ICD-10 documentation training now available

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ICD-10 will be implemented Oct. 1, 2015. Free ICD-10 documentation education is currently available to all members of the medical staffs, THPG physicians, APRNs, PAs, THPG practice staff and Texas Health employees with relevant job codes.

 

Why is it important for providers to adopt ICD-10 documentation concepts?

Fact Sheet and FAQs



The purpose of this training is to address the new complexities of ICD-10 and the strategies needed to craft documentation that appropriately translates in ICD-10. The training will NOT focus on coding or CareConnect training. It WILL focus on documentation for both the hospital and ambulatory settings to help providers with the following:

  • Fewer coding queries
  • Fewer medical record requests
  • Fewer medical necessity denials
  • Fewer delays in payment and risk of mortality data
  • Accurate severity of illness

Should I take web-based training or attend instructor-led training?

If your specialty is listed under the instructor-led training section, it is more advantageous for you to attend the instructor-led training. If you have already taken your web-based training, you are still encouraged to attend a live training. This training is not intended for practice managers or office staff.


Texas Health Employees & THPG Practice Staff

Texas Health employees and THPG Practice Staff (THM Employees) who are assigned ICD-10 training in MyTalent will need to complete it by July 15, 2015.
Instructions for accessing MyTalent


Practice Staff of Texas Heath Affiliated Physicians

Although we do not provide training for this group, please review the resources below:

 

Questions?  Contact ICD10@TexasHealth.org.

Training registration questions?  Call 1-866-295-3269.


KEY DATES
Web-based Training for providers Ongoing
Instructor-led Training for providers April 7 – June 11; Aug. 1 - 31
Instructor-led Training for THPG outpatient coding and billing April 7 – June 11
Web-based Training for select non-clinical staff  (MyTalent) Beginning April 15
Web-based Training for THM staff Beginning April 15
THR HIM Services training Ongoing
ICD-10 Go Live Oct. 1
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