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Home Health | Private Duty | Durable Medical Equipment
Choosing the correct ICD-10 Coding to support the purpose of a Home Health referral is imperative and challenging, as errors will affect acceptance of claims, outcomes and ultimately reimbursement. Home health agencies and many home health clinicians need training, knowledge and skills to be a proficient as a coder each fiscal year. Bring your 2023 code books and be ready to code!
1. Identify and list noteworthy or new codes, conventions and guidelines for 2023.
2. Recognize and discuss primary diagnosis codes associated with Mental, Cognitive, and Behavioral issues.
3. Discuss and practice coding for pressure wounds.
4. Discuss and practice coding scenarios for COVID-19 and the latent effect and residuals of the disease.
5. Discuss and practice new T codes, S codes and Z codes.
Jennifer Warfield, BSN, HCS-D, COS-C, Home Health OASIS & Coding Educator
As a well-known homecare coding and OASIS specialist with extensive nursing experience, Jennifer is an informational ally for hundreds of home health agencies across the country. Her passion for being an educational resource keeps her traveling to conduct training sessions and speaking engagements at numerous homecare conferences on important industry topics, including coding, OASIS and documentation.
Jennifer served as educational director at one of the leading home health software companies in the country for 17 years and is certified as an official ICD-10 trainer. Jennifer received a bachelor’s degree in nursing from the University of South Alabama in Mobile, Home Care Coding Specialist – Diagnosis certification from the Board of Medical Specialty Coding and earned her Certificate for OASIS Specialist-Clinical from the OASIS Certificate & Competency Board. She is author of two coding guidebooks which include “Tips, Tricks & Tidbits for Home Health Professionals”. She also serves on the panel that writes and reviews the testing items for HSC-O.
COST: MNCHA Member// $229 Non-Member $289
Attendees will be required to have a 2023 ICD-10-CM coding manual, as interactive coding scenarios will be an integral part of the learning experience. Code books will not be provided or sold by MHCA, and should be purchased ahead of time from a reputable source.
CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS
This program has been designed to meet the continuing education requirements for the Minnesota Board of Nursing for 8.0 contact hours. Application has been made for 8.0 HCS-D BMSC CEUs.
It is the responsibility of the participant to assure that this program meets the licensing and continuing education requirements of their state board and to retain the required documents in his/her personal file. Attendees must participate in the entire presentation in order for contact hours to be awarded – partial credit will not be available. To apply for nursing contact hours, within one week following webinar participation, a completed sign-in sheet and evaluations from each individual must be returned to MHCA. Certificates will then be issued by e-mail.
WHAT'S A WEBINAR?
Enjoy the convenience and cost-efficiency of a webinar – watch the speaker’s slide presentation on the internet while listening by telephone or through your computer’s microphone and speakers (VoIP). The cost of this education is per attendee.
Prior to the webinar, a Zoom Webinar link will be e-mailed to you. You will need to click on this link to access the webinar, a dial-in number and an access code to listen in via telephone. You will also be sent any pertinent handouts if available and evaluation link.
You will be sent the recording link following the presentation and it will be available for 1 month following the webinar. The webinar format allows a concise and low-cost format plus the additional bonus of having access to the materials for 1 month and provides additional flexibility to ensure you have an opportunity to access the information.
Handouts, evaluation forms, sign-in sheets and related materials will be sent to you shortly before the program to the email address you provide.