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Title: Avoiding an MI when coding Cardiac Catheterization and Percutaneous Coronary Intervention in ICD-10

Original Presentation Date: Thursday, May 14, 2015

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the sweeping changes to PCI coding in ICD-10-PCS
  • Understand the pitfalls to avoid while coding PCIs in ICD-10-PCS
  • Learn what areas of the medical record to focus on to identify reliable source data
  • Understand the benefit of P&P as an intermediate solution to documentation shortcomings
  • Understand how device keys and contrast guides can help coders make quicker and more accurate decisions

Presenter: Scot Nemchik CCS, AHIMA-Approved ICD10 CM/PCS Trainer, VP of Compliance & Strategic Planning

Scot has over 11 years of health information management experience with concentrations in revenue cycle optimization, workflow assessment/improvement and acute care coding/compliance, specializing in interventional radiology/cardiac catheterization. Previously, Scot was the Coding Compliance and Education Coordinator for Main Line Health System where he was responsible for the training and education of all coding staff and a multitude of clinical personnel. In this role, Scot worked diligently with multidisciplinary teams to analyze coded data in order to assess its contribution to publicly-reported data, and facility profiles/accreditations. Scot creates, develops and implements some of the most visionary product offerings of the HIM Services Division. He was responsible for the content design and delivery of IOD’s ICD-10 training as well as developed the curriculum for the Coder Development Program. He is ultimately responsible for educating our Coding Staff and making sure we are compliant with the latest guidelines.

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