The implementation of the Patient-Driven Payment Model (PDPM) for Skilled Nursing Facilities, effective October 1, 2019, creates an opportunity for coders to ensure their facility’s compliance with the requirements of the new payment model.
Authored by coding professionals at Barry Libman Inc, a leading provider of coding and auditing services, this course is up-to-date on the challenges facing the SNF coder. This online and self-paced course is designed to build upon a coder’s knowledge of ICD-10 and is organized into three concise lessons:
- ICD-10-CM coding conventions & official guidelines for coding and reporting
- Conditions commonly seen in skilled nursing facilities and how to code them, e.g.
- Urinary tract infection
- Heart failure
- Cerebral infarction
- And more!
- Review of coding specificity, sequencing for billing, and best practices for the assignment of diagnosis codes