This session discusses the basics of coding in the gerontological care environment. Specifics of coding using the ICD codes is reviewed. Case studies with examples of how to improve your documentation and billing in specific care situations are discussed in an open question and answer session.
Contact hours available until 9/21/2015.
Requirements for Successful Completion: Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation.
Conflict of Interest Disclosure: Speakers have no disclosures to declare.
Planning Committee members have no disclosures to declare.
Commercial Support and Sponsorship: No commercial support or sponsorship declared.
Accreditation Statement: This educational activity has been co-provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. and GAPNA.
Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number, CEP 5387.
Demonstrate understanding of CMS reimbursement methodology.
Discuss the elements of billing using the International Classification of Diseases (ICD) system.
Identify documentation tips to better substantiate diagnoses.
Review information about selected chronic conditions.