ICD-10 has been shifted to October 1, 2015 as most agencies are not ready. If you do not start preparing for it now, you will lag behind. Although, the medical coders and billers do not need to know the specific coding details at this time, however, the agencies must know how to prepare for this monumental event. The transition into ICD-10 is being compared to Y2K and the devastation we expected as a result. With ICD-10, catastrophic events are likely to occur. We have the Canadian experience to learn from. Many agencies will not survive if they are not prepared, because the financial impact will be paralyzing for many.
Join home health expert Arlene Maxim, RN in this informative session, where she’ll provide tips on how to get started on ICD-10 implementation and multiple references to help you understand the documentation requirements, and more. Arlene will provide a basic format from which you can build a plan of action-and “Chart the Course” to a better tomorrow.
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There will be a “judgment day” for agency owners and administrators who find themselves ill prepared for this major event. We have not had such an event in home health care since IPS in 1997-1999. Agencies who are not prepared will just not survive.
Who should attend? Administrators, owners, QA, Nursing Supervisors, Therapy Supervisors
Arlene Maxim currently holds the position of Vice President of Program Development for Quality in Real Time (QIRT) based in Floral Park, New York. She has been in home care since 1979 and has been a home health care consultant since 1986. Drawing on her strong clinical background, she has served in various capacities from home care administrator to home care agency owner and home care consultant. She...
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