EduCode Home Health Coding curriculum

April 28th, 2016

We are pleased to announce that soon Elsevier will be releasing a complete library of Home Health coding education. The Home Health Coding curriculum rounds out the complete Elsevier solution for Home Health which includes clinical and administrative education and tools. The EduCode Home Health Coding curriculum provides training to nursing and administrative staff on what information needs to be documented for accurate and compliant diagnosis coding on the home health claim form, on the OASIS form, on the care plan; and performance improvement and quality reporting.

Some key features are:
*  Competency Management
*  Evidence-Based Skills
*  Content Customization
*  Patient Education
*  Drug Information
*  Mobile Accessibility
*  Timely information on OASIS reporting
*  Free webinars to complement education
*  Scenarios and questions are specific to home health
*  Preapproved CE
*  Addresses key coding and documentation concerns that resulted in 58.95% improper
coding for HH for FY 2015

The courses and lessons in this curriculum are as follows:

Home Health Introduction to ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Coding
*  Home Health
*  ICD-10-CM Awareness
*  Format and Structure
*  Conventions
*  Guidance Terms
*  Steps to Coding
*  General Guidelines
*  Factors Influencing Health Status and Contact with Health Services

Home Health ICD-10-CM Blood and Blood-Forming Organs
*  Blood and Blood-Forming Organs Diagnosis: An Overview

Home Health ICD-10-CM Circulatory System
*  Circulatory System Overview
*  Hypertensive Diseases
*  Chronic Ischemic Heart Disease
*  Myocardial Infarction
*  Angina
*  Arrhythmias
*  Heart Failure
*  Complications of Cardiac and Circulatory Procedures
*  Other Cardiovascular Disorders
*  Cerebrovascular Disease
*  Sequela of Cerebrovascular Disease

Home Health ICD-10-CM Endocrine, Nutritional, and Metabolic Diseases
*  Endocrine, Nutritional, and Metabolic Diagnoses: An Overview
*  Disorders of Other Endocrine Glands
*  Diabetes and Other Diseases of the Pancreas
*  Disorders of the Thyroid Gland
*  Nutritional and Metabolic Disorders

Home Health ICD-10-CM Genitourinary and Digestive Systems
*  Digestive System Overview
*  Genitourinary Overview
*  Kidney Disease and Failure

Home Health ICD-10-CM Infectious and Parasitic Diseases
*  Infectious and Parasitic Diagnoses: An Overview

Home Health ICD-10-CM Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue
*  Musculoskeletal System Overview
*  Soft Tissue and Connective Tissue Disorders
*  Dorsopathies, Disc Disorders, and Acquired Deformities and Complications
*  Arthropathies and Related Disorders
*  Osteopathies and Chondropathies

Home Health ICD-10-CM Neoplasms
*  Neoplasm Overview
*  Locating Neoplasm Codes
*  Neoplasm Sequencing Guidelines
*  Z Codes in Neoplasms
*  Common Benign Neoplasms
*  Characteristics of Malignant Neoplasms
*  Malignant Neoplasms of Skin, Breast, and Lungs
*  Malignant Neoplasms of Lymphoid, Hematopoietic, and Related Tissue
*  Malignant Neoplasms of Digestive Organs
*  Malignant Neoplasms of Bone and Articular Cartilage, Urinary Tract, and Genital Organs
*  Malignant Neoplasms of the Central Nervous System and Neuroendocrine Tumors

Home Health ICD-10-CM Nervous System
*  Nervous System Overview
*  Inflammatory and Degenerative Neural Diseases
*  Diseases of the Peripheral Nervous System
*  Pain, Headache, Epilepsy, and Sleep Disorders
*  Other Nervous System Disorders

Home Health ICD-10-CM Respiratory System
*  Respiratory System Overview
*  Influenza and Pneumonia
*  Respiratory Failure
*  Other Respiratory Complications
*  Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases

Home Health ICD-10-CM Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue
*  Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue Overview
*  Skin Ulcers
*  Infections and Other Conditions of the Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue

Home Health ICD-10-CM Other Home Health Conditions
*  Injuries, Burns, and Poisoning Overview
*  Mental and Behavioral Disorders
*  Signs and Symptoms Overview