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Preparing for ICD-10 Coding Changes Webinar Series
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The transition to ICD-10-CM was eerily quiet. On October 1, 2016 the grace period for leniency on coding will expire. Don’t be caught unaware of the top coding challenges and potential denials due to inaccurate coding. There are more than 2500 coding changes effective October 1st. Do not delay - understand the changes today. This series will address the current issues and prepare you for the changes ahead.

When: Wednesdays from 8/3/16-8/24/16
Where: Online Webinar Series
United States
Contact: Megan Fournier

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August 3, 2016

One Year Later: Overcoming the Top 10 Coding Challenges


·         Learn what agencies are experiencing for coding challenges

·         Discussed will be areas where coding incompleteness causes potential  ADRs/denials

August 10, 2016

Getting the Most from your Rehab Coding


·         Understand the complexities of therapy coding

·         Review how rehab coding requires site specificity & laterality

·         Recognize how improper coding  impacts reimbursement

August 17, 2016

Essential Hospice Coding Issues


·         Discuss key areas  where hospice coding lack specificity

·         Recognize how improper coding may affect future reimbursement models

August 24, 2016

Understanding the NEW Coding changes coming in October & the impact on Home Health & Case Mix


·         Review the updates and major changes to the coding beginning October 1

·         Discuss which codes may affect case mix reimbursement if not accurately coded


ICD-10-CM books will be utilized during the webinar series to reinforce assignment of codes.

Class Companion: 2015-2016 Rapid Reference Guide.  JLU’s Rapid Reference Guide 2015-2016 allows for easy look-up of home health & hospice codes.  NEW!! This quick reference book includes codes in both  ICD-10  and previous ICD-9 to assist in any comparison data metrics.  Rapid Reference Guide will be available at a 5% discount for participants ordering during the webinar series utilizing discount code HCA5.  Available until September 15,  2016.  

Series Presenter:  Joan Usher, BS, RHIA, ACE, President, JLU Health Record Systems is a nationally recognized health information management expert. She is an AHIMA Approved ICD-10-CM trainer and has been a home health consultant for over 30 years. She has educated more than 20,000 people nationwide on coding and OASIS. Joan is past president of the Massachusetts Health Information Management Association (MaHIMA) and is a Board of Director for the Home Care Alliance of MA and Hospice & Palliative Care Federation of MA.  Joan's webinars consistently earn outstanding reviews from participants.

Can’t make a session? Recordings will be available approximately 1 day after each session. Recording will be available to view online only by paid attendees  until 2 weeks after the final session.



Member Rate Per Webinar: $79/line

OR Series: $279/line


Non-Member Rate Per Webinar: $149/line

OR Series: $549/line



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NEW POLICY*: HCA of MA now requires that payment in advance. If we have not received payment before the event, you will be asked to provide it or proof of incoming payment in order to attend the meeting. Please be sure to send your open invoice to your accounting department so there are no problems.

Cancellation Policy: Submit cancellation requests by email to Stephanie Drakes at 
$25 or 25% cancellation fee, whichever is more, between 7 days and 24 hours of event. No refund for same day cancellation or no-show. Refund assumes registration paid in advance. Unpaid registrations remain payable, adjusted only for approved cancellation as above.


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