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Prepare for 2,600+ code changes, code accurately on Oct. 1

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Quick Overview

Are you anxious about the biggest code change to happen in years? You should be. With less than 6 months until thousands of code changes take effect, specific guidance and expert-led instruction is your life line. It’s been five years since the code set has been updated, which has made the first update since ICD-10 implementation incredibly extensive. After years of no change, your agency is going to be inundated with new and revised codes, including 260 code changes just in the diabetes section alone.


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Prepare for 2,600+ code changes, code accurately on Oct. 1

Diagnosis Coding Pro for Home Health and DecisionHealth® present...

Prepare for 2,600+ code changes, code accurately on Oct. 1

Recorded • Thursday, June 9, 2016 • 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. ET

Free On Demand access included!

You will put your agency at risk for denials if you don’t master the code changes.

Are you anxious about the biggest code change to happen in years? You should be.

With less than 6 months until 2,600+ code changes take effect, specific guidance and expert-led instruction is your life line. It’s been five years since the code set has been updated, which has made the first update since ICD-10 implementation incredibly extensive. After years of no change, your agency is going to be inundated with new and revised codes, including 260 code changes just in the diabetes section alone.

To ensure you are ready for Oct. 1, you need to attend this webinar with the home health coding expert, Trish Twombly.

ICD-10 is still very new and most coders are still learning how to use the code set and apply it correctly. The margin for error is getting wider and wider with these changes, so don’t get left behind! During this webinar, you will get a detailed overview of the code changes and how they will impact your home health coding, including:

  • Understand in which disease areas you’ll need to obtain greater detail in order to code to highest level of specificity, including the 260 new diabetes combination codes for diabetic ophthalmic manifestations.
  • Obtain a detailed look at the new category of hypertension codes (I16.1) and how they will help you justify medical necessity on certain claims.
  • Learn about the eight new codes for different cognitive sequelae of CVA and how they’ll be used in home health.
  • Get an overview of nine new complication codes (T80.-) for urinary catheters.
  • Learn about the new code (Z79.84) that will allow you to capture the use of oral hypoglycemic medications on home health claims.


Bonus Tools: Quick reference of code changes by disease chapter Protect yourself from coding mistakes and your agency from revenue loss.


YOUR EXPERT PRESENTER

Trish Twombly – home health expert Tricia Twombly, RN, BSN, HCS-D, HCS-O, COS-C, CHCE

Twombly also is the technical reviewer for both the Diagnosis Coding Pro for Home Health newsletter and BMSC’s on-line education courses. She also assists home health agencies with ICD-10 training, coding audits, OASIS reviews and other consulting through DecisionHealth’s Professional Services unit. She is the CEO of Medical Specialty Coding and Compliance (BMSC) and one of the developers for the HCS-D, HCS-O and HCS-H examinations.

BMSC Approved CEUs

The Board of Medical Specialty Coding & Compliance has approved 1 continuing education unit for this webinar. (HCS-D)