No bones about it, coding for orthopedic procedures can be tricky. Join us as we delve into the world of bones, joints, and connective tissue and discuss specificity of coding in ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS. In this webinar, we will give tips and tricks for ensuring the most specific ICD-10-CM code is assigned and define each 7th character and how to select the appropriate one. We will also cover the various types of internal and external fixation and code a complex operative report.
- Select seventh characters for various trauma ICD-10-CM codes
- Identify the approach value for intramedullary nailing
- Differentiate between various types of external fixators
- Assign codes to an operative report
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Kristi Pollard, RHIT, CCS, CPC, CIRCC, AHIMA-Approved ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer
Kristi is a Director of Coding Quality & Education with more than 25 years of industry experience; she is responsible for the development of web-based, instructor-led, and webinar training materials; conducting training in ICD-10-CM/PCS and CPT; and performing DRG and APC audits. Kristi has an extensive background in coding education and consulting and is a national speaker and published writer on topics related to ICD-10 and CPT coding and code-based reimbursement. She has designed and developed training programs for inpatient and outpatient hospital-based coding, with a focus on vascular interventional radiology, interventional cardiology, orthopedics, and obstetrics.