ICD-10 Coding for Homecare Your Guide to Preparation and Implementation
ICD-10 Essentials for Homecare: Your Guide to Preparation and ImplementationRemain profitable and compliant under the ICD-10 coding system, as you begin preparation for the upcoming transition. Beacon Health provides you with a three-step plan that More...
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ICD-10 Essentials for Homecare: Your Guide to Preparation and ImplementationRemain profitable and compliant under the ICD-10 coding system, as you begin preparation for the upcoming transition. Beacon Health provides you with a three-step plan that takes you from understanding the differences between ICD-9 and ICD-10 to full-scale ICD-10 readiness at your agency with "ICD-10 Essentials for Homecare: Your Guide to Preparation and Implementation." You will learn the fundamentals of ICD-10 coding, what you can do today to manage the transition to ICD-10, and how to prepare for the impact on your daily operations. Complete with a chronological, step-by-step ICD-10 implementation action plan for your entire agency, this book is the perfect primer to get you where you need to be in order to survive and thrive under ICD-10.This book will help you:Implement simple coding changes "immediately" to ease the burden of the transition in future monthsFamiliarize your coders with the ICD-10 format to ensure a smooth transition and avoid interruption of payments during implementationDevelop timelines to train clinicians in new documentation requirements and ensure readiness by the implementation dateAchieve leadership buy-in for the necessary budget, policy changes, and infrastructure upgrade to accommodate ICD-10 requirementsPrevent payment denials under ICD-10 by determining primary diagnosis and sequencing in the new coding systemCompare what documentation is necessary now to what will be required under ICD-10 with an ICD-9/ICD-10 crosswalk toolEnsure system readiness with a list of questions to ask your vendorExecute a step-by-step action plan throughout your agency to ensure timely ICD-10 readinessTable of ContentsAcronym GuidePART I: Understanding the Fundamentals of ICD-10-CM CodingIntroductionThe Origins of ICD CodingGetting to Know the ICD-10-CM ManualUnderstanding the Coding Manual: Format and SetupAlphabetical indexTabular listing (essential under ICD-10)Conventions and TermsFormat and structure (categories, subcategories, code)The 3-7 characters expansionNew dummy place holdersThe complex general coding guidelinesFive Easy Steps to Accurate CodingPART II: Home Health Specifics: What You Need to KnowPrimary and Other DiagnosesSelection of the primary and other diagnosesCase mix diagnosisHome health plan of careEffective Management of the Coding ProcessReferral and clinical documentation impact on codingThe query processCoding functions and productivityCoding manager required skillsCoverage CriteriaEligibility for coverageThe new face-to-face encounterHome health care CAHPS surveyConditions of coverageOASISCoPs and OASIS requirementsOBQI and OBQM pre-survey reportsHome health compareReceiving Appropriate ReimbursementHome health PPSMedical supplies, non-routine supplies, and DME under PPSHHRG and case mix adjustmentsCase Mix and CodingDiagnostic categoriesGrouper logicEthical Coding PracticeHIPAA and coding practicesHealth care fraud and abuseCorporate ComplianceAHIMA Standards of Ethical CodingPART III: ICD-10-CM Preparation and ImplementationICD-10 Implementation PlanningStep-by-step planEducation toolAdministration Leadership and SupportManaging the Coding FunctionIntake, liaisons, clinicianQueryQuery forms and questionsUnderstanding GEMFiscal and Billing NecessitiesInformation Systems ReadinessChecklist for vendor readinessPerformance Impro