CMA Today:Brush up on Anatomy and Physiology for ICD-10

A key element of ICD-10 implementation is the preparation of anatomy and physiology and AAPC ICD-10 trainer Jeri Leong, RN, CPC, CPC-H, CPC-I, CPMA, was featured in the July/August edition of CMA Today magazine. “To meet the challenge (of ICD-10 implementation), clinical staff, coders, and billing specialist should begin preparing to understand anatomy and physiology, not only the structure and location of organs and body parts, but also how they function,” said Leong.

Other highlights include:

The American Medical Association (AMA) and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced a joint effort to train providers for the October 1, 2015 implementation of ICD-10. Are you prepared? Get $100 off AAPC’s ICD-10 General Code Set Training through Aug 31st.
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The article is on pages 27-28 in the current CMA Today. Click to here to read the online version (membership required).

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