ICD-10-CM Changes for 2021

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    Lynn M. Anderanin-CPC
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    Mar 26, 2021
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    13:00 PM EST
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    90 Min
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Each year the International Classification of Diseases (ICD) Version 10 Clinical Modifications (CM) is updated for the upcoming year. The ICD-10-CM becomes effective on October 1st of every year with no grace period. This presentation will review all of the changes for professional services beginning with the October 1, 2020 date of service for proper coding to avoid delays in reimbursement.


Session highlights:


·         ICD-10-CM Official Guideline changes and how to apply them.

·         All new codes added to the 2021 edition.

·         63 codes that will no longer be valid and what to use instead

·         50 code description changes that could change code assignment

·         Understand the latest updates for coding COVID-19 situations

·         Chapter by chapter changes for the entire ICD-10-CM manual

·         Coding for vaping and e-cigarette disorders


Benefits of attending session:


You will learn all of the updates for ICD-10-CM. This will include code additions by chapter, as well as code revisions and invalid codes. In addition to the codes changes, you will also learn the official guideline changes that assist in assigning the appropriate codes as well as code combinations and sequencing.


What will you achieve?


You will be able to review your current code list and update it according to the changes.  You also will be able to educate others in your office as to why changes were made and the documentation that will be necessary to support the current codes. This ultimately results in the submission of clean claims and return payment efficiently.


Who should attend?


·         All specialties

·         billers

·         coders

·         reimbursement specialists

·         prior authorization assistants

·         physicians

·         Nursing Professionals

·         Physician Assistants

·         Managers

·         Administrators

Lynn Anderanin, CPC, CPPM, CPMA, CPC-I, COSC, is the Sr. Coding Educator for Healthcare Information Services, a physician’s revenue cycle management company in Chicago. She has over 35 years’ experience in all areas of the physician practice, specializing in Orthopaedics.  Lynn is currently a Workshop and Audio Presenter. She is a former member of the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) National Advisory Board, as well as several other boards for the AAPC. She is also the founder of her Local Chapter of the AAPC.

1 AAPC Approved CEU

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