Module One: ICD-10 Basics

Return to AAFP Coding Toolkit: ICD-10 Educational Series.

Estimated time to complete module: 20-25 minutes

This online education module reviews basic information about ICD-10, including coding conventions and guidelines, use of the ICD-10 code book’s Alphabetical Index, and rules for coding and reporting.

Learning Objectives

1. Gain an understanding of ICD-10 coding conventions and guidelines
2. Learn how to utilize the alpha index within the ICD-10 code book
3. Understand the rules for coding and reporting

Additional Information

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Course summary
Course opens: 
04/30/2014
Course expires: 
12/31/2017

Richelle D. Beckman, JD, MHSA, RHIA, CPC, CEMC, CPMA, CPC-I

Richelle focuses her legal practice on regulatory compliance and healthcare reimbursement. She has administrative and compliance experience in the long term care, ambulatory surgery, medical group, and private practice settings with multi-specialty providers. She is a Registered Health Information Administrator and certified professional coder with first-hand knowledge of the legal and practical reimbursement structures for government and private payors, and has assisted multiple providers in the planning, configuration, and implementation of electronic medical records. Richelle has prepared successful appeals for WPS, RAC, and private payor claim denials, audits, and reimbursement disputes and educates providers on appropriate documentation and coding practices. Richelle has received national awards from the American Health Information Management Association and Health Information and Management Systems Society and is active in local professional associations.

Available Credit

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
04/30/2014
Course expires: 
12/31/2017
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