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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.