October 3, 2013

Introduction to ICD-9 Coding for Hospice and Co-Morbid/Related Conditions

Midwest Care Alliance; 2233 North Bank Drive; Columbus, OH 43220

Billing & Coding

Date: October 3, 2013

Time: 8:30 am-5:00 pm
(Registration begins at 8:00 am)

Midwest Care Alliance
2233 North Bank Drive
Columbus, OH 43220

Judy Adams


Presented by
Judy Adams, RN, BSN, HCS-D, HCS-O
AHIMA Approved ICD-10-CM Trainer
Adams Home Care Consulting, Inc.

Who Should Attend
Administrators, Nursing & Financial Managers, Billers, Coders

Cost3 for 100
$125.00 for members
$300.00 for nonmembers 
Fee includes materials, continental breakfast, lunch and refreshments

Seating is Limited-Register Today!

Course Description

Attendees will become familiar with the basics of ICD-9 coding principles and how to code co-morbid or related conditions.


  • Describe the basic fundamentals of ICD-9-CM Coding
  • Identify the contents and use of Volume 1 and 2 of the Coding Manual
  • Demonstrate how to find individual diagnostic codes
  • Describe the intent of key guidelines from the Hospice Conditions of Participation, the CMS hospice benefit and billing manuals, and hospice local coverage decision policies
  • Apply critical thinking skills in balancing the economic and regulatory compliance issues in selecting the most accurate and effective co-morbid or related diagnoses for hospice
  • Demonstrate appropriate selection and sequencing of diagnoses to sample hospice situations


Continuing Education Information

This event will provide 6.5 contact/clock hours.

Criteria for completion: Attendance at entire event and submission of completed evaluation form.

No commercial support was received for this educational event.

The planning committee has declared no conflict of interest. The presenter has declared no conflict of interest and has agreed to present information fairly and without bias.

Midwest Center for Home, Hospice & Palliative Care Education (OH-248/4-01-15) is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Ohio Nurses Association (OBN-001-91), an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

For those interested in HCS-D approval, please contact RN Education Planner, Lisa Sheehan at

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