ICD-10-CM Changes for 2022

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    Lynn M. Anderanin-CPC
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    Sep 30, 2021
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    13:00 PM EST
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    90 Min
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It is time once again for the annual changes to the diagnosis’s codes for professional services, ICD-10-CM.  Each year the CDC reviews and makes changes to the ICD-10-CM manual that applies to claims with dates of service beginning on October 1st.  There is no grace period for these changes and claims with invalid codes will be rejected or denied.  It is important that all staff and providers become aware of the changes so that any new, revised, or deleted codes used by the provider can be correctly submitted for claims after October 1st.  With 211 changes this webinar will help attendees identify the changes and assist in understanding how these changes should be applied.


Session highlights:

·       New official guidelines that affect code choice

·       159 new codes being added for 2022

·       Personal history codes added to the code category

·       Addition of codes for anemia due to other disorders

·       Replacement codes for toxic encephalopathy

·       Specific code assignments for diseases of the esophagus

·       More codes to further identify Sjogren syndrome

·       Expansion of low back pain

·       Neonatal screenings

·       Deletion of R05 for cough and new codes to use

·       Drug table changes to include cannabinoids

Learning Objectives:

·       This webinar will identify diagnosis coding changes for 2021

·       Each affected Chapter of ICD-10-CM will be discussed

·       Avoid delays in reimbursement due to invalid codes

·       Understand how to apply the new codes and guidelines when applicable

·       Gain knowledge regarding 20 codes in which the description is being revised

·       Have the information necessary to share the new information with other members of your office

·       Receive the tools to educate providers on the documentation needed to assign the appropriate codes

Benefits of attending session:


You will learn when modifiers are needed and the appropriate assignment of new, revised and replacements for deleted ICD-10-CM codes.  You will also know how to apply guideline changes that affect code choice.

What will you achieve?


The ICD-10-CM codes changes for 2022 become effective on October 1, 2021.  There is no grace period so the use of invalid codes as will as the inappropriate use of revisions, or the non-use of new codes will cause claim denials and a delay in reimbursement.


Who should attend?

·       All Specialties

·       Billers

·       Coders

·       Reimbursement Specialists

·       Prior Authorization Assistants

·       Claims Processing

·       Claims Adjusters

·       Physicians

·       Nursing Professionals

·       Physician Assistants

·       Managers

·       Administrators


(NOTE: Attendees will receive a copy of the slides and accompanying notes)

Lynn Anderanin, CPC, CPPM, CPMA, CPC-I, COSC, is the Sr. Coding Educator for Healthcare Information Services, a physician’s revenue cycle management company in Chicago. She has over 35 years’ experience in all areas of the physician practice, specializing in Orthopaedics. 

Lynn is currently a Workshop and Audio Presenter. She is a former member of the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) National Advisory Board, as well as several other boards for the AAPC. She is also the founder of her Local Chapter of the AAPC.


1 AAPC Approved CEU

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