Understanding Clinical Documentation Requirements for ICD-10
ICD-10 is one of the most significant changes in our industry's
history. Under ICD-10's more rigorous specificity requirements, physician
documentation will need to meet the higher standard as well. Physicians will
need to meet the standards and guidelines in order to ensure proper coding and
billing practices, otherwise they will risk potential denials and therefore
will be at risk for loss of revenue. Furthermore, A recent study of more than
20,000 audits of physicians' clinical documentation revealed that only 63
percent of current documentation is sufficient for ICD-10's specificity levels.
This online course is recorded from a live webinar on March 18,
- Identify why detailed clinical
documentation is important for the ICD-10 transition, including high-impact
differences between ICD-9 and ICD-10.
- Plan and optimize your clinical
- Apply best practices for educating and
training your staff.
Jane Tuttle, CPC, CPC-H,
is a certified coding and compliance educator and
consultant with more than 27 years of experience in health care administration
including the areas of, chart-auditing, corporate compliance, HIPAA
regulations, practice management, billing, coding and reimbursement. In 2005,
Ms. Tuttle formed, CODING EDUCATION ENDEAVORS to serve consulting clients and
teach coding students throughout the New England area. She has been a
professional coding instructor for 15 years and is a certified ICD-10CM
Massachusetts Medical Society (MMS)
Non-MMS Member: $22.00
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