Auditing ICD-10-CM/PCS Coding is Key to Continuous Improvements: Discover Educational Opportunities

Auditing ICD-10-CM/PCS Coding is Key to Continuous Improvement:  Discover Educational Opportunities

Webinar Recording

ICD-10, it is critical to perform internal and external coding audits to validate the accuracy of ICD-10 diagnosis and procedure coding.

Based on years of ICD-10 auditing both pre and post implementation,  VitalWare's Director of Professional Services, Clinical Coding Integrity, Jodi Stewart, will discuss primary opportunities for improvement based on first-hand experience performing thousands of ICD-10 coding reviews.

This complimentary, 90-minute presentation will include an approach for structured auditing of ICD-10 coding in addition to a comparison of DRG statistics. Through the use of case studies, the presentation will detail common coding errors and DRG inconsistencies.

Following attendance of this webinar participants will be able to:

  • Identify key areas of concern based on diagnosis or procedure coding
  • Identify the most common issues that lead to ICD-10 coding discrepancies and varying code assignment patterns
  • Identify compliance and audit issues specific to ICD-10-CM/PCS

Jodi Stewart, RHIA, CCS, CDIP and AHIMA-Approved ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer has over 25 years of experience in healthcare, including 20 years in an acute care hospital setting. She is experienced in inpatient and outpatient coding and auditing, coding education, chargemaster support, HIPAA Privacy, patient access, healthcare quality, accreditation and patient satisfaction.

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