CMS-HCC Version 28 update

Today’s guest is Laurie L. Prescott, RN, MSN, CCDS, CCDS-O, CDIP, CRC, interim ACDIS director and director of CDI education for HCPro. Today’s show is part of the “Talking CDI” series. In every episode of this series, ACDIS Director of Programming Rebecca Hendren is joined by a special guest, such as a member of the ACDIS Advisory Board or one of our expert Boot Camp instructors to discuss a topic pertinent to today’s CDI professional.

During today’s show, Prescott and Hendren discuss the upcoming CMS-HCC risk adjustment model changes for payment year 2024. You can read the full announcement from CMS here. ( Prescott also covered these changes in a recent edition of CDI Strategies. You can read her written assessment here. (

Our intro and outro music for the ACDIS Podcast is “medianoche” by Dee Yan-Kay and our ad music is “Take Me Higher” by Jahzzar, both obtained from the Free Music Archive.

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CEU info:

Each ACDIS Podcast episode now offers 0.5 ACDIS CEUs which can be used toward recertifying your CCDS or CCDS-O credential for those who listen to the show in the first two days from the time of publication.

To receive your 0.5 CEUs, go to the show page on, by clicking on the “ACDIS Podcast” link located under the “Resources” tab. To take the evaluation, click the most recent episode from the list on the podcast homepage, view the podcast recording at the bottom of that show page, and click the live link at the very end after the music has ended. Your certificate will be automatically emailed to you upon submitting the brief evaluation.

The cut-off for today’s episode CEU is Friday, April 28, at 11:00 p.m. eastern. After that point, the CEU period will close, and you will not be eligible for the 0.5 CEUs for this week’s episode.

Today’s sponsor:

Today’s show is brought to you by the 2023 ACDIS National Conference, which takes place May 8-11, 2023, at the Hyatt Regency in Chicago. Learn more and register by clicking here. (

ACDIS update: