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Coding Series Part 2: Are You Accurately Coding Comorbidities
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5/9/2019
When: Thursday, May 9, 2019
1:00-2:00PM
Where: Online Webinar
United States
Contact: Megan Fournier
617-482-8830

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Session 2: Are You Accurately Coding Comorbidities?
Thursday, May 9
PDGM includes a comorbidity adjustment category based on the presence of secondary diagnoses. It is important to code all applicable comorbidities as depending on a patient’s secondary diagnoses, a 30-day period may receive no comorbidity adjustment, a low comorbidity adjustment, or a high comorbidity adjustment.  The comorbidity adjustment is impacted by the number of interacting secondary diagnoses.  Coders need to understand that additional coding will be needed to capture all the comorbidities but there is a delicate balance required as clinicians needing to be addressing these diagnoses in the care plan. Using the PDGM Comorbidity Subgroups as a guide, we will review how to code comorbidities accurately.

Objectives:

1.       Review the  comorbidity categories & subcategories in PDGM
2.       Discuss the 11 comorbidity subgroups and included diagnoses
3.       Test Your Knowledge Cases to review your coding skills

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