JustCoding’s 2017 ICD-10-PCS Code Updates - On-Demand
Thursday, August 25, 2016
Shelley C. Safian, PhD, RHIA, CCS-P, COC, CPC-I, AHIMA-approved ICD-10-CM/PCS trainer
Level of Program
CMS has released thousands of new ICD-10-PCS codes to be activated October 1, 2016, as part of the 2017 IPPS proposed rule. This is the first major change in five years, since the 2011 code freeze.
The updated ICD-10-PCS will contain 3,701 more codes, bringing the total number to 75,625, while additional codes will be revised or deleted. The ICD-10-PCS Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting will also be updated with new guidance, including the addition of the root operation Perfusion.
During this program, our expert speaker Shelley C. Safian, PhD, RHIA, CCS-P, COC, CPC-I, AHIMA-approved ICD-10-CM/PCS trainer, will help you sift through the significant coding and guideline changes that may impact your facility.
At the conclusion of this program, participants will be able to:
- Identify new and revised code descriptions for the 2017 ICD-10-PCS code set
- Use this information to support ongoing clinical documentation improvement (CDI) programs
- Examine the impact of the changes to the 2017 ICD-10-PCS code set
- Better understand updates made to the ICD-10-PCS coding guidelines
- Describe new, revised, and deleted code descriptions
- Review descriptions of new and revised ICD-10-PCS codes
- Learn terms to look for in documentation to report the 2017 ICD-10-PCS codes
- Discuss the impact of a new root operation
- Q&A (not live)
Who Should Listen?
- Inpatient coding staff
- CDI professionals
- HIM managers
- Compliance staff
- Chargemaster coordinators
(Live + On Demand) This program has the prior approval of AAPC for1.5 continuing education hours. Granting of prior approval in no way constitutes endorsement by AAPC of the program content or the program sponsor. (Ability to claim CEH’s for this webcast expire on: 7/31/2017)
The live version of this program has been approved for 1.5 continuing education unit towards fulfilling the requirements of the Certified Clinical Documentation Specialist (CCDS) certification, offered as a service of the Association of Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialists (ACDIS). (Ability to claim CEU’s for this webcast expire on: 8/24/2017)
(Live and On Demand) This program has been approved for 1.5 continuing education unit for use in fulfilling the continuing education requirements of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA). Granting prior approval from AHIMA does not constitute endorsement of the program content or its program sponsor. (Ability to claim CEU’s for this webcast expire on: 8/2/2017)
Meet the Speaker
Shelley C. Safian, PhD, RHIA, CCS-P, COC, CPC-I, AHIMA-approved ICD-10-CM/PCS trainer, has been teaching healthcare administration, health information management, and medical billing and coding, both on-site and online, for more than 15 years. Safian writes a monthly Q&A column for the online publication JustCoding and writes several articles each year on various aspects of coding. She is in her fourth year as the chair of the Florida Health Information Management Association’s continuing education committee.
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