ICD-10 Coding: Be The Hero

HealthPRO® Heritage and himagine  two healthcare industry leaders – are joining forces to empower skilled nursing staff with a better understanding of how coding will impact reimbursement. Our experts will also share coding considerations and specific strategies to ensure the proper/accurate capture of codes that will ultimately protect and optimize your community’s bottom line. Importantly, participants will also be able to identify necessary changes to workflow and related documentation practices that can be made NOW to best prepare interdisciplinary teams for the transition.

ICD-10 Coding Under PDPM: Be the Hero!* 
Wednesday, March 20, 2019 • 1-3pm EST
$199 registration fee


*This training is appropriate for MDS coordinators, nurses, and therapists who have a basic knowledge of general coding in the SNF setting.

Ruth Miller  Ruth Miller, PT, RAC-CT
   Vice President of Clinical Strategies, HealthPRO® Heritage

With 25+ years as a clinician and manager, Ruth will share her expertise and insights RE: how accurate ICD-10 coding will drive clinical and financial success under the new system. Highlights to include:
• How ICD-10 codes affect each case mix component
• MDS changes related to coding
• Coding & PDPM Clinical Mapping
• Significance of return to provider (RTP) codes
• Introduction of new HIPPS codes
• Tips for best practices

Tim Claypoole Tim Claypoole, CPC, CCS
 Compliance & Quality Audit Manager, himagine solutions, inc.

Tim offers deep expertise as a coding educator. He has 16+ years working in health information management, and is well-prepared to present official guidelines for code selection and:
• Describe specific steps for accurate coding
 Select the precise primary diagnosis code vs. secondary codes
 Demonstrate combination codes
 Differentiate coding terminology including “with”, “and” , “code first”
 Define active vs. subsequent care codes
 Discuss available resources

Additional resources and educational opportunities are available on our PDPM Resource Page. If you have any questions or comments, please fill out the contact form below.