Coding and PPS: Lessons Learned Through 2008 Changes

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Prerecorded Event
Tricia A. Twombly, BSN, RN, HCS-D, HCS-O, COS-C, CHCE
Conference Date
Thu, Jan 22, 2009
60 Minutes
Product Description

Grouper logic, sequencing diagnoses and supply reimbursement tips for 2009 you can't afford to miss

The 2008 PPS changes made accurate home care coding critical. Implementing what was learned in 2008 is essential to the success of home care agencies in the following year. Learn the latest information to fine tune your coding process from expert Trish Twombly.

Topics covered:

  • The relationship between coding and PPS and how it affects accuracy in your claims.
  • The importance of secondary diagnoses – when to code them under MO240.
  • Sequencing diagnoses – 3 things you may be missing.
  • Coding and non-routine supply reimbursement – case mix categories contain codes that offer non routine supply points  
  • Grouper logic and its impact on home health – instructions you can’t afford to miss.

Have additional questions? You have the floor with the speaker during an interactive Q&A!

Who should attend? Home health coders, administrators, nursing directors and clinicians.

Your registration includes:

  • Flexible enrollment! Scheduling conflict? No problem! This session is also available on CD!
  • Expert answers to your tough questions during the interactive Q&A period.
  • Complimentary attendee package, including the speaker's complete presentation handouts. Keep this quick reference tool close by for future use!
  • One low price for all the staff you can stuff into a conference room!

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About Our Speaker

Tricia A. Twombly - Home Health Coding Expert

Tricia A. Twombly, BSN, RN, HCS-D, HCS-O, COS-C, CHCE, AHIMA Approved ICD-10 CM Trainer,brings over 23 years of home care experience to her role as senior education consultant and coding specialist for Foundation Management Services. She serves as Advising Editor for the 2011 Home Health ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Coding Manual and is a technical reviewer for both the Diagnosis Coding Pro journal and the on-line education courses for the Board of...   More Info
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