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Life Stressing You Out A Bit?

Z73.1 — Type A behavior pattern Z73.2 — Lack of relaxation and leisure Z73.3 — Stress, not elsewhere classified 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…

ICD-10-CM & PCS Training Review

This ICD-10 Coffee Klatch webinar is an informative review and excellent starting point for physician and hospital coders. Ms. Toni Woods and Ms. Whitney Horton, both AHIMA-Approved ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainers, will give viewers a glimpse of RT Welter’s formal ICD-10 Coder Academies and training, and provide an overview of ICD-10 Coding Conventions, Chapter Guidelines, Code Structures…

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The Winter Olympics Are Over, Let The Recoveries Begin

S06.0X0A — Concussion without loss of consciousness, initial encounter W20.8XXA — Struck by thrown object, bouquet of roses, initial encounter Y93.21 — Activity, figure skating (singles) (pairs) 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…

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How's Your Heart This Valentine's Day?

I50.21 — Acute systolic (congestive) heart failure I25.3 — Aneurysm of heart 746.87 — Malposition of heart and cardiac apex R12 — Heartburn 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…

FREE ICD-10 Webinar 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. [toggle title_open=”Overview of FREE ICD-10 Seminar and Coffee…

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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…

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…