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Adapt to 2019 ICD-10-CM Codes and Guidelines

Product Code: YPADA102418D


Price: $299.00

2019 HCS-D Exam Prep: Work Through Key Concepts and Test-Taking Strategies

Adapt to 2019 ICD-10-CM Codes and Guidelines

Available ON-DEMAND

Presented on: Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Presented by:
Megan Batty, HCS-D, HCS-H

Passing the HCS-D credentialing exam on the first try is difficult, but it’s the goal of all coders and QA staff. Whether paying for the exam out of pocket or through an employer, the HCS-D credential carries great weight in the homecare industry—84% of employers consider candidates with BMSC credentials when hiring. Since passing the exam and maintaining certification is a condition of employment for most coders, you need all the tips and strategies you can get to ensure success—and we’ve got the perfect opportunity for you!

Don’t miss this chance to get the inside scoop on how to prepare for the HCS-D ICD-10 exam. Gather your staff and join coding expert Megan Batty, HCS-D, HCS-H, for a three-hour interactive dive into the key coding concepts and content areas covered on the exam.

At the conclusion of this program, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the HCS-D certification exam basics, including number of questions, passing rate, and common mistakes made
  • Apply critical coding conventions and coding guidelines when assigning diagnoses related to infectious diseases, neoplasms, diabetes, COPD, circulatory and skin diagnoses, symptoms, injuries, poisonings, and complications
  • Understand key content areas covered on the exam, including collecting patient documentation; understanding and applying legal and ethical issues related to coding; collaborating with clinicians, physicians, and administrators; and assigning accurate diagnosis codes

Agenda

  • Exam background and basics, including number of questions and passing rate
  • ICD-10 content areas covered on the exam, including collecting patient documentation; understanding and applying legal and ethical issues related to coding; collaborating with clinicians, physicians, and administrators; and assigning accurate diagnosis codes
  • The basics of OASIS and coding, and their relationship to PPS
  • Critical coding conventions to take note of, including sequelae and assumed relationships
  • Key areas to focus on when coding infectious diseases, neoplasms, diabetes, COPD, circulatory and skin diagnoses, symptoms, injuries, poisonings, and complications
  • The most common mistakes made on the exam and how to avoid them
  • Live Q&A

Who Should Listen?

  • Home Health Coders
  • Coding Supervisors
  • Home Health Administrators
  • Contract Coding Supervisors
  • Independent Contract Coders

Meet the Speaker

Megan Batty, HCS-D, HCS-HMegan Batty, HCS-D, HCS-H, has worked for DecisionHealth since 2008 as a graduate fellow, editor, junior product manager, and now coding product & content specialist. She has covered multiple aspects of home healthcare for Home Health Line, OASIS-C & Outcomes Solutions, and Private Duty Insider, but has spent most of her time writing about home health diagnosis coding as the executive editor of Diagnosis Coding Pro for Home Health. She’s worked on many of DecisionHealth’s industry-leading coding products, including the Complete Home Health Coding Manual, the Coding & OASIS Field Guide, and the Home Health Coding Companion and Documentation Trainer; she was also the developer of the Wound Coding & OASIS Field Guide and the new Ultimate Guide to Home Health Diabetes Coding & Documentation.

Continuing Education

Board of Medical Specialty Coding & Compliance (BMSC)
(Live + On-Demand) - The Board of Medical Specialty Coding & Compliance has approved 3 continuing education units for this webinar. (HCS-D)

Ability to claim credits for this webcast expires on: 10/23/2019

Instructions

Webinar system requirements and program materials: 
To fully benefit from the webinar experience, please note you will need a computer equipped with the following:

Browser: Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 or later, Firefox, Chrome, or Safari, with JavaScript enabled 
Internet: 56K or faster Internet connection (high-speed connection recommended) 
Streaming: for audio/video streaming, Adobe Flash plug-in or Safari browser on iOS devices 

Prior to the webinar, you will receive an email with detailed system requirements, your login information, presentation slides, and other materials that you can print and distribute to all attendees at your location. 

CAN'T LISTEN LIVE? 
No problem. The On-Demand version is also available. Use it as a training tool at your convenience—whenever your new or existing staff need a refresher or need to understand a new concept. Play it once or dozens of times. A $299 value! 

PLEASE NOTE 
Participation in the webinar is just $299 per site. All materials must be retrieved from the Internet. 

Call your customer service representative toll-free 855-225-5341 or email customer@decisionhealth.com  if you have questions.