Series for Beginner Coders- Home Health
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 Export to Your Calendar 8/11/2020 to 9/1/2020
When: Tuesday, August 11, 2020
Tuesday, September 1, 2020
Where: United States
Contact: Doreen Napoli
203-774-4941


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Accurate coding is essential under to assure appropriate reimbursement.  The Patient Driven Groupings Model (PDGM) only complicates the already cumbersome process.  Prepare more of your staff with this 4-part webinar Series for Beginner Coders. The series will provide attendees with an overview of how to assign codes and examine coding guidelines which are significant for appropriate sequencing of codes. Discussed will be Clinical Groups and comorbidity adjustments from proper coding. Specifically designed for the beginner coder, this series is appropriate for all staff involved in coding.  

Provide your staff with the information needed to ask the right questions, and collect the necessary data needed for proper reimbursement.  Register today!

Session 1: Fundamentals of Coding 101

  • Understand the four steps to correctly assign codes.
  • Begin to explore coding conventions and coding guidelines necessary for proper code assignment.
  • Gain knowledge& understanding why accurate ICD-10-CM coding is critical in home health.

Session 2: Coding and Its Impact on Reimbursement

  • Continue to learn the coding conventions & guidelines  for correct payment .
  • Understand how coding impacts PDGM payment methodology.
  • Learn how to code  the principal diagnosis & comorbidities using ICD-10-CM & OASIS guidelines.
  • Discuss the proper sequencing of diagnoses and gain a basic understanding of case mix.

Session 3: Understanding Common Diagnostic Areas – How to Code Correctly: Part 1

  • Identify how to code specific diagnostic areas:
    • Diabetes;
    • Neurological Diagnoses;
    • Neoplasms/Cancers;
    • Circulatory Diagnoses;
    • Respiratory Diagnoses.
  • Practice how to code diagnoses based on practice Test Your Knowledge exercises.

Session 4: Understanding Common Diagnostic Areas – How to Code Correctly: Part 2

  • Identify how to code specific diagnostic areas:
    • Ulcers and wounds;
    • Diseases of Genitourinary
    • Fractures, injuries and aftercare coding.
  • Practice how to code diagnoses based on practice Test Your Knowledge exercises.

Please bring your ICD-10-CM Manual to class!