Clinical Data Management (Coding)

Applications and analysis of quality and clinical resources appropriate to the clinical setting to include database management, and coding compliance using CPT, ICD-9-CM, or other specialized coding systems within the prospective or payment system to ensure quality and cost effectiveness of the services rendered (for example, data integrity, quality of documentation, and clinical efficiency).

Building an Effective HCC CDI Process

April 18, 2017
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM CT

Hierarchical Condition Category coding is the increasing focus of CDI professionals in 2017. Not only can high-quality HCC improve reimbursement and quality scores in the physician practice, the clinical documentation can assist to more accurately assign DRGs in the inpatient setting as well.

Join us for this thought provoking presentation offering new CDI solutions in the physician practice setting for HCC code assignment. Gain an understanding of how to sell and implement a program and how to encourage physician adoption and collaboration.

Learning Objectives: During the session, participants will:
• Learn steps to plan and implement an effective HCC CDI Process
• Understand the challenges related to HCC coding in the physician practice
• Discuss how HCC capture improves clinical documentation throughout the continuum of care
• Learn tips for physician collaboration and adoption for HCC coding

Presentation Outline:
1. Healthcare landscape and need for a change in CDI program design
2. Demands placed on clinical documentation to support risk adjusted payment programs
3. Steps in planning the HCC CDI program
a. HCC audit
b. Return on investment
c. Selling the idea
d. Data requirements
e. Pilot site(s)
f. Work flow
g. Physician collaboration and adoption
4. HCC capture and DRG assignment
5. Next Steps

Co-Presenters: Pamela Hess, Managing Director, CDI at himagine Solutions Inc.
and Terry Buske, Director of Strategic Business Development at himagine Solutions Inc.

CEU – 1.0 Clinical Data Management

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Outpatient Surgery Coding

April 26, 2017
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM CT

Test your knowledge and gain helpful tips to outpatient surgery CPT coding. This presentation will cover modifiers, add-on codes, mutually exclusive procedures, and highlight important CCI guidelines. Applications and scenarios for reporting the new codes, as well as reimbursement potentials, from a Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services perspective, will be addressed.

Stacy Hardin, RHIT, CCS, AHIMA Approved ICD 10 CM/PCS Trainer
Director of Coding Services for Reimbursement Management Consultants, Inc.

CEU: 1.0 – Clinical Data Management

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Dolbey Computer-Assisted Coding Post-ICD-10

June 13, 2017
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM CT

Coding Roundtable: CANPC Anesthesia and Pain Management

May 16, 2017
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM CT

In this coding roundtable webinar, Vino C. Mody Jr., COC, CPC, CCS-P, CANPC offers definitions, case studies and codes for Anesthesia and Pain Management.

Vino C. Mody Jr., COC, CPC, CCS-P, CANPC has 10 years of experience in the field of medicine. His subjects of research include ophthalmology, surgery, medicine and pediatrics. He is a medical coder with CPC, CANPC and 3 years of medical coding experience.

CEU – 1.0 Clinical Data Management

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Clinical Documentation Improvement – A HIM Perspective

March 17, 2017
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM ET

In today’s ever changing healthcare arena, it is imperative that HIM professionals keep their coding skills sharp but they also need to do their due diligence in increasing their awareness of the pathophysiology of the major disease process in their environment…We will take a look at 4 top disease processes.

CEUs: 1.0 – Clinical Data Management

Speaker: Felicia Thomas, RHIT, CCS, CIC, CPC, CIC-I, CCDS

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Upcoming Meetings

Sat 29

ILHIMA Annual Meeting

April 27 - April 29
May 03

SDHIMA Spring Meeting

May 3 8:00 AM - May 4 4:00 PM CDT
May 03

MTHIMA Meeting

May 3 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM CDT
May 03

TxHIMA Town Hall Webinar

May 3 4:30 PM EDT
May 04

CHIMA Spring Conference

May 4 - May 5