Advanced Primary Care Coding 2019 Update

January 24, 2019
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM ET

This presentation highlights changes in coding/reimbursement opportunities and a review of ongoing primary care focused reimbursement methodologies. It will focus on ambulatory primary care especially around care coordination, complex care management, Advanced Care planning and Behavioral Health models.

Speaker: Terri Roberts, MS, PCMH, CCE

The Coding Profession: Past and Future

November 15, 2018
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM MT

Discover insights on the future of coding and challenges ahead. This presentation will reveal answers to tough questions about the coding profession from industry experts.

At the conclusion of the presentation, the participants will be able to:

1. Describe a historical perspective on the coding profession.
2. Explain 10 key insights about the coding profession and current challenges.
3. Discover the coding profession in 5 years.

Speaker: Gail I. Smith, MA, RHIA, CCS-P

Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) or Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) Certification Exam Prep Online 8-week course

Start Date: Monday, October 8, 2018
End Date: Monday, December 3, 2018

Choose the workshop for the exam you are preparing for RHIA or RHIT!!

These online workshops are designed to provide individuals in their FINAL stages of preparing to take either the RHIA or RHIT exam with the knowledge needed to better prepare for the examinations. These workshops are also designed to strengthen and reinforce competencies for ALL domains of the exam!

AHIMA recently revised the exam content outline for both the RHIA and RHIT exams. The new exam content outline launched on January 2, 2018 and the beta testing period ended on April 19, 2018; test takers will now receive their results immediately following completion of the exam. AHIMA also recently revised the eligibility requirements on a Proviso for candidates who are RHIT credentialed and hold a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree are now eligible to sit for the RHIA exam.

Coding Roundtable – CPT 2019

December 6, 2018
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM ET

Our Coding Roundtable will discuss the significant changes to CPT for 2019 that will become effective January 1, 2019. We will include case scenarios to provide examples to clarify proper implementation, including: confirming medical necessity, MUEs and any changes in the documentation guideline for assigning E&M codes for physicians.

Speaker: Dr. Shelley C. Safian

Coding Roundtable – Behavioral Health and Substance Abuse Coding Best Practices Webinar

October 25, 2018
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM ET

Behavioral Health and Substance Abuse Coding Best Practices

This presentation is for those interested in learning more about coding this specialty to include mental health disorders, substance abuse, and procedures in behavioral health. We will review some best practices for coding appropriate specificity and medical necessity criteria in behavioral health.

Speaker: Erin Head, MBA, RHIA, CHDA, CHTS-TR