Richard D. Pinson, MD, FACP, CCS

Participants will learn the diagnostic criteria for diabetic complications that constitute HCCs, documentation requirements, and coding. The Official Coding Guideline requirements for coding and reporting of outpatient diagnoses will be...

Amy J. Fulp, RN, BSN, MHA, CPC, CDEO, CRC

Provider education is imperative to any CDI program, but the unique dynamic that is ambulatory CDI makes that education a challenge. In this session, you’ll hear how Novant Health ambulatory CDI nurses educate providers, from initial...

November 14, 2018

With special guest Brian Cui, RHIA, CDIP, an HIM professional with more than 15 years of experience in a variety of roles in health information technology,...

Like all reporting structures, CMS updates its Hierarchical Condition Category (HCC) list each year. Recently, version 23 was released, and it contains some notable additions that CDI professionals—whether inpatient or outpatient—must be aware of.

The HCC model is a risk-adjustment...

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