ICD-10-CM Training for Skilled Nursing Facilities: Integrating SNF Coding Systems in Preparation for PDPM

January 22, 2019
12:00 PM

This session will review ICD-10-CM coding conventions & official guidelines for coding and reporting to gain knowledge on appropriately assigning ICD-10 codes.

This session will review ICD-10-CM coding conventions & official guidelines for coding and reporting to gain knowledge on appropriately assigning ICD-10 codes. Participants will learn about common coding errors seen in skilled nursing facilities and review coding guidelines for these areas. In addition, the session will provide a review of the importance of coding specificity, sequencing for billing, and best practices for the assignment of diagnosis codes. Upcoming code changes impacting the nursing facility setting will be reviewed, with a focus on the diagnosis codes that impact reimbursement under the Patient Driven Payment Model (PDPM) taking effect October 1, 2019.

At the conclusion of this course the learner will:
1. Understand best practices for diagnosis coding in the SNF setting
2. Develop skills to prevent common coding errors in the SNF setting
3. Identify clinical information that should be documented to support ICD-10-CM diagnosis coding specificity
4. Understand how ICD-10 coding will impact reimbursement under Medicare

Questions?
Pat Sylvia
PSylvia@LeadingAgeWA.org

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