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2021 IPPS Final Rule Webcast 2: Master the ICD-10-PCS Changes

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More than 78,000 ICD-10-PCS codes, including 544 new codes, as well as guideline changes, will be effective as of October 1, 2020. From this second webcast of a three-part series covering the 2021 IPPS Final Rule, you'll learn how to prepare for major changes.

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Are you and your team ready for 500-plus new ICD-10-PCS codes, as well as updated guidelines, that will take effect Oct. 1, 2020? Will you know which PCS codes generate additional payment from new technology? At a time of financial uncertainty and increased audit risks, it's more important than ever for coders to possess a solid understanding of the coming changes for FY21.

During this second session in a three-part ICD10monitor webcast series, senior healthcare consultant Laurie Johnson will explain the new ICD-10-PCS codes, as well as which new technology codes are carried over from 2020 and which ones are new. Other topics include understanding which PCS codes may be skipped and where to find new procedures in the documentation. Just as importantly, you'll learn about the need to update facility-specific guidelines and what steps you must take so that your coders and organization are prepared for the October 1, 2020 implementation date.

Why This is Relevant:

As of October 1, 2020, more than 78,000 ICD-10-PCS codes will be in effect, including 544 new codes, as well as guideline changes, that will have financial and compliance implications for healthcare facilities. At a time of financial uncertainty and increased audit risk, a clear understanding of these changes is vital for protecting and enhancing your reimbursement.

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn the new ICD-10-PCS codes for FY21
  • Be able to identify new technology options based on ICD-10-PCS codes
  • Be able to analyze changes in the PCS tables
  • Understand changes to the PCS classification system
  • Learn how to develop an action plan for FY21 preparation

Who Should Attend:

Inpatient coders; coding managers and directors; clinical documentation integrity specialists (CDISs); compliance officers and coordinators; HIM directors, managers and professionals; data analysts; and coding educators.

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