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ICD-9-CM Expert for Home Health & Hospices VOL 1, 2, and 3, 2015, 1st Edition

  • Optum360
  • ISBN-10: 1622541456  |  ISBN-13: 9781622541454
  • © 2015 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $151.95



ICD-10-CM/PCS has been delayed, so let this final edition of the ICD-9-CM Expert Home Health Services and Hospices, Volumes 1, 2 & 3 with the hallmark features and content designed specifically to address the challenges of home health agencies with hospice services serve to meet current coding challenges and to function as a solid reference for utilizing valuable ICD-9-CM coded data.

Features and Benefits

  • AHA's Coding Clinic topic summaries. Review a summary of coding advice from the latest AHA Coding Clinics.
  • Optum Edge—ICD-10-CM Coding Proficiency and Documentation Self-AssessmenTest your ICD-10-CM readiness and skills with this 50 question quiz.
  • Optum Edge—ICD-10 Spotlight. Preview ICD-10 codes with the most frequently reported ICD-9-CM codes to learn as you work.
  • Optum Edge—Color-coding for hospice non-cancer diagnosis codes. Know at a glance which diagnosis codes qualify a non-cancer patient for hospice care.
  • Optum Edge—Chapter coding insights. Get tips on coding conventions and guidelines for every chapter with case scenarios—including OASIS code assignment tips.
  • Optum Edge—AHA's Coding Clinic and official coding guideline tips. Use citations to link to the official coding advice every coder in every health care setting must follow for ICD-9-CM and find official coding tips with the codes.
  • Optum Edge—Highlighted coding instructional and informational notes. Recognize important code usage guidance for specific sections more easily with highlighted notes.
  • Optum Edge—"Unspecified" and "Other" code alerts. Find official coding guidance that suggests home health agencies avoid using diagnoses that are unspecified or vague.
  • Optum Edge—Color-coding and symbols specific to the home health PPS. Quickly identify coding and reimbursement issues specific to home health for improved coding accuracy and work efficiency.
  • Notations for diagnoses that group to clinical dimension. Expedite identification of diagnoses that group a patient to expanded clinical dimensions case mix groups to ensure appropriate reimbursement.
  • Non-Routine Supply (NRS) diagnosis alert. Every condition that may qualify to receive non-routine supply reimbursement adjustment is identified.
  • Manifestation code alert. Properly use codes that represent manifestations of underlying disease by knowing when two codes are required and by knowing alerts to sequencing rules.
  • Clinical dimensions case-mix group lists. Access comprehensive coverage and edits for newly expanded clinical dimensions case mix groups.
  • Medicare Home Health Manual Chapter 7. Improve overall coverage decisions with quick access to coverage information and qualifications for home health services.
  • Updated excerpts from the Home Health Prospective Payment System Final Rule. Forecast revenue more proficiently with increased understanding of the prospective payment system and how it will affect overall reimbursement for home health services.
  • Case mix adjustment variables and scores table. Access a quick reference for the three dimensions of case mix.
  • Selection and assignment of OASIS diagnosis tutorial. Receive instructions that include easy-to-follow flow diagrams for selecting the appropriate primary and secondary diagnoses.
  • Diagnosis categories for non-routine supplies case mix adjustment table. Refer to a listing of the main categories with ICD-9-CM codes, manifestation alert, and short code description for quick reference.