Home Health Coding Center Tips and Tricks
- GI & Liver
- Table of Drugs & Chemicals
GI & Liver
From GERD to intestinal disorders to liver disease, Chapter 11 (Digestive System) codes include a level of specificity that can be hard to stomach. And while combination codes can make GI coding easier, they also create a greater reliance on detailed documentation that describes the symptoms manifesting from each condition. Find out how to look up these codes using the Coding Center and where to find the official and expert guidance to properly assign and sequence them. – Recorded 30Nov16
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.