Event Type: Webinar
HIM Domain: Coding Classification and Reimbursement
Continuing Education Units Available: 2
Procedure coding changed drastically when ICD-10-PCS went live in October 2015. In-depth anatomy, root operations, approaches, and seventh characters made coders rethink how they reported procedures within ICD-10-PCS. However as the newness of ICD-10 wears off, experienced coders may be falling back into old ICD-9-CM habits. The finer points of ICD-10-PCS coding may be fading away along with the basic premise of ICD-10-PCS coding: the intent of the procedure. New coders on the other hand are still gaining experience and may not understand how to tie all of the medical record information together for accurate procedure coding. This webinar will help attendees:
1. ICD-10-PCS Coding
a. Brief overview of ICD-10-PCS coding as it relates to the discussion
i. Root operations
iii. Therapeutic versus diagnostic: arguments for and against things to consider
2. Determine the intent of the procedure
a. Steps coder should take in determing the intent of the procedure
i. Review of history and physical exam, circumstances of admission, the need for surgery
ii. Operative report dissection and review
3. Case examples with commonly seen examples; to include discussion of any applicable rules or Coding Clinic advice
a. Spinal fusion
c. External ventricular drain vs. VP shunt
e. Intracranial thrombectomy or angioplasty
g. Heart valve procedures: supplement vs. replacement
h. Will add additional examples as they come up through research
4. Closing Remarks
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Non Member: $119
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