The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has released a free web-based training (WBT) course on “Diagnosis Coding: Using the ICD-10-CM.”

It includes ICD-10 implementation guidance, information on the new ICD-10-CM classification system and coding examples. By the end of the training, CMS indicated participants should be able to:

  • Recognize the ICD-10-CM/PCS implementation date;
  • Identify ICD-10-CM structure and format;
  • Select ICD-10-CM features;
  • Recognize how to find correct ICD-10-CM codes; and
  • Identify ICD-10 implementation tasks.

Continuing education credits are available to participants who successfully complete this course.

To access this ICD-10 WBT, click here and then choose “Diagnosis Coding: Using the ICD-10-CM” in the left column (courses are listed in alphabetical order).

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