The next big milestone for ICD-10 is the 2018 Coordination and Maintenance Committee meeting in Baltimore. The two-day meeting covered the latest requests for diagnosis and procedure codes. Monitoring and reporting on the meeting during this edition of Talk Ten Tuesdays will be Laurie Johnson, senior healthcare consultant for Revenue Cycle Solutions, LLC and an ICD10monitor contributor.
Other segments to be featured on the broadcast include:
- News Desk: Larry Field, DO, anchors the Talk Ten Tuesdays News Desk and reports on the newly released Fourth Universal Definition of Myocardial Infarction. Dr. Field is the treasurer of the American College of Physician Advisors.
- Tuesday Focus: The American Medical Association has released its 2019 code changes. Reporting on this developing story is senior healthcare consultant Deborah Grider.
- Mental Health Report: Catherine Harrison-Restelli, MD, medical director for hospital services at Sheppard Pratt Health System, reports on Social Determinants of Health (SdoH), especially adverse childhood events and their impact on physical and mental health.
- Coding Report: Gloryanne Bryant reports on steps facilities should take to strengthen their coding and compliance programs, especially in the wake of the alleged upcoding at Providence St. Joseph health system.