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Understand the Intricacies of Wound Coding
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9/19/2017
When: Tuesday, September 19, 2017
1:00PM-2:00PM
Where: Online Webinar
United States
Presenter: Joan Usher, JLU Health Record Systems
Contact: Megan Fournier
617-482-8830


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Gain an understanding of proper wound coding for all types of wounds. Review new guidance from 2018 Final Rule & Coding Clinic Q&As.

OBJECTIVES:

  • Understand the proper code assignment for different types of wounds, lesions, and ulcers
  • Review how reimbursement for wounds in captured through diagnostic codes and M items, dehiscence, post-op complications, and ostomies
  • Discuss case studies including pressure and stasis ulcers, surgical and trauma wounds
    • How to code an evolving pressure ulcer
    • How to code non-pressure ulcer with necrosis
  • Discuss complex cases including wound vac, wounds healing through secondary intention, skin grafts, and PICC lines.

Opportunity to earn 1 CEU

SPEAKER: Joan Usher, BS, RHIA, ACE, President, JLU Health Record Systems is a nationally recognized AHIMA Approved ICD-10-CM trainer.   Joan has a degree in Health Information Management and has been a home health consultant for over 28 years. She has educated more than 15,000 people in nationwide on coding. Joan is past president of the Massachusetts Health Information Management Association (MaHIMA) and has served three years as a delegate for American Health Information Management Assn (AHIMA).  Usher is a Board of Director of Hospice & Palliative Care Federation of MA.  Joan's webinars consistently earn outstanding reviews from participants.

REGISTRATION

Members: $79/ Line

Non-Members: $149/ Line
*RECORDINGS WILL BE AVAILABLE WITH PURCHASE

To register click the link above. For any questions, please contact Megan Fournier at mfournier@thinkhomecare.org or at 617-482-8830

Cancellation Policy: Submit cancellation requests by email to Kanika Chambers at kchambers@thinkhomecare.org. $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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