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[Live Webinar] Wounds and the Wound Grouper

In Webinars by Sarah Bacon2 Comments

Some wounds are easy. You code the wound and the patient is in the wound grouper. It’s not so easy when conventions and other rules get in the way OR CMS did not place the wound in the grouper. How does the agency get compensated for the wound in this case? CMS has provided guidance and Lisa has developed a …

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[On-demand webinar] PDGM and OASIS-D1/Comprehensive Assessment

In News, OASIS by Sarah Bacon12 Comments

On Jan. 1, 2020, “business as usual” will be a thing of the past with OASIS-D1 and PDGM going into effect.  Unlike other providers, home health agencies bill based on clinicians’ documentation. Strong documentation will be the key to accurate coding when identifying the appropriate primary diagnosis to determine the clinical group and all pertinent diagnoses relevant to payment.  Consequently, …