- October 3, 2019
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2019- INTERMEDIATES ONLY!
Level: Staff with a least 1 years’ experience in coding or experienced credentialed coders
Accurate and complete coding will be essential for home health for timely claims adjudication and decreased requests for additional documentation. Monies are easily lost due to incorrect or incomplete coding. Currently an average coding mistake can cost an agency between $300 to $1,800 per episode per patient and with PDGM there is even greater vulnerability. An investment in this class ensures better coding compliance.
Continue to master ICD-10-CM by utilizing your critical thinking skills with this fast paced class designed for experienced coders. Test Your Knowledge scenarios will be presented and time provided for you to code and gain more proficiency. *This is an advanced training session for individuals who have a minimum of one year experience and a good working knowledge of the coding conventions, general guidelines and know how to navigate a coding manual. The highly interactive workshop is presented by Joan Usher, an AHIMA approved ICD-10-CM coding instructor, who guides attendees smoothly through multiple exercises and application scenarios.
GROUP DISCOUNT ONLY AVAILABLE THROUGH SEPT 3
-Receive 8 CEUs-
*ATTENDEES MUST BRING THEIR ICD-10 CODING MANUAL*
Registration open now!
ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR:
Joan L. Usher, BS, RHIA, HCS-D, ACE, President and Founder of JLU Health Record Systems is a nationally recognized expert in the field of home health coding and health information management. Joan is also an AHIMA Approved ICD-10-CM trainer and Home Care Coding Specialist – Diagnosis (HCS-D) by the Board of Medical Specialty Coding & Compliance. Usher has a degree in Health Record Administration and has been consulting for over 30 years. Joan is Past President, Massachusetts Health Information Management Association (MaHIMA), a component organization of the American Health Information Management (AHIMA) that is considered the premier organization which credentials individuals as certified coders. She has taught ICD coding for over 20 years and has educated over 20,000 people in nationwide. Joan received the Distinguished Member Award in 2017 from MaHIMA.