OMA Newsletter

Best Practice Newsletter - Spring 2013

Save the Dates: Ready. Set. Code! ICD-10
Specialty Coding Workshop Series

The compliance date for implementation of the International Classification of Diseases, 10th edition, Clinical Modification/Procedure Coding Systems (ICD-10-CM/PCS) is
October 1, 2014. To ensure that all physician offices are prepared for the implementation date, the NJHA - Healthcare Business Solutions and Barnabas Health will host the Ready. Set. Code! ICD-10 Specialty Coding Workshop Series on Tuesday, October 1 and Thursday, October 3 at Jack Baker’s Lobster Shanty in Point Pleasant and Tuesday, October 15 and Thursday, October 17 at Cedar Hill Golf & Country Club in Livingston.

The hands-on coding workshops, designed by specialty, will help practice managers understand ICD-10-CM, as well as the documentation requirements associated with coding for specialty-specific practices. Participants will gain an understanding of the code structure and the ability to assign diagnosis codes using ICD-10.

The Ready. Set. Code! ICD-10 Specialty Coding Workshop Series will consist of six, two-hour workshops during a two-day period at each location. Choose the workshop session and location most appropriate and convenient for you.

Day 1: Tuesday, October 1 at Jack Baker’s Lobster Shanty in Point Pleasant / Tuesday, October 15 at Cedar Hill Golf & Country Club in Livingston

  • Workshop 1 – 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. – Cardiology / Vascular / Pulmonary
  • Workshop 2 – 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. – Ortho / Podiatry / Spine
  • Workshop 3 – 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. – OB-Gyn / Pediatrics / Urology

Day 2: Thursday, October 3 at Jack Baker’s Lobster Shanty in Point Pleasant / Thursday, October 17 at Cedar Hill Golf & Country Club in Livingston

  • Workshop 4 – 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. – Internal Medicine / Family Practice
  • Workshop 5 – 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. – General Surgery / Gastro / ENT / Plastic Reconstructive / Colon-Rectal
  • Workshop 6 – 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. – Psychiatry / Neurology / Neuro Surgery

The workshops in the Ready. Set. Code! ICD-10 Specialty Coding Workshop Series are eligible for two AHIMA CEUs and approved for two AAPC CEUs. Each office in attendance must bring a current ICD-10-CM Manual to the workshop.

Jack Baker’s Lobster Shanty is located on Channel Drive, Point Pleasant. Cedar Hill Golf & Country Club is located at 100 Walnut Street, Livingston. Register today as seating is limited.