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Workshop - The Art of ICD-10 Coding for Home Health - BEGINNER - Baton Rouge May 7, 2018

May 07, 2018 08:00am -
May 07, 2018 04:00pm

Event Description

The Art of ICD-10 Coding for Home Health
Basic Concepts for BEGINNING Coders

Presented by Sparkle Sparks of OASIS Answers


Beginner Coding - May 7, 2018 - One Day
Baton Rouge, LA

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With each passing year, diagnostic coding accuracy plays a greater role in quality reporting, risk adjustment, and payment.  The foundation of ICD-10-CM coding accuracy is translating medical terminology into coding language with proper application of coding guidelines and instructions found in a current coding manual.

This highly interactive workshop for novice coders, or those who never had these lessons, teaches the essential basics and beyond for the most accurate application of diagnosis codes.  Case studies, exercises and many opportunities to ask questions reinforces understanding of the concepts presented. 


· Translating medical terminology into coding language

· Understanding coding terminology, conventions and general coding guidelines

· Simple steps for finding a diagnosis code

· Selection of diagnoses and codes for relevant OASIS items

· Selection & Sequencing Criteria for Primary & Secondary Diagnoses

Sparkle Sparks, PT, MPT, COS-C, AHIMA Approved ICD-10-CM Coding Instructor

Sparkle is a physical therapist working  in home care since 1994 as direct care provider, staff educator, PPS analyst, OASIS & ICD-10-CM coding instructor and consultant. She draws from this extensive background to provide practical education that is both fun & effective. Sparkle is nationally known for her humorous approach and ability to explain difficult topics in terms that everyone in home care can understand. She has served as an advisor to and member of the Board of  Medical  Specialty Coding. Sparkle is a graduate of the American Health Information Management Association’s Academy for ICD-10 Coding where she earned the designation of AHIMA Approved ICD-10-CM Coding Instructor. Sparkle holds the Certificate for OASIS Specialist-Clinical (COS-C) designation and is a Senior Associate Consultant with OASIS Answers, Inc.

Workshop Location:
Embassy Suites
4914 Constitution Avenue
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
Phone: 225-924-6566
Room Block $129.00 per night - Code - HC5
Or Click HERE to Make Reservation

Workshop Fees:
Before April 30 - Members - $225.00, Non-Members - $445.00
After April 30 - Members - $275.00, Non-Members - $495.00




Event Type:Workshop
Early registration ends on Nov 09, 2017.
Regular registration starts on Nov 10, 2017 and ends on Apr 29, 2018.
Late registration starts on Apr 30, 2018.
(GMT-06:00) Central Time (US & Canada)


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