The World Health Organization (WHO) added a new code to the international ICD-10 database: U07.1 (2019-nCoV acute respiratory disease. As of April 1st, 2020, the code will be available for use in the United States. Renowned coding expert Lisa Woolery, RN, BSN, BCHH-C, COQS presents an important, timely, and free webinar, Coding COVID-19: using new ICD-10 updates in home health scenarios, which will provide practical guidance on how to use the new code while keeping regulatory, health information documentation, OASIS, and coding best practices top of mind.
This webinar delivers crucial information that home health coders need now. Join to learn:
- What the new, available codes for COVID-19 are
- When these new codes will be available
- Important information about the new “U” chapter in the ICD-10-CM code set
- When it is appropriate to assign the new COVID-19 code in the home health setting
Handout on Coding Changes from JLU Health Systems