ICD-10 Code Changes: Coming October 1 - On-Demand

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ICD-10 Code Changes: Coming October 1 - On-Demand

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Presented on: Thursday, June 24, 2021 

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

In order to accurately capture patient conditions through coding, home health coders need to stay up to date with FY2022’s new, deleted, and revised codes. This year’s ICD-10 code update proposes 153 new codes including one that will be particularly helpful to home health coders — F32.A (Depression, unspecified).

In this 60-minute webinar, coding and billing expert Brandi Whitemyer, RN, CDIP, COS-C, HCS-D, HCS-O, will walk you through how this year’s updates will impact the home health coding environment so you can start preparing, stay in compliance, and ensure your agency gets all its rightful reimbursement come October 1.

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

  • Explain key updates to the FY2022 code set, including new, deleted, and revised codes
  • Prepare for code updates by learning how the changes will impact the codes they use most often
  • Determine which areas of coding will require more detailed documentation to assign codes at the highest level of specificity
  • Give an update on current COVID-19 coding 
  • Explain how F32.A (Depression, unspecified) will be helpful to coders when coding for a patient with unspecified depression who do not have "major depressive disorder"
  • Describe how to read and apply the changes to the Tabular List and Alphabetic Index that will impact home health coding


  • Explore and learn details about the new upcoming codes
  • Understand the changes coming to existing codes
  • Determine which areas will require greater detail and better documentation to code to the highest level of specificity
  • Q&A

Who Should Listen?

  • Agency coders
  • Outsource coders
  • Coding managers
  • Clinical supervisors
  • Directors of nursing
  • Quality improvement/quality assurance managers
  • Agency owners

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 has 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

This program is approved by the Board of Medical Specialty Coding & Compliance (BMSC) for 1 CEU(s).

Ability to claim credits for this webinar expires on: 6/24/2022


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 or Edge, Firefox, Chrome, or Safari, with JavaScript enabled 
Internet: Internet connection (high-speed connection recommended) 
Streaming: Access audio/video streaming from any browser on a computer, mobile, or tablet device

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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