Edukaters Webinar
2021 Update for ICD-10-CM On Demand

Sep 22, 2020 1:00PM EST

Duration : 60 min

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The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services(CMS) annually updates the ICD-10-CM diagnoses code manual on October 1st.  This year is no different.  For 2021 there are 490 new codes, including those related to COVID-19, as well as 47 revised and 58 deleted codes.  Not implementing these code changes in your office on October 1st may cause denial of claims and delay in reimbursement for professional medical claims.


Join this webinar by renowned speaker Lynn Anderanin, where she will discuss all the updates in detail.


Session highlights:


·  Changes to the Official ICD-10-CM Guidelines for 2021

·  New codes for sickle cell conditions

·  Codes added for vaping related disorders

·  The latest changes for COVID-19

·  Pathological fracture code expansion

·  Rheumatoid arthritis diagnoses changes

·  New code for headache

·  Other changes to kidney disease and alcohol use


Benefits of attending session:


·  ICD-10-CM codes changes are effective on October 1, 2020

·  Utilization of invalid codes will cause claim denial

·  Reimbursement can be delayed because of claims errors

·  Insurance companies will update their policies related to medical necessity with the new diagnoses codes

·  The use of invalid diagnoses codes can be considered non-compliant


Who should attend ?


·  Physician

·  Physician assistant

·  Nurse practitioner

·  Coder, biller

·  Auditor

·  Claims adjuster, claims processor

·  Medical assistant

·  Manager

·  Administrator

·  Surgery scheduler

·  Prior authorization specialist


This program has the prior approval of AAPC for 1.0 continuing education units (CEUs).


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