ExpiredHospice Coding Refresher

  • February 24, 2021
    11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Program provided through Ohio Council for Home Care & Hospice Webinar Partnership

Registration is PER ATTENDEE. Recording is provided.

Hospice Coding Refresher

Hospice Coding can be a complex task. Join us for this informative webinar as we review the Coding Guidelines, Primary/Terminal Diagnosis and Secondary/Comorbid Diagnoses, Disease Specific Criteria, and detail how to put all the pieces together to achieve accurate Hospice Coding.


  1. Understand coding conventions and guidelines
  2. Explain Primary Diagnosis/Terminal Illness and Secondary/Comorbid diagnoses
  3. Discuss disease specific criteria for hospice



Sharon M. Litwin, RN, BSHS, MHA, HCS-D

Sharon 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.

NOTE – Only attendees that have registered and paid in full will receive CEU’s for this event.


Ohio Council for Home Care & Hospice is approved as a provider of Continuing Education Credits by the Ohio State Board of Nursing. This course offering is approved for 1.0 contact hour. It is the responsibility of the participant to assure that this program meets the licensing and continuing education requirements of their state board and to retain the required documents in his/her personal file. Attendees must participate in the entire presentation in order for contact hours to be awarded – partial credit will not be available.  To apply for nursing contact hours, within one week following webinar participation, a completed sign-in sheet and evaluations from each individual must be returned to Ohio Council for Home Care & Hospice.  Certificates will then be issued by e-mail.

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