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Surviving & Thriving PDGM in 2020 Webinar: 4-Part Series – Part 1 of 4

February 28, 2020 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Presented by Michael Tidd
Friday, February 28, 2020



Surviving & Thriving PDGM in 2020 Webinar – Part 1 of 4

PDGM is an important payment change for all agencies taking Medicare Advantage or Medicare patients.  It is essential to get training in this platform.  Diagnosis Coding and OASIS are only two aspects of this new payment model.  In this four part series we will be discussing the Diagnosis Coding changes, OASIS changes, the LUPA and Visit Frequency changes, as well as changes to the clinical procedures.



Verbalize the changes to the Diagnosis Coding process

Understand why a HIPPS code may not be generated and ways to resolve these issues

Describe the Comorbidity adjustments and the 20% increase they can have in payment


Speaker Biography:

Michael Tidd has over 19 years of experience in the Home Care Industry and is a frequent speaker at HealthCare Synergy Workshops and Webinars. He is a Software Developer, LVN and Certified in ICD-9/10 Coding and OASIS (COS-C, HCS-D). As the Clinical Manager for HealthCare Synergy, he directs the Outsourced Management Services, assists in directing the development of the Healthcare Assistant Web Edition, oversees the Clinical Documentation Auditing provided to clients and directs the Clinical Form Development for the Healthcare Assistant Web Edition. Michael continues to educate agencies in the ongoing regulations that CMS produces, the proper application of the Medicare Conditions of Participation and completing timely, accurate and defendable clinical documentation to survive in the current Medicare Reimbursement Model.



February 28, 2020
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
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