What Are Your ICD-10 Coding and Billing Challenges?

November 4, 2015

8:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m. ET

Sponsored by SIG 15 Gerontology

Effective October 1, 2015, most audiologists and speech-language pathologists will be required to switch to the new ICD-10-CM (International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision, Clinical Modification) diagnosis coding system. This live event chat will provide clinicians with an opportunity to ask questions regarding the appropriate use of diagnosis codes or discuss real-life ICD-10-CM coding and billing conundrums they have encountered 1 month into the new system. The following panelists will answer question:

  • Neela Swanson, BA, is ASHA's director of health care coding policy. She serves as a resource for ASHA members regarding coding and reimbursement and works with the American Medical Association, ASHA members, and other specialty societies on coding issues related to audiology and speech-language pathology.
  • Janet McCarty, MEd, is ASHA's director of private health plans reimbursement. She has authored numerous resources about reimbursement and has worked extensively on issues related to CPT and ICD-9 billing codes and health plan appeals. She holds a graduate degree in speech-language pathology from the University of Virginia.
  • Lisa Satterfield, MS, CCC-A, is ASHA's director of health care regulatory advocacy. She is ASHA's liaison to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. She is an expert in health care regulations and policies. She practiced adult and pediatric audiology in hospitals, private practice, and university clinics.
  • Kate Ogden, MPH, health policy associate at ASHA

This free event is open to all ASHA members (it is not offered for CEUs).

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