Sunday | September 15, 2013
6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
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Monday | September 16, 2013
Pain Management ICD-10 Pre-conference: Get your ICD-10 transition off to a strong start, ensure compliance in 2014
In this full-day pre-conference, our experts provide an ICD-10 primer aimed at putting you and your practice on the path to a smooth ICD-10 transition. You'll learn how to train your administrative and clinical staff so they can efficiently execute ICD-10 preparation and implementation tasks and get your practice ready for the Oct.1, 2014 deadline.
8:00 – 9:00 a.m.
Registration, coffee & danish
9:00 – 10:15 a.m.
Timeline for Transition: Learn how to efficiently and effectively go from October 2013 to October 2014
Receive a month-by-month, detailed timeline — including specific steps to take for a smooth ICD-10 transition — for your administrative and clinical staff.
10:15 – 10:30 a.m.
10:30 a.m. – Noon
Learn how to properly use the ICD-10 code set and guidelines
Meet the ICD-10 manual and learn how to use it and how to train your staff to use it. Attendees are encouraged to bring their manuals, but you'll have the chance to see draft versions of the book and receive sample pages. You'll learn the key differences between ICD-9 and ICD-10, including Excludes notes and placeholders.
Our presenters will explain how to crosswalk from ICD-9 to ICD-10 and avoid errors that can lead to inaccurate coding. You'll learn how to decipher the new guidelines using the ICD-10 pain-specific disease chapters.
Bonus: Win prizes for finding codes during this session.
Noon – 1:00 p.m.
1:00 – 3:15 p.m.
Make connections: Procedures — Anatomy — ICD-10 coding
Using common procedures, such as transforaminals and facet joint injections, our presenters will explain the connection between anatomy and selecting the appropriate codes, and show you how to teach your staff these concepts.
3:15 – 3:30 p.m.
3:30 – 5:00 p.m.
Ensure documentation compliance in an ICD-10 world
End the day with a look at the final piece of the ICD-10 coding puzzle: Documentation. Learn how documentation differs between ICD-9 and ICD-10, and walk away with strategies for teaching clinical staff how to bring their documentation up to ICD-10 standards. Work through hands-on coding exercises that you also can take back to your practice and use to train your staff.
“This conference has saved me thousands of dollars. I now know how to transmit my NCS/EMG claims and get them paid! I will take my newfound knowledge back to my clinic and put it to great use.”
- Jessica D. Teston
Business Office Manager, Roosevelt General Hospital Clinic
The American Academy of Professional Coders has approved continuing education units for the Pain Management Billing, Coding & Compliance Summit.
The Board of Medical Specialty Coding & Compliance has approved continuing education units for the Pain Management Billing, Coding & Compliance Summit. (ACS or SCP)
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