Viewing the recording does not constitute eligibility to receive a CE. Only attendees of the live event are eligible to receive a CE Certificate.

Title: ICD-10-PCS Documentation and Coding for Spinal Procedures

Original Presentation Date: Thursday, October 22, 2015

Learning Objectives:

  • Differentiate between vertebral joints and vertebral bones for upper and lower spine
  • Identify the root operation, body part, approach and devices used for spinal procedures
  • Understand the impact of specific PCS codes on DRG assignment for spine procedures

Presenter: Deborah Gardner-Brown, RHIT, CCS, C-CDI, CI-CDI, CDIP, CCDS, CCMSCP, CPMA AHIMA Approved ICD-10-CM/PCS T/A

Deborah Gardner-Brown is the founder and President of Reimbursement Review Associates, Inc. She holds the credentials of RHIT, CCS, CDIP, (Clinical Documentation Improvement Professional) credentials from The American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), C-CDI (Certified in Clinical Documentation integrity), CI-CDI (Certified Instructor-Clinical Documentation Integrity) from the AIHCD, CCDS (Certified Clinical Documentation Specialist) from ACDIS, CPMA (Certified Professional Medical Auditor) from the AAPC, and CCMSCP (Certified CMS Compliance Professional) from the Progressive Health Care Compliance Institute.

Ms. Brown has more than 28 years’ experience in both hospital and professional coding and reimbursement management. She has held positions as director, administrator, and consultant in both acute care and outpatient health care settings. Ms. Brown’s experience includes a range of Revenue Cycle and Compliance Surveillance programs/projects including performance improvement, data quality/analytics, utilization, quality, CDIP metrics management. Ms. Brown is an accomplished auditor for E&M/CPT, APG, APC and MS-DRG, APR-DRG validation for coding compliance in both the acute care and outpatient care settings. She has been an active speaker for several state component professional associations over the past 5 years. She is also an AHIMA approved ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer that has developed and presented educational material on several ICD-10-CM/PCS and CDI topics. Ms. Brown is the founder of the NJ ACDIS state chapter association, and a member of AHIMA, NJHIMA, HCCA, AAPC, NJACDIS, AIHCD, WBL, and ACDIS.

Please complete the form below in order to view our webinar: