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American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy

ICD-10 Specialty - Orthopaedic

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Overview / Abstract:

Orthopaedic practices, along with any practice that treats orthopaedic injuries (emergency departments, urgent care centers, primary care, etc.) will see a great number of changes to how the code set looks and is used in ICD-10-CM. Applicable guidelines, documentation tips, and examples will be illustrated to ensure attendee understanding.

You Will Learn:
Seventh character extenders for injuries
The specifics of fracture care coding in ICD-10-CM
Acute versus chronic conditions


Sep 02, 2020


Informatics / Coding / Billing CE





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Presenters / Authors / Faculty

Shelly has been in the health care industry for 10 years with a background in billing, psychiatric, anesthesia, and general surgery coding. She founded and served as President of the St. Louis East Local AAPC Chapter from 2009-2010. She has served on the AAPCCA Board of Directors and on the Executive Board as the Meeting Coordinator from 2009-2010. She was the Chair of the Liaison Committee while she served on the AAPCCA Board of Directors. Shelly has spoken at AAPC National Conferences and at local chapter meetings, and has also been published on various coding topics. Prior to her employment with AAPC, she was the Coding/Claims Coordinator for the Transplant section of Washington University Medical School in St. Louis, Missouri.

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American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy

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