2020 IPPS Updates for the Coder

Individual pricing: $30.00

On-Demand Webinar Recorded September 19th, 2019



Are you tired of attending webinars that address the updates to the inpatient prospective payment system that seem geared toward hospital executives rather than the coder? If so, then this webinar is for you! Our subject matter experts comb the final rule and extract information you, as a coder, want to know. From changes to the severity levels to changes in procedure OR and non-OR lists to updates to the Medicare Code Editor, this webinar will cover it all.


  • Describe changes to MS-DRG major diagnostic categories
  • List changes to MS-DRG severity levels
  • Discuss changes to the Medicare Code Editor
  • Identify procedures with changing OR or non-OR designation

Target Audience

  • Facility inpatient coders
  • Clinical documentation improvement analysts
  • Compliance and revenue integrity professionals
  • Coding Auditors and Educators
  • Coding managers


Kristi Pollard RHIT, CCS, CPC, CIRCC, AHIMA-Approved ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer
Kristi is a senior consultant with more than 20 years of industry experience and is the author of a delightfully funny blog dedicated to the profession of coding.  Kristi has an extensive background in coding education and consulting and is a national speaker on topics related to ICD-10 and CPT coding as well as code-based reimbursement.  She has designed and developed training programs for inpatient and outpatient hospital-based coding including vascular interventional radiology, interventional cardiology, orthopedics and obstetrics.

CE Credits

CEUs are available to all participants, live or recorded.

This webinar has been approved for 1 continuing education unit for use in fulfilling the continued education requirements of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA). Granting prior approval from AHIMA does not constitute endorsement of the program content or its program sponsor. AHIMA CEUs expire 9.30.20.

This program has the prior approval of the American Academy for Professional Coders (AAPC) for 1 continuing education hour. Granting of prior approval in no way constitutes endorsement by AAPC of the program content or the program sponsor. AAPC CEUs expire 9.30.20.

Purchasing Details

  • Individual Purchase: Entitles you to access the live webinar from a single device, plus individual access to the recorded webinar post event.
  • Group Purchase: Entitles you to access the live webinar from a single device, but you may invite all interested parties within your organization to attend the live event with you. For individuals to receive CEU’s from the live event, their name must be submitted on the post-event survey. The recorded event may be shared with others in your organization post event.
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