Module Seven: Cardiovascular

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

Estimated time to complete module: 10-15 minutes

This online education module contrasts ICD-10 coding for cardiovascular conditions with ICD-9 coding and reviews ICD-10 coding guidelines for common conditions, including chest pain, atrial fibrillation, and coronary atherosclerosis.

Learning Objectives

1. Learn the differences in the ICD-9 and ICD-10 coding guidelines for conditions of the cardiovascular system
2. Learn to code conditions of the cardiovascular system

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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