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  • COVID-19 Coding Updates 2021
    April 21, 2021
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

It’s been almost a year now since we began coding COVID-19 and its related conditions. As the virus has evolved, we have seen changes and additions to the ICD-10-CM Classification related to COVID-19, the most recent of which became effective January 1, 2021. Join us as we explain the new codes for conditions resulting from COVID-19, discuss clinical group and comorbidity group assignment for these codes, and review the updated coding guidelines.

Objectives 

  1. Discuss the new ICD 10 codes effective Jan 1, 2021
  2. Explain the clinical group and comorbidity assignment for the new codes
  3. Understand updated guidelines related to COVID-19 coding

 

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Continuing Education

The Ohio Council for Home Care & Hospice is an approved provider of continuing education by the Ohio Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. (OBN-001-91))

RNs and LPNs must participate in the entire program in order for contact hours to be awarded.

 

Presenter

Sharon M. Litwin, RN, BSHS, MHA, HCS-DSharon Litwin is currently Senior Manager of Coding & Clinical Consulting at Healthcare Provider Solutions, Inc.  Sharon is the founder and was the senior managing partner of 5 Star Consultants, a national consulting and coding firm specializing in homecare and hospice services since 2003.  Sharon was an ACHC and CHAP surveyor, performing Medicare deemed surveys for ten years. She is a current ACHC Certified Consultant.

Sharon assists homecare and hospice agencies in providing quality, meeting regulations, ICD-10 coding, OASIS, increasing outcomes and Star Ratings, and having continued survey readiness.  Sharon and HPS staff perform ICD-10 coding and OASIS reviews, QAPI, clinical record reviews, mock surveys and help agencies across the country stay in compliance.  Sharon is a regular speaker for education companies, state and national associations and publications.

 

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