2019 ICD-10-CM Updates Webinar (Live)

Live Webinar: Wednesday, September 26th, 1pm EST

The latest round of ICD-10-CM updates is almost here, and MMI has everything you need to know to be prepared! October 1st is just around the corner, but we have all the new information to ensure that you and your practice maintain fast and accurate ICD-10 coding throughout the upcoming year. Don’t waste valuable time sifting through dozens of update articles–sign up for our 2019 ICD-10 Updates webinar to go through all the changes at once, and earn CEUs to boot! You’ll walk away from the webinar with an in-depth understanding of the code changes, meaning you’ll be ready to code accurately, submit claims quickly, and fulfill all the necessary quality standards for your practice or facility.

During this 90-minute webinar, instructor Quita Edwards, CPC, CPC-I, RMC, REMS, COSC, CPMA will cover all the major 2019 updates to the ICD-10-CM code set, including potential pitfalls and how to avoid them. No matter your specialty or the size of your practice, this webinar is an ideal way to make sure that you are prepared for the changes and ready to keep the revenue cycle flowing smoothly all year long.

Who Should Attend?

  • Coders
  • Billers
  • Practice managers
  • Physicians/providers
  • Anyone looking to join one of these fields in the coming year

Webinar Overview

  • In-depth review of 2019 ICD-10-CM updates
  • Complete walkthrough of all changes, including new, deleted, and revised codes
  • Discussion of new language and how it will impact code selection and reimbursement
  • How to implement these changes within your practice or facility
  • Coordinating ICD-10-CM with your EMR and Practice Management System
  • Understanding which changes are relevant to the specialty of your workplace

The training format is a live online webinar conducted through GoToTraining. You will receive your official CEU certificate upon completion of a short online quiz that will become available after the webinar.

  • Estimated Length: 1.5 hours
  • Worth: 3 CEUs

Click here to view the entire live webinar continuing education course listing through MMI.

Session Outline

Session Outline

This webinar will cover the coding updates that will take effect on October 1st. These changes apply to a wide variety of topics and categories including:

  • New neoplasms of the eyelid
  • New Merkel cell codes (C4A.1 series)
  • New post-procedure infection codes (T81.4 series)
  • New cannabis codes (F12.23 and F12.93)
  • New sexual and/or forced labor exploitation codes (T74.5 and T74.6 series)
  • New Z codes for mental and behavioral health screenings exams
  • Revised muscular dystrophy codes (G71 series)
  • Revised CDI/MIPS reimbursement strategies
  • Updated codes for healthcare encounters during hurricane aftermath
  • Updated codes for external cause of morbidity
  • Updated codes for coma scale
  • Updated codes for burns and corrosions
  • Updated codes for abuse, neglect, and other mistreatment
  • Updated use of 7th characters in Chapter 19 (S00-T88)
  • Updated guidelines for unknown or undetermined intent
  • Changes in other disorders, included those that are not elsewhere classified
Learning Objectives

Learning Objectives

  • Explore over 300 new ICD-10-CM codes, including 143 revisions and 51 deletions, that will taking effect on October 1, 2018
  • Ensure compliance by recognizing deleted and revised codes
  • Distinguish between similar codes, include which ones work best in which situations
  • Highlight how proper documentation affects your overall revenue cycle
  • Learn how to improve workflow with proper code selection
  • Discuss the payment impact of the updated code set
  • Determine possible areas of coding improvement within your practice or facility
  • Understand how to use precise, accurate codes in order to avoid unspecified codes whenever possible
  • Study new codes for incisional site infections, newborn metabolic disorders, acute appendicitis, urethral stricture, newborns affected by maternal drug use, and much more.
  • Know which updates apply specifically to your specialty
About The Instructor

About The Instructor

The 2019 ICD-10 Updates Webinar is authored and presented by Quita Edwards, CPC, CPC-I, RMC, REMS, COSC, CPMA. She has over 30 years of experience in the medical industry, including 22 years where she was employed with a multi-physician Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation Center. She is now owner and CEO of Practice Dynamics, an independent billing company, as well as CASE Contracting Services, where she is an independent contractor for consulting, auditing, and educational services for physicians, their staff, and professionals pursuing certifications through the AAPC. She holds specialty certifications in Orthopaedic Surgery and Medical Auditing.

Online Training Format

Online Training Format

After registering for the webinar by purchasing online, our Member Services Team will contact you with a link to the webinar and registration instructions for the Absorb Learning Site.

After watching the webinar, you will be directed to answer a short questionnaire in order to receive your printable CEU certificate. Although you can take the quiz anytime within 30 days of the webinar, we recommend completing it as soon as possible while the information is still fresh.

MMI Member Pricing

MMI Member Pricing

As a member of Medical Management Institute, you will have access to special member pricing for all MMI Live Webinars. To access this pricing, please log into YOUR Absorb Learning Site HERE. If you are purchasing for an employee, friend, or family member, use their Absorb login information to purchase. DO NOT CREATE YOUR OWN LOGIN

For the 2019 ICD-10 Updates, your special pricing will be only $59.

Once you log into your Absorb Learning Site, please visit the course catalog and search for the course name.

If you have any questions or need help purchasing or navigating, please contact us at 866-892-2765.