2019 novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has brought an influx of patients being admitted to the health care system. While diagnoses and treat of these patients is important, the ability to accurately capture this data by health information professionals is also vital.
This webinar will address the differences between COVID-19 and Coronavirus and will provide a comprehensive look at COVID-19 ICD-10-CM and CPT codes. Coding guidelines will be discussed as they apply to both hospital and coding professional scenarios, including telehealth services. Examples of pro-fee encounters at one health care organization will also be shared.
In addition, available resources for HIM professionals will be highlighted. View recent news updates and helpful resources here.
April 9, 2020
1.0 AHIMA – Data Structure, Content, and Information Governance
1.0 AAPC – Data Structure, Content, and Information Governance
Deanna Klure, RHIT, CDIP, CCS
Regional Director, Coding Education, Nosology, CAC and CDI Business System Applications, Kaiser Permanente-SCAL Region
Co-chair, CHIA Coding and Data Quality Committee
Deanna Klure has over 22 years of combined experience in inpatient and outpatient coding, auditing and coding compliance. In addition to her role with Kaiser Permanente, Deanna is also a coding instructor at the Loma Linda University, School of Allied health. Deanna has dedicated her career to mentoring coding professionals in accurately applying ICD-10, ICD-9 and CPT codes. As the Co-chair of the CHIA Coding Data Quality Committee, she enjoys working with others and building compliant coding programs.
Carol Yarbrough, MBA, CHC, CPC, CCA, OCS
Compliance and Reimbursement Specialist, Telehealth Resource Center, UCSF MC Genomics Services
President, American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) San Francisco Chapter
Carol Yarbrough is a health care compliance and reimbursement specialist. Providing a unique background in legal, technology, revenue management, clinical management and compliance, she actively contributes to telehealth initiatives at UC Health. She works hands-on with professional fee and hospital-based fee professionals to implement billing strategies and provides real-time feedback to clinicians and their staff with documentation compliance and encounter guidance. She also presents training to the coding professionals at UC Medical Center in order to maximize EMR workflow with greater documentation and coding understanding.