Oct. 1st Deadline: Ace 2021 ICD-10-CM Code Change Requirements to Keep Cash Flowing

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You must accurately incorporate nearly 600 ICD-10-CM code changes (490 new, 47 revised, and 58 deleted codes) by the October 1, 2020 deadline or suffer the financial consequences.

Failure to correctly integrate all of the 2021 ICD-10-CM diagnosis code changes will lead to increased claim denials, lengthy reimbursement delays, and auditor attention that will significantly reduce your ability to get your claims paid.   But you don’t have to go through this changeover alone…

This is where expert coder and educator ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­Kim Garner Huey MJ, CHC, CPC, CCS-P, PCS, CPCO, can help. During her 60-minute online training session, Kim will walk you through those 2021 ICD-10-CM diagnoses code changes that will have the highest impact on your practice. She’ll help you ensure that your transition to the Oct. 1st diagnosis code changes is accurate and goes off without a hitch – the first time.

Kim has spent hours digging through the most common ICD-10-CM coding errors, reviewed a multitude of diagnosis coding questions from front-line practices, and polled other national coding experts to be sure you get real-world assistance on not just what 2021 ICD-10-CM codes are changed, but specifically HOW TO incorporate them.

By completing this targeted, step-by-step online training, you’ll get exactly what you need to ensure that your transition to the new 2021 ICD-10 code changes occurs without a hitch. Here are just a few of the proven strategies you’ll receive:

  • Avoid reduced physician cash flow with proven ICD-10 code changes integration strategies
  • Speed up reimbursement by accurately utilizing more specific Eye and Headache diagnoses codes
  • Reduce underpayments when reporting complications from Sickle Cell/Hb-c disease
  • Avoid claim denials by accurately determining when new External Injury codes are required
  • Stop payment delays due to the new and deleted Poisoning codes
  • Overcome the most common Substance classification errors that will get you audited
  • Proven strategies to improve documentation accuracy – that your physicians will really use
  • Prevent appeals work for new COVID and Chronic Kidney Disease codes
  • Avoid Excision coding confusion by mastering new surgical guidelines
  • Additional 2021 ICD-10 code changes include: an entirely new chapter and 57 new musculoskeletal codes
  • And so much more …

Don’t worry about successfully incorporating all of the 600 ICD-10-CM code changes for 2021 alone.

By attending Kim’s online training, you’ll receive easy-to-implement steps for the most significant 2021 ICD-10-CM changes so you can ensure your claims continue to be accurate by incorporating next year’s diagnosis code changes successfully the first time.

Ensuring you incorporate the new 2021 ICD-10 codes correctly is more important than ever before. In the last couple of years, CMS has gone on a rampage to recoup reimbursements that they feel they’ve paid in error (equaling $29.6 BILLION for Medicare fee-for-services claims). Considering the negative financial impact of COVID-19, your practice will certainly not want to return money you’ve received. Don’t let avoidable diagnosis coding errors land you in serious financial and legal trouble. 

The Oct. 1st deadline is just around the corner

Sign up today for this upcoming online training session to ensure you incorporate all of the 2021 ICD-10-CM coding changes correctly the first time.

Register today. 2021 ICD-10 code changes.

PS: Added Bonus, register for this online training, and you will also receive a downloadable Excel file that has all of the 2021 ICD-10-CM code changes broken down. This tool will help you more easily identify which codes are new, deleted or revised (along with a description of the specific revisions). The file also separates the code changes by chapter so you can easily find them in your manual for additional information.

*Tool will be included with your presentation handouts. 2021 ICD-10 code changes.


Attendee Reviews:

4.56 out of 5 for both usefulness and speaker engagement.

Here’s are just a few of the many rave reviews Kim has received from her prior ICD-10-CM update online training sessions:

It was great! Everyone [at my office] was very excited about the easiness of the online training. Looking forward to attending sessions in the future.”
~ Paula Gray, HIM Director, K’ima:w Medical Center, CA

 “Very Helpful…. Love the speaker… Kim always does a great job…”
~ Leigh Ann Davis, Coder, Lee Obstetrics and Gynecology, AL

“Excellent speaker love her accent it can sometimes be difficult to keep listeners engaged with updates and not sound like they are just reading from a script, but speaker did a fabulous job!”
~ Cathy Wells, CPC, Primary Care Coder, Resolution, CO

“The webinar was very informative. Great speaker!”
~ Sheila Johnson, Billing Coordinator, Heartland Alliance

“The speaker was very good and the information was presented well.
~ Sherri Richburg, Re|solution

Meet Your Expert

Kim Garner Huey
MJ, CHC, CPC, CCS-P, PCS, CPCOKGG Coding and Reimbursement Consulting, LLC

Kim is an independent coding and reimbursement consultant, providing audit, training and oversight of coding and reimbursement functions for physicians. Kim completed three years of pre-medical education at the University of Alabama before she decided that she preferred the business side of medicine.

She completed a Bachelor’s degree in Health Care Management and went on to obtain certification through the American Academy of Professional Coders and the American Health Information Management Association.

Recognizing the important position of compliance in today’s world, she has also obtained certification as a Certified Healthcare Compliance Consultant and a Certified Healthcare Audit Professional. Kim is also an AHIMA-approved ICD-10-CM trainer and has recently earned a Master of Jurisprudence in Health Law.

For over twenty-five years, Kim has worked with providers in virtually all specialties, from General Surgery to Obstetrics/Gynecology to Oncology to Internal Medicine and beyond. She has spoken at the national conference for numerous organizations.