Coding Late Effects In Home Health

Event Information
Product Format
Prerecorded Event
Tricia A. Twombly, BSN, RN, HCS-D, HCS-O, COS-C, CHCE
Conference Date
Wed, Jul 13, 2011
60 Minutes
Product Description

Because there is no chapter in the ICD-9 manual specific to late effect codes, these codes are very often listed inaccurately or not coded at all.

Late effect conditions, by definition, are common diagnoses in home care. They represent the residual effect (condition produced) after the acute phase of the illness or injury has terminated. Specific sequencing guidelines accompany these late effect codes and using them correctly may determine case mix eligibility

Join Tricia A. Twombly for this 1-hour audio event to identify the difference between a late effect code vs. an acute code, when it’s appropriate to use late effect codes and how it might affect reimbursement

Take a look at what’s covered:

  • Discuss late effect vs. acute codes
  • Identify sequencing guidelines specific to late effect codes
  • Identify manifestation exception guideline
  • Discuss CVA late effect exception guideline
  • Discuss interactive scenarios 

Who should attend? Home health owners, administrators, directors, clinicians and HCS- D coders.

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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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