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Webinar Date

Tuesday, November 12, 2013
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7:30 PM Eastern 6:30 PM Central
5:30 PM Mountain 4:30 PM Pacific

Enduring Webinar

Available until December 31, 2014.

Course Description

ICD-10 is a system of translating diagnoses and procedures into unique codes. The transition for physicians doesn’t mean they have to be coders. It does mean they need to document with greater specificity. ICD-10 offers to optimize reimbursement, minimize denials and appeals, and improve clinical care through more detailed data.

This course will serve as an easily accessible education tool to assist in making the change to ICD-10.


Joel Moorhead, MD, PhD, CPC
Clinical Director, FairCode Associates

Dr. Joel Moorhead attended Brown University and the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. After graduating from medical school, Dr. Moorhead did general medical practice in the National Health Service Corps for three years. He then completed a residency program in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) at Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston. He later completed a second residency program in Occupational Medicine at the University of Utah School of Medicine. Dr. Moorhead is certified by the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and by the American Board of Preventive Medicine / Occupational Medicine.

Dr. Moorhead completed his Master of Public Health degree at the University of Arizona in 1995, and his PhD degree in Public Health at Rutgers University in 2006. He has served as Director of the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) Residency Program at Emory University School of Medicine, and of the Occupational Medicine Residency Program at the Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University. Dr. Moorhead has taught Occupational and Environmental Health Practice in the Master of Public Health Program at Emory University since 2002. He serves as Clinical Director for FairCode Associates in Marco Island, Florida.

Dr. Moorhead has authored numerous articles for medical journals and on-line coding publications, and has been a frequent speaker at educational conferences.


Participants should:

  1. Recognize the need for specific information when dictating medical records;
  2. Apply principles of coding under ICD-10 to documenting specific illnesses;
  3. Document in a comprehensive way all medical conditions that affect the care of the patient in a specific encounter.

Target Audience

This conference is intended for physicians of all specialties and other health care professionals

Accreditation Statement

St. Joseph Medical Center is accredited by TMA to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement

St. Joseph Medical Center designates this internet enduring activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit.™ Participants should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Ethics Statement

This internet educational activity has been designated by St. Joseph Medical Center for 1.00 hour of education in medical ethics and/or professional responsibility.

Disclosure Statement (Speakers & Planners)

The speakers and planners for this educational activity have no relevant financial relationships with commercial interest to disclose.

Privacy and Confidentiality Statement

The St. Joseph Medical Center CME Program respects and values your privacy and the confidentiality of the information you choose to share with us. We are committed to the protection of this information and will ensure your privacy when participating in CME activities on our Web site.

Estimated time to complete the activity

1 hour

Release Date

August 7, 2014

Review Date

August 4, 2015

Expiration Date

December 31, 2015

Access Statement

This course is available for credit until December 24, 2015

Teaching Method Statement

The participant is required to listen to the course in its entirety and complete an online test and course evaluation. St. Joseph Medical requires physicians to complete 70 percent of the test questions correctly to receive credit for this course.

Expected Results Statement

This course is designed to change physician competence.

Browser requirement

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