Upcoming webcast: ICD-10: Where Are You Now?


Tuesday, February 9, 2016

1:00–2:30 p.m. Eastern

Presented by:

Diane L. Brown, BA


ICD-10 education and training is now at the forefront for long-term care providers. Attaining the specificity and granularity dictated by ICD-10-CM easily and accurately should be top priority.

In this 90-minute program, Diane L. Brown, BA, helps participants understand and develop solutions to ICD-10 coding painpoints in the long-term care setting. Brown’s wealth of industry insight proves valuable as she discusses how to develop a successful query process and uses specific coding case studies to help participants better understand possible payment issues and challenges related to ICD-10. Finally, Brown provides a thorough overview of recent regulation changes that could affect your facility and the way it handles its ICD-10 coding. Purchase here. 

Learning Objectives:

At the end of the program, you will be able to:

  • Determine current challenges and solutions to ICD-10 coding in long-term care
  • Develop a successful physician query process
  • Select the correct ICD-10 code using specific scenarios for long-term care


  • Feedback from CMS on the transition to ICD-10-CM
  • Industry feedback and challenges related to ICD-10
  • Develop your query process
  • Physician communication
  • Documentation expectations
  • Using templates
  • Explore 5 specific coding scenarios related to payment

Meet the Speaker

Diane L. Brown, BA, Director of Post Acute Education at HCPro, in Danvers, Mass., is a long-term care educator, consultant, editor, and author with more than 25 years of operational experience in healthcare. In her current role, she develops quality educational programs, provides custom training to facilities, and investigates new opportunities for business development. She is the lead instructor for HCPro’s Compliant ICD-10-CM Coding and Documentation for LTC Boot Camp, Medicare Boot Camp®–Long-Term Care Version, and Long-Term Care Regulatory Compliance Boot Camp. Her strong leadership, problem-solving, and team-building skills inspire possibilities, define innovative solutions, and motivate for outcomes.