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Hospice ICD-10 Implementation/Transition

Brandi Whitemyer, RN, COS-C, HCS-D, HCS-O, AHIMA-Approved ICD-10-CM Trainer, Product Specialist, DecisionHealth

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Objective #1: Impact of the ICD-10-CM Transition to Hospice Providers, including the transitional billing process, impact of code set changes on hospice specific billing practices, impact of code set changes on current major terminal diagnosis issues in hospice. Objective #2: Current State of ICD-10 Readiness among Hospice Providers Discussion of general issues related to hospice provider readiness for the transition to ICD-10, as well as how the 2014 to 2015 delay has impacted readiness. Will also discuss the key steps for transitional readiness planning required of hospice providers, general provider readiness, vendor readiness, dual coding, and professional training. Objective #3: Challenges Particular to the ICD-10 Transition for Hospice Providers Discussion of specific issues related to hospice provider billing and coding of claims, as well as how these claims will be affected by the transition to ICD-10. Discussion of how readiness issues will impact providers and needs of providers for support, as well as challenges expected among hospice providers during and after the transition to ICD-10 (including specific code assignment, claims issues, cooperation between other providers, and vendor issues.)

Product Details:

Product ID: WEB-109
Publication Year: 2015