ICD-10-CM — Part I of III:
An Introduction

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Thursday, March 29
12:30  - 1:30 p.m.

Register on or before Tuesday, March 20, to ensure delivery of instructional materials.

MHA members — $225
Nonmembers — $275

The webinar registration fee is for one phone line connection. Each additional phone line connection will be charged a registration fee. Multiple participants on the same connection is encouraged. Get more value by inviting colleagues to join you!

This webinar is being offered at a reduced registration fee to MHA-member hospitals because of a contribution from the MHA Management Services Corporation.


compliance officers, administrators, COOs, medical staff, medical coders, medical billers, coding consultants, medical coding auditors, practice managers, office managers, billing managers, and others involved in the revenue cycle management process at health care institutions

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This is the first session of a three‐part ICD‐10‐CM training series. During this session, we will review the format and structure of the ICD‐10‐CM book. The Conventions and General coding guidelines found in the ICD‐10‐CM Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting also will be reviewed.


At the completion of this program, participants will be able to accomplish the following:

  • identify the conventions for ICD-10-CM
  • discuss the general coding guidelines
  • explain the principal diagnosis and additional diagnosis selection process
  • describe the guidelines associated with diagnostic coding and reporting guidelines for outpatient services
  • discuss the present on admission reporting guidelines used in inpatient coding


Catrena Smith, CCS, CCS-P, CPC, CPC-1, CRC, CHTS-PW
Access Quality Coding and Consulting, LLC
Orange Park, Fla.

Catrena Smith has more than 17 years of experience in the health information management industry. She has served in many roles, including coding specialist, coding auditor, coding trainer, medical records technician and coding manager. Smith is a certified professional coding instructor and conducts numerous educational sessions annually.