Event Type: Meeting
HIM Domain: Coding Classification and Reimbursement
Continuing Education Units Available: 26
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Venue: Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown Hotel
Maria Ward, M.Ed, RHIT, CCS-P
Based on what you register for, please note that the following books are required to be brought with you onsite:
Agenda - CPT
Agenda - CM
Agenda - PCS
Quality healthcare information starts with coding accuracy. If you want to improve your coding skills and knowledge, have noticed gaps in your training, or are having trouble coding advanced cases, Crack the Codes: Advanced Coding Workshop is the program for you. Designed to assist healthcare professionals with coding advanced cases in CPT, ICD-10-CM, and ICD-10-PCS coding systems, this workshop allows participants to choose the classification system(s) that will meet their training needs and create their own one- to four-day training program. Each workshop is facilitated by an expert coding faculty member who walks participants through the decision process of identifying correct codes using actual redacted patient health records and eye-catching visuals to help illustrate diseases, conditions, and procedures. At the conclusion of the workshop(s), participants will have gained valuable skills to not only improve job performance but also enhance organizational operations. Create more efficiency within your team, raise the standard of healthcare information quality, and assist your organization in meeting industry requirements during AHIMA’s highly rated advanced coding workshop!
Day 1: CPT (7 CEUs)
◦Gain the ability to review cases from different provider perspectives
◦Accurately assign appropriate surgical CPT procedure codes and modifiers for inpatient and outpatient physician coding
◦Accurately assign appropriate surgical CPT procedure codes and modifiers for outpatient facility coding
◦Advance surgical CPT knowledge to further understand the code set
***Evaluation and Management code assignment will not be covered in this course due to the focus on surgical CPT coding***
Day 2: ICD-10-CM (7 CEUs)
◦Validate the elusive seventh character application
◦Interpret provider documentation to utilize the greater specificity captured within the coding system
◦Advance ICD-10-CM knowledge to further understand the code set
Days 3–4: ICD-10-PCS (12 CEUs)
◦Accurately identify the appropriate characters to build the proper code based on provider documentation
◦Apply the ICD-10-PCS Official Coding Guidelines for Coding and Reporting with confidence
◦Advance ICD-10-PCS knowledge to further understand the code set"
Onsite Registration Available
Video or audio recording of any portion of this event is strictly prohibited.
To receive a refund, notice is required at least five
days prior to the program. With proper notice, fees are refunded minus a
$40 service fee. No refunds are given for cancellations received with fewer
Than five days notice. AHIMA reserves the right to cancel or
reschedule a webinar due to unforeseen circumstances.
All Web Replay, CD and MP3
(MP3s available w/select programs)
sales are nonrefundable)
AHIMA provides full refunds less a processing fee of $125 for registration cancellations made up until 61 days prior to the date of the first day of the program. A partial refund of 75% is provided for registration cancellations made between 60 and 46 days prior to the date of the first day of the program. NO REFUNDS are provided within 45 days of the date of the first day of the program. All refunds are processed within 30 days of receipt.
Substitutions (that is, assigning a paid registration to another individual) must be requested at least 31 days prior to the date of the first day of the program. A processing fee of $75 will be invoiced at that time. Substitutions are not accepted within 30 days of the program date and no refund will be.
Rescheduling (that is, postponing the use of a paid registration to a future instance of the same program) is subject to availability and limited to future instances of the same program currently advertised on www.ahima.org and occurring within six months of the original program date and within the same year. Requests received at least 46 days prior to the first day of the program will be considered. Approved changes will be accessed a processing fee of $125. Rescheduling is not permitted within 45 days of the program date; no refund will be provided. Registration must be utilized during the same year of purchase.
SUBMITTING REQUESTS FOR REFUNDS, SUBSTITUTIONS AND RESCHEDULING
AHIMA reserves the right to modify, cancel or reschedule any event or meeting due to unforeseen circumstances. Registered attendees will be notified of cancellation in advance of program with options of one of the following: 1) re-register for any rescheduled program if available or 2) receive full refund of monies paid for the cancelled program. Cancelled Program Refunds: Refunds for registration fees paid for cancelled programs with no rescheduled options will be paid in full and automatically sent to attendees with 30 days of notification. Rescheduled Program Refunds – Registrants for rescheduled programs will receive notification instructing registrants about either re-registering for the rescheduled program or obtaining full refund. AHIMA assumes no responsibility for personal expenses. Requests for refunds, substitutions and rescheduling must be submitted in writing to the Meeting Registrar by fax to 312-233-1500. All requests should include the name and date of the program. For substitutions, please include both the original registrant and the substitute registrant’s: name, mailing address, phone number, e-mail address, and order reference number. Notification of approval will be made within seven days of receipt of the request.
PAYMENT IN FULL BEFORE REACHING ONSITE
AHIMA is committed to supporting our customer’s ability to pay using purchase orders. However, all programs must be paid in full prior to the first day of the program. Individuals using purchase orders where payment has not processed by the first day of the program will need to provide a valid credit card to AHIMA to as confirmation of payment and agree that this card will be held up to 10 business days after the last day of the program . At that time if payment has not been made in full AHIMA, AHIMA may process payment using the credit card.
Special Event Rates:
Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown Hotel
201 North 17th Street
To receive the AHIMA discount, please call the number listed below. Please do not make your hotel reservations directly on the hotels website.
To make hotel reservations click here or call 800-325-3535 ask for the Reservations Department and use the meeting reference AHIMA. Discount rates will be offered to AHIMA attendees prior to the cutoff date listed below.
Rate: $149.00 + plus taxes - Limited Time Offer!
PUBLISHED HOTEL CUT-OFF DATE: FRIDAY, MAY 4, 2018
(Please note space is limited and rooms may sell out prior to the cut-off date)
The hotel is approximately 12 miles / 15-30 minutes from Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) .
Taxi from MCO
$28-$35 one way
Approximately $10 per person one way
Proceed to a phone in baggage claim area and dial 27
Pickup is at Ground Transportation
Van makes multiple stops
Every 20 minutes from 5:30 AM – Midnight
Call 215-724-8888 for more information
Approximately $28.50 from the Philadelphia Airport
Taxi services can be accessed at Zone 5 on the Commercial Transportation Roadway. All taxi rates are based per trip, not per person. Most taxis can accommodate up to 3 passengers. In some cases certain vehicle types can accommodate 4 passengers. Child safety restraint rules apply to taxis. For additional information, contact the Ground Transportation Hotline.
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