Coding with ICD-10-CM in Long Term Care 2-Day Training
with Mary Ann P. Leonard, RHIA, RAC-CT

May 29 and 30, 2019
Kendal at Granville, 2158 Columbus Road, Granville, OH 43023

With the proposed Patient Driven Payment Model (PDPM) there will be much greater need to have multiple staff within an organization who understand how to properly code resident diagnosis.  This 2-day course is specifically designed for long term care professionals with time set aside for practicing the information reviewed.


  • To have an understanding  the format and structure of the ICD-10-CM coding system
  • To understand the Coding Guidelines, Conventions and Rules as published by the CDC/CMS
  • To apply the coding guidelines, conventions and rules in assigning ICD-10-CM codes to diagnoses
  • To understand and apply  the criteria for assigning the principal diagnosis


  • History, Development. GEMs (General Equivalence Mappings)
  • ICD-10-CM Coding conventions and Coding Guidelines
  • Coding in ICD-10-CM and Use of Seventh Character Extensions
  • Certain Infections and Parasitic Diseases
  • Neoplasm
  • Diseases of Blood and Blood Forming Organs and Certain Disorders Involving the Immune Mechanism
  • Endocrine, Nutritional and Metabolic Diseases
  • Diseases of Nervous Systems
  • Diseases of Eye and Adnexa
  • Diseases of Ear and Mastoid Process
  • Diseases of Circulatory System
  • Diseases of Respiratory System
  • Diseases of Digestive System
  • Diseases of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue
  • Diseases of Musculoskeletal System and Connective issue
  • Diseases of Genitourinary System
  • Symptoms, Signs, and Abnormal Clinical and Laboratory Findings
  • Injury, Poisoning and Certain Other Consequences of External Causes Including Complications
  • External Causes of Morbidity
  • Factors Influencing Health Status and Contact with Health Services

The coding rules and guidelines for specific systems as well as the overall conventions, rules and guidelines will be discussed. Time will be spent coding sample diagnoses


7:30-8:30                     Registration and Breakfast

8:30-10:00                   Education Session

10:00-10:15                 Morning Break

10:15-12:15                 Education Session

12:15-1:15                   Lunch

1:15-3:00                     Education Session

3:00-3:15                     Afternoon Break

3:15-4:30                     Education Session

Who should attend?

MDS Coordinator/ Resident Assessment Nurse, Director of Nursing, Medical Records, Billers, Therapy, and anyone else involved in the coding of medical records.


Mary Ann P. Leonard, RHIA, RAC-CT is an American Health Information Association (AHIMA) Approved Trainer and a member of the AHIMA ICD-10-CM Ambassador Program. A graduate of the Temple University Health Information Management program, she has been a full-time consultant in the long term care community for over 3 decades, She has been active in both the state and national association and is a founding member of the Pennsylvania Association of Nurse Assessment Coordinators. She has actively served on the AHIMA Long Term/Post-Acute Care Practice Council for a number of years.

Cost:   FSA CRM members $290

            Non-members $325

            (includes breakfast, morning and afternoon snacks and lunch)

The cost does not include an ICD-10 training manual and attendees are encouraged to bring their own copy of the 2019 ICD-CM Coding Manual to complete practice sessions  with sample coding.

Registration Deadline is May 17, 2019.

Cancellations:  Fees for cancellation are non-refundable after the registration deadline.  Invoices will be distributed to your organization.  For any questions regarding this session, please contact the FSA office at 215-646-0720.

CEUs: NHA credits have been  applied for through NAB

This activity has been submitted to the Pennsylvania State Nurses Association for approval to award contact hours. The Pennsylvania State Nurses Association Approved Unit is accredited as an approved of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.