Coding Update for FY 2020
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9/11/2019
When: Wednesday, September 11, 2019
1:00- 2:30pm
Where: United States
Contact: Doreen Napoli
203-774-4941


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Primary diagnosis changes and more could be overlooked under PDGM changes. Be ready!

More than 324 code changes take effect for FY 2020 along with 273 new codes, 21 code deletions and 30 code title revisions and hundreds of changes in the tabular list for coding instructions. This webinar goes beyond providing your staff with the code changes for October 1st and combines the impact of the updated coding guidelines. Any updated codes impacting PDGM, effective January 1, 2020, will also be reviewed. Class is suitable for home health & hospice. Join us for practical advice and Test Your Knowledge Cases highlighting the changes.

Objectives:

  • Identify the coding changes that affect home health & hospice
  • Determine which codes now require greater specificity & updated coding instructions Some highlights include:
  • Learn about the NEW deep tissue injury codes
  • Understand the additions to Chapter 9:
  • Diseases of the Circulatory System including additional codes added for Afib, phlebitis, embolism, and thrombosis
  • Review the revisions to Chapter 19
  • Injury, Poisoning and Other certain other consequences of external causes in the areas of poisoning adverse effects and underdosing
  • Review updates & changes to coding guidelines effective October 1, 2019
  • Discuss Test Your Knowledge cases to illustrate the new coding changes