Understanding Neoplasm Coding
April 28th, 2009 • 12:00-1:30pm CT
Highlights of this program include:
- Classification of the different types of neoplasms
- Overview of neuroendrocine tumors
- Primary and secondary malignant neoplasm
- Lymphatic and hematopoietic malignancies
- Chemotherapy, Radiotherapy and Immunotherapy
- Complications associated with malignant neoplasms
Learning objectives for the program:
- Understand and apply the Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting Neoplasms.
- Differentiate between the various types of neoplasms (e.g., malignant, neuroendocrine, benign, carcinoma in situ, uncertain behavior, and unspecified nature).
- Demonstrate methods for locating neoplasm codes using ICD-9-CM's Alphabetic Index and the neoplasm table.
- Review the new classification of neuroendocrine tumors.
- Understand the distinction between primary and secondary malignant neoplasm.
- Become familiar with the sequencing rules for neoplasm.
This program presented by AHA Central Office experts Nelly Leon-Chisen, RHIA, Anita Rapier, RHIT, CCS and Gretchen Young-Charles, RHIA.
Who Should Attend
- HIM Directors
- Coding Managers
- Coding Professionals
Continuing Education Now offering both AHIMA and AAPC units!
AHIMA-This program has been approved for 2 continuing education units for fulfilling the continuing education requirements of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA).
AAPC-This program has prior approval of the American Academy of Professional Coders for 2.0 Continuing Education Units. Granting of this approval in no way constitutes endorsement by the Academy of the program, content or the program sponsor.
For more information or to register, please visit www.krm.com/ahacentraloffice or call 800/775-7654.
ICD-10 Summit: Beyond Compliance to Strategic Advantage
April 16-17, 2009 ~ Washington DC
Presented by AHIMA in Cooperation with AHA Central Office