The federal government has mandated that ICD-10 be implemented by October 1, 2015. This course will provide a brief update on the history of ICD-10, how it is different from ICD-9, help attendees understand how they will be affected by this change, and how attendees can be prepared for the transition through case studies and active audience participation.
At the conclusion of this course, participants will be able to:
- Identify Brief ICD-10 History
- Identify the similarities and differences between ICD-9 and ICD-10.
- How to determine the correct ICD-10 codes.
- Describe a mapping of ICD-9 to ICD-10 for common conditions seen by physical therapists.
- Recognize strategies and resources, and adapt practice procedures for transition to ICD-10.
- Identify timelines associated with ICD-10 adoption.
Dennis Langton, PT received his B.S. degree in Health Education and Physical Therapy in 1973 from the University of Utah. His post graduate studies include a wide variety of advanced clinical courses in the areas of Manual Therapy, Sports Medicine, Neurology, Craniomandibular Disorders, and Work Rehabilitation. Mr. Langton has presented over 30 post graduate research papers and taught over 100 post-graduate professional courses, both nationally and internationally, in the areas of orthopedics, manual therapy, orthotics and prevention education. He is presently a consultant in head, neck, and facial pain to the Clinical Research Foundation, and an Associate Clinical Professor at the University of Southern California. Mr. Langton is co-author of a functional anatomy text on the head, neck and temporomandibular joint and contributing author on two textbooks on evaluation and treatment of CMD. He is an active member of the American Physical Therapy Association and the Orthopedic, Private Practice, Aquatics, Geriatrics, Women's Health and Health Policy and Administration sections and is a Trustee of APTA-PAC. He currently serves on the Chapter Board of the California Physical Therapy Association (CPTA) and is Finance Officer and liaison to the CPTA Payment Policy Committee.
12:00 – 1:30PM Presentation
1:30 – 2:00PM Q&A
2.0 contact hours or 0.2 CEUs (approval pending)
PTs, PTAs, Students and other Allied Health Professionals
Registration received by October 6, 2015
$25 APTA PT members
All cancellation requests must be received in writing – no exceptions. A full refund, less 20% service fee, if cancellation is received by September 30. No refunds after September 30, 2015.