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ICD-10 Comprehensive Coding Series
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10/3/2018 to 10/11/2018
When: Beginners: 10/3, Intermediates: 10/10-11
8:30AM-3:30PM
Where: Doubltree by Hilton - Rockland
929 Hingham St,
Rockland, Massachusetts  02370
United States
Contact: Megan Fournier
617-482-8830


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WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 3 - BEGINNERS ONLY!
Level: New or less experienced staff


Accurate coding is essential in the home health Prospective Payment System to assure appropriate reimbursement. Coding Fundamentals will provide Attendees with an overview of how to assign ICD-10-CM codes and review the conventions and coding guidelines. 

Following coding guidelines is significant for proper sequencing of codes. Specifically designed for the beginner coder, this workshop is appropriate for
all staff that is involved in the coding including clinical staff (nursing and therapy), intake, admissions staff, billing staff and clinical managers or a quick review for existing staff. Attendees will learn the fundamentals of coding to choose the correct diagnostic code to match the detailed description of the clinical diagnosis.

-Receive 6 CEUs-

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WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY, OCTOBER 10 - 11- INTERMEDIATES ONLY!

Leval: Staff with a least 1 years’ experience in coding or experienced credentialed coders

Continue to master ICD-10-CM by utilizing your critical thinking skills with this fast paced class designed for the person who is experienced in coding. Test Your Knowledge scenarios will be presented and time provided for you to code and gain more proficiency. Accurate and complete coding will be essential for home health for timely claims adjudication and decreased requests for additional documentation. Monies are easily lost due to incorrect or incomplete coding. An average coding mistake can cost an agency between $300 to $1,800 per episode per patient. An investment in this class ensures better coding compliance.

-Receive 12 CEUs-

*ATTENDEES MUST BRING THEIR ICD-10 CODING MANUAL*

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ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR:
Joan L. Usher, BS, RHIA, HCS-D, ACE,
President and Founder of JLU Health Record Systems is a nationally recognized expert in the field of home health coding and health information management. Joan is also an AHIMA Approved ICD-10-CM trainer and Home Care Coding Specialist – Diagnosis (HCS-D) by the Board of Medical Specialty Coding & Compliance. Usher has a degree in Health Record Administration and has been consulting for over 30 years. Joan is Past President, Massachusetts Health Information Management Association (MaHIMA), a component organization of the American Health Information Management (AHIMA) that is considered the premier organization which credentials individuals as certified coders. She has taught ICD coding for over 20 years and has educated over 20,000 people in nationwide. Joan received the Distinguished Member Award in 2017 from MaHIMA.

 

Registration:

BEGINNERS 10/3
$169 - Members
$269 - Non-Members

INTERMEDIATES 10/10 - 10/11
$329 - Members
$499 - Non-Members

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 Michelle Burton at mburton@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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