Starting October 1, 2021, you'll need to assimilate new Z codes, used for reporting social determinants of health (SDOH), into your ICD-10-CM coding for 2022. Will you be ready? And, just as importantly, do you have a clear understanding of why it's important to code for SDOH in the first place?
You'll definitely want to make time for this special ICD10monitor webcast, featuring the instruction and insights of prominent ICD-10 coding educator and trainer Gloryanne Bryant. Along with learning about new 2022 Z codes and their correct application, you'll take away a wealth of practical knowledge about ICD-10-CM coding for SDOH, such as following Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting SDOH, establishing an effective provider query process for SDOH and developing a task force to help improve data capture.
SDOH data, captured via ICD-10-CM coding, is rapidly becoming a high priority for payers and government entities, who recognize its vital role in elevating patient care and improving healthcare outcomes. Don't get left behind!
Why This is Relevant:
There's a big push for hospitals, physician practices and other facilities to incorporate SDOH into their healthcare ecosystems. And rightly so, since SDOH — encompassing the environments where people live, learn, work, play and age — have a huge impact on health and how healthcare services are accessed. The problem is, you may not have a firm grasp on the importance of SDOH data to your organization and to the delivery of healthcare as a whole. On top of that, you need to quickly get up to speed on the new Z codes for 2022. This webcast offers a golden opportunity to fill your SDOH knowledge gaps!
- Gain a clearer understanding of the definition and importance of SDOH
- Know when and how you may assign ICD-10-CM Z codes for SDOH
- Identify documentation challenges and learn how to solve them
- Become well-grounded in the ICD-10-CM Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting SDOH
- Learn how to accurately and compliantly report the new ICD-10-CM Z codes for 2022
Who Should Attend:
HIM director; coding director, manager and supervisor; hospital coders (inpatient and outpatient); physician office coders; case managers; social services staff; data quality/analytics staff; coding auditors, educators and instructors; revenue cycle directors and managers; public health managers; rehab and skilled nursing facility coders.
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