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Session Information

FRM F076 - Coding & Office Management

Open admission to eligible categories, no tuition or ticket


Date: Sunday, March 03

CME Credits: 2.00

Location: Room A201/202

Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Director: Murad Alam, MD, FAAD


  • Scott M. Dinehart, MD, FAAD
  • David E. Geist, MD, FAAD
  • Ali Hendi, MD, FAAD
  • Jeffrey Linzer
  • Clifford Warren Lober, MD, JD, FAAD
  • Alexander Miller, MD, FAAD

Learning Objectives:
Following this course, the attendee should be able to:

  • Recognize the key differences and similarities between ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-CM; develop a timeline to keep you on course for the Oct. 1, 2013 implementation deadline; form a plan for an efficient, effective transition for the entire practice; recognize the correct use and application of ICD-10-CM.
  • Review the new ICD-10-CM guidelines.
  • Identify appropriate use of ICD-10-CM code selection and the effect on claim adjudication.

This session is structured in a multi-presenter format with questions and answers at the end. It provides a firsthand look at ICD-10-CM changes and addresses the practice challenges that offices like yours are facing with the transition. Key topics in ICD-10-CM application will be addressed with special emphasis on new directives, guidelines and coding troubleshooting. Come learn how to accurately and effectively report ICD-10-CM to avoid issues with claim diagnosis selection.


Sunday, March 03
1:00 PMPractice management tips / Dr. Dinehart
1:20 PMCPT coding / Dr. Geist
1:40 PMTBD / Dr. Miller
2:00 PMRAC Audits / Dr. Lober
2:20 PMMeaningful Use / Dr. Hendi
2:40 PMICD-10 / Dr. Linzer