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Course Overview

Accuracy of ICD-10-CM coding and reporting is now more important than ever to receive accurate reimbursement. In this Basics of ICD-10-CM Coding for LTC course we will present the learner with an introduction to the ICD-10-CM coding system, an overview of the ICD-10-CM coding manual as well as a review of the general coding conventions and guidelines to follow when assigning ICD-10-CM codes. 

The content in this course is applicable to MDS, Billing, and other staff responsible for assigning ICD-10-CM codes in the SNF/NF setting. 

About the Course Author

Ron Orth obtained a nursing degree from Milwaukee Area Technical College in 1985 and a B. A. in Health Care Administration from Concordia University in 1996. Mr. Orth possesses over 30 years of nursing experience with over 20 of those in the Skilled Nursing industry. Mr. Orth has extensive experience in teaching Medicare regulations to healthcare providers both in the US and internationally. Mr. Orth is currently the Director of Curriculum Design for Post-acute Care at Relias. Ron is certified in Healthcare Compliance through the Compliance Certification Board (CCB). Ron has also successfully completed the Infection Control Officer training through the AHCA.

Ron Orth RN, CHC, CMAC has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.

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Accreditation Information

Certificates provided by accrediting body (9 Match)

  • American Nurses Credentialing Center

    1.00HOURS

    In support of improving patient care, Relias LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.


  • California Board of Registered Nursing

    1.00HOURS

    Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, CEP# 13791 Nurses will receive 1.0 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • District of Columbia Board of Nursing

    1.00HOURS

    District of Columbia Board of Nursing Approved Continuing Education program (CEBroker Provider #50-290). Nurses will receive 1.0 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • Florida Board of Nursing

    1.00HOURS

    Florida Board of Nursing (CEBroker Provider #50-290). Nurses will receive 1.0 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • Georgia Board of Nursing

    1.00HOURS

    Georgia Board of Nursing (CEBroker Provider #50-290). Nurses will receive 1.0 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • South Carolina Board of Nursing

    1.00HOURS

    This program was approved by the South Carolina Board of Nursing Approved Continuing Education Program (CEBroker Provider #50-290).
    Nurses will receive 1.0 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • West Virginia Board of Registered Nursing

    1.00HOURS

    West Virginia Board of Registered Nursing (CEBroker Provider #50-290).
    Nurses will receive 1.0 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • New Mexico Board of Nursing

    1.00HOURS

    New Mexico Board of Nursing (CEBroker Provider #50-290).
    Nurses will receive 1.0 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • Arkansas State Board of Nursing

    1.00HOURS

    Arkansas State Board Of Nursing Approved Continuing Education program (CEBroker Provider #50-290).
    Nurses will receive 1.0 contact hours for participating in this course.


Course Details
  • Course Code:

    REL-PAC-0-BICL
  • Hours:

    1.00
  • Type:

    Online Course
  • Release Date:

    2020-03-01
  • Expiration Date:

    2023-01-31
  • Learning Objectives:

    Define the term principal diagnosis for SNF residents.; Describe at least five general coding conventions.; Describe the anatomy of an ICD-10-CM code.; Describe the types of documentation used to identify diagnoses.; Differentiate between the Alphabetic Index and the Tabular List.; Identify the two main sections of the ICD-10-CM manual.
  • Outline:

    Section 1: Introduction
    About This Course
    Learning Objectives
    Section 2: Meet Your ICD-10 Codes
    Regulatory Requirements
    Characteristics of ICD-10 Codes
    Dissecting an ICD-10 Code
    Review
    Summary
    Section 3: The ICD-10-CM Manual
    Overview of the ICD-10-CM Manual
    Alphabetic Index
    Tabular List
    Review
    Summary
    Section 4: ICD-10-CM Official Coding Guidelines
    ICD-10-CM Official Coding Guidelines
    ICD-10-CM General Coding Conventions
    ICD-10-CM General Coding Guidelines
    Review
    Summary
    Section 5: Coding for LTC
    Documentation for ICD-10-CM Coding
    Finding and Assigning ICD10-CM Codes
    Sequencing ICD-10-CM Codes
    Case Scenario
    ICD-10-CM Coding and PDPM
    Additional ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Coding on the MDS
    Review
    Summary
    Section 6: Conclusion
    Summary
    Course Contributor
    Resources
    References
  • Target Audience:

    The target audience for this course is: Nurses; in the following settings: Post-Acute Care.
  • Course Delivery Method and Format:

    Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
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    All courses offered by Relias, LLC are developed from a foundation of diversity, inclusiveness, and a multicultural perspective. Knowledge, values and awareness related to cultural competency are infused throughout the course content.
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    All characteristics and organizations referenced in the following training are fictional. Any resemblance to any actual organizations or persons living or dead, is purely coincidental.
    To earn continuing education credit for this course you must achieve a passing score of 80% on the post-test and complete the course evaluation.
  • Accommodations:

    If you require special accommodations to complete this module, please contact Relias Customer Support here.
  • Disclosures:

    Expert Reviewers, Instructors, and Staff Writers disclosures will be listed above after the individuals' biographical paragraph. All other members involved within the planning of this educational activity have declared no conflict of interest exists when planning and developing this course.