Avoid reimbursement issues caused by incorrect coding. ICD-10 coding, a new method of coding diagnoses and hospital procedures mandated by CMS, is scheduled to replace ICD-9 in October. An overview on the impact of ICD-10 regarding vascular surgery will be presented in an SVS webinar on April 1. Registration will open in mid-February.
Upon completion of the following programs, participants should be able to:
- Code with the new ICD-10 diagnoses codes.
This course is designed for vascular surgeons and their office staff including practice managers, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses, surgery schedulers, coders, and others who seek the transition to the ICD-10 code sets for vascular surgery.
- Regulatory overview and time line to implementation
- New structure of codes
- Examples of key vascular diagnosis codes
- Q & A
The Society for Vascular Surgery is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Designation of Credit
The Society for Vascular Surgery designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
AAPC Continuing Education Unit (CEU) Credit
This program has the prior approval of the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) for 1.5 continuing education units. Granting of prior approval in no way constitutes endorsement by the Academy of the program, content or the program sponsor.
Posted February 2014