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Reduce Risk of Audit With Accurate ICD-9 Coding

Posted by The Harmony Team on Thu, Apr 07, 2011

ICD-9/Diagnosis Coding:  Harmony frequently discusses the process of ICD-9 coding and the ordering of diagnoses for coding on the MDS and UB-04 during site visits. Often in the SNF setting there is a disconnect between the ICD-9 codes that are coded on the MDS, on therapy evaluations and the ICD-9 codes that are coded on the UB-04. Harmony recommends the facility evaluate this process to ensure the appropriate codes are being used on the UB-04.  

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Topics: MDS 3.0, MDS, QIS, ICD 9 Coding, Quality Indicators

AANAC MDS Certification Program

Posted by Kris Mastrangelo, OTR/L, LNHA, MBA on Wed, Jun 02, 2010


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Topics: OBRA, MDS, AANAC, PPS, Quality Measures, Quality Indicators

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