DSM-5 and ICD-10: Uses, Challenges, and Documentation

1.5 CME Credits
1.5 CE Credits

ABQAURP sub-specialty credits: Managed Care 1.5, Physician Advisor 1.5, Case Management 1.5, Patient Safety/Risk Management 1.5

Explore DSM-5 Coding issues, uses and misuses in the world of ICD-10. Dr. Peck will define the clinical dilemmas in the use of DSM-5 or ICD-10 and the important changes Psychologists need to know in certain clinical diagnoses.

Examine clinical documentation improvement efforts in transitioning to ICD-10. MHMD Memorial Hermann’s journey to improve documentation and coding.

At the conclusion of the activity, attendees will be able to:
  • Explain the correlation of DSM-5 and ICD coding as the transition to ICD-10 continues
  • Discuss uses and misuses of DSM-5 diagnostic criteria in the mental health, administrative, and legal arenas
  • Review DSM-5 challenges in mental health
  • Discuss how performance measures are improved with increased patient engagement in coordinated care
  • Define elements of information systems (manual documentation and EHR) needed to develop quality reporting metrics
  • Identify how ICD-10 implementation can clarify medical necessity and documentation issues
These sessions were recorded live at our 2016 Annual Health Care Quality & Patient Safety Conference and are a portion of the online course entitled: Quality Under the Affordable Care Act: Keys to Success.

This course is intended for Physicians of all specialties, Nurses, and Other Health Care Professionals with appropriate CME credit and nursing contact hours offered for each profession.

The American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians, Inc. (ABQAURP) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

ABQAURP designates this online enduring material for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ABQAURP is an approved provider of continuing education for nurses. This activity is designated for 1.5 contact hours through the Florida Board of Nursing, Provider # 50-94.

This program is approved for Category 2 credit by the American Osteopathic Association.

All participants must achieve a post-test score of at least seventy percent (70%) for recertification and continuing education credits. You have 60 days to complete the course after ordering. Please note: Exam candidates taking the Core Body of Knowledge and Diplomates renewing their certification may have less time to complete, as determined by deadlines imposed. This activity is valid from August 4, 2016 through March 15, 2018.

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COURSE FEES: Diplomate $29.00      Professional Member $34.00      Non-Member $42.00


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About The Authors
Members of the CME Committee, Planners, and Faculty have disclosed to ABQAURP any relevant financial relationships. No relevant financial relationships or conflicts of interest exist in regard to the content of this activity.

Edward A. “Ted” Peck, III, PhD, ABPP-CN

Dr. Ted Peck divides his group practice at Neuropsychological Services of Virginia among clinical and forensic related services in neuropsychology and research for the management of dementia and other neurologic disorders. He is board certified in Clinical Neuropsychology; with a vast amount of experience in psychology, psychiatry and neurology beginning at Boston Children’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School. He consults nationally on the business aspects of private practice, is the author of numerous articles, book chapters, and presentations.

Ronald S. Walters, MD, MBA, MHA
Dr. Ronald Walters is the Associate Vice President of Medical Operations and Informatics at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center here in Houston. He also serves as Medical Director for the Managed Care and Case Management Programs. MD Anderson began preparing for Meaningful Use and ICD-10 requirements with their implementation plan several years ago, we are eager to gain from their experience.

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