Overview

Coding Workshop
Question and Answers (as time permits)

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify the significant changes in ICD-10 codes effective October 1, 2018
  • Understand potential MS-DRG impact and opportunities for documentation improvement
  • Gain knowledge of ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS Official Guideline revisions
  • Recall important IPPS updates for FY2019

Speaker

Sandra Routhier, RHIA, CCS, CDIP

AHIMA-Approved ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer and Ambassador

Sandy is an HIM & Coding professional with more than 30 years of experience with a  strong emphasis on inpatient coding and reimbursement, medical record documentation requirements, HIM operations, electronic records, regulatory and accreditation requirements. Sandy worked in acute care hospitals for 25 years in a variety of roles including inpatient coding and CDI specialist, HIM director, revenue cycle director and information systems director.

Sandy is the SVP of Auditing Services at CloudMed, a Revint Solution. CloudMed provides a unique full-coverage software and auditing solution to assure the accuracy of coding and documentation on inpatient cases.

Through AHIMA, Sandy is a Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA), Certified Coding Specialist (CCS), Certified Documentation Improvement Practitioner (CDIP) and Approved ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer.

CEU

2.0 – Clinical Data Management

Date Published

September 14, 2018

Course Content