This course will explain the purpose, function, and structure of the International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision, Clinical Modification (a.k.a. ICD-10-CM) diagnostic coding system. Principles for using this global coding system will be discussed and practical coding examples related to speech-language pathology will be given. Participants will be provided with resources that may assist them to easily transition from ICD-9 to ICD-10. Come with your questions!
Course created on June 30, 2015
- After this course, participants will be able to explain the purpose and function of ICD coding system.
- After this course, participants will be able to implement ICD-10 coding principles for efficient and accurate billing.
- After this course, participants will be able to use resources to crosswalk ICD-9 codes to the new ICD-10 codes.
|0-15 Minutes||Introduction and overview of diagnostic coding system|
|15-50 Minutes||Principles for use, practice scenarios, discuss available resources|
|50-60 Minutes||Question and answer period|
Dee Adams Nikjeh, PhD, CCC-SLP
Dr. Nikjeh is co-chair of the Health Care Economics Committee of the American Speech Language and Hearing Association (ASHA). She has appeared before the U.S. Dept of Health and Human Services on behalf of ASHA to propose new diagnostic codes and modifications of existing codes for the benefit of speech-language pathologists. Dr. Nikjeh is an ASHA advisor to the American Medical Association Health Care Practitioner Advisory Committee where she has presented speech-language pathology procedure codes for valuation of professional service. Her clinical experience spans thirty years. She provides services for patients of West Coast Ear, Nose and Throat Association specializing in endoscopic procedures for evaluation and management of voice disorders. Dr. Nikjeh is a consultant for the United States Dept. of Justice, Civil Division-Fraud Section and is an associate of Fearon & Levine, a national consulting firm that focuses on practice management and payment policy in outpatient rehabilitation settings. Dr. Nikjeh is an ASHA Fellow and has served on ASHA's Legislative Council and Executive Board of the Council of State Association Presidents. She is a past-president of the Florida Association of Speech Language Pathologists and Audiologists.
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