The New 2018 AHIMA Curriculum Competencies are being implemented nationally. We have gone from very prescriptive competencies to now very broad competencies.
As Release of Information becomes more complex with new regulations and guidelines, questions surrounding appropriate policies, procedures and processes increase. Attend this session to hear the latest information on Release of Information and ask an industry expert your toughest questions.
The shift to value-based reimbursement means that both clinical documentation improvement (CDI) and coding accuracy are more important than ever before… and bridging the gap between the two teams is key! During this presentation, we’ll discuss how some of the latest technologies can help bring coding and CDI teams together to eliminate rework and maximize outcomes with a collaborative approach and a more efficient workflow.
How do you ensure compliance with external regulatory requirements and internal policies? A standardized closed record review process may be the answer for small facilities and large multi-state health systems. Learn how to use this data to identify opportunities for improvement and affect change.
Do you need help landing your dream job? If so, this session is for you! We will help you develop a road map for your career and provide you the tools to build a powerful network of industry influencers.
Bureau of Vital Statistics will present on the birth certificate and registration issues.
It starts with you, self-reflection; Networking & how to sell yourself; Insight on going from student to work, work to career, and Sustaining and playing in the world series of HIM.
This presentation provides a variety of strategies for students, new graduates and even more seasoned professionals entering the job market and wondering where to start, what opportunities to pursue, how to prepare, and what the future holds.
Best Practice tools to identify potential duplicate medical records, improve documentation workflow, patient safety and accuracy of the medical record.
Attendees will learn about the current state of patient identity/matching and will come away with some core strategies to minimize challenges. Additionally, the benefits and challenges of implementing a Universal Patient Identifier (UPI) will be explored and the current state of national efforts regarding this initiative will be discussed along with how other countries have managed this model.
The Patient Drive Payment Model has changed the game for reimbursement in the Skilled Nursing arena. This presentation will discuss how reimbursement in a SNF works, how PDPM works, and how SNFs are adapting to this new payment geography.
Are you preparing for your certification exam? Do you have tips to share? You do not want to miss this session as it will provide tips and success strategies for your success in taking and conquering that exam. Hear from a group of educators as well as recent test takers about tips and tricks for preparing for credentialing exams.
Response to Ransomware Attacks has become more mainstream, appearing in the news almost daily. Healthcare organizations are being targeted. Mike Meline and Paul Merrywell will help you to build a strategy that severely limits your organization from having such an event that causes your organization to be another news story.
Associate your HIM career with training for a marathon. Listen and relate to stories from HIM and coding professions about preparation, determination, grit, and overcoming challenges in the healthcare industry.
As a Leader, this session will help you identify and develop your employees’ skills. Additionally, it will help you in hiring new talent that will enhance the strength of your existing team. You will also learn strategies to lead through change as well as how to communicate and drive your most strategic initiatives!
In this session, speaker will present the leadership team’s business rationale for advancing the CDI program with AI analytics, share the migration plan to AI powered documentation solutions on the Cloud, and quantify the clinical and financial outcomes to date. The speaker will leave attendees with best practices to educate CDI teams on how to incorporate AI to advance their practice.
Ms. Youmans will be presenting an overview of the ICD-10 updates from the October 1st, 2020 release.
Effective January 1, 2021, Medicare will adopt major changes for office-based Evaluation and Management (E/M) services aimed at reducing physician burden, simplifying documentation requirements, and making changes to payments for the E/M codes.
Review of the 2021 E & M Coding changes which begins January 1, 2021.
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.