UPDATE: Risk Adjustment and Coding for OASIS-C

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Product Format
Prerecorded Event
Tricia A. Twombly, BSN, RN, HCS-D, HCS-O, COS-C, CHCE
Conference Date
Thu, Sep 22, 2011
60 Minutes
Product Description

The next generation of predictive regression models for OBQI was unexpectedly released Friday, September 2, 2011

With the updated overview of risk adjustment and outcome measures, coding specialists need to understand the relationship between coding and risk adjustment. These new models aren’t just a little different, they are completely different

Risk adjustment is an important part of home health and will become even more important as the industry moves toward pay for performance.

Understanding the role that accurate coding plays in affecting agency outcomes is a new but important piece of the puzzle in today’s home health environment 

Join Tricia Twombly for this 1-hour audio conference to get a look at the big picture of risk adjustment. 

Plus: Tricia will provide you with an At-a-Glance tool that describes the relationship between coding classifications and risk adjustment value.

Highlights of this session include:

  • Zoom in on exactly what risk adjustment is.
  • What is case mix in the home health and how does it impact risk adjustment and OBQI?
  • Tricia gets to the heart of the matter - What, exactly, is a home health outcome?
  • Symptom control ratings and how they impact home health outcomes.
  • Get into the nitty-gritty of the risk factor process.
  • Find out which manual classifications have codes that affect risk adjustment. 

Who should attend? Home health clinicians, directors, administrators, coders, quality assurance, anyone that work with home health agencies. 


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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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