ICD-10-CM Coding - Basics Coding Course

Join us for a day of ICD-10-CM Basic Coding as Arlynn Hansell spends the day with attendees who may be new to coding and/or the home health and hospice industry. Keep the momentum going by attending our Intermediate Coding Course the next day.




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OBJECTIVES:
• Navigate the ICD-10 conventions & guidelines, including the use of laterality, Excludes notes, unspecified codes, sequelae, 7th character assignment, and key sequencing guidelines
• Learn to use the alphabetic index, tabular list and neoplasm table to correctly find codes
• Apply critical thinking in understanding the sequencing of common diagnoses
• Appropriately assign signs and symptoms codes
• Understand how to assign codes in M1021 (primary), M1023 (other)
• Recognize key coding and OASIS interactions
• Apply and reinforce what you’ve learned by working through common home health scenarios.

Arlynn Hansell, PT, HCS-D, HCS-H, HCS-O, COS-C
Arlynn Hansell has been a Physical Therapist in both the home health and SNF settings since October 1998, holding positions of therapist, rehab manager, and quality/compliance assurance. Arlynn is the Owner of Therapy and More, LLC, where services consist of OASIS auditing, ICD-10 coding for home health and hospice, therapy visit note audits, and end of episode quality reviews. In addition, she assists agencies in achieving therapy documentation and practice excellence in order to better position themselves against auditors. Arlynn is appointed to the BMSC Home Health Advisory Panel, where she serves as Vice Chair. She was a member of the American Physical Therapy Association, where she served as the past Vice President of the Home Health Section. She is involved in the creation and editing of the HCS-D, HCS-O, HCS-H certification exams, and is the editor of the Home Care Clinical Specialist – OASIS D online guidance.
When
5/7/2019 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Where
Axxess Home Care & Hospice Conference Center AHHC of NC Raleigh, NC 27609 UNITED STATES

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