Wisconsin Summit to Help Physician Practices Prepare for ICD-10 Implementation

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Care Communications, Inc.’s Julie Daube to Deliver Cardiology Presentation During Event

Julie Daube, RHIT, CCS, CCS-P

The mandated October 1, 2014 deadline to implement the ICD-10 coding system includes physician practices as well as hospitals, and the Wisconsin Hospital Association, Wisconsin Medical Society and the Wisconsin Medical Group Management Association are helping the state’s physicians to prepare by sponsoring the “ICD-10 Summit: Ready. Set. Go Live!” from March 17 to 19, 2014 in Wisconsin Dells, Wis. Care Communications, Inc., (CARE) a national health information consulting and outsourcing firm, will participate in the summit as an exhibitor and by leading the presentation “ICD-10 for Cardiology,” which will be delivered by CARE’s Julie Daube, manager of coding quality review and education.

Daube will review the cardiology guideline changes for ICD-10-CM. She will also discuss introductory ICD-10 and review examples of good and poor clinical documentation.

Objectives of the presentation include:

  • To learn ICD-10 guidelines as they relate to cardiology.
  • Review of the top clinical conditions with specific emphasis on associated documentation and medical coding requirements to lower practice risk.

At Care Communications, Daube identifies and implements solutions for coding quality reviews, education service line needs and product development and enhancement. She also maintains current policies and procedures for coding quality review and education functions. Responsible for monitoring the performance, quality and productivity of CARE’s consultants, Daube is involved in the recruitment, hiring and orientation of coding consultants and she develops and maintains account relationships.

For more information about the ICD-10 Summit, visit the Wisconsin Hospital Association website.

About Care Communications, Inc.

Care Communications is a nationally recognized leader in health information management and has served the needs of leading health care organizations since 1976. Care Communications offers the industry’s most comprehensive suite of health information consulting and outsourcing services, including coding production, audits and education, ICD-10 transition, EHR data quality and integrity services, interim management, cancer registry, research services and leadership development. Care Communications has been a preferred health information management vendor for VHA/Novation since 2007 and has been an Elite Award winner as one of Chicago’s “101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For” since 2008.

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