In October 2017, coders and medical practices will see many ICD-10 code changes taking effect, including noteworthy revisions in over 20 specialties.
Durham, NC (PRWEB)
August 24, 2017
AudioEducator is the country’s top training provider for healthcare professionals in medical coding, billing and compliance. In the coming months, AudioEducator has lined up several training sessions on ICD-10 coding updates for 2018 catering to almost all specialties. Delivered by nationally recognized experts, these healthcare training conferences are designed to update providers with all the coding changes for 2018.
In October 2017, coders and medical practices will see many ICD-10 code changes taking effect, including noteworthy revisions in gastroenterology, musculoskeletal, ob-gyn, ophthalmology, pediatrics and psychiatry. Over 400 code additions, over 120 deletions, and over 300 revisions will be made to accommodate current terminology, technology, guidelines and practice. These will all go into effect from October 2017, and medical practices across specialties must be prepared.
To help healthcare professionals cope with this plethora of annual coding changes and ensure proper billing and correct reimbursement, AudioEducator is conducting a series of specialty-specific audio conferences and webinars on 2018 ICD-10 coding updates. These training sessions will cover all key specialties that will see changes in 2018. Presented by coding veterans in the healthcare industry, these 60- and 90-minute training conferences will provide healthcare professionals with useful tips and tools on ICD-10 coding changes. AudioEducator’s pool of experts includes some top names, such as Barbara Cobuzzi, Kelly Dennis, Jill Young, Terry Fletcher, Margie Scalley Vaught, Michael Ferragamo and other top medical coding experts.
Here’s a glimpse of what’s in store over the next few months:
Get Ready for the 2018 ICD-10-CM Updates by Jill M. Young
- ICD-10 Updates for Pathology in 2018 by Peggy Slagle
- ICD-10-CM/PCS and the Effects on Clinical Documentation by Amy Pritchett
- Updates for Gastroenterology by Jill M. Young
- Updates for Orthopedics by Margie Scalley Vaught
- Update for Cardiology by Terry A. Fletcher
- 2018 ICD-10-CM…