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

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Overview / Abstract:

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


Mar 15, 2019


Office Management , Clinical Laboratory CE, EMS / EMT / Paramedic CE, Informatics / Coding / Billing CE, Nurse Practitioner , Nursing CNE, Occupational Therapy CE, Physician CME, Physician Assistant CME, Radiology / RAD Tech CE





Credits / Hours



ACCME, AOA, Florida Board of Nursing

Presenters / Authors / Faculty

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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