Module Ten: Routine Visits and Studies
Estimated time to complete module: 10-15 minutes
This online education module uses clinical examples to contrast ICD-10 coding for routine office visits (e.g., well-child exams, routine gynecological exams) with ICD-9 coding and explains guidelines for coding counseling in ICD-10.
1. Understand coding for routine visits (i.e. – well child check, routine gynecological exam, etc.)
2. Review clinical examples common for routine visits and studies
3. Understand counseling coding and guidelines
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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.