2019 ICD & DRG Regulatory Update

August 24, 2018
10:00 AM – 2:30 PM ET

Palmetto Health Baptist
Breast Health Center/Employee Office Building Auditorium – First Floor
1501 Sumter St.
Columbia, SC 29201

 Event Co-Sponsors

Speaker Sponsor

Target Audience

Compliance Officers Chief Financial Officers Business Office Managers
Health Information Managers Coders Reimbursement Specialists
Auditors Quality Coordinators Documentation Specialist

Program Objectives

  • Examine the changes in ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS codes and guidelines (additions, revisions, deletions)
  • Discuss ICD-10  impact on MS-DRGs and MDC assignment
  • Present methods for physician education regarding the coding/DRG changes that could be affected by documentation
  • Examine regulatory changes related to present on admission (POA), and medical review criteria for inpatient admission

Continuing Education Credits

Attendees will receive certificates of 4 hours Continuing Education Credits following the completion of the on- line meeting evaluation distributed to attendees by SCHIMA. CEUs are AHIMA approved CEUs and are accepted by AAPC.


9:30 am - 10:00 am


Meeting Check-in

10:00 am - 12:00 pm


FY 2019 New ICD-10-CM Codes/Coding Guidelines Revisions/CDI/POA Discussion

Welcome and Program Presentation

CEU: 2.0 – Clinical Data Management

12:00 pm - 12:30 pm



12:30 pm - 1:30 pm


FY 2019 New ICD-10-PCS Codes and Coding Guidelines

Program Presentation

CEU: 1.0 – Clinical Data Management

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm


FY 2019 MS-DRG Grouper Changes

Program Presentation

CEU: 1.0 – Clinical Data Management

Featured Speaker

Katherine Isbell, RHIA, CCS

Katherine Isbell, RHIA, CCS

This presentation contains a detailed study of the anatomy of the spine, the ICD-10-CM disease classification, and ICD-10-PCS procedures commonly performed to correct these conditions. There will be example operative scenarios to demonstrate the technique for accurate ICD-10-PCS code building.

Kathy is the Education Services Manager at LexiCode and a subject matter expert in the ICD-9 and ICD-10-CM/PCS Classification systems, MS-DRG and other payment methodologies, anatomy, surgical procedures and disease process for coding. She is an AHIMA FORE Scholarship recipient, a Phi Theta Kappa honors graduate from the CPCC Health Information Technology program in Charlotte, North Carolina, and an honors graduate from the University of Kansas Health Information Management program. During her coding career, she has worked as a coder, consultant, auditor and educator. She is a Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA), a Certified Coding Specialist (CCS), and an AHIMA-Approved ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer. A teacher before entering the Health Information field, she brings a passion for learning and sharing information about coding.


Members of SCHIMA, SCHA and SCORH will pay a per-person price of $75 and non-members will pay $100 to attend. Online registration will close 3 business days prior to the meeting.

Special Dietary Needs

If you have any special dietary needs, please note this at the time of registration.

Lunch and beverages are included with registration.

Preparing for Onsite

Climate in meeting rooms is difficult to control for everyone’s comfort and healthy air. Please remember to dress to suit how you will be most comfortable sitting in a room for a long period of time. Layering is the best option for most people or a blanket for others.


Palmetto Health Baptist
Breast Health Center/Employee Office Building Auditorium – First Floor
1501 Sumter St. Columbia, SC 29201

Parking available in the Sumter Street and Taylor Street Garages or the City Parking Garage on the corner of Taylor and Sumter Street

Garage Parking is free for visitors at 1501 Sumter St.



Any registrant who cannot attend may send a substitute from the same organization by emailing ceo@schimahima.org with the name of the substitute. The registration fee is refundable if SCHIMA is notified of cancellation no later than Friday, August 17, 2018. No refunds issued past this date. No refunds issued for no-shows.


Online registration has closed. Onsite registration will be available.