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Coding Under PDGM
Wednesday, December 01, 2021, 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM PST
Category: Events

Coding Under PDGM

Date: December 1, 2, 7, & 8, 2021

Time: 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Location: Webinar Series

Registration: OnlineDownload Registration Form

CMS has changed the comorbidity adjustments for 2022! In this interactive, web-based series we will discuss the coding and OASIS changes for 2022 based on the CMS final rule. Learn how to identify what items you need for thorough and accurate coding for your agency. Also we will discuss the new ICD-10 codes for 2022 and if what Primary clinical groupings and comorbidity groupings they fall into. Understand the importance of getting the information “right” from the beginning---at intake, and what you can do to change your practices now! Join us in this series for the important updates that matter to you as a coder/reviewer. Make sure you have an up-to-date coding manual for practice sessions.


  • Describe the changes under the 2022 PDGM rules.
  • Discuss how to best code with the information you receive.
  • Discuss the 2022 coding changes and important coding clinic updates.
  • Identify how even slight differences in coding will make a difference.

Speaker: J'non Griffin RN, MHA, HCS-D, HCS-C, HCS-H, COS-C, Director, SimiTree Healthcare Consulting
J’non Griffin is a 34 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.

Coding Manuals: Attendees will be required to have a 2022 ICD-10-CM coding manual, as interactive coding scenarios will be an integral part of the learning experience. Code books will not be provided or sold by MHCA or OAHC, and should be purchased ahead of time from a reputable source.

Continuing Education Credits: This program has been designed to meet the continuing education requirements for the Minnesota Board of Nursing for 8.0 contact hours. Application has been made for 8.0 HCS-D BMSC CEUs. It is the responsibility of the participant to assure that this program meets the licensing and continuing education requirements of their state board and to retain the required documents in his/her personal file. Attendees must participate in the entire presentation in order for contact hours to be awarded – partial credit will not be available.  To apply for nursing contact hours, within one week following webinar participation, a completed sign-in sheet and evaluations from each individual must be returned to MHCA.  Certificates will then be issued by e-mail. 

Webinar Recording: You will be sent the recording link following the presentation and it will be available for 1 month following the webinar. The webinar format allows a concise and low-cost format plus the additional bonus of having access to the materials for 1 month and provides additional flexibility to ensure you have an opportunity to access the information.

Convenience:  Enjoy the convenience and cost-efficiency of a webinar – watch the speaker’s slide presentation on the internet while listening by telephone or through your computer’s microphone and speakers (VoIP).  Registrations may be shared between employees –registration includes agency access to the webinar.

Registration Fee: OAHC Members:  $399/agency; Non-Members:  $599/agency

Oregon Association for Home Care
1249 Commercial St. SE, Salem, OR 97302

Contact: Brandy Sweet - [email protected] - (503) 364-2733