With special guest Tracy Boldt, RN, BSN, CCDS, CCDS-O, CDIP, manager of clinical documentation integrity for Essentia Health in Duluth, Minnesota. Co-hosted by Laurie...

Shannon E. McCall, RHIA, CCS, CCS-P, CPC, CPC-I, CEMC, CRC, CCDS, CCDS-O, HCS-D

What are Hierarchical Condition Categories (HCCs)? Why are HCCs important? During this session, attendees will acquire pertinent knowledge to identify, query, and capture HCC diagnoses completely and...

Andrea J. Eastwood, RHIA, and Judy Moreau, RN, MBA

Implementing an outpatient CDI program can be daunting, but during this session, the speakers will explain how to phase in outpatient efforts and demonstrate the progress being made throughout their system’s 46 acute care CDI...

Deanne Wilk, RN, BSN, CCDS, CCS

This presentation will provide background and history of the problem list, who developed it, the list’s initial intent, and who should and could make entries on the problem list. It will discuss regulatory standards and requirements in relation to...

Jennifer Boles, CPC, CRC, Lori J. Ganote, MSN, RN, CCDS, and Caryl Liptak, MSHAI, RHIA

The CDI team at Baptist Health in Kentucky/Indiana invites you to learn how they combined ambulatory and inpatient CDI specialists to share education throughout their system to meet the common...

Laurie L. Prescott, RN, MSN, CCDS, CCDS-O, CDIP, CRC, and Shannon E. McCall, RHIA, CCS, CCS-P, CPC, CPC-I, CEMC, CRC, CCDS, CCDS-O, HCS-D

Many providers self-code their records in the outpatient setting as a way to decrease costs. The majority of providers, however, perform this...

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