As a home health coder, you’re used to incorporating diagnosis coding changes on an annual basis, but are you ready for this?
With two thousand plus ICD-10-CM changes and additions and clarifications to the CMS Official Guidelines, home healthcare services are going to have their hands full when it comes to diagnosis coding.
Check out these stats:
- 1974 ICD-10-CM new codes plus 425 revised codes
- Official Guidelines: Multiple additions and clarifications
- No more leniency for coding in the right "code family"
Because your patients' diagnoses encompass every specialty, you must avail yourself of every opportunity to stay up-to-date.
The expanded Home Health ICD-10 Handbook 2017 can help with these great new features:
- 2017 Official Guidelines rewritten in plain English by TCIs educators for each specialty
- Updates related to home health diagnosis coding
- ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS 2017 Official Guidelines
Ace your home health service diagnosis coding with Home Health ICD-10 Handbook 2017
Here's just some of the expert advice you’ll get:
- Payment reform brings new diagnosis coding-based categories
- Better documentation boosts reimbursement
- Don't overlook the 7th character when coding complications and injuries
- Fracture coding brings additional 7th character code choices
- Know your terms and follow these steps to code sepsis
- Pressing ICD-10 questions and answers
- Ramp up documentation for wounds
- 3 situations for which symptom codes can apply
- Don't overlook other diagnoses when coding pressure ulcers
- Some diagnoses count as 'other'; do you know which?
- Find infected cystostomy guidelines in Chapter 14
- Check Neoplasm Table first before assigning neoplasm codes
Stay up-to-date! Avoid denials. Preserve your revenue. Call 1-800-508-2582 or click the link above to get theHome Health ICD-10 Handbook 2016 today.