Live Reporting on the ICD-10 Coordination and Maintenance Committee

Breaking News Broadcast
Tuesday, March 6, 2018
10-10:30 a.m. EST; 7-7:30 a.m. PST
Program 315

Terrance Govender, MD; Laurie M. Johnson, MS, RHIA, FAHIMA;
Tim McMullen, JD, CAE; and LeAnn Thieman

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 the next edition of Talk Ten Tuesdays, when coding educator and consultant Laurie Johnson will report 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 to be featured on the broadcast include:

  • CDI Report: Terrance Govender, MD, will report 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: HIMSS 18, 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, will make her debut appearance on Talk Ten Tuesdays and offer listeners important tips to stay healthy. Thieman is the founder and president of SelfCare for Healthcare.

 Register now to listen and learn on Tuesday, March 6, 2018 at 10 a.m. EST.