WHAT’S # 1??!!
This presentation will focus on the factors involved in determining the primary diagnosis code. It will address the Guideline direction in defining the various types of diagnoses, directions re: choosing of the principal diagnosis in various situations and a discussion of some examples taken from the real world. In addition, concerns identified during various reviews will also be discussed.
Mary Ann Leonard, RHIA, CRM, RAC-CT; AHIMA Approved ICD-10-CM Trainer/Ambassador; Health Information Professionals
Mary Ann P. Leonard, RHIA, RAC-CT owner and operator of Health Information Professionals, a health information management consulting company. Health Information Professionals holds contracts for HIM consulting services with over 100 facilities in Pennsylvania, Delaware and Maryland. A graduate of Temple University’s Health Information Management program, Mary Ann has worked as a Medical Records Consultant in long term care for over 3 decades. She has conducted educational programs on various medical records related topics and conducts the medical record portion of the Nursing Home Administration program for several NHA programs in Pennsylvania. She has presented on a number of HIM related topics for the Pennsylvania Health Information Management Association, the New Jersey Health Information Management Association, the Long Term Care Spring Conference sponsored by the American Health Information Management Association and various other professional associations. Mary Ann is also active in the Pennsylvania Health Information Management Association and the American Health Information Management Association by holding various positions and membership in the Long Term Care Practice/Continuity of Care Council. She is an AHIMA Approved ICD-10-CM trainer. She is a founding and charter member of the Pennsylvania Association of Nurse Assessment Coordinators.
•This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the Ohio State Nurses Association Approver Unit, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s commission on Accreditation.
•1 Contact hour will be awarded for this continuing nursing education activity. Criteria for successful completion include attendance for the entire event and submission of the evaluation form.
Continuing education certificates will be awarded ONLY for attendance to the live presentation.
ACCESSWhen: Oct 22, 2020 12:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Topic: What's #1??!!
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