Hospice Coding Refresher 

February 24, 2021 11:30AM - 1:00PM EST 

Hospice Coding can be a complex task. Join us for this informative webinar as we review the Coding Guidelines, Primary/Terminal Diagnosis and Secondary/Comorbid Diagnoses, Disease Specific Criteria, and detail how to put all the pieces together to achieve accurate Hospice Coding.

OBJECTIVES 

  1. Understand coding conventions and guidelines 
  2. Explain Primary Diagnosis/Terminal Illness and Secondary/Comorbid diagnoses 
  3. Discuss disease specific criteria for hospice 

 

REGISTRATION FEE

HCA Member $69

Non-Member $119

 

WEBINAR ACCESS

Webinar login instructions will be emailed to registered attendees.

Please note:  Each registration is for one unique login.

 

CONTINUING EDUCATION

This program is offered in partnership with the Ohio Council for Home Care & Hospice. The Ohio Council for Home Care & Hospice is an approved provider of continuing education by the Ohio Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. (OBN-001-91))

RNs and LPNs must participate in the entire program in order for contact hours to be awarded..

 

ABOUT THE PRESENTER 

Sharon M. Litwin, RN, BSHS, MHA, HCS-D - Sharon Litwin is currently Senior Manager of Coding & Clinical Consulting at Healthcare Provider Solutions, Inc.  Sharon is the founder and was the senior managing partner of 5 Star Consultants, a national consulting and coding firm specializing in homecare and hospice services since 2003.  Sharon was an ACHC and CHAP surveyor, performing Medicare deemed surveys for ten years. She is a current ACHC Certified Consultant.
 
Sharon assists homecare and hospice agencies in providing quality, meeting regulations, ICD-10 coding, OASIS, increasing outcomes and Star Ratings, and having continued survey readiness.  Sharon and HPS staff perform ICD-10 coding and OASIS reviews, QAPI, clinical record reviews, mock surveys and help agencies across the country stay in compliance.  Sharon is a regular speaker for education companies, state and national associations and publications.  

REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS

Each registration is for one login connection. Sharing of registration of fees/links with other agencies or individuals is prohibited.

Registrations will not be accepted without payment in full. Fees must be paid in full in order to participate. Webinar instructions and links to materials will be provided via email. If the registrant does not receive an email two days prior to the webinar, please contact HCA to verify your status.

 

SPECIAL ARRANGEMENTS

Individuals requiring special arrangements as stated in the Americans with Disabilities Act, should notify HCA at least 48 hours prior to the program.

 

CANCELLATION POLICY

No refunds will be provided after program access and/or materials have been provided.


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Please contact HCA Education & Research at 518-426-8764 or [email protected] for more information.