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Coding Series Part 3: Understanding the Complexities of Wound Coding
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5/16/2019
When: Thursday, May 16, 2019
1:00-2:00PM
Where: Online Webinar
United States
Contact: Megan Fournier
617-482-8830

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Session 3: Understanding the Complexities of Wound Coding
Thursday, May 16
Review of different types of wounds and how to code effectively to be reimbursed appropriately. Discussed will be updates to coding post-operative wound infections. Understanding Wounds-Post-Op Wound Aftercare & Skin/Non-Surgical Skin Wound Care are an essential component of the new PDGM model.

Objectives:

1.       Understand the proper code assignment for different types of wounds, lesions, and ulcers
2.       Discuss case studies including pressure and stasis ulcers, surgical and trauma wounds
           a.   Including: how to code an evolving pressure ulcers and How to code non-pressure ulcer with necrosis
3.       Discuss complex cases including wound vac, wounds healing through secondary intention, post-operative wound infections, skin grafts, and PICC lines
4.       Test Your Knowledge Cases to review your coding skills

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