ACR and Coding Strategies, Inc. Partner to Provide Physician-Focused ICD-10 Training

Powder Springs, GA – April 30, 2014 The American College of Radiology (ACR) in conjunction with Coding Strategies, Inc. (CSI), has launched a series of audio and video podcasts designed specifically for radiology physicians.  The ACR’s ICD-10 Physician Documentation Improvement Training is available to all ACR members as well as others in the radiology industry.  This training will help radiologists transition to the new ICD-10-CM code set for reporting medical diagnoses. 

Coding Strategies, Inc., the leaders in consulting and education for physician and outpatient hospital medical coding, compliance and ICD-10-CM for specialty-specific content, was chosen by the ACR as the Subject Matter Experts for these training modules.  Melody W. Mulaik, President of Coding Strategies, Inc. stated, “We are proud to support the ACR and its 35,000 members in the advancement of the science of radiology by providing the content for the continued education of radiologists and healthcare professionals”.  These podcast are designed to provide radiologists with the information they need in order in ensure proper documentation for ICD-10-CM diagnosis coding.  There will be approximately 20 audio and video podcasts available, which range from 5-10 minutes in length and cover topics including documentation for Arthritis, Mammography, Osteoporosis, Myocardial infarction and various other topics.  “We wanted to provide the type of education that our membership needs now.  We feel this content is timely and a highly useful solution for those in the industry looking to prepare for the ICD-10 conversion.” said Diane Hayek, ACR, Director, Economics & Health Policy.

ICD-10 Physician Documentation Improvement Training podcasts are available now.  Special pricing is available for ACR members.  Please visit the ACR site to learn more.  

 

About Coding Strategies Inc.
Coding Strategies® (CSI)  is the leading healthcare education and consulting firm best-known for specialty-specific expertise in medical coding, compliance and ICD-10-CM for physician and outpatient specialties such as Radiology, Oncology, Cardiology, Pain Management and more. CSI serves a wide range of healthcare organizations nationwide, including hospitals, physician practices, practice management companies, freestanding centers, billing companies, payors, healthcare attorneys and/or anyone ultimately responsible for coding and compliance. Headquartered just northwest of Atlanta, CSI’s team has extensive healthcare business experience and provides the highest level of quality education services and specialty-specific outpatient coding references, such as the Navigator® Coding Reference Guides, as well as, eNewsletters, among other educational tools from seminars and webinars to an online learning center. For more information, visit www.codingstrategies.com

About the American College of Radiology
The American College of Radiology (ACR), founded in 1924, is one of the largest and most influential medical associations in the United States. The ACR devotes its resources to making imaging and radiation therapy safe, effective and accessible to those who need it. Its 35,000 members include radiologists, radiation oncologists, medical physicists, interventional radiologists and nuclear medicine physicians.