In this session we will discuss the when, why and how of queries, query types, how to construct a compliant query, potential query impact and what the most recent updated version of the AHIMA Practice Brief on compliant queries says about query compliance. Attendees will take with them a more clear understanding of the 2019 AHIMA Practice Brief on query compliance, as well as tips for query writing and compliance in their daily work.
1.0 CEU – Data Structure, Content and Information Governance
Sandra Brewton, RHIT, CCS, CICA, CHCA, CPC
Sandra brings 25 years of experience in Health Information Management. In her role as Senior Healthcare Consultant at Panacea Healthcare Solutions, Sandy offers expertise in inpatient and outpatient record audits, including review and validation of DRG assignment and quality of physician documentation; coder and provider training and education to improve documentation quality and clarify code assignment; and recommendations for medical records operations and instructing facility staff on ICD-10-CM/PCS, and CPT coding guidelines. Sandy provides additional expertise in multispecialty outpatient surgery coding and pediatrics.