ExpiredPreparing for ICD-10 Coding Changes

  • One Year Later
    August 3, 2016
    2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Getting the Most from Rehab Coding
    August 10, 2016
    2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Essential Hospice Coding Issues
    August 17, 2016
    2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • New Coding Changes & the Impact on Home Health Case Mix
    August 24, 2016
    2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The transition to ICD-10-CM was eerily quiet. On October 1, 2016 the grace period for leniency on coding will expire. Don’t be caught unaware of the top coding challenges and potential denials due to inaccurate coding. There are more than 2500 coding changes effective October 1st. Do not delay – understand the changes today. This series will address the current issues and prepare you for the changes ahead.

 ICD-10-CM books will be utilized during the webinar series to reinforce assignment of codes.



AUGUST 3, 2016- One Year Later: Overcoming the Top 10 Coding Challenges

  • Learn what agencies are experiencing for coding challenges
  • Discussed will be areas where coding incompleteness causes potential ADRs/denials

AUGUST 10, 2016- Getting the Most from your Rehab Coding

  • Understand the complexities of therapy coding
  • Review how rehab coding requires site specificity & laterality
  • Recognize how improper coding impacts reimbursement

AUGUST 17, 2016- Essential Hospice Coding Issues

  • Discuss key areas where hospice coding lack specificity
  • Recognize how improper coding may affect future reimbursement models

AUGUST 24, 2016- Understanding NEW coding changes & the impact on Home Health & Case Mix

  • Review the updates and major changes to the coding beginning October 1
  • Discuss which codes may affect case mix reimbursement if not accurately coded


SERIES PRESENTER: Joan Usher, BS, RHIA, ACE, President, JLU Health Record Systems is a nationally recognized health information management expert. She is an AHIMA Approved ICD-10-CM trainer and has been a home health consultant for over 30 years. She has educated more than 20,000 people nationwide on coding and OASIS. Joan is past president of the Massachusetts Health Information Management Association (MaHIMA) and is a Board of Director for the Home Care Alliance of MA and Hospice & Palliative Care Federation of MA. Joan’s webinars consistently earn outstanding reviews from participants.


Can’t make a session? Recordings will be available approximately 1 day after each session. Recording will be available to view online only by paid attendees until 2 weeks after the final session.


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