The updates to the inpatient prospective payment system for fiscal year 2025 go into effect on October 1, 2024. Anyone can read the fact sheet to see what the major changes are, but how will you know what the impact is to the frontline coder? This webinar covers the IPPS updates that coders want to know about. From MS-DRG shifts to changes in the CC/MCC list and new technology codes that impact your organization’s bottom line, this is the coder’s guide to IPPS for 2025.
- Discuss changes to specific MS-DRGs
- Identify procedures with changing OR or non-OR designation
- Review updates to the CC/MCC list
- Identify procedures with new technology add-on payments (NTAP)
Kristi Pollard, RHIT, CCS, CPC, CIRCC, AHIMA-Approved ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer
Kristi is the 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.