Home Health
Coding & Compliance

On-Demand | Virtual Training

Virtual Day 1

August 25, 2021
12:00 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.
FY2022 Code, Guideline, and Coding Clinic Update

Get in-depth instruction on the new, deleted, and revised FY2022 ICD-10 codes and related alpha and tabular changes that will impact home health to ensure compliance and accurate payments in PDGM. Also get an update on key coding guideline, Coding Clinic, and PDGM changes ahead of the October 1, 2021 implementation date.

1:25 p.m. - 2:50 p.m.
Understand and Master the Codes That Drive PDGM Payments

Take a deep dive into codes designated as unacceptable, primary, and low/high comorbidity to understand how they’ve been impacting payments under PDGM. Look closer at the scenarios that are being miscoded and gain a better understanding of how to treat special circumstances such as complications, symptom codes, proper sequencing, and more.

Tool: Coding review checklist

2:50 p.m. - 3:05 p.m.
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3:05 p.m. - 4:20 p.m.
Revamp Your Documentation Strategies and Streamline Processes to Get Claims Paid Faster

Revamp your documentation strategies to avoid ADRs. Learn how to conduct effective assessments to spotlight coverage criteria and build a culture of compliance. Ensure your claim has everything needed to stand up against any kind of government review.

Tool: Assessment checklist to identify your agency’s audit risk

4:30 p.m.- 5:00 p.m.
Listen to Live Q&A With Our Expert Speakers

Virtual Day 2

August 26, 2021
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Master Musculoskeletal Coding

Understand and learn to properly code fractures and joint replacements and failures. Also, get the ins and outs of when to use Z48.0- (Encounter for attention to dressings, sutures and drains) versus Z47.- (Orthopedic aftercare) to avoid upcoding charges. Code accurately by understanding the importance of knowing why and where it broke, when it’s trauma versus pathology, how to handle joint replacements that heal properly and those that don’t, and how to correctly identify complications.

1:10 p.m. - 2:10 p.m.
Properly Code Respiratory Conditions Including COVID-19

Delve into the challenges faced when coding COVID-19 patients and get tips for how to handle the long-term sequelae caused by the virus. Understand the differences between “blue bloaters” and “pink puffers” as well as the nuances when coding and documenting for different pneumonias. Plus, conquer the challenges of coding complex patients with multiple secondary conditions that impact the comorbidity adjustment.

2:10 p.m. - 2:25 p.m.
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2:25 p.m. - 3:25 p.m.
Stay Ahead of Diabetes Coding

Work through complicated diabetes scenarios to ensure accurate coding. Delve into which conditions can be linked to diabetes, how to correctly sequence them, and when to query the physician.

3:25 p.m. - 4:50 p.m.
Ace Cardiovascular Coding, Ensure Proper Payment

Learn how to code complex conditions related to hypertension and heart disease. Understand how to code the five types of MIs, CVAs, and sequelae, as well as secondary hypertension. Choose the correct codes to ensure that your agency is getting credit for caring for patients in the MMTA Cardiac category.

5:00 p.m.- 5:30 p.m.
Listen to Live Q&A With Our Expert Speakers

Now’s your chance to ask your most pressing coding questions.

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