The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced it will be hosting an MLN Connects National Provider Call on “Countdown to ICD-10” on August 27 from 2:30-4:00 p.m. ET.

Space may be limited, so register today by clicking here.

The call takes place five weeks before the ICD-10 implementation of October 1, 2015.

The presenters include Sue Bowman from the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) and Nelly Leon-Chisen from the American Hospital Association (AHA). They will provide coding guidance and tips, along with CMS updates.

The call’s agenda is as follows:

  • National implementation update
  • Coding guidance
  • How to get answers to coding questions
  • Claims that span the implementation date
  • Results from acknowledgement and end-to-end testing weeks
  • Provider resources

The target audience includes medical coders, physicians, physician office staff, nurses and other non-physician practitioners, physician billing staff, health records staff, laboratories and all Medicare providers.

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