ICD-10-CM Orthopedics: What You Need to Know for Fractures, Sprains, and Dislocations - On-Demand
Monday, August 3, 2015
(Originally presented on Tuesday, February 11, 2014)
Kim Carr, RHIT, CCS, CDIP, CCDS, AHIMA Approved ICD-10-CM/PCS trainer and AHIMA ICD-10-CM/PCS Ambassador
Kristi Stanton, RHIT, CCS, CPC, CIRCC, AHIMA-Approved ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer and AHIMA ICD-10 Ambassador
Some of the most significant changes in ICD-10-CM involve coding for orthopedic injuries. During this two-hour webcast, expert speakers Kim Carr, RHIT, CCS, CDIP, CCDS, AHIMA Approved ICD-10-CM/PCS trainer and AHIMA ICD-10-CM/PCS Ambassador and Kristi Stanton, RHIT, CCS, CPC, CIRCC, AHIMA-Approved ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer and AHIMA ICD-10 Ambassador, will review guidelines for coding orthopedic injuries, explain the 7th character, and identify documentation challenges, including capturing loss of consciousness.
In addition, they will discuss the difference between coding pathologic and traumatic fractures and discuss coding for dislocations and sprains.
- Evaluate documentation required to code orthopedic injuries
- Explain the coding guidelines for the 7th character extension
- Define different types of fractures
- Explain correct coding for orthopedic injuries
- Type of fracture
- Seventh character
- Open fracture classification
- Pathologic vs. traumatic
- Other orthopedic injuries
Who Should Listen
Billing managers and staff, CDI specialists, Coding managers and staff, HIM managers and staff, Physician office coding managers and staff, Revenue cycle directors
This program has been approved for 2 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. These credits expire on 08/2/16.
Meet the Speakers
Kim Carr, RHIT, CCS, CDIP, CCDS, AHIMA Approved ICD-10-CM/PCS trainer and AHIMA ICD-10-CM/PCS Ambassador, is the Director of Clinical Documentation at HRS. With 30 years of health information management experience and a focus on clinical documentation improvement, she is elevating coding and reimbursement accuracy for clients across the country. Prior to joining HRS, Carr worked as a consultant implementing clinical documentation improvement programs in environments as varied as level-one trauma centers, small community hospitals and all levels in between. Before joining the consultant arena, she served as manager of CDI in an academic level-one trauma center. She was responsible for the development of training material and the education of physicians, coders and clinical documentation specialists. Over the past 30 years, Carr has held several HIM positions; including HIM coding educator, quality assurance/utilization management coordinator, DRG coding coordinator and coding manager. She was a speaker at AHIMA’s 2013 ICD-10-CM/PCS & CAC Summit and AHIMA’s 2013 National Convention. She has also published several articles on various HIM topics.
Kristi Stanton, RHIT, CCS, CPC, CIRCC, AHIMA-Approved ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer and AHIMA ICD-10 Ambassador, is a senior consultant with 19 years of industry experience. She is currently developing web-based and instructor-led training material and conducting training in ICD-10-CM/PCS. Stanton has an extensive background in coding education and consulting and is a national speaker on topics related to ICD-9, ICD-10, and CPT coding as well as code-based reimbursement. She has designed and developed training programs for inpatient and outpatient hospital-based coding including vascular interventional radiology and interventional cardiology CPT coding. Stanton has served on the Colorado Health Information Management Association’s (CHIMA) board of directors and was formerly chairperson of CHIMA’s ICD-10 Task Force. She is also a past president of the Northern Colorado Health Information Management Association (NCHIMA).
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