When it comes to coding strokes, are you using the full medical record to your advantage? From determining the underlying stroke cause to the specific location, this presentation presents an overview of cerebrovascular disease and where to find nuggets of documentation in the medical record to code the most specific diagnosis available.
- Recognize various causes of cerebrovascular disease and stroke
- Identify key anatomical structures that are used in code assignment
- Compare and contrast the therapies used to treat hemorrhagic vs. ischemic stroke
- Identify secondary diagnosis and procedure codes that impact MS-DRG assignment
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.