Home Health Coding Center Tips and Tricks
- Table of Drugs & Chemicals
The new data set includes three new items for active diagnoses (M1028), height and weight (M1060) and mobility performance & discharge goal (GG0170C). Then there are the changes – 10 renumbered items; 10 wound items with a complete overhaul in guidance; and another 40 items with changes to the response-specific instructions. Learn how to find these new and revised items – and the associated guidance both from official sources and the experts at DecisionHealth – on the Coding Center. - Recorded 25Jan17
Access the OASIS-C2 Item slides here.
The Table of Drugs & Chemicals is a means to an end for coding poisonings, toxic effects, adverse effects and underdosings. What is the difference between a poisoning and an adverse effect? How does coding differ between the two? How about the difference between a poisoning code and a toxic effect code? And what is the deal with underdosing? Get the answers to these questions and others as we walk you through how to use the Coding Center to find and properly assign T36-T65 codes. - Recorded 27Feb17
Access the Table of Drugs & Chemicals slides here.
The first step in coding fractures is determining cause. Once that has been determined, see how to find pathologic and traumatic fracture codes on the Coding Center as well as the appropriate codes for periprosthetic fractures (Hint: They’re not where they were in FY2016). Plus, we’ll go over how to locate the external cause code that will help provide your payer with more insight behind the care you’re providing. - Recorded 22Mar17
Access the Fractures slides here.