ICD-10 Guidance Impacts 2015 Home Health Grouper

The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) has recently learned that the organizations responsible for the official International Classification for Disease (ICD)-10 coding guidance has issued clarification that would require home health agencies to indicate an “A” (initial encounter) in the 7th character for some ICD-10 codes. An “A” in the 7th character…