Special Pre-Conference Education Opportunity:
ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Coding Concepts and Challenges

Sunday, June 4th

9:30am - 4pm 

Crowne Plaza Albany - The Desmond Hotel

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Want to learn more about ICD-10-CM diagnosis coding? Thinking of upgrading your career from Referred/ED coding to Ambulatory Surgery coding or from outpatient to inpatient coding? Haven't coded in a while and need a refresher? Join us on Sunday, June 4 at the Crowne Plaza Desmond Hotel in Albany, site of our 2023 Annual Conference, for "ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Coding Concepts and Challenges," a daylong program conducted by Sandy Macica, MS, RHIA, CCS.

The focus will be on the most challenging issues of diagnosis coding, reimbursement issues, and how to stay current with your coding skills. There will be a mini mock exam at the conclusion of the day along with a review of the answers with your peers. 


  • 9:30am: Introductions and Coffee
  • 10:00am: Inpatient Coding Conventions and Guidelines for ICD-10-CM
    • Review of the most important inpatient coding guidelines and review of the UHDDS
  • 11:00am: Short Break
  • 11:15am: Review of difficult coding topics:
    • Respiratory System
    • Neoplasms
    • Obstetrics
    • Infectious Disease
    • Others
  •  12:15pm: Lunch Break
  •  12:30: Outpatient Coding Conventions and Guidelines for ICD-1-CM
  •  1:00pm: Coding Clinic, Clinical Concepts, and Reimbursement Issues
  •  1:30pm: Short Break
  •  1:45pm: Coding Examples and Discussion
  •  2: 30pm: Practice Exam
  •  3:15pm: Review of Exam Cases
  • 4:00pm: Conclusion

The cost of this program is $99 and includes lunch. Attendees will earn 5 CEUs.

Attendees should bring the most recent copy of the ICD-10-CM code book.

 Thank you to our Sponsor, Dolbey!