Diabetes Coding Essentials for Home Health - What You Need for Accurate Reimbursement

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Product Format
Prerecorded Event
Tricia A. Twombly, BSN, RN, HCS-D, HCS-O, COS-C, CHCE
Conference Date
Thu, Apr 14, 2011
60 Minutes
Product Description

Diabetes Mellitus is one of 22 case mix categories within the home health prospective payment system. Are you coding it right?

Reimbursement errors are incredibly common when it comes to coding diabetes mellitus. Worried about greater case mix points? NRS points? Applicable manifestation rules? Not to worry - help is here.

Attend this 1-hour seminar with home care coding specialist Tricia A. Twombly, BSN, RN, HCS-D, CHCE, COS-C and learn the ins and outs of coding diabetes for home health accurately, efficiently and confidently.

Plus, see interactive scenarios explaining the ICD-9 office coding guidelines as they relate to diabetes mellitus.

Event Highlights Include:

  • How to accurately choose the sub-classification or 5th digit
  • How to correctly select the subcategory or 4th digit
  • How to determine the difference between primary and secondary diabetes mellitus
  • Learn the differences in coding hypoinsulinemia and diabetes mellitus
  • PLUS: You'll experience interactive coding scenarios for diabetes that will help you take what you learn here into your real-world coding situation.

Ask a question at the Q&A session following the live event and get advice unique to your situation, directly from our expert speaker.

Who should attend? Home health clinicians, administrators, owners and HCS-D coding specialists

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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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