Pre-Conference: ICD-10 Coding Basics
for Home Health and Hospice Coders
Wednesday, October 30, 2013, 8am – 5pm
Registration Fee: $300 NAHC members, $400 nonmembers (Includes lunch)
Location: National Harbor Sunset Room 137 National Plaza Oxon Hill, MD 20745 (A short walk from the Gaylord Resort and Convention Center)
Phone Reservations: (877) 382-7299 (please reference NAHC 2013 Annual Meeting)
This full-day training program will serve as an introduction to ICD-10-CM for coding professionals and clinicians looking to achieve proficiency in the new coding system. The educational session is being offered to home health agencies and hospices to ensure a smooth transition to ICD-10 Diagnosis Coding, which will be mandatory effective October 1, 2014. Program attendees will come away with the following:
A well-rounded knowledge base for every chapter in ICD-10-CM.
Comparison of the ICD-9 to ICD-10 code sets.
ICD-10 conventions and sequencing guidelines.
Those attending will be afforded opportunities to practice accessing the index, locating codes, and noting tabular list instructions. They will apply this information to coding scenarios. Insights will be offered on ways to improve clinical documentation necessary for choosing the most specific and appropriate codes.
Describe ICD-10 coding protocols
Identify query methods that will secure more descriptive information from physicians and improve clinical documentation
Compare and contrast ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-CM conventions and guidelines
Apply coding guidelines to home care and hospice scenarios
Audience: Home health and Hospice Coders and Clinicians responsible for diagnosis coding
Faculty: Lisa Selman-Holman, JD, BSN, RN, HCS-D, COSC, HCS-O, AHIMA ICD-10-CM Ambassador
Continuing Education: Course Level: Intermediate: Nursing 7.0 CEs; Accounting 7.0 CPEs; Social Workers 7.0 CEs; Physical Therapists 7.0 CEs (NASBA/SKA)
Note: Attendees must bring an ICD-10 coding manual (2013 or 2014) to the conference in order to be able to fully participate in practice activities. Some (but not the only) sources for ICD-10 manuals are:
American Medical Association, Optum, Decision Health
This provider directed continuing nursing education activity will be submitted to the Maryland Nurses Association to award contact hours. The Maryland Nurses Association is accredited as an approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. The APPROVAL CODE is N13-03-1030-1015 for 7.0 CE credits. The Maryland Nurses Association and the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation do not endorse sponsor services or products. For questions contact the Maryland Nurses Association at (410) 944-5800 or www.marylandnurses.org