The most recently published courses are displayed at the beginning of the list below.
Attendees will come away with an understanding of Project US@ goals and how they can help take steps to move this effort forward as well as recommendations on how to support overall MPI data standardization.
This year’s agenda is packed full of hot topics regarding the release of health information – patient portals with minors, reproductive health records, leadership in the new normal, information blocking violations, evaluating your organization’s release of information (ROI) functions, and other hot topics.
Join us for this KHIMA webinar where Dr. Ronald Hirsch will review regulations for appropriate use of observation compared with inpatient status, the use of condition code 44, and the challenges of medical necessity of inpatient admission and observation services.
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?
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.
In this session, attendees will discover how healthcare organizations can manage data and create a better digital experience with enhanced content management across various touchpoints throughout the patient journey.
Many of us are unaware just how much artificial intelligence has become integral in our lives. In healthcare, for example, AI helps clinical decision-making, helps identify operational needs within health systems, and aids consumers in improving health outcomes.
This presentation will review the complexities and unique aspects of IRF coding with an emphasis on impairment group selection and etiologic diagnosis assignment. The presentation will also review strategies for auditing the IRF record that can be used by acute inpatient and outpatient auditors that also have IRF responsibilities.
Join us for our 2nd 2023 AAHIMA Quarterly Meeting! Topics include: 1) Level Up Your Project Approach: Best Practices in Health IT Project Management; 2) Coding Colonoscopies; 3) Compliance in 2023: OCR, CMS, FTC, and the Texas Legislature.
This session will provide historical perspectives on health care compliance programs, explore elements for implementing and maintaining an effective compliance program, and practical examples for engaging an organization’s workforce to ensure compliance with laws, rules, regulations, or policies.
Join this NHIMA webinar where 3M experts Chris Berg, Colleen Ejak and Bobbie Starkey discuss the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) OPPS Final Rule, which impacts outpatient payment and quality reporting.
The Coding Roundtable Committee is pleased to offer a one-hour webinar to discuss the Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) procedure featuring Mike Brown, Chief Perfusionist and Program Director, Cardiac Surgery/Structural Heart at Mary Washington Healthcare in Fredericksburg VA.
Join us for MNHIMA Hill Day! Sessions include: 1) Introductions/Agenda Review/Overview of the Legislative Process; 2) Negotiating the MN Legislative Landscape; 3) AHIMA Advocacy Update (Current Federal Regulations/Bills); 4) MN Legislature Healthcare Discussion.
Please join us as Sandra Brewton discusses pregnancy terms and definitions, coding rules for Chapter 15, complications of pregnancy, and appropriate selection of Principal Diagnosis. We will also briefly discuss delivery procedures and official guidelines for coding the newborn charts.
Please join us for They Can't Hack What You Don't Have! Exploring the Role of Information Lifecycle Management in Today's Digital Healthcare Environment with Erin Head, MBA, RHIA, CHDA, CCS, CHTS-TR.
Join us for our February 2023 Quarterly Educational Meeting featuring the following sessions: 1) HAHIMA OIG Audit Reports: The Impacts of Current Compliance Risks within Clinical Documentation; 2) Developing an Audit Program in a Multi-Specialty Health System; 3) How Much is Your Health Worth? - Socioeconomic Barriers to Quality Patient Care; 4) Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Health Care; 5) Do Physicians and Nurses Speak the Same Language? What the Medical Record Reveals.
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.
In this session, interventional radiology coding expert Stacie L. Buck, RHIA, CCS-P, RCC, RCCIR, and CIRCC will provide tips for deciphering documentation and breakdown of all of the CPT coding rules for some of the most common interventional radiology procedures including angioplasty, stent, atherectomy, thrombolysis, thrombectomy, and embolization.
The next AzHIMA on-demand coding roundtable is now available. Check out the great lineup of speakers and topics. Topics include: 1) Joint Replacements, 2) Skin Cancer, Diagnosis, Treatment, and Coding and Billing, and 3) Spinal PCS Coding
This educational session will provide Trauma Registrars and Performance Improvement Coordinators with information to achieve the most efficient data abstraction and PI for 2023 charts until the 2023 annual software update is installed.
Come and join the members of TxHIMA District 17 for the Winter meeting! Topics Include: 1) Interoperability Health Equalizer; 2) Social Determinants of Health; 3) Cyber Security – What Keeps Me Up at Night; 4) Cures Act – Understanding Information Blocking Regulations.
This year’s PHIMA Fall Conference emphasizes “Focus Forward” to capture what we have all been navigating over the past 12 months. These sessions will provide you with insights, ideas, and answers to many of your questions and challenges. Sessions include: 1) Building Bridges: Teambuilding and Connection in a Remote Workplace; 2) Navigating the Privacy Changes to Reproductive Health Information; 3) OIG Work Plan: A CDI-Focused Examination of Compliance Priorities; 4) Rethinking Revenue Management with Automation; 5) Using Data Analytics to Identify Clinical Documentation and Coding Fraud Waste and Abuse.
This presentation will discuss the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent ruling reversing the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision along with some helpful ways to ensure your EMRs are set up and staff are trained to manage this ever-changing landscape.
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.
This educational session is a Train the Trainer session which looks at how documentation has to change so that your practice best supports the requirements set forth in the 2021 documentation guidelines so that attendees can go back to their practices and train their providers to improve their clinical documentation for E/M services while reducing the documentation burden on the providers, achieving the goal of “Patients over Paperwork”.
This Quarterly Business meeting is focused on providing information regarding current issues influencing our profession and workplace. Topics include: 1) 2022 Career Trends in HIM/HIT, 2) Change Management and Muddling Through Everything New, 3) Using SPSS, SAS and Excel (R) to Analyze Large-Scale Health and Social Services Data, 4) Future Considerations for Health Data Breaches and 5) Data as an Asset and the role of HIM professionals in Data Asset Management.
Join us for a webinar on the ICD 10 CM-October 1, 2022 Updates. During this webinar, Pam Scott will provide an overview of the October 1st changes with ICD 10 CM and provide oversight of the changes in each category.
Learning Outcomes: 1) Validate understanding of Digital Transformation; 2) Establish high-level foundational knowledge of Intelligent Automation; 3) Describe Robotic Process Automation (RPA); 4) Summarize RPA process candidate characteristics; 5) Illustrate an Intelligent Automation lifecycle.
During this 50-minute presentation Dr. Chuck Bendas from the St. Luke’s University Health Network will discuss the trauma tertiary survey: what is a trauma tertiary survey, why they are so important, how to properly conduct and document them, as well as other program and quality improvements that pair well with tertiary surveys.
Join us for our 2022 AAHIMA 3rd Quarterly Meeting! Topics include: 1) HIPAA Updates Privacy, Security, and Breach Notification, 2)Privacy in Post-Roe Healthcare: Best Practices in Handling Rapid Legislative/Regulatory Changes and 3) Excel – Basics and Dashboard.
This presentation will discuss how pathology, measurements, depth, and method all play into assuring accurate code assignments for lesion. We’ll cover the common pitfalls, how to overcome them, and how to best protect yourself from a costly medical necessity denial. # of CEs: 1.0
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 the Triangle Region of NCHIMA for a virtual update from our compliance experts, David Senter and Rita Bowen! The first session, presented by David Senter, will focus on OCR updates and recent enforcement activity. The next session, presented by Rita Bowen, will share information regarding the Information Blocking Rule, and how this is a roadmap to interoperability for HIM. We hope to "see" you there! 2 CEUS will be available for eligible attendees!
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.
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?.
The objective is to reveal the role CHDA’s can have ensuring facilities are not just collecting data but monitoring data to ensure its relevance as pertains to improving patient health and making sound financial decisions.
In this roundtable, Anders Yanike will discuss the fundamentals of outpatient diagnosis coding and how that relates to the 2021 coding clinic. Identify vulnerabilities in diagnosis coding. During the session will code cases together and discuss how the rules apply.
Sessions Include: 1) A View from the Statehouse: Recent and Upcoming Legislation, 2) Information Blocking 3) Simulation in Healthcare Education, 4) CIHIMA Business Meeting - AHIMA Access presentation, 5) The Transition of Scanning in HIM, and 6) Illinois Telehealth Initiative
Join us for our February 2022 quarterly meeting! Topics include: 1) Playing with FHIR: The Basics of HL7; 2) Common Missed Physician Query Opportunities and Key Indicators to Look for in the Chart; 3) Kindness as a Leadership Practice.
Telehealth services are here to stay! Please join MNHIMA and Angela Rose to review the "Best Practices to Create Policies and Procedures in Telehealth During the Pandemic and Beyond".
Sessions Include: 1) Who Represents You? Learning about the state and federal legislative landscape, 2) Advocating effectively with your elected officials, 3) Building Legislative Champions, 4) Update on state and federal EHIM initiatives, and 5) AHIMA Advocacy toolkit
A holistic approach to healthcare internal and payer auditing. Healthcare providers often contend with many sources of revenue leakage, one being payer audits and denials. Learn how to identify and mitigate financial risks/exposures through the 5 W’s (and 1H) of internal and payer auditing.
Do you struggle with managing remote staff? Do you want to ensure you are managing your remote staff to your ability and theirs? In addition to managing remote staff for 8 years, Shameka has also worked as a remote employee for 7 years. She will share tips that will help you develop tactics to make remote management not seem so overwhelming.
Join us for this virtual coding roundtable event! Topics will include: 1) Evaluation & Management: To Code? or Not To Code? That is the Question; 2) Birth Defects; 3) Diagnoses and Surgical Procedures: Treatment of Diseases with CAR-T Cell Therapy.
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.
Join us for our December 2021 Virtual Meeting! Topics include: 1) Clinical Validation: An Inpatient Coder’s Role in Denial Prevention and Appeals; 2) nCREAS™ Analytics Demonstration; 3) Take Back What’s Yours: Building a Denial Management Program; 4) Those Pesky Z Codes: The When, How, & Why; 5) Virtual Professional Practice Events.
This session provides a comprehensive background and overview of the final rule, as well as points out exceptions to the definition of information blocking. The speaker provides guidance specifically for HIM, including tips to collaborate within other departments and ensure long term compliance.
Databases are a huge part of our daily work as Health Information Management professionals. Whether we realize it or not, they’re behind everything from service and diagnosis code selection in an EHR, to denials tracking and trending, to the Master Patient Index at your local hospital. So, how do they work? What makes a database accurate, efficient, and clean? Join us as we discover how even something as technical as a database can be beautiful.
It's time for the Region B Fall 2021 Meeting! Join us and learn more. Presentations include: 1) Remote Work; 2) Interoperability?; 3) COVID-19 Related Analytics; 4) Business Meeting/Environmental Scanning; 5) Introduction to ICD-11; 6) Issues in Duplicate MRN’s.
Join us to learn about the 2nd quarter coding clinic updates for 2021. The speakers will discuss the changes that went into effect and this presentation will be a quick and easy way to gain knowledge about the updates! Register today!
Join us for our October 2021 Quarterly Educational Meeting! Sessions include: 1) Why Rigorous Compliance is Critical in ROI; 2) The Federal Government’s Impact on Health Care and Policies, Including Telehealth; 3) Quarterly Business Meeting; 4) Information Blocking Update; Cybersecurity; 6) MdHIMA Advocacy Update.
Join us for the SEMHIMA 2021 Virtual Annual Meeting! Sessions include: 1) CDI: An HIM Point of View; 2) Compliance Auditing for HIM; 3) “What Opportunities are there for Coders? Let me tell you about the Vendor World”; and 4) From Coder to Product Designer – A non-traditional career pathway.
This webinar will combine lecture with a case-study based workshop that introduces I.T. and Cybersecurity Professionals to the principles, structure and practical implementation guide for Cybersecurity standards and frameworks. It includes standards, methodology, review and audit techniques implementation and operations of cybersecurity standards. The class also touches similarities and differences in Cybersecurity standards for IT security and Privacy based on General Data Privacy Regulation (GDPR).
The webinar will cover how to correctly apply CPT codes for common breast procedures. Our presenters will review CPT® Coding Guidelines, procedure description as well as indications and breast procedures. The webinar will include breast biopsy, mastectomy, breast reconstructive procedures, and more. Leigh and Srivalli will utilize operative report scenarios for these CPT breast procedures.
The proposed rules have advantages for patients and for providers. This presentation will discuss the proposed rule and its implications if they go into effect as they are currently written. How will this impact your rights and what additional training will be needed to adhere to the changes? This will be modified to meet the most current news after the comment period.
Join us for our August 2021 Virtual Meeting! 1) Welcome and Introduction from Stacy Hartstine, RHIT, CCS, HAHIMA President Elect; 2) Compliance with PACT Rule-Discharge Status & ongoing Scrutiny; 3) Exhibitors Update and Introduction; 4) HAHIMA District IX Update; 5) Information Blocking; 6) HIM Data Integrity; 7) Managing Insider Threats: Collaborating with Business Associates to Reduce Risk During COVID-10 and After.
This roundtable covers the most critical CPT coding and documentation areas for pain management specialists. We will review CPT® Coding Guidelines, procedure description as well as indications and anatomy of each specific nerve injection. Please join us for this fun and exciting learning experience!
Join us for the on-demand AzHIMA/AzACDIS Coding Roundtable. Sessions Include: 1) New IPPS Rule and ICD-10 Codes for 2022;
2) CDI Program Advancement & the State of the CDI Industry; 3) Denials: Why Should You Care?; and 4) ICD-10-CM Oncological Outline – Solid Tumors vs. Liquid Cancers
Sessions Include: 1) Accessing Patients’ Clinical Data for Improved Care Coordination via NC HealthConnex, the State’s Designated Health Information Exchange; 2) HIPAA Policy and Enforcement Updates; 3) HIM Data Analysis and Reporting; 4) Leadership Panel Discussion: COVID’s impact on HIM….and the Future Landscape Post-Pandemic; 5) Lessons Learned from Recent OCR Enforcement of HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules; and 6) Membership Update: Opt-In/Opt-Out
Coders are often stumped on whether a historical medical condition is still present vs. totally cured. Whether a current ICD-10-CM code is assigned vs. a historical code affects reimbursement as well as patient liability, so coders strive to get it right.
MdHIMA and MdACDIS are partnering with the Maryland HSCRC to bring you the annual program updates for FY22. The session will provide an overall update that will include COVID-19. The session will help attendees build a better understanding of specifically program changes between FY21 and FY22 for Quality, RVUs, ECMADs, and Case Mix. The session will also conclude with a presentation on social determinants of health.
ScanSTAT’s Privacy Officer Elizabeth McElhiney, MHA, CHPS, CPHIMS, CRIS and Compliance Officer Lindsey Miles, RHIT, CRIS will present this very informative webinar on Information Blocking. They will discuss what is considered Information Blocking, the 8 exceptions to the Information Blocking Rule, and the best practices for creating/testing new policies and workflows to ensure compliance. If you want a quick overview of the purpose of the 2020 ONC Final Rule and the Information Blocking provisions, this webinar is for you!
This webinar will cover modifiers and the session will help attendees build a better understanding of specifically how the modifiers should be utilized. Emphasis will be placed on the more confusing modifiers, such as: X modifiers, 59, 76, 77, 78, and 79. A review of the CPT technical corrections released March 2021 will be covered in the second hour. Specifically we will review updates to 1) time based visits 2) Medical decision making (tests) 3) Level of risk and 4) Defined "risk".
Sponsored by: Coding & Billing Solutions, DeVry, e4, and Intellis. Topics include: 1) Playing to Win: How to Engage Physicians in CDI; 2) Achieving Outsized Impact from Clinical Documentation Improvement; 3) What Opportunities are Hiding in Your Coded Data? Unexpected Insights from Coding Validations; 4) $10 Million Women in Technology Scholarship; 5) and more…!
This session will address what are Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) and their relationship to patient health outcomes and costs. The need to collect SDOH information to better assess patient risks and outcomes will also be discussed. The current state of ICD-10-CM coding and documentation for SDOH will be addressed as well as other efforts underway to improve standardized definitions, documentation and coding of SDOH. Steps to improve the capture of SDOH documentation and codes will be provided.
Sessions include: 1) Understanding Diabetes Classifications; 2) Updates in Cancer Screening; 3) Cryoneurolysis and The Vertiflex Procedure; 4) Low Back Pain: Its Causes, Treatment Options, and Coding Tips for Lumbar Surgery; and 5) Bipolar Disorders
This timely presentation delivers an update and overview of the most important healthcare privacy and security rules, guidance and regulatory changes, including but not limited to, HIPAA’s NPRM (Notice of Proposed Rule Making), 42 CFR Part 2 and HIPAA synchronization and the 21st Century Cures Act; ONC (Office of the National Coordinator of Healthcare IT) and CMS Interoperability and Information Blocking rules which healthcare IT developers, providers and payers are all struggling to understand.
This session will explain which devices are the most vulnerable and why? What is the current information regarding legislation and initiatives, effective procedures and technical mitigations related to medical device vulnerabilities. How can Governance improve departmental collaboration and reduce the HDO’s risk exposure? What are the leading health systems doing to combat this threat?
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.
Healthcare organizations are obviously under external requirements and scrutiny regarding the security of PHI, but those requirements only apply to PHI and are about protecting the respective individuals and not your organization.
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
Strategic thinking is essential in a rapid change environment and critical in leading a remote workforce. This presentation will discuss the challenges and successes of implementing new mission driven processes that support State and Organizational requirements amidst rapid change.
This Coding Educational Session is focusing on providing information regarding Covid-19 evolving coding guidelines. The session will walk through the history of coding guidelines, review AHIMA/AHA FAQ's issued, and specifically review coding of Covid-19 and Sepsis, Covid-19 and Syndrome (sequela) conditions along with exposure/screening and other examples.
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.
Most hospitals and health systems have invested in Clinical Documentation Improvement Programs in the inpatient setting, now migrating to the outpatient arena. Most recently the professional associations representing the CDI profession have elected to change the name from Clinical Documentation Improvement to Clinical Documentation Integrity. With the name change to Clinical Documentation Integrity, current CDI processes must adapt to actually make headway in achieving real measurable meaningful sustainable integrity in physician documentation that supports both quality of care as well as hospital optimal net patient revenue with preservation. The word “Integrity” in CDI requires CDI to recognize the medical record as a Communication Tool versus a Reimbursement Tool.
This presentation will offer the latest on changes to HIPAA, Information Blocking / Interoperability and Patient Access and how they impact HIM. Also looking at the myriads of privacy and security laws that require compliance and implementation.
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.
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.
MRO’s experts Rita Bowen and Angela Rose analyze the Information Blocking rule with a focus on HIPAA. Attendees will be immersed in a discussion around critical aspects of the rule and explore ways to operationalize its requirements to achieve compliance. Furthermore, they will walk away with tips and strategies to take back to their organizations to guide planning efforts for success.
This webinar will offer information on the goal of population health, data sources that can be leveraged, analytical methods to support evaluation, and the role of HIM with these initiatives. At the conclusion of the webinar, participants will have a better understanding on how they can use data to effectively support population health efforts.
At all levels of health care leadership and practice, people who are trained in key Lean principles are better prepared to help transform their practices during a time of crisis when agility and optimization are mission critical.
Session topics include: 1) It’s Not Just About HIPAA Anymore; Hot Topics and Current Trends; 2) Federal Court Rulings and OCR Fines – Tips on Supporting Patient Right of Access; 3) Electronic Documentation Templates – Year-Round Reviews and Revisions to Comply with Coding Guideline Updates and 4) The Symbolic Relationship Between HIM and Health Informatics
Join us to review the opportunities and promise of the ability to truly share medical records, data validity as it crosses organizations, and the impact information blocking will have on interoperability in the future.
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?
CDI professionals who wish to advance their knowledge and skill sets in defining documentation integrity, working with physicians as true colleagues and partners in achieving clinical documentation excellence, helping physicians work smarter not harder by becoming proficient in effective methodologies of charting in the record by applying principles of E & M documentation, will want to make it a point to register for this webinar.
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.
Before the COVID-19 pandemic, telemedicine was a means to an end. It contained all the facets of a desirable service for both patients and providers: scalability, convenience, ease of use, optimization. What it lacked: awareness and buy-in. Fast forward to March 2020, and telemedicine went from healthcare obscurity to a household name — if you didn’t know about it then, you do now. This presentation aims to capture that story of the landscape leading up to the pandemic, the tipping point, and what telemedicine may look like in the future as we continue to learn from this drastic shift in care delivery across all specialties in such a short period of time.
This presentation will cover issues related to the updated E&M Guidelines for office visits/outpatient visits. Methods of calculating requirements as well as new definitions and training issues for providers will be discussed.
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.
Join veteran educator and HIM professional Rebecca Harmon MPM RHIA CCA for 2 one-hour sessions on Contact Tracing and earn up to 5 CEUs while you learn about this important work in collecting and compiling health information in support of Public Health. Earn 2 CEUs for class/hour participation and up to 5 CEUs should you complete the ancillary work assignments.
Session topics include: Artificial Intelligence: innovative, Technologies, Disrupting Healthcare; Patient Identification and Matching: Enhancing Data Integrity & Patient Safety; Telehealth Policies During the COVID-19 Pandemic; Join the House of HI and Build AHIMA’s and Your Future; Professional Ethics and Clinical Terminology: Expanding Career Pathways for HIM Professionals
Our Lunch and Learn series for October will feature a presentation by the Public Health Informatics Supervisor in the Department of Epidemiology at the Arkansas Department of Health. Donald McCormick, MSHI will present a timeline of how contact tracing has developed beginning pre-Covid and as the Pandemic evolved.
Robotic Process Automation (RPA) has proven to be an important technology for the automation of manual processes. Hospitals are implementing RPA to respond to the challenging environment that currently exists in health care.
AZHIMA Joint Coding Roundtable with the Arizona Chapter of the Association of Clinical Documentation Integrity Specialists (AzACDIS). We will be covering more on the revenue cycle, HCC reporting, excellence in coding, and career ladders.
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.