Sherri Parson, RN, HCS-D, HCS-O, COS-C, BCHH-C, HSC-H
Vice President of Education and Control Standards, Quality in Real Time (QIRT)
Sherri Parson, RN, HCS-D, HCS-O, COS-C, BCHH-C, HSC-H, brings more than 25 years of healthcare experience to her role as QIRT Executive, QIRT now McBee. Earning her RN license in 1994, Parson started her career providing direct care first in hospital settings, including medical surgical, ICU, and interventional radiology before transitioning to home health. She 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.
Parson further developed her home health expertise as a therapy manager and staff education and development expert. Her vast experience in home health prepared her for her current role where she is responsible for hiring, training, and monitoring coding and OASIS review staff and managers, as well as establishing the metrics for key performance indicators to ensure continuous staff improvement in coding and OASIS accuracy. In addition to providing all staff training and education, she 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. She has authored numerous articles and is frequently sought after for her expertise by publications such as Eli’s Home Care Week, Diagnosis Coding Pro for Home Health, OASIS & Outcomes Solutions and Home Healthline. Sherri currently serves on AHCC’s Board of Medical Specialty Coding and Compliance Certification HCS-H Committee.
Coding Accuracy and Correct Payments in PDGM
Tuesday, September 15, 2020, 1:30 p.m.- 2:00 p.m.
Many agencies are struggling with comorbidity adjustments. This session will cover the importance of not just the primary code but also the secondary codes that determine these adjustments. Through a step-by-step approach, Sherri Parson will help strategize how to examine your primary diagnosis error rate, the accuracy of your reimbursement and the delivery of care.
Q&A Session/Speaker Panel
Tuesday, September 15, 2020, 4:05 p.m. – 4:35 p.m.