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Introducing Fazzi’s 1.5 Hour Training: ICD-10 2016 Updates

Fazzi’s 1.5 hour bootcamp training session will help your coders prepare for the new ICD-10 updates. The update includes:

  • 1943 new codes
  • 422 revised codes
  • 305 deleted codes
  • And many new home health specific codes

Even the word “with” and its meaning has turned the coding world upside down – and not just for Diabetes! Guidelines we have lived with for years are now written in an opposite manner. Pressure ulcers will be subject to three sets of official guidance adding to the complexity that coders and clinicians must manage.

You’ll get all the information you need to maintain coding accuracy and proper reimbursement.

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Home Health Compare Charts Updated

The Home Health Compare results were updated on October 19, 2016.

Nearly all national averages for the Quality of Patient Care measures showed improvement with pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine ever received and influenza immunization received for current flu season showing the most improvement. Only two measures remained the same; pressure ulcer risk conducted and depression assessment conducted. The data collection period for these measures is from April 1, 2015 to March 31, 2016.

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See it all. Know it all. Manage it all. We’re excited to tell you about our new, cutting edge solution to help you manage your agency through the unprecedented regulatory and payment model changes that are transforming our industry.

It’s called Fazzi VISION. It combines one of the most comprehensive OASIS scrubbing and analytics tools in the industry and personalized consultation from home health experts for improving key outcomes. Plus, as a bonus, Fazzi VISION customers receive HHCAHPS for free!

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