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Healthcare Coding & Documentation 2012 Update - Part 5

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ICD-10-CM & ICD-10-PCS: ARE YOU READY?

  • ICD-10-CM (Volumes 1 & 2)
    • Alphanumeric – Up to 7 characters in length
      • Starting with an alpha character
      • Right, left, bilateral & unspecified conditions (1,2,3,0/9)
      • Expanded injury codes Seventh character extenders
        • A – Initial encounter
        • D – Subsequent encounter
        • S – Sequela
         
      • Dummy placeholders "X"
       
     
  • ICD-10-PCS (Volume 3)
    • Seven characters in length
    • Can begin with alpha or numeric character
     
  • Guidelines
    • Proper documentation
      • Increased level of specificity
       
     
  • ICD-10 Implementation Plan
    • Educate
      • Key decision makers of practice/facility
      • ICD-10 implementation high-level overview
       
    • Assign
      • Individuals/Teams to oversee implementation
        • Utilizing internal and/or outsourced resources
         
       
    • Assess
      • All areas of practice/facility and determine areas of change
      • Documentation evaluations
       
    • Plan
      • Budget
      • Staff Training/Training Materials
      • Vendors/Timetables
      • Policies and Procedures
       
    • Training
      • Staff and Providers
      • Policies and Procedures
      • Software Upgrades
      • ICD-10-CM
        • Anatomy & Physiology
        • Specificity Requirements
         
       
    • Testing
    • Implementation
      • October 1, 2013
       
    • Post-Implementation
      • Review denials
        • Coding/Documentation Accuracy
         
      • Re-education
       
     

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Steven Bisciello, MBA EisnerAmper, LLP Manager, Healthcare Services Group 

EisnerAmper LLP is an independent member firm of PKF International Limited

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