Building on the coder’s knowledge of ICD-10 coding, the Long Term Acute Care Coding course is organized into three concise lessons:
Lesson 1: Medical Conditions
LTAC disease process issues such as
- congestive heart failure,
- respiratory failure,
- sepsis and
Lesson 2: Injuries and Sequela of Diseases
LTAC issues such as
- 7th character assignment,
- ulcers, and
- stroke with sequela.
Lesson 3: LTAC Procedure Coding
Procedures performed within the LTAC as well as those performed at an outside facility when the patient is absent from the LTAC fewer than three midnights.