Learn How to Code and Document Malnutrition Accurately
Unlike coronary artery disease, smoking, and diabetes, malnutrition is often poorly documented and thus creates a cascade of erroneous information that will permeate throughout the entire care process. This exclusive webcast will help you understand the condition of malnutrition and what to do about coding, querying, creating internal clinical guidelines, and preventing clinical validation denials.
Learn How to Accurately and Compliantly Code and Document COPD
Understanding the disease process, coding guidelines and sequencing of COPD for outpatient or inpatient encounters such as chronic bronchitis, emphysema, asthma and pneumonia is critical for coding accuracy, medical necessity, and reimbursement. As more are diagnosed with COPD, the coding guidelines and rules continue to evolve and change. This exclusive educational webcast will provide you everything you need to know.
ICD-10 Coding: Five Steps to Conquer Spinal Fusion Confusion
Considered to be one of the most frequently performed procedures in hospitals across the country, spinal fusion continues to be a challenge for many coders. Complicating the issue is that many coders still struggle with the anatomy as well as whether to code associated procedures. This webcast is a long-awaited educational solution to this vexing problem.
ICD-10-CM Coding of Parkinson's Disease: Learn and Understand More
Learning more about Parkinson's disease, the manifestations/complications along with documentation and diagnostic coding is vital. Accurate diagnostic coding can impact outcomes, quality scores, and reimbursement, as will be demonstrated in this exclusive ICD10monitor webcast.
"Assumptive" Coding for Heart Disease: Avoid Coder Confusion
The instruction for coding hypertensive heart disease in the 2018 ICD-10-CM Official Guidelines for Reporting has many wondering: “are we supposed to assume a disease has a causal relationship when it has not been documented by the physician?” Like it or not, the guideline tells us yes. What does that mean for coding staff who have been conditioned to ‘code to the highest level of specificity’?
Mastering Troublesome Modifiers: A Two-Part Series
This exclusive ICD10monitor two-part series, led by national coding authority Kathy Pride, will provide you with the knowledge necessary for knowing when and how to correctly apply E&M and surgical modifiers.
How to Recognize Respiratory Failure and Prevent Denials
Is this happening to you? Do you have problems getting your providers to document respiratory failure when it is present? Do you have problems with providers documenting respiratory failure when it isn't present, setting up clinical validation denials? You're not alone.
Resolve Your Confusion About Encephalopathy
With this webcast, you and your team will learn how to recognize different types and etiologies of encephalopathy, reflect on the patient's severity and complexity
accurately, and optimize coding and risk adjustment.
Clinical Validation CDI: The Secret to Fighting Denials
In this webcast, you will learn how to scrutinize diagnoses in light of the clinical indicators present in the medical record. And, you will learn how to perform clinical validation relative to querying and denials management.