2017 ICD-10 Coding: Revisions, Updates & Challenges

Date/Time: 04/04/2017, 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Provider: FHPCA

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Tuesday, April 4, 2017

9:00 am – 10:30 am HST
11:00 am – 12:30 pm AKT
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm PT
1:00 pm – 2:30 pm MT
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm CT
3:00 pm – 4:30 pm ET


ICD-10 was implemented October 1, 2015.  While relatively new in the scheme of coding paradigms, a lot has changed in the last 18 months.  This webinar will review the 2,600-plus new, revised, and deleted codes, including the “with” major change, “A” character rules, excludes 1 and 2 rules, and more.  Many of these changes require more information than before to code.

As hospices come under increased scrutiny from auditors and surveyors, coding accuracy is not just a guideline, but mandated by laws and regulations. The increased specificity and knowledge required for ICD-10 can be overwhelming. It is essential your agency is on top of ICD-10 coding. Join us for this webinar that will address the numerous ICD-10 coding changes.


  • ICD-10 coding rules – overall requirements
  • Review the “just for hospice” rules
  • October 2016 major code changes
  • Challenges, including “with” rules, “A” character rules, the excludes 1 and 2 rules, and more
  • Common hospice diagnoses
    • List of October code changes


This informative session is designed for administrators, directors, QAPI, coders, billers, CFOs, managers, and anyone involved in hospice coding.

PLEASE NOTE: Webinar content is subject to copyright and intended for your individual organization’s use only.

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