On October 01, 2014, the conversion to ICD-10-CM for diagnosis reporting to government and private insurers will take place. And preparations need to begin TODAY. Numerous ramifications of this change must be taken into account in your planning and execution.
Join Dennis Padget, MBA, CPA, FHFMA in this 90-minute webinar as he pins down the key implementation considerations you should be concentrating on in the weeks to come.
After attending this learning session, participants will be able to:
- Fully describe the main ICD-10 conversion hurdles that must be overcome
- Properly code government payer and private insurer claims using ICD-10 parameters
- Describe how best to work with referring physicians to ensure that they submit properly coded ICD-10-CM requisitions
If you are…
- Laboratory Managers
- Pathology Practice Managers
- Pathology Billing & Coding Personnel
…then YOU should join us for this web event.
*This program has the prior approval of AAPC for 1.5 continuing education hours. Granting of prior approval in no way constitutes endorsement by AAPC of the program content or the program sponsor.
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About the speaker:
Mr. Padget is President and founder of DLPadget Enterprises, Inc. in The Villages, Florida. He is the author of Pathology Service Coding Handbook, which his company publishes as an Internet-based electronic text. Mr. Padget is a Certified Public Accountant and a Fellow in the Healthcare Financial Management Association. He has an MBA degree from the University of Chicago and a BA degree from the University of Northern Iowa. Mr. Padget is a member of the Healthcare Financial Management Association, the American Health Lawyers Association, and the Editorial Advisory Board of Pathology/Lab Coding Alert. He is a frequent speaker at state and national pathology and laboratory professional association meetings and has published several articles on hospital and physician payment, compliance and accounting issues.
Prior to his retirement from active consulting at the end of 2003, Mr. Padget headed Padget & Associates, a pathology and laboratory financial management and compliance advisory firm. During its nearly 23-year existence Padget & Associates served several hundred physician practices, independent laboratories, medical billing agencies, and hospitals in about 40 states. The firm specialized in: healthcare compliance plan development and management; anatomical and clinical pathology CPT charge and ICD-9-CM diagnosis coding evaluation and update studies; third-party, managed care, and hospital contracting; laboratory and pathology joint venturing and outsourcing; and pathology group integration planning and implementation.
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