ICD-10-CM LTC US - 2019

ICD-10-CM LTC US - 2019 

This module will cover the regulatory and requirements of ICD-10, a comparison to what has changed from ICD-9, developing an implementation plan, ICD-10 coding conventions and general guidelines, review of the manual and an deeper dive into 15 of the 21 chapters. It will also cover the steps to take to find an appropriate ICD-10 code and how to sequence codes.


Hours: 3.50


Certificates provided by accrediting body (1 Match)

National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards (NHA)


This educational offering has been reviewed by the National Continuing Education Review Service (NCERS) of the National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards (NAB) and approved for 3.50 clock hours. If you have any feedback regarding the NAB approved continuing education programs, send your email to the following address: [email protected]
Hours type - NHA: Resident Care Hours

Course Details

Course Code: REL-PAC-0-US-LTCICD1019
Hours: 3.5
Content Expiration Date: 1/31/2020
Learning Objectives:
Learners will be able to identify the the components and characteristics of an ICD-10-CM code..
Learners will be able to identify the component parts of an ICD-10-CM manual.
Learners will be able to identify the purpose and component parts of the ICD-10-CM Official Coding Guidelines.
Learners will be able to identify the general coding conventions to be utilized for accurate assigning and reporting of ICD-10-CM codes.
Learners will identify the chapter specific coding guidelines for assigning and reporting ICD-10-CM codes related to those conditions most often encountered in the SNF setting.
Learners will be able to identify documentation to review to ensure appropriate ICD-10-CM selection.
Learners will be able to identify the rules for assigning a Principal vs. Secondary diagnosis in the SNF setting.
Learners will be able to apply learned ICD-10-CM coding principles to properly assign ICD-10-CM codes in 10 coding scenarios.

1.1  Regulatory Requirements related to ICD-10 1.1  – Benefits of ICD-10-CM Coding 1.4 – Review Questions 2.1 – Compare and Contrast ICD-9 vs ICD-10 codes 2.2 – Dissecting an ICD-10–CM code – Taking a closer look 2.3 – Cross-walking Between ICD-9 and ICD-10-CM 2.4 – Review Questions 3.1 – Developing an Implementation Plan 3.2 – Review Questions 4.1 – Introduction to the ICD-10 Manual 4.2 – Alphabetic Index Section of ICD-10 Manual 4.3 – Tabular List 4.4 – Review 5.1 – ICD-10-CM Official Coding Guideline 5.2 – ICD-10-CM General Coding Conventions 5.3 – ICD-10-CM General Coding Guidelines 5.4 – Review Questions 6.1 – Chapter 1: Infections and Parasitic Disease 6.2 – Chapter 2: Neoplasms 6.3 – Chapter 4: Endocrine/Nutritional/Metabolic Disease 6.4 – Chapter 5: Mental, Behavioural, Neurodevelopmental Disorders 6.5 – Chapter 6: Disease of the Nervous System 6.6 – Chapter 7: Diseases of the Eye and Adnexa 6.7 – Chapter 9: Disease of the Circulatory System 6.8 – Chapter 10: Diseases of the Respiratory System 6.9 – Chapter 12: Diseases of the Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue 6.10 – Chapter 13: Diseases of the Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue 6.11 – Chapter 14: Diseases of the Genitourinary System 6.12 – Chapter 18: Symptoms, Signs and Abnormal Clinical Findings 6:13 – Chapter 19: Injury, Poisoning and Other Consequences of External Causes 6.14 – Chapter 20: External Causes of Morbidity 6.15 – Chapter 21: Factors Influencing Health Status and Contact with Health Services 6.16 – review Questions 7.1 – Documentation for ICD-10-CM Coding 7.2 – Steps to Finding and ICD-10-CM code 7.3 – Sequencing ICD-10-CM codes 7.4 – Review Questions 8.1 Coding Exercises (10 Exercises)

Instructor: Ron Orth RN, CHC, CMAC, AHIMA-Approved ICD-10-CM Trainer
Ronald Orth, RN, CMAC, CHC  obtained a nursing degree from Milwaukee Area Technical College in 1985 and a B. A. in Health Care Administration from Concordia University in 1996. Mr. Orth possesses over 30 years of nursing experience with over 20 of those in the Skilled Nursing industry. Mr. Orth has extensive experience in teaching Medicare regulations to healthcare providers both in the US and internationally. Mr. Orth is currently the Post -acute Care Curriculum Designer and is certified in Healthcare Compliance through the Compliance Certification Board (CCB). Ron is also an AHIMA approved ICD-10-CM trainer. Disclosure: Ron Orth RN, CHC, CMAC, AHIMA-Approved ICD-10-CM Trainer has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Target Audience:
The target audience for this course is: Nurses; in the following settings: Post-Acute Care.
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