Sherri Parson, RN, HCS-D, HCS-O, COS-C, BCHH-C, HSC-H

Post-Acute Education Senior Manager , McBee Associates, Inc

Sherri Parson more than 25 years of healthcare experience to her role at McBee as Post-Acute Education Senior Manager. Earning her RN license in 1994, Sherri started her career providing direct care first in hospital settings, including Medical Surgical, ICU and Interventional Radiology before transitioning to home health. Sherri has been an in-home provider of skilled-nursing services, as well as developing expertise in quality assurance, diagnosis coding, OASIS review and regulatory compliance. Sherri further developed her home health expertise as a therapy manager, staff educator, quality metric analysis and development expert. Sherri’s vast experience in home health prepared her for her current role where she is responsible client and staff education and development of McBee Post-Acute Academy. In addition to providing staff and client training and education, Sherri travels around the country to present at state home care association meetings, national events, and to provide on-site, in-service programs to agencies. Other accomplishments include adjunct professor and developer of a college Home Health Coding Course. Sherri has authored numerous articles and is frequently sought after for her expertise by publications such as Home Health Line, Diagnosis Coding Pro for Home Health, Home Care Week by AAPC, OASIS & Outcomes Solutions and Home Healthline. Sherri currently serves on the AHCC’s Board of Medical Specialty Coding and Compliance Certification HCS-H Committee.

  • Home Health
    Coding & Compliance

    • Understand and Master the Codes That Drive PDGM Payments

      August 25, 2021, 1:25 p.m. - 2:50 p.m.

      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

    • Listen to Live Q&A With Our Expert Speakers

      August 25, 2021, 4:30 p.m.- 5:00 p.m.

  • Home Health
    Payment Summit

    • Implement Key Checks & Balances for Proper Payment

      August 18, 2021, 10:50 a.m. - 12:05 p.m.

      Walk through the key documentation touch points that drive PDGM payments. Make sure you have the checks in place related to code choice, including how to handle unacceptable codes, primary diagnosis designations, and comorbidity listings. Take a look at examples of where coders and clinicians continue to get tripped up when completing these key touch points.

  • Home Health
    Coding Summit

    • Understand and Master the Codes That Drive Payment in PDGM

      August 16, 2021, 9:05 a.m. - 10:20 a.m.

      Review how unacceptable codes, primary diagnosis designations, and comorbidity listings have been impacting payments under PDGM. In this session, you will walk you through examples of where coders continue to get tripped up when completing key pieces of documentation, and gain a better understanding of how to treat special circumstances such as complications, symptoms codes, proper sequencing, and more.

      Tool: Coding review checklist

    • Fun & Games: Train and Engage Coders in a Virtual World

      August 17, 2021, 2:35 p.m. – 3:50 p.m.

      In this session, discover new ways to make coders’ and clinicians’ training more fun and interactive — even in a remote work environment. How do you connect coders and clinicians, make them feel appreciated, and train them remote? You’ll explore how agencies are using drive-through celebrations, coding texts, OASIS tips of the month, and more to ensure that all clinicians and coders have the training they need.

    • Fun & Games Part 2: Put Your Concepts Into Play

      August 17, 2021, 3:55 p.m. - 5:10 p.m.

      Take a break from your notes and join in on the fun! This session will follow a format similar to the game show Jeopardy as it introduces a fun and interactive way to train coders and clinicians on key coding concepts such as the “code first” convention, coding late effects and sequela conditions, manifestation pairings and more!