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Prominence of the Primary Diagnosis

$ 59.00

A key component for calculating payment under PDGM is the clinical grouping assignment and comorbidity adjustment, thus making accurate primary diagnosis ICD-10 coding more important than ever. From the PDGM impacts we’ve seen within the home health industry, we know that having the most efficient and effective processes for documentation, diagnosis coding and OASIS accuracy are key for keeping operations on track and maintaining positive clinical and financial outcomes.

In this on-demand master class, understand the importance of the primary diagnosis for so many dimensions of PDGM. We will discuss criteria for choosing the primary diagnosis and illustrate the effect that the clinical grouper has on other calculations such as the functional impairment level.


  • Learn how to ensure a valid and accurate primary diagnosis

  • Describe the 12 clinical grouping categories

  • Identify diagnoses that frequently cause problems

  • Discuss when and why to query for the appropriate information for code assignment of the primary diagnosis

At the conclusion of this presentation attendees will receive 1.5 Nursing & Administrator CE’s, and meets criteria for 1.0 HCS-D hour.

*Purchase term consists of 1 month (30 days) of access to the online modules. Access is limited to the purchaser only. Modules may not be recorded, reproduced, or redistributed without the express consent of McBee Associates.

No refunds.

Due to the sensitive nature of the course work, and the intangible nature of the product, McBee is not able to offer refunds on any course materials.