Home Health Coding Review: Top 10 Diagnosis Issue Areas of ICD-10 - On-Demand
Presented: Thursday, June 25, 2015
Presented by: Joan L. Usher, BS, RHIA, COS-C, ACE, AHIMA-Approved ICD-10-CM Trainer
Not all diagnoses are created equal, especially in the ICD-10 coding system. In this 90-minute webcast, home health expert and “Coding Corner” columnist Joan L. Usher, BS, RHIA, COS-C, ACE, AHIMA-Approved ICD-10-CM Trainer, will guide you through the most common and confusing diagnoses under ICD-10—including COPD, diabetes, and falls—and help you understand the complexities of coding through a case study with primary diagnosis and other comorbidities.
At the conclusion of this program, participants will be able to:
- Identify the top 10 diagnoses for home health and hospice
- Describe documentation requirements for the top 10 diagnoses
- Recognize correct coding of four case studies
- Review how to code diagnoses in ICD-10, including:
- Congestive heart failure (CHF)
- Coronary artery disease (CAD)
- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
- Pressure ulcers
- Joint replacement
- Sequela of CVA
- Discuss what specific documentation is needed for each of the top 10 diagnoses, including:
- Seventh character extensions
- Case study with primary diagnosis and other comorbidities
Who Should Participate
- Homecare Administrators and Directors
- Clinical Managers
- Staff Educators
- Homecare nurses
- Billing and coding staff
Meet the Speaker
Joan L. Usher, BS, RHIA, COS-C, ACE, AHIMA-Approved ICD-10-CM Trainer, is president of JLU Health Record Systems in Pembroke, Massachusetts. Usher has more than 27 years’ experience as a consultant and is a nationally recognized expert in the field of ICD-9 & ICD-10-CM coding and health information management (HIM). She has taught ICD coding in home health for 17 years and has educated more than 15,000 people nationwide. Usher is a past president of the Massachusetts Health Information Management Association. Under her leadership, Massachusetts received four national awards from AHIMA in continuing education programs, support for accredited HIM education, legislative advocacy, and electronic communications.
Usher is one of Beacon Institute’s experts for our Ask-the-Expert membership benefits. She also provides a monthly ICD-10 coding column for our Homecare DIRECTION newsletter and speaks during many of Beacon Health’s successful webcast series. She has contributed to numerous national publications and is the author of HCPro’s ICD-9 Coding for Home Health: A Guide to Medical Necessity and Payment, ICD-10 Coding for Home Health: A Guide to Medical Necessity and Payment, and ICD-10 Essentials for Homecare: Your Guide to Preparation and Implementation.
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