The Hospice Conditions of Participation require that the terminal illness and the co-morbidities impacting care must be coded. CMS recently commented that they intend to develop a case mix system for hospice much like the Prospective Payment System developed for home health. To get accurate information for the development of the case mix scoring system, CMS needs hospices to code co-morbidities. Never before has it been more important to get the diagnosis coding correct in the hospice industry. Non-compliance and sloppiness will hurt your payment.
Join Lisa Selman-Holman, JD, BSN, RN, HCS-D, COS-C, for this Jam packed session where she'll present:
Who should attend? Hospice Executive Directors, Nursing Directors, Hospice Medical Directors, coders, quality personnel, hospice start-ups
Lisa Selman Holman, JD, BSN, RN, HCS-D, COS-C, is a registered nurse, attorney, and founder of Selman-Holman & Associates, LLC, a home care management and consulting company. A 20-year veteran in home care, Lisa is certified as a Homecare Coding Specialist-Diagnosis and holds the certificate for OASIS competency issued by the OASIS Certificate and Competency Board. She is on the Exam Review Task Force for the OASIS Certificate and Competency Board.
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