ICD-10 Coding: Strategies for Coding Accuracy - Morning Session
Presented in Partnership with Harmony Healthcare International (HHI)
December 11, 2018
9:00 am - 12:00 noon
Mass Senior Care Association Office, Waltham
As we approach the third mandated update to ICD-10, some Skilled Nursing Facilities continue to struggle with ICD-10 accuracy. ICD-10 codes must reflect documented skilled services to support the billed RUG. But that is not all! The SNF Quality Reporting Program (QRP); SNF Value-Based Purchasing (VBP); Patient-Driven Payment Model (PDPM) will also be impacted by ICD-10 coding. According to CMS, “… PDPM, focuses on clinically relevant factors, rather than volume-based service for determining Medicare payment, by using ICD-10 diagnosis codes and other patient characteristics as the basis for patient classification.”
The speaker will provide key strategies to identify and mitigate potential issues specific to the long-term care provider. A solid ICD-10 coding process and triple check system is essential for achieving compliance and obtaining accurate and appropriate reimbursement allowing Skilled Nursing Facilities to continue to provide high-quality care to the nation’s most vulnerable population.
1.Describe the importance of coding the correct active diagnoses.
2.Assign ICD-10-CM codes to the highest level of specificity.
3.List the components of a Skilled Service Claim Triple Check Process.
CEOs, COOs, Administrators, MDS Coordinators, Nurse Managers, Rehabilitation Managers, Nurses, Occupational Therapists, Physical Therapists, Speech Language Pathologists, Business Office Managers, Admissions Directors.
Joyce Sadewicz, PT, RAC-CT
Harmony Healthcare International (HHI)
Contact Hours/Continuing Education Credit:
This program has been approved for 3 contact hours for nurses, nursing home administrators and occupational therapists.
Fees: (Must be paid in full prior to attending seminar)
Member Rate: $150 per person
Non-member Rate: $250 per person
Harmony Healthcare International (HHI) Refund Policy:
Registrants requesting a refund must do so in writing within 7 business days of the seminar. Refunds are subject to a $50 processing fee. Refund requests received within 6 business days or less from the seminar date will not be accepted.
Massachusetts Senior Care Association
800 South Street, Suite 280
Waltham, MA 02453