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Objectives: 1) Identify current healthcare workforce challenges and opportunities; 2) Demonstrate Health Information/Informatics (HI) skillset needs for healthcare workforce demands; 3) Provide training and education workforce development strategies.
Objectives: Describe the importance and benefits in using patient portals in healthcare Examine the challenges related to patient portal use, including billing for messaging Weigh the impact of patient portal adoption on healthcare information professionals and practices
Leigh Poland, RHIA, CCS will guide attendees to understand what the OIG is and how it relates to healthcare, review OIG MS-DRG focus areas, identify High-Risk Modifier Issues, discuss the OIG focus on malnutrition documentation, and provide best practices for preventing an OIG audit investigation.
Did you miss the state meeting but still want to hear the educational sessions? Don't miss this opportunity to earn up to 7.0 CEs. Sessions include: 1) Building Your Data Analytics Skills to Detect and Solve Healthcare Problems; 2) Improving Employee Job Satisfaction in Healthcare; 3) Information Blocking and Interoperability; 4) Leverage Virtual Health Solutions to Deliver Improved Patient Outcomes; 5) Proposed HHS Amendment to HIPAA (NPRM) and Its Effect on the Release of Information Industry; and more...!
Join AAHIM for an informative webinar and hear about clinical validation that will: Define clinical validation; Explain the distinction between coding regulations and CMS billing regulations and applicable statutes; Articulate solutions to these conflicting imperatives.
During this session, we will review the definition of “Medical Necessity” as it relates to Medicare, Medicaid, and Commercial insurance carriers. The objective of this course is to “relearn” the meaning of medical necessity and how working with physicians promotes greater insight.
Sessions include: 1) Strategies for Dealing with Payer Denials; 2) CDI – The First 48 hours – CDI Query Response Time; 3) Does the Documentation Tell the Story; 4) Coding Updates Plus Reimbursement Impact & Documentation; Requirements for Surgeries Eliminated from the Inpatient Only List; 5) Coding Productivity; and 6) Charge Analysis
Objectives include: 1) Review best practices related to telehealth coding; 2) Identify documentation requirements for use of the telehealth codes; 3) Review of 2021 E/M Coding Changes & Medicare Telemedicine Updates, and 4) Review best practices for auditing and monitoring telemedicine coding and documentation.
Sessions include: 1) How Successful Coders can Develop an Auditor’s Mindset; 2) Code it Right!; 3) Social Determinants of Health and ICD-10-CM Coding; 4) Understanding the Revenue Cycle Plus the Impacts of the New Physician E&M Coding Changes; 5) Diabetes Coding Back to the Basics; and 6) Hospital Re-Admissions
With the challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic, hear from experts in the industry on how they managed through the challenges within revenue cycle and health information management functions to maintain and improve, outcomes, and financial performance.
By attending this highly informative and thought-provoking session, participants will gain the practical mindset to recognize the strategies and tactics necessary to begin playing the same “game” and with the same rules being used by the payers, better insuring the survival of their facilities, their jobs, and sometimes even the lives of their patients.