Still Time to Complete ICD-10 Training
Date of Publication (July 30, 2015)
The countdown to October 1, and the implementation of ICD-10 is on. There is still time to get the training your practice needs. Online training by specialty and disease factor are only a click away. Currently, IMS is offering three series of online ICD-10 training to meet the needs of Iowa practices.
2015 ICD-10-CM Transition Mission
This 22 course online training series, will serve physician coders in all settings (private practice, hospital-based physician clinics, FQHC/RHC clinics, IHS clinics and public health). Quality, value and accountability drive this training series. Topics within the series include:
Ready. Set. Code! ICD-10-CM by Specialty
These hands-on coding courses will help coders master ICD-10-CM and the documentation requirements associated with coding for specialty-specific practices. Participants will gain an understanding of the code format and structure of ICD-10 and complete each course with the ability to successfully assign diagnosis codes using ICD-10. Sessions within this series include:
- Cardiology, vascular and respiratory
- General surgery, gastroenterology, otolaryngology, and plastic reconstructive surgery
- Mental health, neurology, and neurosurgery
- OB/Gyn, pediatrics, and urology
- Orthopedics, podiatry, and spine
ICD-10 Coding Selection in the EMR
During this series, coders will explore how ICD-10 coding relates to the electronic medical record (EMR). This series includes the following medical conditions and patient populations:
In addition to the offerings available through IMS, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) are hosting a call for physicians preparing for ICD-10 on Thursday, August 27, from 1:30 to 3:00 p.m. Experts will discuss coding guidance and tips, answer questions, and provide information related to claims that span before and after the October 1, implementation date. Click here to register for this call.
For more information regarding ICD-10 training, contact Kara Bylund at IMS.