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ICD-10 Coding in PDGM:
Critical Concepts for Clinician/Coder Alignment

This course will provide the post-acute (home health) clinician with basic information regarding the ICD-10 Code Set, its purpose, and the importance of clinical documentation in the Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM) taking effect January 1, 2020.

Currently home health nurses, physical and occupational therapists, and speech-language pathologists commonly focus their documentation on those clinical findings that will receive skilled intervention to stabilize (maintain) or restore (improve) client functioning, leaving the underlying disease, disorder, or condition relegated solely to medical history status. The PDGM will require clinicians to link foci of care to causative etiology(s) to ensure proper payment through primary grouping assignment and capture of available comorbidity adjustments.

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Instructor Bios

As the COO of Kornetti & Krafft Health Care Solutions and an expert in the Home Health arena, Dee Kornetti provides training and education to Home Health industry providers. Her specialized areas of knowledge include standardized tests and measures in the fields of physical therapy, therapy training, and staff development.

Cindy Krafft’s expertise ranges from direct patient care to operations and management, documentation, regulation, therapy utilization, and OASIS. As the president of Kornetti & Krafft Health Care Solutions, Cindy currently works with APTA and CMS to ensure the long-term participation of therapy services in home health.

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