Nelly Leon-Chisen, RHIA, Director of Coding and Classification, American Hospital Association

Hear the most important updates to AHA Coding Clinic for ICD-10 of the past year as they relate to CDI, and straight from the source: Nelly Leon-Chisen is the Director of Coding...

Kelli A. Estes, RN, CCDS; Cesar M. Limjoco, MD

Are you up at night wondering whether your queries will stand up to the spotlight of compliance and RAC/third-party denials? This session provides insight into whether queries are leading or non-leading based on the “clinical truth...

William Haik, MD, FCCP, CDIP

This session includes the evolving definitions of sepsis and acute respiratory failure, including calculation of P/F ratio. It includes audience interaction as well as strategies for preventing adverse RAC determinations.

Drew Siegel, MD, MS HIM, CCDS, CPC

This session provides an overview of GI and liver diseases frequently underdocumented, including inflammatory bowel disease, ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s disease, gastric and duodenal ulcers, acute pancreatitis, and more. Examples of queries and...

Christopher M. Huff, MD; Garry L. Huff, MD, CCS, CCDS

This session is presented by two physicians, including a board-certified cardiologist who completed a fellowship in advanced interventional cardiology at The Cleveland Clinic. The two will discuss CDI strategies to recognize...

Michael D. Teague, MD, SFHM, CCDS

Hear from a physician in the provider setting as he presents case studies on the difficult coding/clinical intersections of conditions like functional quadriplegia, complex pneumonia, MI, and severe malnutrition.

Frances Frank, MBA, MSN, HCM, RN, CPHQ; Cheryl M. Manchenton, RN, BSN, CCDS, CPHM

Without HIM and CDI involvement in creating or reviewing surgical templates, key components of the procedure may not be captured or captured correctly. This session will be presented as a “murder...

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