This program is worth 1.5 CME credits.
Title of Program: “ICD-10: What You Need to Know for 2012”
Core Competencies: Systems-Based Practice
Teaching Style: Didactic
Recommended Audience: Practicing US neurologists, residents, and office staff
Course Director: Jeffrey R. Buchhalter, MD, FAAN
Program Description: This program is a live webinar “ICD-10: What You Need to Know for 2012“ presented on November 8, 2011 from 12:00-1:30pm ET. It begins with 60-minutes of lecture followed by 30-minutes of questions and answers.
Learning Objectives: Upon completion, participants should be able to: • Choose the appropriate diagnosis code for a service • Be aware of the mechanics of the system and its updates • Begin preparing for ICD-10-CM implementation • Identify the differences between ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-CM
Accreditation: The American Academy of Neurology (AAN)/ American Academy of Neurology Institute (AANI) (fka, American Academy of Neurology) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Evaluation (ACCME) to sponsor continuing medical education (CME) for physicians.
American Medical Association Physician Recognition Award™ The AAN/AANI designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.5 credits of AMA PRA Category1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only those hours of credit that they actually spend in the educational activity.
Instructions: Instructions on how to access the webinar will be sent directly via email approximately 48 hours prior to the live event. This will include any website and/or dial-in instructions. Following the webinar, participants will be required to submit a brief evaluation of the event to obtain CME credits.
Staff Contact Information: Please contact Christi Kokaisel at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions regarding this CME activity.
Software/Hardware Needs: An internet connection and speakers or a telephone are required to participate in the presentation.
Policy on Privacy and Confidentiality: The AAN/AANI will keep confidential and not disclose AAN/AANI member and non-member information collected through this online CME activity. The AAN/AANI has adopted and adheres to the Privacy Statement accessible at: http://www.aan.com/globals/axon/assets/3269.pdf
Copyright: The AAN/AANI owns copyright in the materials used for the webinar “ICD-10: What You Need to Know for 2012” that is presented live on November 8, 2011.
Estimated time to complete: 100 minutes
Date of release: November 8, 2011
CME The AAN/AANI designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.5 CME credits. Physicians should claim only those hours of credit that they actually spend in the educational activity. CME is available for one year from date of release, November 8, 2011. No CME for this program will be provided after one year unless the program is reviewed by the AAN/AANI and found current and eligible for CME.
Director: Dr. Buchhalter has received personal compensation for activities with National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. Dr. Buchhalter has received research support from Ovation Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Pfizer Inc.
Faculty: Dr. Busis has received personal compensation for activities with the American Academy of Neurology. Dr. Busis has received personal compensation in an editorial capacity for the American Academy of Neurology. Dr. Cohen received personal compensation for activities with Transgenomic Laboratories as a speakers bureau member. Dr. Cohen has received personal compensation in an editorial capacity for New Mentor. Dr. Cohen has received personal compensation from the US Government, Department of Justice, for consultation regarding advice of Vaccine Injury issues, no review of particular cases. Dr. Cohen has received personal compensation from the United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation, which underwrites speaking expenses and honorarium if such is not available from the institution that he is speaking to. Mr. Henderson has nothing to disclose. Dr. Kaufman has nothing to disclose. Dr. Nuwer has received personal compensation for activities with Sleep Med Test Site as a medical reviewer. Dr. Powers has nothing to disclose. Mr. Soronson has received personal compensation for activities with Raleigh Neurology Associates, P.A.