MNHIMA | Region D Virtual Meeting

Join us for our Region D Virtual Fall Meeting! Topics include: 1) Revenue Cycle Project Management; 2) The Future of Diagnostic Coding; 3) HIT CAHIIM Re-Accreditation Experience; 4) ... and more!

Live Virtual Event


8:00 AM – 8:10 AM


8:10 AM – 9:00 AM

No Surprises Act: Managing a Consumer Friendly Revenue Cycle
Jacob Fischer, MS, PMP

We will review current and future state of consumerism and the impact of the No Surprises Act to Health Care.  The No Surprises Act was implemented in January of 2022 and has been a challenge for healthcare organizations across the country.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand the directionality of consumerism in a chaotic health care environment.
  • Understand the term balance billing and the impact of the “why” for the No Surprises Act and the complexity of where patients can find information that is accurate.
  • Review the approach of Good Faith Estimates and the value to patients.
  • Understand the overall purpose of the Independent.Dispute Resolution (IDR) process and  Patient and Provider Dispute Resolution
  • Understand the complexity of the No Surprises Act and the future of the regulation.

1.0 – Revenue Cycle Management

9:00 AM – 9:20 AM

Nyssa Fuhreck, MA, RHIA
Delegate Director

9:20 AM – 10:10 AM

The Future of Diagnostic Coding
Vickie Olson, RHIT

Review the history of diagnosis coding.  The future is a new version of ICD 11.  Discussion of the why and how that changes the work of coders.  Review what the process for coding in ICD 11 looks like.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Diagnosis coding has a long history and has significantly evolved over time.
  • ICD 11 will be changed alone with a more sustainable code set long into the future.

1.0 – Evolving Topics

10:10 AM – 10:20 AM

Break and Door Prize

10:20 AM – 11:10 AM

What’s a HIM Professional?
Sue Nathe, RHIT

This presentation will cover the different workforce areas that health information management professionals currently work in.  We will also then delve into the different future areas of opportunities in the workforce for health information professionals.  This will include discussion of different skill sets, settings, and expectations of health information professionals and their potential employers.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Areas of employment opportunities for health information professionals and the skillsets necessary for obtaining those positions.

1.0 – Organizational Management and Leadership

11:10 AM – 12:00 PM

CAHIIM Re-Accreditation Experience: The Path to Successful Employees
Lynn Zormeler, RHIA
Tracy Dilly, MA, RHIT

A summary of the HIT program accreditation process, the standards we meet and the curriculum we teach to ensure graduates are knowledgeable when hired.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Why hiring a graduate from an accredited program is important for HIM hiring managers
  • The process and cost of accreditation
  • The standards an accredited program must meet
  • The curriculum an accredited program must teach

1.0 – Health Law and Compliance

12:00 PM – 12:30 PM

Business Meeting and Door Prizes

Course Info

Event Date

December 8, 2023
8:00 AM – 12:30 PM CST

* This is a live webinar only. 

Total CEs



Evolving Topics

Health Law and Compliance

Organizational Management and Leadership

Revenue Cycle Management









Additional Information


This educational offering has been approved for continuing education credit for use in fulfilling the continued education requirements of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA).


CEUs are accepted from programs sponsored by AHIMA national offices and the state or regional AHIMA branches. One hour of instruction is worth one CEU.  A certificate of attendance or completion is necessary to show participation.

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AHIMA CEUs that are CDI-related are accepted.

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Webinar Access Instructions

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