Home Health ICD-9-CM: Get Ready NOW for New and Changed Codes for 2010

Event Information
Product Format
Prerecorded Event
Judy Adams, RN, BSN, HCS-D, AHIMA approved ICD-10-CM Trainer
Conference Date
Wed, Aug 19, 2009
90 Minutes
Product Description

You no longer have a grace period to make these ICD-9 changes.

Every year, you tackle hundreds of ICD-9-CM code changes that impact home health providers, but this year will be different. You can't wait until the last minute anymore -- you have to be ready to use these codes for 2010 correctly by October 1, 2009. Coding expert Judy Adams, RN, BSN, HCS -D, COS-C, will walk you through the new, revised and deleted ICD-9-CM codes for 2010 during this informative 90-minute audio session. You'll learn which codes are most likely to affect home health, along with insights into the reasons behind the changes.

Here's what you will learn:

  • Get up-to-speed on the 142 proposed new ICD-9-CM codes for 2010.
  • Why you'll need to pay special attention to new late effect codes for cerebrovascular disease and codes for venous embolisms.
  • Learn how to use more than a dozen new poisoning codes and 32 new V codes.
  • Which of the new and changed diagnosis codes are likely to be case mix codes -- and how to earn additional payment under Medicare PPS.
  • Get last-minute updates on the changes for 2010 to stay ahead of the game.
  • Find out which codes will be revised and which will be deleted for 2010.

Who should attend? Home health supervisors, coders, clinicians, and quality improvement coordinators.

Your registration includes:

  • Flexible enrollment. Scheduling conflict? No problem. This session is also available on CD.
  • Complimentary attendee package, including the speaker's complete presentation handouts. Keep this quick reference tool close by for future use.

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About Our Speaker

Judy Adams - Home Health Coding Expert

Judy Adams, RN, BSN, HCS-D, HCS-O, has been involved in health care in numerous health care setting over the span of her career. She has been involved in nearly every aspect of home health care over the last three decades including direct clinical care, supervision, administration and quality improvement.

In 2009, she opened her own education and consultation company with a primary focus on...   More Info
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