Intermediate Coding Under PDGM

Intermediate Coding Under PDGM
Learn how to sequence the most common home health diagnosis in ICD-10, and understand the 2021 code set.
This seminar is intended for intermediate-level coders who have been coding in home health for at least one year. Review common home health scenarios and how simple assignment of codes could make a huge impact under PDGM. Please bring your 2021 ICD-10-CM Coding Manual to this class.


  1. Understand the coding basics, guidelines and conventions.
  2. Understand how coding and PDGM interact with each other.
  3. Work through common home health scenarios to understand guidelines and PDGM interactivity.


J’non Griffin is a 32 year veteran of home care as an RN. She received her Master’s Degree in Health Care Administration in 2005.  She has experience as a field nurse, director and executive with home health and hospice agencies, both large and small. She has served as Director of Staff Development and Appeals for home health and hospice agencies. She has taken part in mock surveys for agencies, and prepared agencies for accreditation. She has been directly involved in accreditation surveys, acquisitions and many regulatory crises with state survey agencies and the intermediary. As Regional Director of Operations for a home care company, J’non was ultimately responsible for the operations of several branch agencies. She completed billing audits, supervised personnel, handled employment issues and trained managers. Part of her responsibilities have included risk management, acting as Compliance Officer, development of policies and forms, survey compliance, appeals of Medicare denials, writing Corrective Action Plans, start-ups of parent and branch agencies, consulting with agencies on a variety of subjects and education of staff. J’non is certified as a Homecare Coding Specialist-Diagnosis (HCS-D), Certified in OASIS competency, COS-C, Certified in Homecare Coding Specialist-Hospice (HCS-H), Home Care Specialist-Compliance (HCS-C)  and is an AHIMA approved ICD-10-CM trainer/ambassador. J’non is an accredited ACHC and CHAP consultant. J’non is also on the board of Home Care Directions, and is a frequent contributor, along with an expert on HcPro’s Ask an Expert Panel. She has also been a frequent contributor to the Decision Health Publication, The Diagnosis Coding Pro, Published several manuals, and assisted with composition of several online modules for coding and OASIS instruction.. She has presented several webinars, and has been a nationally recognized speaker on a variety of subjects.


ABNP 1472 provided by Home Health Solutions, LLC
CEU hours- 9
Must attend entire session. Will not be eligible for partial credit.

Registration Fee:

Members - $199
Non-Members - $279

5/12/2021 9:00 AM - 5/13/2021 1:00 PM

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