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