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Dermatology- Clinical Documentation Improvement

 

 

Course Details

The Dermatology course is a guide to understand the importance of clinical documentation specificity & diagnostic terms and the impact on the patient Quality of care, It will helps in understanding the common documentation & Coding issues, Assess the coding and diagnostic perspectives when identifying high quality clinical documentation in specific conditions/Disease(s), Common  ICD-10-CM & Common CPT coding overviews in light of the official Coding guidelines along with Case studies.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this module, you should be able to:

  1. Understand importance of Clinical Documentation improvement and the Diagnosis Specificity impact on the Patient Quality care
  2. Differentiate between Clinical Vs Diagnostic Terms
  3. Understand the ICD-10-CM Coding overview & guidelines
  4. Assess the coding and diagnostic perspectives when identifying high quality clinical documentation in the following conditions:
    1. Abscess, Carbuncle and Furuncle
    2. Acne
    3. Cellulitis
    4. Dermatitis and Eczema
    5. Neoplasm (Benign Vs Malignant)
    6. Psoriasis and Parapsoriasis
    7. Pemphigoid
    8. Pressure Ulcers
    9. Skin Lesions (Pre-malignant,Benign,Malignant)
    10. Stasis Dermatitis and ulcers
    11. Sarcoidosis, Scleroderma and Systemic Lupus Erythematous (SLE)
    12. Scars
  5. Be familiar with Common Dermatology Procedures & Coding guidelines
  6. Understand the Impact of secondary Diagnosis on SOI,ROM & Reimbursements
  7. Know the common severity drivers
  8. Assess the Case Studies

 

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