2020 ICD & DRG Regulatory Update and Coding Roundtable

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Friday, September 13, 2019

9:30 AM - 3:45 PM


Target Audience

Compliance Officers, Health Information Managers, Auditors, Chief Financial Officers, Business Office Managers, HIM/Coding Students, Coders, Reimbursement Specialist, Revenue Cycle Managers, Quality Coordinators, (CDI) Documentation Specialist


Program Objectives

Examine the changes in ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS codes and guidelines (additions, revisions, deletions)

Discuss ICD-10 impact on MS-DRGs and MDC assignment

Present methods for physician education regarding the coding/DRG changes that could be affected by documentation

Examine regulatory changes related to present on admission (POA), and medical review criteria for inpatient admission


Special Dietary Needs

If you have any special dietary needs, please note this at the time of registration.
Lunch and beverages are included with registration.


Preparing for Onsite

Climate in meeting rooms is difficult to control for everyone's comfort. Please remember to dress to suit how you will be most comfortable sitting in a room for a long period of time. Layering is the best option for most people or a blanket for others. Please bring your ICD-10-CM/PCS code sets or encoder/coding resources on laptops. Please have laptops charged as outlets are very limited. Coding reference materials are not required to participate in the event.


9:00 AM - 10:00 AM - Meeting Check In


10:00 AM - 12:00 PM - FY 2020 New ICD-10-CM Codes/Coding Guidelines Revisions/CDI/POA Discussion


12:00 PM - 12:30 PM - Lunch


12:30 PM - 1:30 PM - FY 2020 New ICD-10-PCS Codes and Coding Guidelines


1:30 PM - 2:30 PM - 2020 Coding Roundtable


2:30 PM - 2:45 PM - Break


2:45 PM - 3:45 PM - FY 2020 MS-DRG Grouper Changes

Featured Speakers











Katherine Isbell, RHIA, CDIP, CCS, AHIMA-Approved ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer


Kathy is the Education Services Manager at LexiCode and a subject matter expert in the ICD-9 and ICD-10-CM/PCS Classification systems, MS-DRG and other payment methodologies, anatomy, surgical procedures and disease process for coding. She is an AHIMA FORE Scholarship recipient, a Phi Theta Kappa honors graduate from the CPCC Health Information Technology program in Charlotte, North Carolina, and an honor graduate from the University of Kansas Health Information Management program. During her coding career, she has worked as a coder, consultant, auditor and educator. She is a Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA), a Certified Coding Specialist (CCS), and an AHIMA-Approved ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer. A teacher before entering the Health Information field, she brings a passion for learning and sharing information about coding.












Nancy Lindberg


Nancy Lindberg serves as the Manager of Consulting Services at LexiCode and is a Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) and Certified Coding Specialist (CCS). She is responsible for coordinating and managing audits from start to finish, acting as the liaison throughout the audit process, as well as providing results and education tailored to the needs of each client. Nancy has over 30 years' experience in the Health Information Management/Coding environment. During her HIM career, she has served as a medical record transcriptionist, inpatient/outpatient coder, adjunct professor, auditor and manager.



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Any registrant who cannot attend may send a substitute from the same organization by emailing ceo@schimahima.org with the name of the substitute. The registration fee is refundable if SCHIMA is notified of cancellation no later than Friday, September 6, 2019. No refunds issued past this date. No refunds issued for no-shows.


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Continuing Education

CEUs: 5.0 - Clinical Data Management


During the week following the meeting, all paid attendees will receive an email with a link to the online evaluation and CE certificate.


CEUs are AHIMA approved CEUs and are accepted by AAPC.


SCHIMA, SCHA, and SCORH Members: $85.00


Non Members: $110


Email ceo@schimahima.org to request a corporate discount code if registering 5 or more individuals from your organization.


SCORH members also email ceo@schimahima.org for registration instructions.



Lexington Medical Center Extended Care

815 Old Cherokee Rd.
Community Center Auditorium
Lexington, SC 29072




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