The Essentials of ICD-10-CM
This webinar discusses the similarities and differences between ICD10-CM and ICD-9-CM, including the new structure, documentation concerns, and specifics relevant to allergists.
Release Date: April 23, 2015
Expiration Date: April 23, 2015
The American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (ACAAI) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (ACAAI) designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s).TM Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This activity is not supported by commercial interests.
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Allergy office staff, including office administrators, practice managers and billing/coding specialists as well as allergists/immunologists
At the completion of this activity, participants should be able to:
- Summarize the overall structure and contents of the ICD-10-CM system
- Describe the key differences and similarities between ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-CM
- Prepare for the potential increase in documentation needs for ICD-10-CM codes
- Review the areas of ICD-10-CM codes most used by allergists
The following core competencies will be addressed:
- Systems-based Practice
Therese K. Jorwic, MPH, RHIA, CCS, CCS-P, FAHIMA
Ms. Jorwic is the past president and recipient of the Distinguished Member award for both the Chicago Area and Illinois Health Information Management Associations. She is past Co-Chairman and member of the American Health Information Management Association’s (AHIMA) Practice Council on Clinical Terminology and Classification and has served as Chairman of AHIMA’s Council on Coding and Classification. She was the first Chairman of the AHIMA Society for Clinical Coding and is a recipient of the AHIMA’s Pioneer and Literary Awards. She is a past chairman and member of the Construction Committee for the Certified Coding Associate Examination. Ms. Jorwic received the Amoco Silver Circle, Excalibur and Educator of the Year awards for teaching excellence at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 1.00 Attendance