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ICD-10 is here!
Below are resources developed by CMA to help educate physicians on the ICD-10 transition.
CMA ICD-10 Tip Sheet
As the implementation unfolds, there will likely be unanticipated hurdles that need to be overcome. In an effort to help practices navigate the transition, CMA has published this FAQ to help practices survive ICD-10 implementation. Download here.
Presented by the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC), the ICD-10: An Overview webinar provides an overview of specificity, dual processes, chronic conditions, medical policies and case examples. This webinar is free to CMA members ($99 for non-members) and is intended as a final review for those who have a base knowledge of ICD-10. Download here.
Discounted ICD-10 Education and Training
CMA has partnered with AAPC to offer discounted ICD-10 training courses, including specialty-specific documentation training for physicians (three-hour, online courses) and a general ICD-10-CM code set boot camp for billers and coders (a 16-hour, online course). For more information, visit www.cmanet.org/aapc (be sure to login to the CMA website to access member pricing).
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CMA produces a number of publications to keep members up to date on the latest health care news and information affecting the practice of medicine in California. You can subscribe to any of these newsletters at www.cmanet.org/newsletters.
- CMA Practice Resources. CMA Practice Resources (CPR) is a free monthly newsletter from CMA's practice management experts that focuses on critical payor and health care industry issues, including contracting with health plans in the exchange, and how these issues directly impact the business of a physician practice.
- CMA Alert. CMA publishes a biweekly e-newsletter, CMA Alert, to keep its members up-to-date on critical issues affecting the practice of medicine in California.
CMA Custom Content Alerts
The CMA website allows registered users to create custom content alerts on the topics that are of interest to you. Once signed up, you will be notified any time there is new content posted in one of your interested areas, including ICD-10 issues. To sign up, users should visit their account dashboard on the CMA website and click on “My Alerts,” then select “ICD-10.”
ICD-10 Interactive Self-Learning Tool
The World Health Organization (WHO) offers a free online ICD-10 training tool designed for self-learning. The modular structure of the training allows users to tailor their learning by selecting the topics they wish to learn about, including an introduction, structure of the classification and how to code, as well as a module on each chapter. At the end of each module, there are exercises as well as a self-check test.
- CMS ICD-10 Website – CMS has an ICD-10 transition website (click “Provider Resources” on left) that includes a range of helpful information on ICD-10.
- Department of Health Care Services ICD-10 Page
- AMA ICD-10 Resources