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Coding of Palliative Care in the Home Health Setting

Coding of Palliative Care in the Home Health Setting

by Joan L. Usher, BS, RHIA, HCS-D, ACE, AHIMA Approved ICD-10-CM Trainer JLU Health Record Systems I recently heard from a client regarding coding of palliative care in the home health setting. He asked: My organization is seeking clarity on the use of Comfort care/Palliative care code Z51.5. I did some research yesterday and found […]

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Home Health Agencies and Coding: Can an OASIS Really Exist in Healthcare?

Home Health Agencies and Coding: Can an OASIS Really Exist in Healthcare?

by Sandy Macica, MS, RHIA, CCS When you think of an OASIS your first thought is probably of a beautiful spring and watering hole with palm trees that appears out of nowhere in the desert, just when the movie actor needs water… In healthcare, OASIS is the Outcome and Assessment Information Set, the data set used […]

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Libman Education Releases Comprehensive Home Health Coding Package

BEDFORD, MASSACHUSETTS – September 6, 2017 – To help coders master ICD-10 coding for home health agencies, Libman Education has released the Comprehensive Home Health Coding Package. Authored by Joan L. Usher, a nationally recognized expert in home health coding and AHIMA Approved ICD-10-CM trainer, the package includes updated versions of two home health coding courses: ICD-10 for Home Health Providers and Understanding Case Mix and ICD-10 Coding for Home Health.

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New Home Health Coding Competency Exam An Essential Tool to Receive Timely and Appropriate Reimbursement

New Home Health Coding Competency Exam An Essential Tool to Receive Timely and Appropriate Reimbursement

BEDFORD, MASSACHUSETTS – January 8, 2015 – To help home health agencies better promote accurate coding and appropriate reimbursement, Libman Education has collaborated with JLU Health Record Systems to release the Home Health Competency Exam: a tool for quickly determining proficiency in the five essential elements of ICD-9-CM home health coding. Read more  

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New Home Health Coding Competency Exam An Essential Tool to Receive Timely and Appropriate Reimbursement

New Home Health Coding Competency Exam An Essential Tool to Receive Timely and Appropriate Reimbursement

BEDFORD, MASSACHUSETTS – January 8, 2015 – To help home health agencies better promote accurate coding and appropriate reimbursement, Libman Education has collaborated with JLU Health Record Systems to release the Home Health Competency Exam: a tool for quickly determining proficiency in the five essential elements of ICD-9-CM home health coding. Read more  

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Louisiana HIMA Partners with Libman Education to Help Members Prepare for ICD-10

Second AHIMA State Association this year to become Libman Education affiliate  BEDFORD, MASSACHUSETTS – April 24, 2014 – The Louisiana Health Information Management Association (LHIMA) is the second AHIMA Component State Association this year to partner with Libman Education. LHIMA will offer Libman Education’s entire line of training courses to help members train in ICD-10 […]

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Virginia HIMA Partners with Libman Education to Offer Members ICD-10 Training Courses

Superior online ICD-10 readiness courses that are valuable for career advancement and affordable for members BEDFORD MASSACHUSETTS– April 23, 2014 – The Virginia Health Information Management Association (VHIMA) – a Component State Association of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) – has partnered with Libman Education to help members prepare for the upcoming ICD-10 transition.  As […]

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New Online Course Covers ICD-10’s Application to Post Acute Care Settings

Course allows students from home health, hospices and skilled nursing facilities to work around busy schedules and prepare for the October 2014 ICD-10 implementation  BEDFORD MASSACHUSETTS – February 27, 2014 – Libman Education, a leading provider of training for the health care workforce, has released a new online course for preparing HIM and Nursing professionals […]

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Libman Education Announces New Hire Training Program for Quickly Getting Medical Coders Up to Speed

Includes online ICD-10 assessments, specialty training in ICD-10 readiness, credential exam preparation, home health coding & HIPAA compliance BEDFORD MASSACHUSETTS – DECEMBER 17, 2013 – To help organizations quickly get newly hired medical coders up to speed, Libman Education, a medical coding career training organization, has announced the New Hire Training Program. The program helps […]

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Partner HBS Teams Up with Libman Education to Offer Courses in ICD-10, Credential Exam Preparation, Home Health and HIPAA

Online added value services increase skills, offer AHIMA CEU credits BEDFORD, MASSACHUSETTS – November 12, 2013 – Partner Healthcare Business Solutions (HBS), recently named to Inc. Magazine’s “Inc. 5000 List of Fastest Growing Companies in America,” and renowned healthcare staffing solutions provider that has provided Health Information Management (HIM) talent in over 40 states, has […]

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