SOURCE: VitalWare


April 21, 2015 08:00 ET

VitalWare to Host Complimentary Webinar Outlining the Guideline Changes Brought on by the Transition to ICD-10

YAKIMA, WA--(Marketwired - April 21, 2015) - Today, VitalWare™ announced that they will host a complimentary, hour-long webinar breaking down the differences between today's coding guidelines and what can be anticipated with the ICD-10 coding guidelines. The educational webinar will be held on Wednesday, May 6, 2015 at 10:00am PT.

Led by VitalWare's Jodi Stewart, RHIA, CCS and AHIMA-Approved ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer, "What's the Diff?: ICD-9 versus ICD-10 Guidelines 2015" will include coding examples from different specialties and popular disease categories to demonstrate the opportunities greater specificity in the ICD-10 code set will provide.

Attendees are eligible to receive one CEU for attending the educational session and will leave the webinar understanding the key differences between the ICD-9 and ICD-10 Coding Guidelines including:

  • Medical terminology changes
  • Excludes 1 and Excludes 2
  • "Borderline Diagnosis"
  • Incorporating "Code First"
  • The use of combination codes
  • Coding for Episode of Care
  • Drug Underdosing

Ms. Stewart has more than 25 years' experience in healthcare, including 20 years in an acute care hospital setting. She is versed in inpatient and outpatient coding and auditing, coding education, chargemaster support, HIPAA Privacy, patient access, healthcare quality, accreditation, and patient satisfaction.

To register for this complimentary hour-long webinar, please visit

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Contact Information

  • For more information, contact:
    Leslee Paganelli
    Email contact
    (855) 464-2310 ext 650