What’s New in 2019 ICD-10 Coding for Internal Medicine

Product Id : HE47
Instructor : Jill M. Young
Oct 16, 2018 1:00 PM ET | 12:00 PM CT | 10:00 AM PT | 60 Minutes

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Make Sure Your Claims Get Paid in 2019 Despite of the Massive 500 Code Changes in Internal Medicine!

The 2019 ICD-10-CM codes introduce nearly 500 changes, the majority of them in Internal Medicine. And the October 1, 2018 take-effect date is looming. What’s new? You’ll see a handful of new codes that address sexual and labor exploitation, for both adults and children (T74 and T76 series). The 2019 ICD-10 also introduces more than 20 new codes for post-procedure infection (T81.4 series)—and deletes three. There are also 17 added codes for ecstasy poisoning (T43.64 series), as well as more Merkel cell codes; codes addressing Zika virus and cannabis use; and revised lipoprotein and lipedema codes.

Make an investment to ensure claims success by proactively preparing for all 112 ICD-10 coding changes for Internal Medicine. Join healthcare coding expert Jill Young, CPC, CEDC, CIMC, for an explanatory, how-to tour of ICD-10 as it pertains to Internal Medicine practices—for both outpatient and inpatient. Boost your clinical documentation improvement (CDI) efforts, understand  all the nuances of the added and revised codes, forsake the deleted ones, and make sure your claims get definitely paid in 2019!

We are pretty sure you’ll have the understanding you need to select codes, recognize and promote proper documentation, and avoid denials and lost reimbursement after attending this webinar.

Session Highlights:

  • ICD-10-specific coding and CDI/MIPS reimbursement strategies
  • The new T74.5 and T74.6 code series: sexual/forced labor exploitation
  • Leave your old post-procedure infection codes and use the new T81.4 series instead
  • Take the guesswork out of using the broad code range T43.64 for ecstasy poisoning
  • Master the Z series codes for mental and behavioral health screenings exams
  • Adjusting to the 23 revisions for BMI (Z68.43), hypercarotenemia (E67.1), and baby stroller mishaps (V00.82 range)
  • What you need to know about new codes for gallbladder disorders: K82
  • What to use instead of 3 deleted codes for contact with hazardous materials

Who Will Benefit:

  • Coders
  • Billers
  • Office Managers
  • Practice Managers
  • Physicians
  • Mid-Level Providers
  • Reimbursement Specialists
  • Professional Medical Auditors
Speaker Profile:

Jill M. Young, CPC, CEDC, CIMC is the Principal of Young Medical Consulting, LLC. A company founded 16 years ago to meet the education and compliance needs of physicians and their staff.

Jill has over 35 years of medical experience working in all areas of the medical practice including clinical, billing and rounding with physicians.  Her unique style of working with physicians is not only effective but helps bridge the gap between coders and physicians from a practical perspective. Her comments and opinions can be seen in several publications and also heard on a variety of audio-conferences.  Her background gives her a unique style of teaching using real life examples of coding and billing situations.

She hates boring lectures, so be prepared for a presentation that is fast paced and informative.  So sit back, listen take notes and be prepared to ask your questions at the end.

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