Two Developing Stories: ICD-10 Coordination and Maintenance Committee Meeting and Hurricane Irma’s Unreported Consequences

Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017
10-10:30 a.m. ET; 7-7:30 a.m. PT
Program 295
Diane Iverson, RN, BSN, BS, ACM, CCM
Emergency Room Case Manager
Gloryanne Bryant, RHIA, CDIP, CCS, CCDS, AHIMA-Approved ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer; Glenn Krauss, RHIA, BBA, CCS, CCS-P, CPUR, CCDS, C-CDI, PCS, FCS; and Stanley Nachimson

The next big milestone for ICD-10 is the Coordination and Maintenance Committee meeting in Baltimore this coming Tuesday and Wednesday. The two-day meeting will cover the latest requests for diagnosis and procedure codes. Monitoring and reporting on the meeting during the next edition of Talk Ten Tuesdays will be Gloryanne Bryant, past president of the California Health Information Association.

As this meeting for coders gets underway in Baltimore, residents in Miami and many other parts of Florida will be confronting the dire consequences of Hurricane Irma – while survivors in Houston continue to deal with the aftermath of Harvey. Both disasters illustrate the urgent need to focus on the Social Determinants of Health (Z55-Z65), according to Talk Ten Tuesdays special guest Diane Iverson, a front-line ER case manager at a major university hospital in Baltimore and a former clinical documentation integrity specialist (CDIS).

Other segments to be featured on the broadcast include: 

  • News Desk: Gloryanne Bryant will report on the aforementioned Coordination and Maintenance Committee meeting being held concurrently at Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) headquarters in Baltimore.

  • RegWatch: Healthcare industry expert Stanley Nachimson of Nachimson Advisors will bring you up to date on the latest regulatory developments from our nation’s capital.

  • CDI Report: Glenn Krauss, senior consultant at Federal Advisory Partners, will continue his reporting on clinical documentation integrity (CDI).

Two major developing stories and more will be coming your way on Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017 at 10 a.m. ET.

Talk Ten Tuesdays. More than just talk.™

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