Home Health Coding & Compliance Virtual Training - On-Demand

Now Available On-Demand

Don’t get left behind. Stay up to date with FY2022 codes, coding guidance, and PDGM updates to ensure you’re coding claims accurately and efficiently. During this two-day virtual training event, our expert speakers will walk you through complex coding topics.

You’ll be able to:

  • Gain an understanding of FY2022 code and guideline changes to properly code starting October 1, 2021
  • Master codes that drive payment in PDGM to properly code claims and ensure accurate payment for services delivered
  • Identify best practices to improve documentation strategies, streamline processes to avoid ADRs, and ensure timely payment
  • Learn how to properly code musculoskeletal, respiratory (including COVID-19), diabetes, and cardiovascular conditions to ensure claims are accurately paid and avoid denials
  • Extra! Get your questions answered in two live Q&A sessions with the expert speakers

This virtual event will allow you to to relisten and retrain as needed—and share it with your coding team once you’re back in the office, too. Attendees will be able to access the on-demand content for 60 days.

Home Health Coding & Compliance Virtual Training - On-Demand

Agenda

(75 minutes)
FY2022 Code, Guideline, and Coding Clinic Update
J’non Griffin, RN, MHA, HCS-D, HCS-C, HCS-H, COS-C, President - Home Health Solutions, LLC

Get in-depth instruction on the new, deleted, and revised FY2022 ICD-10 codes and related alpha and tabular changes that will impact home health to ensure compliance and accurate payments in PDGM. Also get an update on key coding guideline, Coding Clinic, and PDGM changes ahead of the October 1, 2021 implementation date.

(85 minutes)
Understand and Master the Codes That Drive PDGM Payments
Sherri Parson, RN, HCS-D, HCS-O, COS-C, BCHH-C, HSC-H, Post-Acute Education Senior Manager - McBee Associates, Inc

Take a deep dive into codes designated as unacceptable, primary, and low/high comorbidity to understand how they’ve been impacting payments under PDGM. Look closer at the scenarios that are being miscoded and gain a better understanding of how to treat special circumstances such as complications, symptom codes, proper sequencing, and more.

Tool: Coding review checklist

(75 minutes)
Revamp Your Documentation Strategies and Streamline Processes to Get Claims Paid Faster
Annette Lee, RN, MS COS-C, HCS-D, Founder - Provider Insights, Inc.

Revamp your documentation strategies to avoid ADRs. Learn how to conduct effective assessments to spotlight coverage criteria and build a culture of compliance. Ensure your claim has everything needed to stand up against any kind of government review.

Tool: Assessment checklist to identify your agency’s audit risk

(30 minutes)
Q&A With Our Expert Speakers
J’non Griffin, RN, MHA, HCS-D, HCS-C, HCS-H, COS-C, President - Home Health Solutions, LLC
Sherri Parson, RN, HCS-D, HCS-O, COS-C, BCHH-C, HSC-H, Post-Acute Education Senior Manager - McBee Associates, Inc
Annette Lee, RN, MS COS-C, HCS-D, Founder - Provider Insights, Inc.

Attendees got a chance to ask your most pressing coding questions.

(60 minutes)
Master Musculoskeletal Coding
Arlynn Hansell, PT, HCS-D, HCS-H, HCS-O, COS-C, Owner - Therapy and More, LLC

Understand and learn to properly code fractures and joint replacements and failures. Also, get the ins and outs of when to use Z48.0- (Encounter for attention to dressings, sutures and drains) versus Z47.- (Orthopedic aftercare) to avoid upcoding charges. Code accurately by understanding the importance of knowing why and where it broke, when it’s trauma versus pathology, how to handle joint replacements that heal properly and those that don’t, and how to correctly identify complications.

(60 minutes)
Properly Code Respiratory Conditions Including COVID-19
J’non Griffin, RN, MHA, HCS-D, HCS-C, HCS-H, COS-C, President - Home Health Solutions, LLC

Delve into the challenges faced when coding COVID-19 patients and get tips for how to handle the long-term sequelae caused by the virus. Understand the differences between “blue bloaters” and “pink puffers” as well as the nuances when coding and documenting for different pneumonias. Plus, conquer the challenges of coding complex patients with multiple secondary conditions that impact the comorbidity adjustment.

(60 minutes)
Stay Ahead of Diabetes Coding
Arlynn Hansell, PT, HCS-D, HCS-H, HCS-O, COS-C, Owner - Therapy and More, LLC

Work through complicated diabetes scenarios to ensure accurate coding. Delve into which conditions can be linked to diabetes, how to correctly sequence them, and when to query the physician.

(85 minutes)
Ace Cardiovascular Coding, Ensure Proper Payment
J’non Griffin, RN, MHA, HCS-D, HCS-C, HCS-H, COS-C, President - Home Health Solutions, LLC

Learn how to code complex conditions related to hypertension and heart disease. Understand how to code the five types of MIs, CVAs, and sequelae, as well as secondary hypertension. Choose the correct codes to ensure that your agency is getting credit for caring for patients in the MMTA Cardiac category.

(30 minutes)
Q&A With Our Expert Speakers
J’non Griffin, RN, MHA, HCS-D, HCS-C, HCS-H, COS-C, President - Home Health Solutions, LLC
Arlynn Hansell, PT, HCS-D, HCS-H, HCS-O, COS-C, Owner - Therapy and More, LLC

Attendees got a chance to ask your most pressing coding questions.

Home Health Coding & Compliance Virtual Training - On-Demand

Speakers

J’non GriffinJ’non Griffin, RN, MHA, HCS-D, HCS-H, COS-C, HCS-C, is president of Home Health Solutions, a Simione Coding Company. Griffin brings over 32 years of experience as a registered nurse in home healthcare. She has served as a field nurse, director of staff development and appeals, and executive with multiple home health and hospice agencies. She has also worked as the regional director of operations and served as the acting compliance officer. Griffin is a seasoned educator, published author, and national speaker. She has been a frequent contributor to industry publications, including DecisionHealth’s Diagnosis Coding Pro. She has published several manuals and assisted with the composition of several online modules for coding and OASIS instruction.
Arlynn Hansell Arlynn Hansell, PT, HCS-D, HCS-H, HCS-O, COS-C, has been a physical therapist in the home health setting since October 1998, holding positions of field therapist, rehab manager, and quality/compliance assurance. As owner of Therapy and More, LLC, she assists agencies in achieving therapy documentation and practice excellence in order to better position themselves against auditors. The company’s consulting services further consist of OASIS auditing and coding practice. Hansell has been a member of the American Physical Therapy Association since 1995, where she recently served as the vice president of the Home Health Section.
Annette LeeAnnette Lee, RN, MS, COS-C, HCS-D, founder of Provider Insights, Inc., is a registered nurse with a master’s degree in healthcare administration. Practicing since 1990, the majority of her nursing experience has been in home health. For over a decade, she worked with the CMS intermediary, where she provided review and education on home health and hospice payment and documentation. Lee then founded Provider Insights, Inc. to provide consultation and education regarding Medicare reimbursement issues and effective documentation strategies, assisting providers with ADRs and appeals. Today,she marries her real-world experience and her inside knowledge of Medicare to ensure providers can meet CMS requirements and ensure compliant, efficient operations.
Sherri ParsonSherri Parson, RN, HCS-D, HCS-O, COS-C, BCHH-C, HSC-H, brings more than 25 years of healthcare experience to her role as vice president of education and control standards at Quality in Real Time, now McBee. Parson started her career providing direct care in hospital settings, including medical-surgical, ICU, and interventional radiology, before transitioning to home health. She has been an in-home provider of skilled nursing services, as well as developing expertise in quality assurance, diagnosis coding, OASIS review, and regulatory compliance. Parson further developed her home health expertise as a therapy manager and staff educator, and in her current role she is responsible for hiring, training, and monitoring coding and OASIS review staff and managers, as well as establishing the metrics for key performance indicators to ensure continuous staff improvement in coding and OASIS accuracy. She has authored numerous articles and currently serves on AHCC’s Board of Medical Specialty Coding and Compliance Certification HCS-H Committee.

Home Health Coding & Compliance Virtual Training - On-Demand

Pricing

Retail price: $499.00
AHCC membership price: $479.00


Group pricing is as follows:

  • 4–10 attendees = each attendee receives 10% off retail price
  • 11–15 attendees = each attendee receives 15% off retail price
  • 16–20 attendees = each attendee receives 20% off retail price
  • 21+ attendees = each attendee receives 25% off retail price


Registering multiple people? Contact John Prentice or Megan Ireland at 1-855-225-5341 x4005 or email us at HCEvents@hcpro.com

Home Health Coding & Compliance Virtual Training - On-Demand

Continuing Education

Board of Medical Specialty Coding & Compliance (BMSC)
Approved for: 8 HCS-D, 7 HCS-H, 1 HCS-O, 3 HCS-C BMSC CEUs

Home Health Coding & Compliance Virtual Training - On-Demand

Product Code: HHCV08252021

Quick Overview

Stay up to date with FY2022 codes, coding guidance, and PDGM updates to ensure you’re coding claims accurately and efficiently. Complimentary for Home Health Coding Summit attendees!

Price: $499.00

Home Health Coding & Compliance Virtual Training - On-Demand