ExpiredBeginners Fundamental Coding Education

  • Session 1: October 13
    October 13, 2020
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Session 2: October 15
    October 15, 2020
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Session 3: October 20
    October 20, 2020
    9:00 am - 11:00 am

Learn the fundamentals of home health & hospice coding

printable brochure: ICD-10 Coding Training

Level: Beginners – new or less experienced staff: admissions staff, intake staff, QAPI staff

Accurate coding is essential in the home health Prospective Payment System to assure appropriate reimbursement.  Coding Fundamentals will provide attendees with an overview of how to assign ICD-10-CM codes and review the conventions and coding guidelines.  Following coding guidelines is significant for proper sequencing of codes. Specifically designed for the beginner coder, this workshop is appropriate for all staff that is involved in the coding including clinical staff (nursing and therapy), intake, admissions staff, billing staff and clinical managers or a quick review for existing staff.  Attendees will learn the fundamentals of coding to choose the correct diagnostic code to match the detailed description of the clinical diagnosis.

This 3 part (120 minutes each) series is will allow the coder to practice their newly learned skills with ICD-10-CM.  Case Scenarios will be coded in class and reviewed with the group. We will discuss the associated coding guidelines, conventions and principles.



  • Explore coding conventions & guidelines necessary for proper code assignment.
  • Includes, Excludes, with, NOS, laterality, Sequelae, 7th characters, manifestations
    • Understand the five steps to correctly assign ICD-10 -CM Codes
    • Learn to successfully navigate the coding book for flawless coding
  • Understand the usage of alphabetic index, tabular list, neoplasm table, table of drugs & chemicals and external cause of injuries index
  • Identify how to code specific diagnostic areas.
  • Reviewed will be common home health areas for example: diabetes, circulatory, respiratory,
    digestive, therapies and aftercare codes
  • Test your knowledge cases will be used to review each area
  • Gain knowledge & understanding why ICD-10-CM is critical in home health.
    Participants will need to have their ICD-10-CM manuals for class.

Registration is handled by our partners in Massachusetts

6 CEUs Available!



$149/ Person

$129/Per for 2-4

$99/Per for 5+


$249/ Person

$229/Per for 2-4

$199/Per for 5+



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