September 24, 2015, 9:00 AM PDT / 12:00 PM EDT
It’s officially here: the last month before all HIPAA-eligible professionals must switch to the ICD-10 code set. As the regret of procrastination washes over many of those professionals, they’re scrambling to ready themselves and their practices for the big switch. If you, like so many other rehab therapists, find yourself asking, “ICD-what?” then you’re in dire need of straightforward training—stat! Otherwise, you could leave your practice vulnerable to claim denials after October 1.
Join us at 9:00 AM on Thursday, September 24, 2015, for a last-minute, totally free ICD-10 training. In this one-hour session, hosts Heidi Jannenga and Charlotte Bohnett will detail essential eleventh-hour ICD-10 to-dos and demonstrate how WebPT’s ICD-10 tool simplifies and expedites the code selection process. Specifically, you’ll learn:
- The essential ICD-10 facts—delivered crash-course-style.
- Strategies and tactics for the 48 hours spanning the transition period.
- How to prepare notes for the transition, select and document diagnosis codes, and build ICD-10 favorites lists within WebPT.
Heidi Jannenga, PT, DPT, ATC/L President and Co-Founder
Charlotte Bohnett Director of Demand Generation
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