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Join us for our March 2022 Virtual Meeting! Topics include: 1) Adoption of Telemedicine During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Perspectives of Primary Healthcare Providers; 2) HAHIMA District IX Update; 3) Information Blocking Update & Increase in HIPAA Violations Resulting in Criminal Actions; 4) Managing & Maximizing the Productivity of a Remote Coding Workforce; 5) PCS in 2022: Are We Improving?.
Join us for our December 2021 Virtual Meeting! Topics include: 1) Clinical Validation: An Inpatient Coder’s Role in Denial Prevention and Appeals; 2) nCREAS™ Analytics Demonstration; 3) Take Back What’s Yours: Building a Denial Management Program; 4) Those Pesky Z Codes: The When, How, & Why; 5) Virtual Professional Practice Events.
Join us for our August 2021 Virtual Meeting! 1) Welcome and Introduction from Stacy Hartstine, RHIT, CCS, HAHIMA President Elect; 2) Compliance with PACT Rule-Discharge Status & ongoing Scrutiny; 3) Exhibitors Update and Introduction; 4) HAHIMA District IX Update; 5) Information Blocking; 6) HIM Data Integrity; 7) Managing Insider Threats: Collaborating with Business Associates to Reduce Risk During COVID-10 and After.
How do you explain when all the money invested in CDI, Physician Advisors, Coding, Billing, Case Managers doesn't show a real improvement in denials, appeals and write offs? Many programs and tools being offered to hospitals today either fail to deliver as promised or fail to deliver solutions that work for very long. At least part of the reason for this has to do with what is expected of them, even before they are purchased and implemented.
Presenters at this session will discuss spinal fusion coding, which continues to be an area that many struggle with due to the complexity of coding these procedures and their confusing documentation. An understanding of spinal anatomy, physiology, medical terminology, and surgical descriptions included in operative reports is required to achieve correct coding assignment for spinal fusions. We will review both ICD-10-PCS and CPT spinal fusion codes.
The goal of the “Aging Care Continuum” is to coordinate and facilitate care to meet the patient’s highest independence while allowing the patient to age with dignity and to age in place so much as possible. This presentation focuses on Coding in the SNF/LTC environment.
Learn about the OCR and its responsibilities, Review recent OCR Enforcement Actions, Analyze recent Resolution Agreements and Civil Money Penalties, Identify the “takeaways” from the OCR Enforcement Actions, and Conduct an activity applying the lessons learned from the OCR Enforcement Actions.
This presentation will include arterial and venous procedures, specifically arteriovenous anastomosis creation, dialysis circuit interventions, and lower extremity revascularization. We will also cover the new 2017 dialysis circuit intervention codes: 36901-36909. Applications and scenarios for reporting the new codes, as well as reimbursement potentials, from a Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services perspective, will be addressed.
This presentation will cover documentation elements needed to establish appropriate severity and DRGs. Applications and scenarios for reporting the new codes, as well as reimbursement potentials, from a Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services perspective, will be addressed.