueline J. Stack, BSHA, CPC, CPB, CPC-I, CEMC, CFPC, CIMC, CPEDC
Jacqueline is a highly accomplished health care professional with over 25 years of experience in health care administration, education, and compliance. She holds several AAPC specialty certifications and has a bachelor’s degree in Health Administration. She worked previously at a large multi-physician family care and occupational health practice with two locations in northwestern PA and now works for AAPC in the ICD-10 department. She enjoys sharing her knowledge and experience as a certified PMCC instructor. She has authored many articles for health care publications and has been a featured speaker at workshops and coding conferences across the country. She is actively involved with AAPC and has served on the NAB, various steering committees, and held the offices of president, secretary treasurer, and president-elect in her local chapter.
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