New codes seminar!

My new codes seminar is rapidly approaching … come listen Aug. 19, 1-2:30pm CDT for a few highlights of the nearly 200 new and changed diagnosis codes for 2012 including:
• Expanded codes for E coli from one to 4 new codes.
• 40 new skin cancer codes that will add both case mix and non-routine supply points.
• New probably case mix codes for dementia without a specific underlying etiology will allow recognition of the presence or absence of behavioral issues and a change to what is described as a behavioral issue.
• Changes to the V code for history of pulmonary embolism.
• New complication codes associated with gastric band surgery, cystostomies and stem cell transplants.
• Specific V codes for acquired absence of joints when a prosthetic joint has been removed and replaced with a spacer.


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