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ICD-10 Basics
Thursday, August 22, 2013
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM Eastern Time

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Description
Are you ready to transition to ICD-10 on October 1, 2014? Join us for a keynote presentation on ICD-10 basics by Sue Bowman from the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), along with an implementation update by CMS. A question and answer session will follow the presentation.

Agenda
• Benefits of ICD-10
• Similarities and differences from ICD-9
• Coding
○ Basics of finding a diagnosis code
○ Placeholder "x"
○ External cause of injury codes
○ Type of encounter
• Training needs and timelines
• Resources for coding and training
• National implementation issues

Target Audience
Medical coders, physicians, physician office staff, nurses and other non-physician practitioners, provider billing staff, health records staff, vendors, educators, system maintainers, laboratories, and all Medicare providers

Presentation
The presentation for this call will be posted at least one day in advance of the call on the MLN Connects National Provider Calls and Events web page. Select the call date and scroll to the "Call Materials" section to locate the slide presentation.

For More Information
For more information about ICD-10, please visit the CMS ICD-10 website.

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