ICD-10 Code Changes Coming October 1: What You Need to Know - On-Demand

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ICD-10 Code Changes Coming October 1: What You Need to Know - On-Demand

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Presented on: Thursday, June 25, 2020 

Presented by: Brandi Whitemyer, RN, CDIP, COS-C, HCS-D, HCS-O

Home health coders will need to be informed of FY2021’s new, deleted, and revised codes to appropriately capture patients’ conditions, stay in compliance, and ensure their agency gets all its rightful reimbursement come October 1. In this 60-minute webinar, coding and billing expert Brandi Whitemyer will walk you through how these updates will impact the home health coding environment so you can start preparing now!

At the conclusion of this program, you will be able to:

  • Explain key updates to the FY2021 code set, including new, deleted, and revised codes 
  • Implement preparations for code updates by learning how the changes will impact the codes you use most often 
  • Determine which areas of coding will require more detailed documentation to assign codes at the highest level of specificity 
  • Describe how to read and apply the changes to the Tabular List and Alphabetic Index that will impact home health coding 


  • Get details on the new codes
  • Understand changes to existing codes
  • Determine which areas will require greater detail and better documentation to code to the highest level of specificity 

Who Should Listen?

  • Home health coders
  • home health agency administrators
  • quality managers
  • compliance officers
  • compliance managers

Meet the Speaker

Brandi WhitemyerBrandi Whitemyer, RN, CDIP, COS-C, HCS-D, HCS-O, has expertise in ICD-10 coding, postacute billing, and coding education, along with OASIS and outcomes management. She has more than 18 years of experience in postacute healthcare as the previous owner of a full-service coding and consulting company, along with experience in the development of coding, billing/revenue cycle, and clinical education resources for postacute care. Whitemyer has worked for the past 11 years as a consultant and home health and hospice coding expert, providing agencies nationally with survey compliance; medical reviews and appeals of Medicare denials; corrective action plans; policy development; revenue cycle and billing compliance management; coding and quality assurance processes; and coding and OASIS education. She has also contributed to and created multiple print and electronic product resources focused on coding, billing, quality management, and clinical best practices. She contributed to multiple print and electronic DecisionHealth publications and acted as the lead technical editor on the 2018, 2019, and 2020 Optum postacute ICD-10 manuals. Whitemyer is a member of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) and the Association of Home Care Coding & Compliance (AHCC).

Continuing Education

Board of Medical Specialty Coding & Compliance (BMSC)
This program is preapproved by the Board of Medical Specialty Coding & Compliance (BMSC) for CEU(s).


Webinar system requirements and program materials: 
To fully benefit from the webinar experience, please note you will need a computer equipped with the following:

Browser: Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 or later, Firefox, Chrome, or Safari, with JavaScript enabled 
Internet: 56K or faster Internet connection (high-speed connection recommended) 
Streaming: for audio/video streaming, Adobe Flash plug-in or Safari browser on iOS devices 

Prior to the webinar, you will receive an email with detailed system requirements, your login information, presentation slides, and other materials that you can print and distribute to all attendees at your location. 

No problem. The On-Demand version will be available. Use it as a training tool at your convenience—whenever your new or existing staff need a refresher or need to understand a new concept. Play it once or dozens of times. A $249 value! 

Participation in the webinar is just $249 per site. All materials must be retrieved from the Internet. 

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