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ICD-10 Tools

Coding Terminology for Home Health Beginning coders, or those without previous formal education, may not understand the significance of coding and its relationship to the Plan of Care and the claim.

Coding Terminology for Hospice

Intake Questions: ICD-10 will require that better/more clinical information be obtained at intake. This form was developed with both home health and hospice in mind. Included are prompts in a documentation template for deriving accurate, complete information for your Plan of Care and coding . You have Lisa's permission to revise to your needs as long as you share your changes with Lisa.

Tabular Chapter Cheater All codes begin with a letter and it is helpful if you know what those letters stand for when accessing the codes or checking a claim. This 'Chapter Cheater' is a great way to remember the chapters.

More Tools

ASAP Transmission Problems

2015 Case Mix Tool

OASIS C1 Tool

Another OASIS C1 tool

170 Deleted CM Codes

ICD10 Timeline revised for 2015 implementation

GAP Analysis

Case Mix Variable and Scoring Table 2012

Vonnie and Lisa's Interactive Coding (with answers) from 8th Annual Coding SummitNote: Please be aware that Lisa has tweaked some of the scenarios since the Summit so scenarios may not match handouts from Summit.

Home Health Care Coding Puzzle 2010

Best Practices Flow Sheet

Best Practices Flow Sheet editable

Pressure Ulcers Table

M1308 exercise with answers This is an exercise in using OASIS question M1308. It includes answers and a blank worksheet at the end for your own scenarios/exercises

NRS Scores Table 6, formerly Table 10a

Medicare’s list of non-routine supplies and consolidated therapy procedures 2008

Jane Vale’s QA forms:

Mapili’s Gait Abnormality Coding Checklist - 12 questions that must be answered YES to ensure the bill ability of the code 781.2 Gait abnormality.

Diagnosis Consultation Form - 2008

Coding Crossword Puzzle
Download this free crossword puzzle and put your ICD-9 knowledge to the test. Participants preparing for the BMSC ICD-9 exam can also use this to help study. Click here to download the puzzle.