AHIMA Webinar Brings Coders Up to Speed on COVID-19 Coding


AHIMA has launched an on-demand webinar designed to help outpatient coders get up to speed on inpatient COVID-19 coding.

“Inpatient COVID-19 Coding and CDI Training: Cross-train your outpatient coder” will be presented by Maria Ward, MEd, RHIA, CCS, CCS-P, director, HIM practice excellence at AHIMA, and Melissa Potts, RN, BSN, CCDS, CDI practitioner, HIM practice excellence, CDI/nurse planner at AHIMA.

The presenters will discuss how coding guidelines differ between inpatient and outpatient settings, as well as using COVID-19 guidelines and ICD-10-CM codes appropriately.

Webinar listeners will learn how to:

  • Identity related conditions and accurately assign and sequence the ICD-10-CM codes
  • Apply appropriate ICD-10-PCS codes for mechanical ventilation
  • Describe MS-DRGs and learn how COVID-19 affects them

Click here to register for the webinar.

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