National Medical Billing Services ICD-10 Experts to Speak at 2015 Northeast ASC Conference

National Medical Billing Services ICD-10 Experts to Speak at 2015 Northeast ASC Conference

Session will cover critical aspects of recent coding changes, strategies during the transition

National Medical Billing Services Senior Vice President Jessica Edmiston, CPC, CASCC, AHIMA-approved ICD-10-CM Trainer, and Project Manager Christi Nichols, will be featured speakers this week in Waltham, MA, at the 2015 Northeast ASC Conference hosted by the Massachusetts Association of Ambulatory Surgery Centers.

The speech, “Before and After ICD-10 Implementation Date,” will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 13, 1 – 3 p.m., at The Conference Center at Waltham Woods, a Boston-area facility located within the headquarters of the Massachusetts Medical Society. Edmiston and Nichols will discuss the healthcare industry’s recent switchover to the 10th version of the International Classification of Diseases and strategies for ASC leadership to navigate the transition.

Edmiston and Nichols are ICD-10 experts and established revenue cycle management thought leaders in the ASC industry. As head of National Medical Billing Service’s ICD-10 coding team, Edmiston works hand in hand with the company’s outstanding lineup of the most experienced and skilled surgery center and medical practice coders in the country. She has been a Certified Professional Coder for more than a decade and holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Missouri – St. Louis.

Nichols joined National Medical Billing Services in 2012 and currently works across departments to ensure a seamless ICD-10 transition for the company’s clients, applying rigorous testing to ensure system readiness across a wide variety of software platforms. Nichols holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Missouri.

The 2015 Northeast ASC Conference is a one-day event for physicians, clinical and allied health staff, managers, administrators and business office professionals to enhance their knowledge and understanding of critical issues affecting ASC and medical facilities today.

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