The federal ICD-10 Coordination and Maintenance Committee (C&M) is scheduled to meet Tuesday and Wednesday, March 6 and 7, to discuss proposals for diagnosis code topics, with the conversation to be led by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Join Chuck Buck and Erica Remer, MD during this episode, as coding educator and consultant Laurie Johnson reports on the ongoing deliberations during the C&M meeting, which will take place at the headquarters of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) in Baltimore. Johnson is a senior consultant for Revenue Cycle Solutions, LLC.
Other segments featured in this episode include:
CDI Report: Terrance Govender, MD, reports on three key initiatives for improving physician education for clinical documentation improvement (CDI). Dr. Govender is currently the vice president of medical affairs for ClinIntell, Inc.
Live from HIMSS: HIMSS18, which begins Sunday in Las Vegas, will continue through the next week. And Tim McMullen, executive director of the Healthcare Administrative Technology Association, will have a live report from the event, considered by many to be the largest annual healthcare conference in North America.
- Physical Health Report: LeAnn Thieman, former nurse and nationally acclaimed author who co-authored the New York Times best-seller Chicken Soup for the Nurse's Soul, makes her debut appearance on Talk Ten Tuesdays and offers listeners important tips to stay healthy. Thieman is the founder and president of SelfCare for Healthcare.
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