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Removing the Speed Bumps from ICD-11 Adoption: Part II

April 16, 2019 Episode 365
Talk Ten Tuesdays
Removing the Speed Bumps from ICD-11 Adoption: Part II
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Talk Ten Tuesdays
Removing the Speed Bumps from ICD-11 Adoption: Part II
Apr 16, 2019 Episode 365
Chuck Buck | Timothy Powell, CPA |Laurie M. Johnson | Leslie Krigstein | Kristi Pollard | Margaret A. Skurka | Erica Remer, MD
ICD-11 – the new code set that is expected to be released next month by the WHO.
Show Notes

Fresh from her meeting last week at the World Health Organization (WHO) Morbidity Reference Group in Malmo, Sweden, Margaret Skurka returns to Talk Ten Tuesdays this Tuesday to report on ICD-11 – the new code set that is expected to be released next month by the WHO. Skurka reports on how countries are approaching the implementation of ICD-11. (see ICD11 training videos)

Skurka is the past president of the International Federation of Health Information Management Associations, IFHIMA, and the current IFHIMA/AHIMA representative to the WHO Family of International Classifications Education and Implementation Committee. That committee does work on ICD-11, as well as on improving the quality of coded data internationally while recognizing coders around the world.

 This broadcast will also feature these other segments:

  • Tuesday Focus:  Reporting on the challenges associated with ICD-10-PCS coding of cardiovascular surgery is senior healthcare consultant Kristi Pollard, who is with the Haugen Consulting Group. Read Kristi's article that relates to her segment.

  • The ICD-10 Coding Report: Laurie Johnson reports on the latest ICD-10 codes that are making national news. Johnson is a nationally recognized coding authority and senior healthcare consultant at Revenue Cycle Solutions, LLC.

  • Dateline Washington: Leslie Krigstein, vice president of congressional affairs for the College of Health Information Management Executives (CHIME), reports on the latest healthcare news coming out of Washington, D.C. 

  • News Desk: Timothy Powell, a compliance expert, and ICD10monitor national correspondent will anchor the Talk Ten Tuesdays News Desk.

  • TalkBack: Erica Remer, MD, FACEP, CCDS, founder and president of Erica Remer, MD, Inc. and Talk Ten Tuesdays co-host, reports on another thought-provoking topic that has captured her attention.


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