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Coding for COVID-19 and Its Associated Conditions - On-Demand

Product Code: YHODA031821A

Quick Overview

In this 60-minute webinar, expert speaker Sharon Litwin will walk you through each of the code choices for COVID-19 and explore scenarios involving associated conditions.

Price: $249.00

Coding for COVID-19 and Its Associated Conditions - On-Demand

Coding for COVID-19 and Its Associated Conditions - On-Demand

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Available ON-DEMAND

Presented on:
Thursday, March 18, 2021 

Presented by: Sharon M. Litwin, RN, BSHS, MHA, HCS-D

Now that coders have had some time to work through patient cases using the COVID-19 diagnosis codes, it’s time to do a quick review to ensure that they are using these new codes correctly to remain compliant and capture accurate payments.

This training is perfect for your coders, quality assurance staff, and clinicians. They’ll walk through scenarios involving the new COVID-19 codes and be able to avoid audit scrutiny and potential overpayments later.

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

  • Comply with rules on COVID-19 code use
  • Understand how COVID-19 codes can impact payments
  • Avoid auditor scrutiny related to COVID-19 codes
  • Deliver documentation to support the use of COVID-19 codes
  • Spot conditions resulting from COVID-19
  • Identify how to avoid common coding mistakes with COVID-19 codes

Agenda

  • Explore COVID-19 code choices and understand why the new codes to identify conditions resulting from COVID-19 were necessary
  • Discuss the new respiratory code
  • Walk through the new musculoskeletal codes
  • Work through scenarios involving MIS coding and more
  • Walk through the new Z codes
  • Identify when new codes can be primary
  • Review the guidelines
  • Q&A

Who Should Listen?

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

Meet the Speaker

Sharon LitwinSharon Litwin, RN, BSHS, MHA, HCS-D, is senior manager of coding & clinical consulting at Healthcare Provider Solutions, Inc. She is the founder and was the senior managing partner of 5 Star Consultants, a national consulting and coding firm specializing in homecare and hospice services since 2003. Litwin was an ACHC and CHAP surveyor, performing Medicare deemed surveys for 10 years. She is a current ACHC and CHAP Certified Consultant. Litwin assists homecare and hospice agencies in providing quality care, meeting regulations, ICD-10 coding, OASIS, increasing outcomes and star ratings, and staying survey ready. She and her staff perform ICD-10 coding and OASIS reviews, QAPI, clinical record reviews, mock surveys, and compliance education for agencies across the country. Litwin is a regular speaker for education companies, state and national associations, and publications.

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).

Instructions

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. 

CAN'T LISTEN LIVE? 
No problem. The On-Demand version is also 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! 

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

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