ICD-10 Basics National Provider Call

August 6, 2013

CMS/Noblis is hosting a national call with service providers concerning ICD-10 on Thursday, August 22, 2-13 from 1:30 - 3:00 PM. Please see the message released by CMS regarding the call:

ICD-10 Basics MLN Connects™ National Provider Call — Register Now Thursday, August 22; 1:30-3pm ET

Target Audience: Medical coders, physicians, physician office staff, nurses and other non-physician practitioners, provider billing staff, health records staff, vendors, educators, system maintainers, laboratories, and all Medicare providers.

Are you ready to transition to ICD-10 on October 1, 2014? Join MLN for a keynote presentation on ICD-10 basics by Sue Bowman from the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), along with an implementation update by CMS. A question and answer session will follow the presentation.

Agenda: - Benefits of ICD-10 - Similarities and differences from ICD-9 - Coding - Basics of finding a diagnosis code - Placeholder "x" - Unspecified codes - External cause of injury codes - Type of encounter - Training needs and timelines - Resources for coding and training - National implementation issues

Continuing education credit may be awarded for participation in certain MLN Connects Calls. Visit the Continuing Education Credit Information web page to learn more. To Register: Visit MLN Connects Upcoming Calls. Space may be limited, register early.