Overview

This presentation will focus on the intricacies of inpatient rehabilitation facility coding. The differences between IRF prospective payment and inpatient hospital prospective payment. Strategies to prevent denials.

Objectives:

  • Inpatient Rehab Facility (IRF) Prospective Payment System (PPS) coding- what you need to know
  • Maximizing IRF reimbursement, IGCs and CMS 13
  • Common Rehab coding challenges
  • Ensuring proper coding acuity and avoiding RAC denials
  • Questions

Speaker

Erin Head, MBA, RHIA, CHDA, CHTS-TR

Erin Head, MBA, RHIA, CHDA, CHTS-TR is an active professional in the healthcare field as the Director of Health Information Management, Quality, and Medical Staff Services at Parrish Medical Center in Titusville, FL. Additionally, Erin is a contract coder and coding auditor with Code and Comply Specialists. She holds the credentials of Registered Health Information Administrator, Certified Health Data Analyst, and Certified Healthcare Technology Specialist.

Erin is heavily involved in many HIM and HIT initiatives such as information governance, health data analytics, and HIM advocacy. She is also the author of several healthcare blogs and published articles and is very active on social media. Erin is a Six Sigma Green Belt and has been involved in many exciting projects to promote better efficiency, innovation, quality, and outcomes in healthcare.

CEU

1.0 – Cinical Data Management

Date Published

May 15, 2018

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