Coding Clinic Guidance: The View from the Top

Tuesday, June 6, 2017
10–10:30 a.m. ET; 7–7:30 a.m. PT
Program 283

Nelly Leon-Chisen, RHIA
Director of Coding and Classification
American Hospital Association
Tammy Combs, RN, MSN, CDIP, CCS, CCDS; Dennis Jones;
James S. Kennedy, MD, CCS, CCDS, CDIP; and Stanley Nachimson

The American Hospital Association’s (AHA’s) second-quarter Coding Clinic for ICD-10-CM/PCS offers key coding advice and code assignments. Reporting on highlights in the official publication that was released May 17 during the next edition of Talk Ten Tuesdays will be Nelly Leon-Chisen, director of coding and classification for the AHA.

Other segments to be featured on the broadcast include:

  • News Desk: Dennis Jones, the patient financial services administrator at Nyack Hospital in Nyack, N. Y., will anchor the Talk Ten Tuesdays news desk, reporting on ICD-10 headlines.
  • DocTalk: James S. Kennedy, MD, president of CDIMD Physician Champions, will return to offer more sage advice on coding and documentation from a physician’s perspective.
  • CDI Report: Tammy Combs, RN, MSN, CDIP, CCS, CCDS, director and lead nurse planner of health information management (HIM) practice excellence for the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), will report on the new AHIMA CDI query tool unveiled last week by the Association.
  • RegWatch: Healthcare industry expert Stanley Nachimson of Nachimson Advisors will bring you up to date on the latest regulatory and policy news coming from Washington, D.C.
  • Talk Back: Dr. Erica Remer will discuss the use of encephalopathy in stroke, as described in Coding Clinic’s second-quarter release.
All this and more will be coming your way on Tuesday, June 6, 2017 at 10 a.m. ET.

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