Guidelines for Achieving a Compliant Query Practice: The 2022 AHIMA/ACDIS Update

Tammy Combs, RN, MSN, CDIP, CCS, CNE, and Laurie L. Prescott, MSN, RN, CCDS, CCDS-O, CDIP, CRC. Join AHIMA’s Tammy Combs and ACDIS’ Laurie Prescott for an informative discussion—and...

Malnutrition: The Next Chapter in Vidant’s Seven-Year Battle With the OIG

Vaughn Matacale, MD, CCDS; Anderson McCray Shackelford, JD; and Ashley Strickland, RDN, LDN, CNSC. What has happened to Vidant since 2018 when the second-level malnutrition appeals were...

What Physicians Need to Know About Complications and Patient Safety Indicators

Timothy Brundage, MD, CCDS, and Cheryl Ericson, MS, RN, CCDS, CDIP. This session will explore the coding, CDI, and provider perspectives on complications. It will also examine the...

CDI P&Ps Drive Compliance and Build Success

Gloryanne Bryant, RHIA, CDIP, CCS, CCDS. CDI programs need to have written policies and procedures. Per the Office of Inspector General, one key aspect of compliance involves having policies and procedures in place...

Transforming the CDI Audit 

Imelda Gerard, BSN, RN, CCDS, and Sydni Johnson, BSN, RN, CCDS. CDI audits are essential in providing feedback to team members on performance and compliance and can also be used as a tool for identifying workflow, quality, efficiency,...

CDI Mortality Reviews: Going Beyond SOI/ROM

Keisha Downes, MBA-HM, RN, CCDS, CCS, and Jill Horruitiner, BSN, RN, CCS, CCDS. This session will discuss how Tufts Medical Center approaches mortality reviews based on risk variables. They will also differentiate ...

Our CDI Impact on Quality Metrics

Rhoda Chism, MHL, RN, CCDS, CCS, CPHQ, and Sheila Duhon, eMBA, RN, CCDS, CCS, A-CCRN. In this session, hear how the speakers recognized that documentation was skewing quality reporting at their organization. In an effort to...

Shoot for the Stars: How CDI Can Assist in Obtaining a Better CMS Star Rating

Cheryl Manchenton, RN, BSN. The healthcare industry’s focus on the CMS Five-Star Quality Rating System for inpatient hospitals continues to increase. Understanding the Five-Star...

Evolve Your CDI Program With the Changing Quality Landscape

Vicki Galyean, BSN, RN, CCDS; Tamara A. Hicks, MHA, BSN, RN, CCS, CCDS, CCDS-O; and Erik Christian Summers, MD, FACP. Join this session to learn how Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist’s clinical...

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