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Pain Coding

This tutorial will assist the coder in understanding the pain condition and how to apply the diagnostic codes according to Official Coding Guidelines. (1 CEU)

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Acute Rehabilitation / Long Term Care Coding

Learn what coding guidelines change when the patient moves from acute care to long term care or acute rehabilitation.  (1 CEU)

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Spinal Fusion

ICD-10-PCS Coding 2021 of Spinal Fusion and Related Procedures (1 CEU)

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Malnutrition Coding

The coding of malnutrition poses coding challenges as it is often poorly documented by the physician.  Coding professionals will then often misinterpret the ICD codes when translating this poor documentation into diagnosis codes.  The codes for Kwashiorkor malnutrition have been over reported in the United States and are a focus of review by the Office or Inspector General (OIG). (1 CEU)

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Three-Day Rule

This tutorial reviews the Medicare’s Three-Day Payment window and how it is applied to outpatient services. (1 CEU)

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OSHPD

The Office of Statewide Health Planning & Development (OSHPD) is a California state agency that is tasked with promoting health care accessibility through facilitating analysis of California’s health care infrastructure, providing information about health care outcomes, and promoting a diverse and competent health care workforce, in addition to other roles.  As part of this mission, OSHPD requires that hospitals submit particular data on a regular basis. This tutorial will provide descriptions of some of the data elements required in these reports. (2 CEUs)

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Respiratory System Coding

The respiratory system, also sometimes called the pulmonary system, is the system responsible for supplying the blood with oxygen, which is then transported throughout the body.  While this is the most important function of the respiratory system, there are many other important functions.  (2 CEUs)

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Poisoning

This tutorial reviews Chapter 19: Injury, Poisoning, and Certain Other Consequences of External Causes (1 CEU)

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Infectious Diseases

Overview of Chaper 1: Certain Infectious and Parastitic Diseases (A00-B99), HIV/AIDS, Sepsis, and MRSA are reviewed in this tutorial. (1 CEU)

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Fractures

The coding of fractures in ICD-10-CM requires greater specificity, such as the type, anatomical site, displaced or nondisplaced, laterality, routine versus delayed healing, nonunion, malunion and the type of encounter.  This tutorial will discuss all aspects on the coding of fractures in ICD-10-CM. (1 CEU)

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