ICD-10-AM/ACHI/ACS Tenth Edition Education
The ICD-10-AM/ACHI/ACS Tenth Edition was released on 15 May at the website: http://education.accd.net.au
The education focuses on major updates for:
- Type 1 and Type 2 Excludes notes
- Same-day endoscopy
- Chronic Pain
- Mental health interventions
- Ophthalmology review
- Thrombolytic therapy
- Destruction procedures
- Other ICD
- Other ACHI
- Other ACS
- Standards for ethical conduct in clinical coding
The online program includes a series of online tutorial videos accompanied by a Coding Exercise Workbook. On completion of the program, participants can complete a short challenge quiz to receive a certificate of participation.
Please also complete the Participant Evaluation form. Feedback is essential in helping us to refine and improve the online educational experience in the future. A summary of the feedback from the participant evaluation will be provided in the next newsletter.
Questions related to the Tenth Edition updates can be submitted through the ACCD Enquiries page. While individual responses will not be provided, these questions will inform the Frequently Asked Questions to be published after the implementation of Tenth Edition.
The NCCH is also planning to provide a face to face educational session dealing with FAQs from the Tenth Edition education at the upcoming HIMAA/NCCH Conference (November 2017).
Fundamentals of Morbidity Coding
The Tenth Edition revision of the Fundamentals of Morbidity Coding is available now.
This book provides a useful reference for clinical coder trainees or those returning to the coding work force who wish to re-familiarise themselves with coding basics. You can order it here. --> insert link when ready
AR-DRG V9.0 Education
An education tutorial outlining the changes in AR-DRG Version 9.0 will be available on the ACCD website. ACCD will email all CLIP registrants advising when the tutorial is available. ??
OTEN and QUT Student Award
NCCH is proud to sponsor the OTEN award for the ‘Highest Achievement Clinical Coding’. This year's winner was: Ruth Brady.
The 2017 NCCH Health Classifications Prize awarded to the QUT Bachelor of Health Management student with the highest overall grade across the units Introduction to Clinical Classification, Advanced Clinical Classification, Practical Clinical Classification and Casemix and Activity Based Funding went to Jessica Franiek.
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