The Arthritis Foundation indicates that more than 50 million adults and 300,000 children living in the United States have some type of arthritis; in fact it is the leading cause of disability in America. Due to the prevalence of this diagnosis we as coders need to be surefooted when reporting it. In ICD-10 accurately reporting arthritis can be difficult to say the least from the sometimes overwhelming details needed in documentation to accurately code the diagnosis to understanding the guidelines and all the confusion in between ; coding for arthritis in ICD-10 can be a real pain. 

Topics include:

  •  ICD-10 CM Codes for Arthritis
  • Rules, Regulations and Guidelines for reporting Arthritis in Inpatient, Outpatient and IRF settings
  • Documentation Requirements for accurate reporting of codes

and more.

Attend this session to learn to:

  • Utilize learned information to make logical decisions regarding diagnosis coding for arthritis.
  • Apply rules for selecting the diagnosis and achieve medical necessity for reported services.
  • Describe key ICD-10 CM and CMS rules and regulations specific reporting arthritis and apply this knowledge in your own facility.

We offer 1 CEU from AHIMA or AAPC for attending the entire event. For questions email us: or call 877-976-6677

Be sure to note your toughest questions when you register for this session to be presented Thursday, June 72018, at noon Eastern (9:00 am Pacific). Cost for this session is $189. Annual subscribers of are not billed. Not sure if you are a subscriber? Register for the session and we’ll verify your status.

The handout for this session will be emailed to the address you used when registering for the session.

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