Transition to ICD-10-CM Respiratory Coding: Anatomy, Documentation and Guidelines -
Monday, August 17, 2015
Originally presented on Tuesday, February 11, 2014
Sponsored by: JustCoding
Shelley C. Safian, PhD, MAOM/HSM, CCS-P, CPC-H, CPC-I, CHA, AHIMA-Approved ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer
Tara L. Bell, RN, MSN, CCM, AHIMA-Approved ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer
Changes to respiratory coding for ICD-10-CM are not insurmountable. Coders simply need to learn what is actually required in order to assign the appropriate codes. During this 90-minute webcast, Shelley C. Safian, PhD, MAOM/HSM, CCS-P, CPC-H, CPC-I, CHA, AHIMA-Approved ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer, and Tara L. Bell, RN, MSN, CCM, AHIMA-Approved ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer, will explain what information coders need to find in the medical record documentation for ICD-10-CM respiratory conditions. In addition, they will review the ICD-10-CM guidelines and explain how coders will benefit from a strong foundation in anatomy of the respiratory system. They will also discuss changes to asthma and pneumonia terminology and the addition of tobacco use, abuse, and dependence codes.
The appearance of the codes is changing, but the underlying principles are not. ICD-10-CM includes new terminology for asthma coding and additional specificity for pneumonia coding.
At the conclusion of this program, participants will be able to:
- Explain respiratory anatomy
- Apply ICD-10-CM coding guidelines for respiratory conditions
- Evaluate physician documentation for completeness for common respiratory conditions
- Assign ICD-10-CM codes for respiratory illnesses
- Upper respiratory (ENT specialty)
- Documentation requirements
- Coding for common conditions, e.g. sinusitis
- Lower respiratory (pulmonology specialty)
- Documentation requirements
- Coding for common conditions, e.g., pneumonia
- New requirements
- Tobacco abuse, dependence, and use
Who Should Listen?
HIM managers, coding managers and coders (inpatient and outpatient), clinical documentation improvement specialists, auditors, clinical managers and staff, physicians, respiratory therapists, home health agencies
This program has been approved for 1 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 08/17/16.
Meet the Speakers
Shelley C. Safian, PhD, MAOM/HSM, CCS-P, CPC-H, CPC-I, CHA, AHIMA-Approved ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer, is a senior assistant professor who teaches medical billing and insurance coding at Herzing University Online. The Florida Health Information Management Association (FHIMA) awarded Safian with the 2013 Literary Award. Safian is in her second year as the Chair of the Continuing Education committee for FHIMA. In the past, she has served on several committees and practice councils on the national, state, and local levels of American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA). She is the author of numerous books about coding and health care administration and is one of the outpatient coding experts for HCPro's JustCoding.
Tara L. Bell, RN, MSN, CCM, AHIMA-Approved ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer, is a Senior Consultant with UASI for CDI and ICD-10. She previously managed the CDI program at Anmed Health in S.C. CDI experience includes training, identifying and developing documentation standards, support and design of the CDI program. She is also Treasurer for the SC Chapter of ACDIS.
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