Continuing Education Sessions
Session 18 | ICD-10-CM Frequent Errors and FAQs Related to PDPM
Time: (NAB Approved)
ICD-10-CM coding has a major impact on reimbursement under the Patient Driven Payment Model (PDPM). ICD-10-CM coding is complicated and many skilled nursing center staff members are not fluent in ICD-10-CM coding guidelines and practices. This session will report the most common errors and frequently asked questions regarding ICD-10-CM coding for PDPM. Is your skilled nursing center losing reimbursement related to ICD-10-CM coding practices or at risk for Medicare denials related to ICD-10-CM coding errors? This session will also answer questions frequently asked across the nation.
Director of Education | Hansen Hunter & Co.
About the Presenter
Carol Maher is a Board Certified Gerontological Registered Nurse with over 30 years of long term care experience working in many roles. She worked as the MDS Coordinator in large centers that had high Medicare censuses with rapid admission and discharge processes. Carol has worked as one of the Gold Standard nurses for MDS 3.0, serving on the RAP workgroup to prepare the way for the CAAs for MDS 3.0 and participating on a number of Technical Expert Panels related to MDS, Quality Measures and care planning. Carol has successfully completed the educational courses and proctored exam to become a certified professional coder. She provides ICD-10-CM training to skilled nursing center clients across the country. Carol is the Director of Education for Hansen Hunter & Co., providing MDS, Medicare and ICD-10-CM classes across the country, presenting monthly educational webinars and completing compliance audits.