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Title: ICD-10-PCS: Top reported Surgical and Non-Surgical Procedures

Original Presentation Date: Thursday, March 19, 2015

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn how to code the most commonly reported ICD-10-PCS procedure codes for inpatient stays
  • Navigate the ICD-10-PCS index, sections and tables, to find codes by a “best practice” method
  • Recognize terminology and relevant character definitions necessary to quickly and accurately assign these codes
  • Assign to the ICD-10-PCS guidelines and reference manual to assist with assigning codes

Presenters:

Sara Clark, RHIA, MLS, AHIMA approved ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer

Sara is a director at PCS and has over 25 years of health information management experience. Her expertise includes inpatient and outpatient prospective payment systems (MS-DRG, APR-DRGs, APGs, and APCs), coding compliance, HIM operational assessments, clinical documentation improvement, provider/coder education, and ICD-10. She is an AHIMA ICD-10 trainer and ambassador. Sara has been doing extensive ICD-10 coder training and working with providers to improve documentation to support ICD-10 coding.

Lana MacCormack, MLS, CIRCC, AHIMA Approved ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer

Lana is a manager at PCS and has more than 8 years experience in the healthcare industry. She has worked on numerous projects pertaining to billing and compliance audits, medical record coding and documentation reviews, and education. She is a Certified Interventional Radiology Cardiovascular Coder (CIRCC®)and has extensive knowledge and expertise in researching medical necessity policies and regulations. Ms. MacCormack specializes in the complex documentation and coding requirements for both Medicare and Medicaid.

Kristen Englintine, MLS, CIRCC, AHIMA Approved ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer

Kristen is a Consultant/Business Manager at PCS. She has a business and management background and while fairly new to the healthcare industry she is an AHIMA approved ICD-10-CM/PCS trainer and has been providing educational training to coders at NYC public and private facilities over the past few years.

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