The most recently published courses are displayed at the beginning of the list below.
Interest in outpatient (OP) clinical documentation integrity (CDI) programs is multiplying as more and more hospital services are moving to the outpatient setting (ED, Observation, OP Surgery, etc.) and healthcare reimbursement models are transitioning to value-based methodologies. In addition, the term ‘outpatient’ CDI often includes the Physician Office setting.
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
This webinar will utilize a real case study at a two-hospital health care system to showcase and outline the steps and processes necessary to insure the development, planning and rollout of an organized, well-planned outpatient CDI program that creates a vision of inspiration for physicians to become willing participants in the programs.
This presentation will: Provide and explain the CPT E/M office or other outpatient service revisions and when those changes will take effect Identify why CPT E/M revisions are needed and the benefits provided Describe how the foundational changes will impact your work
The January 1, 2021 evaluation and management (E/M) guideline modifications are the biggest changes to E/M coding in many years. Join us as we review the updates with focused education on the medical decision-making table and cover the new time elements for leveling E/M services for new and established patients.
During this presentation the importance of the connection between health information management and the business office working together to assure compliance with billing rules and regulations will be discussed.
Increasing interest in outpatient clinical documentation improvement (CDI) programs is pervasive throughout the health care community as more and more facilities jump on the bandwagon. With this increasing interest, there is a critical need to insure programs are created, developed and implemented for the right reason, goals, objectives and visions. A
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?
The CPT 2021 Update meeting is focused on providing information regarding current issues influencing our profession and workplace. The session will review the Evaluation and Management and overall CPT changes for 2021.We encourage you to attend for a unique learning experience!
Join Regina as she highlights the code changes for both ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS effective October 1st, 2020. With 490 code additions just for ICD-10-CM, there are a lot of changes for coders, CDI professionals, and those working in the revenue cycle, to be aware of.
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.
Collecting meaningful data in electronic health record (EHR) systems is crucial to treating the whole person. Join us for a discussion on data elements being collected in our registration and EHR systems to identify and manage data related to sexual orientation and gender identity (SOGI).
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.
This presentation will provide the background of national initiatives related to the interoperability of health record systems and the changing expectations for patient access of their health information. This is a very current topic, which is often misunderstood.
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.
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.
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.
This presentation highlights the FY 2021 key code changes along with ICD-10-CM Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting. This presentation is a great learning tool for new HIM professionals and a great brush up for seasoned professionals.
Diving into a remote workforce has truly been something that a lot of leaders have had to tackle throughout 2020. This webinar will be geared towards those already managing remote staff and also those that are looking at sending some of their workforce home.
A natural progression for experienced HIM professionals is to move in a leadership role in revenue cycle. Knowing what is needed and what you already know are the keys to being successful in this endeavor. This program will identify steps to take to achieve your next career opportunity.
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.
Welcome to October 1, 2020: ICD-10-CM/PCS Updates: It is that time of year again. It is the time where CMS unleashed hundreds of new codes, revisions, and deletions. CMS is releasing the largest amount of new codes since the implementation of ICD-10-CM. Will you be ready? Come and join us for this special event webinar. In this webinar we will review the 490 new codes, 58 invalidated codes and 47 revisions.
Objectives: 1) Present new, revised, and deleted codes for the 2021 update to the ICD-10-CM coding system; 2) Review PDC changes; 3) Review changes to the ICD-10-CM coding guidelines for 2021; 4) In depth review of COVID-19 update guidelines; 5) Review of telehealth coding and billing guidelines; and 6) Review of updated documentation requirement for billing for IPPS Hospital
This presentation will identify the various ICD-10-CM codes pertaining COVID-19 diagnosis and their coding guidelines. The presentation will look at the 2021 coding guidelines for COVID-19 as well. It will also demonstrate how the documentation plays an important role in code selection for COVID-19 reporting. The presentation will also look at common manifestations associated with COVID-19. The presentation will also identify the modifier’s associated with hospital outpatient testing and described when they are used. The presentation will include a high level overview of the CPT procedures associated with COVID-19 testing. By the end of this session, the participant will be able to have a better understanding of the COVID-19 coding guidelines and select an appropriate diagnosis code for COVID-19.
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.
Sessions include: 1) Role of the Clinical Documentation Specialist in the Management of Clinical Validation Denials; 2) Appealing Denials for Coding of BMI, Obesity, and Morbid Obesity; 3) Successfully Appealing Clinical Validation and Coding in Malnutrition and Congestive Heart Failure; and 4) Successfully Appealing Clinical Validation and Coding Issues in Acute Blood Loss Anemia
Cover to cover review and discussion of significant 2021 CPT code additions, deletions, and revisions Detailed review of 2021 E/M guideline changes Review of applicable guideline additions, deletions, and revisions Discuss how documentation requirements may be impacted by 2021 changes