Respiratory Conditions and Bronchoscopy Coding

Description: If coding respiratory conditions makes you hyperventilate, take a deep breath and relax. Dr. Ramachandran will be giving us the ins and outs regarding conditions such as asthma, bronchitis, COPD, pneumonia, and influenza. Then, OHIMA’s Coding Education Coordinator, Dianna Foley, will help you catch your breath and provide ICD-10-CM/PCS and CPT coding guidance to help coders with proper respiratory diagnosis and bronchoscopy procedural code assignments. Join us for this “inspirational” presentation!

Webinar Date: This was presented as part of OHIMA's 2020 Virtual Coding Seminar - October 9, 2020
3 hours

Speaker:  Manoj V. Ramachandran MD is currently working as an Academic Hospitalist and Physician Advisor for Clinical Documentation Improvement at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. I worked as a Physician Advisor for CDI Program since 2012. I am a frequent speaker to the Medical Staff, CDI specialists, and Coders. I have a passion to improve meaningful Clinical Documentation and reduce copy-paste and note bloat which is easily generated through EMR. I graduated from Medical School in South India (Government Medical College Thiruvananthapuram) and moved to the US in 2006. I completed my Internal Medicine training at Saint Vincent Hospital, Worcester, MA in 2009. I enjoy peer-reviewing journal articles and volunteer my time as an Associate Editor for the Journal of Medical Case Reports. I established a strategic alliance between the Clinician Nutrition team, CDI specialists, and Coding at Ohio State and currently serve as the lead physician for this collaborative project, which is aimed at improving the recognition and management of malnutrition among Hospitalized Patients.

Speaker:  Dianna Foley, RHIA, CHPS, CCS is OHIMA's Coding Education Coordinator. Dianna has been a HIM professional for 20 years. She progressed through the ranks of coder, department supervisor, and department director, to her current role as a coding consultant. She recently served as the program director for Medical Coding and HIT at Eastern Gateway Community College. Dianna earned her bachelor's degree from the University of Cincinnati subsequently achieving her RHIA, CHPS, and CCS certifications. She is an AHIMA Approved ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer and has been part of OHIMA's Coding Roundtable Committee, facilitating roundtables held at the OHIMA annual meeting. She has been a presenter at regional HIM meetings and the OHIMA Annual Meeting.

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Cost: $75
Domain: Data Structure, Content and Information Governance


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