This informative session will delve into the additions made to the coding system, equipping attendees with a detailed understanding of the changes and their implications for clinical documentation and reporting.
Join us for the Alamo Area HIMA 4th Quarterly Meeting! Topics include: 1) Tiny Triumphs: The Big Impact of Microcredentials on Your Skills Adventure; 2) Creating a Powerful Coding Compliance Program; and 3) HIM vs AI Showdown: Unmasking the Tech Takeover with a Dash of Fun!
Do you need some last-minute continuing education (CE) hours? If so, please join us for this educational opportunity where we will discuss topics such as Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement (TEFCA), code updates, and Medicare Advantage Plan Accountability.
Join us for the 2023 AzHIMA Fall Meeting! Topics will include: 1) Unblocking the Future of Electronic Health Information (EHI) Management; 2) Regulatory Updates; 3) Fixing Revenue Leakage Through Provider Education – Identification and Communication Strategies; 4) A Coder’s Guide to Navigating Audits; 5) and more...!
Assessing the real performance of a CDI program using a “Role Based” approach to CDI is instrumental in evaluating the “Real” Return on Investment of any CDI program. This is the first step in identifying transformative processes CDI must embrace and incorporate into current CDI operatives to drive sustainable integrity in physician documentation in support of net patient revenue less prone to denials and costly financial takebacks.
Decoding payer denials must be conducted and facilitated through the mindset of learning and continuous quality improvement with the deployment of clinically astute staff that embrace the mission of “Proactive Preemptive Denials Avoidance.”
Join us for our NMHIMA 2023 Spring Educational Sessions! Topics include: 1) Aligning Coding for Social Determinants of Health-SDoH; 2) Does Your Documentation Meet the M.E.A.T. Criteria; 3) HIPAA Enforcement and Compliance Update; 4) How to Build Your ROI Roadmap Starting with a Gap Analysis; 5) Sepsis: Does the Clinical Criteria Support the Medical Coding?
Join us for our 1st 2023 AAHIMA Quarterly Meeting! Topics include: 1)Using Data Analytics to Identify Clinical Documentation and Coding Fraud, Waste, and Abuse, 2) Does Your Documentation Meet the M.E.A.T. Criteria, and 3) ICD-10: It’s (Not Quite) as Easy as A-B-C, 1-2-3.
Join us for our 4th 2022 AAHIMA Quarterly Meeting! Topics include: 1) No Surprises Act (NSA) Regulation Overview and Key Activities, 2)Health Law Information Technology Updates for 2022, and 3) Optimizing the Human-Technology Interface for Revenue Management Improvement.
SEMHIMA is offering for purchase the bundle of 4 CEUs from our 2022 Annual Meeting! Topics include: 1)Patient Identity Management, 2) What You Do Not Capture in Coding Accuracy (or Audits) May Be Negatively Impacting Your Quality and Patient Outcome Scores, and 3) Stabilization of the CFB within a Pandemic
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 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 January Quarterly Educational meeting to learn about upcoming HIM opportunities going into the New Year. Topics Include: 1) Building a Single Path Coding Program; 2) Automation Opportunities in Health Care; 3) MdHIMA Business Meeting; 4) Managing ED Denials via Documentation Improvement; 5) Digital Release of Information; 6) HCC Coding.
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.
Does vascular coding intimidate you? Whether you’re new or have some experience with Interventional Radiology this presentation will have something for you. We will go over the information needed for proper code selection from the procedural section (10000-69999) and the radiology section (70000 range). By the end of this hour, you should be able to tackle selective catheterization, diagnostic studies, and revascularization of lower extremities. You’ll learn the differences in coding for both the arterial and venous system. As a bonus, some of the tips you learn will help you with coding in other vascular areas!
Understand common denial rationale
Recognize when to appeal with clinical criteria, coding criteria, or both
Discover successful strategies to compose winning appeals when the acute respiratory failure diagnosis is denied, even though you got it right
Understand the coding rules concerning BMI, obesity, and morbid obesity
Learn who to involve on the front end, and how to do it, to make your medical record as “bullet proof” as possible
Discover successful strategies to compose winning appeals when the BMI and associated diagnosis are denied, even though you got it right.
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.
Discussion regarding the challenges facing Telemedicine Revenue Cycle Management such as the CMS regulations governing the structure and reimbursement of telemedicine visits and challenges for coding and clinical documentation.
MdHIMA's March 2021 Quarterly Meeting features: 1) How to Stop Mid-Revenue Cycle Leakage; 2) Proactive & Reactive: How a Large National Health System Relied on Mobile Technology Before the Pandemic to Streamline and Simplify Query Workflow; 3) MDHIMA Quarterly Business Meeting; 4) Utilization and Interpretation of Interactive Audit Management Dashboards, Detailed Scorecards and Benchmark Metrics; 5) Leveraging Computer-Assisted Coding for CDI, Coding & Quality; 6) Best Practices When Implementing Computer-Assisted Coding; 7) AI and CAPD: An Overview of the Technology and Proposed Benefits
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.
Learning objectives include: 1) Understand common denial rationale; 2) Recognize the differences between coding and clinical denials for AKI/ATN and pneumonia and 3) Discover successful strategies to compose winning appeals when the AKI/ATN or pneumonia diagnosis is denied, even though you got it right.
Topics include: 1) Covid-19 Virus: Myths & Truths; 2) 21st Century Cures Act: Information Blocking & HIPAA; 3) Record Organization and Document Delivery; 4) Telehealth Auditing; and 5) Major Changes for Physician OP E&M Services in January 2021! What is the impact?
Topics include: 1)HIM to Diversity & Inclusion; 2) Artificial Intelligence in HIM and the Impact on Roles and Responsibilities of HIM Professionals; 3) Telehealth Guidelines During COVID-19; 4) 2021 E/M Changes; 5) Information Blocking and HIPAA: Road to Compliance; 6) HIM Workforce Training: Developing an Engaged Team; 7) Diversity of CDI Professionals is Vital to the Evolution of CDI; 8) FY2021 IPPS and How it Impacts Quality; and 9) Security – Rethinking Cyber-Security for the Post-Pandemic Workplace
Whether by the U.S. Congress or the Mississippi Legislature, there are many rules and regulations in place clearly defining the working relationship between Mississippi healthcare providers and health insurers. But one aspect of the relationship that is unregulated is the issue of what constitutes medically necessary care for purposes of health insurance reimbursement.
Learn the differences between inpatient hospital and inpatient rehab facility coding and documentation. How you determine your Principal diagnosis, secondary diagnoses, episode of care, and procedures codes are not the same as for an inpatient hospitalization. Learn what an IRF-PAI is, what it represents, how to complete one, correctly; and the impact this can have on your revenue.
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.
HIM professionals play a vital role in an organization’s revenue cycle. This session will provide attendees with the opportunity to learn about factors influencing revenue cycle and strategies for effectively managing revenue cycle challenges in healthcare.