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Adapt to 2019 ICD-10-CM Codes and Guidelines

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Adapt to 2019 ICD-10-CM Codes and Guidelines

Webinar Rebroadcast

Presented on:
Wednesday, October 24, 2018
1:00-2:30 p.m. Eastern


Presented by:
Megan Batty, HCS-D, HCS-H

During this 90-minute webcast, expert speaker Megan Batty, HCS-D, HCS-H, will help attendees understand and apply the key updates to the FY2019 code set, including new, deleted, and revised codes. You’ll get the latest on the 15 new codes for postprocedural infections as well as the changes to neoplasm coding with 45 new codes to report malignant and benign neoplasms and melanocytic nevii of the eyelids.

At the conclusion of this program, participants will be able to:

  • Understand and apply the key updates to the FY2019 code set, including new, deleted, and revised codes
  • Prepare for the code updates by knowing how the changes will impact the codes you use most often
  • Know which updates and tabular instruction revisions will impact your coding
  • Know which areas of coding will need greater, more detailed documentation to assign codes at the highest level of specificity
  • Apply the changes to the official coding guidelines for FY2019 and know how they’ll impact your coding practice


  • Get details on the 15 new codes for postprocedural infections added to an expanded T81.4- subcategory, requiring specificity regarding the location and depth of the infection
  • Learn about the changes to neoplasm coding with 45 new codes to report benign and malignant neoplasms and melanocytic nevii of the eyelids
  • Understand when to use the four new codes that cover forms of cerebrovascular disease, including I63.89 (other cerebral infarction) and I67.850 (cerebral autosomal dominant arteriopathy with subcortical infarcts and leukoencephalopathy)
  • Get an overview of important changes, additions, and updates to the alphabetic index and tabular instructions
  • Understand what areas will need greater detail and better documentation in order to code to the highest level of specificity
  • Receive a complete overview of the impactful changes included in the FY2019 official coding guidelines, which include updates and changes to the rules for coding neoplasms, burns, and underdosings

*This webcast is not included in the Loyal Listener Subscription, stay tuned for updates in 2019!

Who Should Listen?

  • Home health coders
  • Coding supervisors
  • Home health administrators
  • Contract coding supervisors
  • Independent contract coders

Meet the Speaker

Megan Batty, HCS-D, HCS-HMegan Batty, HCS-D, HCS-H, has worked for DecisionHealth since 2008 as a graduate fellow, editor, junior product manager, and now coding product & content specialist. She has covered multiple aspects of home healthcare for Home Health Line, OASIS-C & Outcomes Solutions, and Private Duty Insider, but has spent most of her time writing about home health diagnosis coding as the executive editor of Diagnosis Coding Pro for Home Health. She’s worked on many of DecisionHealth’s industry-leading coding products, including the Complete Home Health Coding Manual, the Coding & OASIS Field Guide, and the Home Health Coding Companion and Documentation Trainer; she was also the developer of the Wound Coding & OASIS Field Guide and the new Ultimate Guide to Home Health Diabetes Coding & Documentation.

Board of Medical Specialty Coding & Compliance (BMSC)
The Board of Medical Specialty Coding & Compliance has approved 1 continuing education unit for this webinar. (HCS-D)

Ability to claim credits for this webinar series expire on: 9/24/19

Webinar system requirements and program materials: 
To fully benefit from the webinar experience, please note you will need a computer equipped with the following:

Browser: Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 or later, Firefox, Chrome, or Safari, with JavaScript enabled 
Internet: 56K or faster Internet connection (high-speed connection recommended) 
Streaming: for audio/video streaming, Adobe Flash plug-in or Safari browser on iOS devices 

Prior to the webinar, you will receive an email with detailed system requirements, your login information, presentation slides, and other materials that you can print and distribute to all attendees at your location. 

No problem. The On-Demand version will be available. Use it as a training tool at your convenience—whenever your new or existing staff need a refresher or need to understand a new concept. Play it once or dozens of times. A $249 value! 

Participation in the webinar is just $249 per site. All materials must be retrieved from the Internet. 

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