- November 10, 2015
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Audio Recording Available
Obtain tips and methodologies for managing those claims that may be incorrect, delayed, or denied in this new world of ICD-10 and post-acute care. This session will provide you with simple but valuable information to assist you in obtaining the correct reimbursement for your claims.
- Review chapter specific guidance on coding for correct reimbursement
- Identify incorrect codes at a glance on claims
- Recognize the correct primary diagnosis
- Identify best practices for IDT review of claims
Presenter: Teresa Northcutt, BSN, RN, COS-C, HCS-D, is a consultant with Selman-Holman & Associates located in Denton, TX. She has presented on-site training for home health agency clinical staff on OASIS assessment and coding, focusing on customized clinical education programs and the practical application of guidelines by field staff. In addition, she has provided educational programs on agency communications and processes, quality outcome improvement, and care transitions for regional and state conferences. Certified in OASIS competency (COS-C), Homecare Coding Specialist-Diagnosis (HCS-D), and as an AHIMA Approved ICD-10-CM Trainer, Teresa brings comprehensive and contemporary knowledge of home care and quality improvement methods. Teresa has had experience as Clinical Services and QI/Education manager with home health agencies (independent, hospital-based, and county health dept.), and as a hospital resource nurse, patient educator, and quality improvement facilitator. She received her BSN from St. Louis University.