AHIMA Webinar Brings Coders Up to Speed on COVID-19 Coding

AHIMA Webinar Brings Coders Up to Speed on COVID-19 Coding

AHIMA has launched an on-demand webinar designed to help outpatient coders get up to speed on inpatient COVID-19 coding.

“Inpatient COVID-19 Coding and CDI Training: Cross-train your outpatient coder” will be presented by Maria Ward, MEd, RHIA, CCS, CCS-P, director, HIM practice excellence at AHIMA, and Melissa Potts, RN, BSN, CCDS, CDI practitioner, HIM practice excellence, CDI/nurse planner at AHIMA.

The presenters will discuss how coding guidelines differ between inpatient and outpatient settings, as well as using COVID-19 guidelines and ICD-10-CM codes appropriately.

Webinar listeners will learn how to:

  • Identity related conditions and accurately assign and sequence the ICD-10-CM codes
  • Apply appropriate ICD-10-PCS codes for mechanical ventilation
  • Describe MS-DRGs and learn how COVID-19 affects them

Click here to register for the webinar.

For more information on COVID-19 coding, read AHIMA and the AHA’s FAQ: ICD-10-CM Coding for COVID-19, as well as the CDC’s final COVID-19 ICD-10-CM Guidelines.


  1. John N – Can we list this event for AHIMA approved CEU credits ?

  2. Are there any CEUs for this?

  3. The webinar for COVID 19 for inpatient coders was very informative! I only found the first slides on ICD 10 in the resource tab. Is there any way I could be emailed the slides on PCS and IPPS?
    Thank you

  4. I would like to know further details prior to registering: CEUs available and the registration fee. Thank you.

  5. Enjoyed and learned a lot.

  6. Very informative format… Thanks for all of your expertise

  7. I watched the Covid 19 for inpatient coders yesterday and wondered if there was a way I could print the slides for quick reference? Thank you! Tammy Ward

  8. This was very helpful. Thank you for all of your explanations and examples.

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