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