Begin With The Basics - Beginning Coding
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Have you been interested in beginning a career in home health and hospice coding? In this interactive class, you will learn the basics of assigning ICD-10-CM coding for home health and hospice. You will understand how it relates to billing, audits, OASIS, and compliance, and why it is so important to have accurate coding on your agency claims. You will learn the guidelines and conventions, and ethical and legal considerations. We will also teach you how to properly look up codes in your manual. Bring a current 2019 ICD-10 CM manual with you to class.
1. The learner will understand the basics of coding and payment conditions
2. The learner will be able to understand the basic guidelines and conventions.
3. The learner will be able to understand the legend and the meanings in the coding manual.
4. The learner will be able to apply the guidance when assigning a code to an assessment.
J’non Griffin, RN, MHA, WCC, HCS-D, HCS-H, COS-C, President of Home Health Solutions, is a 30-year veteran of home care as a registered nurse. She received her Master’s Degree in Health Care Administration in 2005. She has experience as a field nurse, director, and executive with home health and hospice agencies, both large and small. She has served as Director of Staff Development and Appeals for home health and hospice agencies. She has taken part in mock surveys for agencies and prepared agencies for accreditation. She has been directly involved in accreditation surveys, acquisitions, and many regulatory crises with state survey agencies and the intermediary.
Continuing Education Info:
This program will provide 6.5 contact hours per day to nurses, occupational therapists and speech therapists.
Certified & Associate Members
Received by 2/18/19 $149
Received after 2/18/19 $174
Private Duty Members
Received by 2/18/19 $169
Received after 2/18/19 $194
Received by 2/18/19 $298
Received after 2/18/19 $323
Four Points Miami Airport West
3570 NW 74th Ave
Miami, FL 33122
$179 per night