IPPS FY2018 Final Rule and ICD-10 Code Updates
Recorded on September 21 2017
1 CEU. Domain: Clinical Data Management
Whose turn was it to watch the ICD-10 Cooperating Parties?
Time flies when you are having fun so believe it or not, Fiscal Year 2018 is just around the corner! FY2018 brings interesting changes to ICD-10-CM, ICD-10-PCS and the Inpatient Prospective Payment System.
This webinar summarizes the upcoming changes to the code sets and highlights the final FY18 changes to the IPPS.
As a teaser, ICD-10-CM contains over 350 new codes, almost 150 deleted codes and more than 250 revised codes. Surprisingly, a few of the revisions were not included in the proposed changes but were added to the final release for FY18.
Then there is ICD-10-PCS. PCS contains over 3500 new codes; over 1800 revised codes and almost 650 deleted codes. There are also some new and revised PCS definitions and guidelines.
Brandy Ziesemer, MA, RHIA, CCS, ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer
Brandy Ziesemer is the health information program manager and professor with Lake-Sumter State College. She is a Registered Health Information Administrator and a Certified Coder Specialist. She was an AHIMA-approved ICD-10-CM & PCS Trainer from August 2011 through June 2017. She is also a member of: the American Health Information Management Association and the Florida Health Information Management Association (AHIMA/FHIMA), the Health Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS) and of the Professional Association of Healthcare Office Managers (PAHCOM).
Brandy was the FHIMA State Advocacy Coordinator from July 2015-June 2017. She is currently an Advocacy Committee member.
Brandy was also the FHIMA ICD-10 Task Force Leader from July 2013-June 2015. The focus of the taskforce included ICD-10-CM/PCS training (basic and “All Hands on Deck), physician outreach and education in Florida, and acting as a liaison between CMS along with their training partner, Noblis, FHIMA, PAHCOM and AAPC to offer free training to clinicians and their staff.
Over the past year, Brandy has presented three “Food for Thought” sessions for practice managers affiliated with Florida Hospital Waterman. Topics included: MACRA/MIPS; Documentation Improvement to increase the accuracy and specificity of ICD-10-CM code selection; and mastering the correct use of CPT/HCPCS modifiers.
Brandy has co-authored a CPT coding book, contributed to a health informatics book and written a text on Medical Office Management and Technology. She is also the editor of PAHCOM’s six Practice Management Manuals and an advisor to PAHCOM’s education staff.
Brandy has been awarded 3 service awards through FHIMA: Educator of the Year; Literary Award and in 2015, Distinguished Services Award.
Prior to joining the LSSC faculty in 1997, she had extensive experience working with managed care organizations in California and New Jersey, and consulting in physician practice management in Florida. She and her husband moved to Florida from Northern California in 1993.
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