OHIMA 2020 Virtual Coding Seminar

On Friday, October 9th, attend OHIMA’s 2020 **virtual** Coding Seminar via live stream from your home or office!  Thank you to our event sponsors: 


8:30am - 9:00am

Get connected to the live stream!  Registrants will be sent access information to join via Zoom. Grab your cup of coffee and get ready to learn!

9:00am - 10:00am
COVID-19 –The Virus Felt ‘Round the World

June Bronnert, MHI, RHIA, CCS, CCS-P
Director, Terminology Mapping
Intelligent Medical Objects

Jean L Stevens, RHIT, CCS-P
International Mapping Specialist
Intelligent Medical Objects

This presentation will define COVID-19, discuss typical and atypical symptoms of the virus, review ICD-10-CM coding as well as guidance for international coding, testing for coronavirus and some of those challenges, CPT coding for laboratory testing, LOINC discussion, current treatment of COVID-19, immunization future and the economic impact of the pandemic.

10:00am - 11:00am
2021 ICD-10-CM/PCS Code Updates

Dianna Foley
Coding Education Coordinator

It’s Fall! The seasonal shift brings leaves of every hue, bright orange pumpkins, and cheers echoing from football fans, while coding professionals mark the season change with review of the ICD-10 code changes that become effective every October 1st.  Dianna Foley, OHIMA’s Coding Education Coordinator, will present an overview of this year’s changes in her presentation.  

11:00am - 12:00pm  
2021 E&M Changes

Nena Scott, PhD, MSEd, RHIA, CCS, CCS-P, CCDS, CRC
Director, Coding Quality and Professional Development

Curious about the upcoming 2021 E&M code changes?  Wondering how to apply the revisions to specific healthcare scenarios?  Join Dr. Nena Scott as she takes us through the rationale for the CPT E&M revisions, providing clarity on the code changes, and supplying real-world examples for properly assigning revised E&M codes.

12:00pm - 1:00pm

Take a break and get yourself a bite to eat!  Return in time for our afternoon sessions.

1:00pm - 2:30pm

Respiratory Conditions

Manoj V. Ramachandran MD

Physician Advisor for Clinical Documentation Improvement
Assistant Medical Director for Utilization Management
Division of Hospital Medicine Department of Internal Medicine
The Ohio State University

If coding respiratory conditions makes you hyperventilate, take a deep breath and relax.  Dr. Ramachandran will be giving us the ins and outs regarding conditions such as asthma, bronchitis, COPD, pneumonia, and influenza.  Join him and your OHIMA colleagues for this “inspirational” presentation.

2:30pm - 4:00pm
Respiratory Conditions and Bronchoscopy Coding

Dianna Foley, RHIA, CHPS, CCS

Coding Education Coordinator

Bronchoscopy coding.  Two words that can make even seasoned coding professionals short of breath.  This presentation will provide ICD-10-CM/PCS and CPT coding guidance to help coders with proper respiratory diagnosis and bronchoscopy procedural code assignments.  OHIMA’s Coding Education Coordinator, Dianna Foley, will conduct this presentation and help you catch your breath.


An email will be sent on Monday, October 5th to all registered attendees. This email will contain handouts, access information and instructions on logging into the virtual event. Contact the OHIMA Central Office if it is after October 5th, you have registered and paid, and have not received this email.

This event will also be recorded. If you are unable to attend the livestream, still register!  The recording will be made available to registered attendees after the event concludes.


This program meets the AHIMA CE Guidelines for 6 hours of continuing education. This program is also approved for 6 hours of Continuing Education Units from the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC).


REGISTER by Friday, September 25th to receive the Early Bird discount!  If paying by check, registration and payment must be postmarked and mailed no later than September 25thRegistration closes at 11:59 PM on Wednesday, October 7th.

  * 2020 Active AHIMA and OHIMA Member
** To qualify for the New to AHIMA or Student/Emeritus rate, registrant must be an active "New to AHIMA", "Student" or "Emeritus" member of AHIMA, with Ohio as your chosen state association.

Check or credit card payment is accepted.  Credit or debit card payment is preferred (Mastercard, VISA, AMEX, Discover are accepted). To pay with a check, select the "Invoice Me" during registration and you will be automatically sent an invoice. Your registration is not complete until payment is received.  Any registrations without payment after September 25th will be updated to reflect the post-Early Bird rate.




Registration fees will be refunded (less a $20 processing fee) if notice is received by Thursday, October 1st. Refunds will not be issued for cancellations received after this date. Any questions, contact the OHIMA Central Office.


Interested in sponsoring this event?  Learn more HERE!  This event is sponsored by: