RT Welter
Medical News

Enter your email address to receive weekly content updates including free medical quickinars, upcoming events, useful tips and industry related news updates. Free medical knowledge delivered straight to your inbox… Register now!

Deep Freeze

T68.XXXA — Hypothermia X31.XXXA — Exposure to excessive natural cold, initial encounter Y93.24 — Activity, cross country skiing In preparation for the upcoming deadline for ICD-10 implementation, RT Welter presents weekly ICD-10 Codes of the Week! Our goal is to familiarize you with the new and expanded code set and the additional clinical documentation needed…

Read More

Upcoming ICD-10 Training Opportunities

The team at RT Welter & Associates has been hard at work, prepping for some exciting and insightful events! Check out some of our upcoming ICD-10 Training opportunities below. ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS Coder Academy Registration deadline for March Academy is March 4th. This interactive and hands-on ICD-10 training is designed to prepare coders for the AAPC…

Read More

ICD-10: Minimizing the Financial Hit

With the go-live date rapidly approaching, hospitals and health systems need to make ICD-10 a priority if they want to avoid costly surprises and setbacks. This article appears in the December issue of HealthLeaders magazine. Despite the continued objections of some healthcare industry groups, all indications are that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services…

Read More

It's Flu Season

J09.X1 — Avian Influenza with pneumonia J09.X1 — Swine influenza with other respiratory manifestations J09.X3 — Influenza A with gastrointestinal manifestations In preparation for the upcoming deadline for ICD-10 implementation, RT Welter presents weekly ICD-10 Codes of the Week! Our goal is to familiarize you with the new and expanded code set and the additional…

Read More

Playoff Season Is Here!

S83.511A — Sprain of anterior cruciate ligament of right knee, initial encounter Y93.61 — Activity, American tackle football Y92.321 — Football field as the place of occurrence of the external cause In preparation for the upcoming deadline for ICD-10 implementation, RT Welter presents weekly ICD-10 Codes of the Week! Our goal is to familiarize you…

Read More

FREE ICD-10 Seminar and Coffee Klatch

The compliance date for ICD-10 implementation stands firm at October 1, 2014.  ICD-10 will bring monumental changes to all physician practices and hospitals, and they face a significant financial impact; including claims denials, cash flow issues, and decreased productivity, if not adequately prepared for the ICD-10 transition. RT Welter and Associates is hosting two “Coffee…

Read More