Does coding for sepsis ever get easier? Once you listen to this webinar, we think it will! In this webinar, we will discuss the evolution of diagnostic criteria for sepsis and how that has impacted the coding industry. We will dive deep into the guidelines, address documentation issues, and offer a course of action for those clinical denials that masquerade as coding denials.
- Compare and contrast Sepsis-2 and Sepsis-3 criteria
- Identify documentation requirements for assignment of a code from subcategory R65.2, Severe sepsis
- Determine when to query for sepsis
- Illustrate the process for appealing sepsis denials
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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.
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.
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.