Getting Clued In: 7th Character Coding for Injuries, Poisonings, and Fractures

Description: Are you mystified on when to use "initial" vs. "subsequent" encounter 7th characters? Get "clued in" on appropriate 7th character extension assignments for injuries, poisonings, and fractures by attending this presentation. We'll investigate the meanings of the extension characters and apply their usage in a variety of healthcare settings. Relevant ICD-10-CM Official Coding Guidelines for Coding and Reporting 2019 and Coding Clinic material will be incorporated in the presentation to help take the mystery out of 7th character code assignment.

Live Webinar Date: October 9, 2019
Duration: 1 hour

Speaker:  Dianna Foley, RHIA, CHPS, CCS is OHIMA's Coding Education Coordinator. Dianna has been an 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: $25


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