Agenda

2020 CHIMA Virtual Annual Meeting

Pre-Recorded Sessions

President’s Welcome
Terri Piland
Piland
Achieving Population Health Through Value Guided Care
Moshe Starkman

“Population Health” has remained an enigmatic term often used to create intrigue but lacking the substance necessary to command true meaning. In this session we will contrast two popular interpretations of the term and establish an operating definition that incorporates the many considerations necessary to reduce the cost of care in the United States while increasing access to the appropriate care at the best time. We will likewise explore Value in the context of health care and what it means to operate from a patient-centric, outcomes-driven orientation. From an established definition of both Population Health and Value, we will discuss the impact Population Health Management (PHM) programs have on the future state of health care and what organizations are doing today to promote quality, reduce preventable care, and manage the overall cost of care through better technology, analytics, and service orientation. The success of these programs is directly correlated to the effective transition from fee-for service (by volume) payment models to fee-for-value, i.e. cost and quality accountable, models. To transition to Value-based Care and navigate the challenges of concurrently supporting two payment models, health care systems must have meaningful and actionable analytics along with population health management tools to highlight descriptive data (what was) and predictive data (a range of what is expected) to help optimize future information capture and clinical practices. Health care systems need to evolve to take advantage of the rapidly accelerating use of better data and develop improved health care quality practices at a greater value for their patients.

1.0 CEU - Revenue Cycle Management
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A Look Back to Move Forward: The Evolution of the HIM Profession
Jill Choi, MBA, RHIA, CHPC

Whether you are brand new to the HIM profession or you have been in the profession for decades, this walk down memory lane will be an entertaining journey for all. Participants will learn about our incredible evolution in literally every aspect of our business. Participants will walk away with a sense of pride in our history and with ideas to ensue we continue to evolve in a changing healthcare environment.

1.0 CEU - Evolving Topics
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Empowering People to Impact Health: 2020 Report to the CSA
Kim Theodos, JD, MS, RHIA

Make AHIMA’s mission your mantra too. Learn about AHIMA’s 2020-2023 strategic plan and how you can help move the mission forward.

CEU - Evolving Topics
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Coding and CDI: Communication Concurrently
Becky Hurley, RHIA, CCS

Parkview Medical Center implemented Concurrent Coding in 2018 and streamlined the CDI/Concurrent Coding process focusing on physician documentation to improve our coding accuracy, reduce denials and validate our quality indicators. We found the key to success was increasing the communication and provide an opportunity for knowledge sharing between CDI and Coding. See how Parkview began this journey and continues to unite the CDI
and Coding programs with continued success.

1.0 CEU - Data Structure, Content and Information Governance
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Coding Queries: Tips for Writing Compliant Queries
Sandra Brewton, RHIT, CCS, CICA, CHCA, CPC

In this session we will discuss the when, why and how of queries, query types, how to construct a compliant query, potential query impact and what the most recent updated version of the AHIMA Practice Brief on compliant queries says about query compliance. Attendees will take with them a more clear understanding of the 2019 AHIMA Practice Brief on query compliance, as well as tips for query writing and compliance in their daily work.

1.0 CEU - Data Structure, Content and Information Governance
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Compliant Templates and Mobile Technology Essential To Remote Query Workflow
Stephen Wood, MBA, Director of Revenue Cycle Operations & Analytics
Children’s National Hospital, Washington DC

Melissa Potts, RN, BSN, CDIP, CCDS, AHIMA CDI Practitioner | HIM Practice Excellence, CDI/Nurse Planner
AHIMA

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, hospitals are faced with many additional challenges including employees working remote and physicians needing to focus on patient care instead of administrative tasks. Find out how hospitals are streamlining their physician query process with the use of Artifact Health’s mobile physician query technology and AHIMA's compliant query library, including new templates focused on treating COVID-19 patients. Template libraries help CDI and coding professionals and physicians save precious time, when developing and responding to queries.

1.0 CEU -
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Potts
CPT Surgery Coding – Head to Toe
Sandy Giangreco Brown, BS, RHIT, CCS, CCS-P, CHC, COC, CPC, CPC-I, COBGC, PCS
Kim Huey, MJ, CHC, CPC, CCS-P, PCS, CPCO, COC

An overview of CPT Surgery coding, including modifier usage, CPT guidelines, and National Correct Coding Initiative policy. In this session, we will begin with the CPT codes in the Integumentary System – 10000 series codes – and work our way through to the Nervous System – 60000 series codes, reviewing anatomy along the way. We will discuss a variety of codes and the definitions and guidelines. We will review codes and their instructions so the attendees can have a better understanding of Surgery procedure coding.

2.0 CEU - Data Structure, Content and Information Governance
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Gender Diversity: Supporting the LGBTQ+ Population
Stevan Hidalgo, MS, RHIA, CHPS

Recognizing the need to better support their patients who identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender or gender non-conforming, healthcare facilities are training their physicians in gender-affirming treatment, and training patient facing staff in appropriate and respectful language to use when interacting with LGBTQ+ patients and families. Join us for a presentation on how one pediatric facility addressed this challenge, learn of their successes for families and patients and their plans for future operational enhancements and community outreach.

1.0 CEU - Organizational Management and Leadership
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Health Information Exchange Across the Medical, Behavioral and Social Domains: The QHN Approach
Marc Lasseaux, CTO

This session will explore health information and data exchange across the three domains – physical, behavioral and social health – that contribute to whole-person care. QHN’s award-winning innovation linking providers across the domains provide an opportunity to consider several value propositions associated with meaningful interoperability. The presentation will demonstrate how health information exchange across and within these domains is a foundation to value-based care.

1.0 CEU - Data Structure, Content and Information Governance
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Healthcare Analytics: Finding Revenue in Your Existing Data
Felice Felsner, MBA, MSN, APRN

Everyone wants more data. But what are you doing with the data that is already available at your fingertips? This presentation will discuss how to leverage your revenue cycle data to drive financial decision making, prevent revenue leakage, utilize payer contract modeling and revenue forecasting in contract negotiation, minimize outliers to reduce overall costs, and ensure visibility by partnering with the right vendor.

1.0 CEU - Informatics, Analytics and Data Use
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Managing DRG Mismatches: The Collaboration Between Coding and CDI
Kathy DeVault, MSL, RHIA, CCS, CCS-P, FAHIMA

This engaging session will provide an analysis of DRG mismatches and strategies for monitoring and management of this process. The issue of DRG mismatches is not new, however; it has become more significant with the implementation of ICD-10 and this presentation will focus on the financial and operational issues surrounding this. The discussion will include the needed collaboration between Coding and CDI to positively impact the DRG mismatch process and improve the overall accuracy of DRG assignment and reimbursement.

1.0 CEU - Data Structure, Content and Information Governance
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Mental Toughness Separates the Good from the Great
Matt Phillips

Each and every one of us wants to get to the next level. Along our journey though, we encounter adversity, self-doubt, and fear. Bottom line, something is holding us back from getting to where we want to go, and it is often us! In order to break through so we can dominate our lives, it all comes down to the mental game. Attendees will learn the Mental Toughness Training Tools that Matt teaches to professional athletes, entrepreneurs and business professionals around the world.

1.0 CEU - Organizational Management and Leadership
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Paradigm Shift in CDI: Early Bird Gets the Best Query Response
Rachel Mack, RN, MSN, CCDS, CDIP, CCS

When deciding to query, have you ever thought to yourself “Hmmm…I’ll give the provider one more day to document that?” This is a struggle many Clinical Documentation Specialists (CDSs) deal with on a daily basis. During this presentation I will discuss the multiple benefits of querying early in the stay, to ensure accurate documentation is cemented in the patient record early on. Case studies will also be provided to highlight the benefits of a CDI and Coding program committed to querying earlier in the stay.

1.0 CEU - Data Structure, Content and Information Governance
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Patient-Directed Record Requests
Angela Rose, MHA, RHIA, CHPS, FAHIMA, Vice President of Implementation Services

1.0 CEU - Information Protection: Access, Disclosure, Archival, Privacy and Security
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Patient Matching Overview and a Universal Patient Identifier Discussion
Karen Profitt, MHIIM, RHIA, CHP
Mackenzie Higgins, RHIA

Patient identification is at the core of everything that happens in healthcare and when it fails, patient care quality and safety are often compromised. Fortunately, there continues to be a heightened focus of national attention on this critical topic. Attendees will learn about the current state of patient identity/matching and will come away with some core strategies to minimize challenges. Additionally, the benefits and challenges of implementing a Universal Patient Identifier (UPI) will be explored and the current state of national efforts regarding this initiative will be discussed along with how other countries have managed this model.

1.0 CEU - Data Structure, Content and Information Governance
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Social Determinants of Health: What are they, how are they changing healthcare, and what is the role of Health Information Management Professionals?
Kip Webb, MD, MPH

For over 50 years, Public Health workers have known that the Social Determinants of Health (SDoH) account for over 80% of our health and longevity. As the American healthcare system begins its earnest migration from fee-for-service to value-based care, healthcare executives have taken notice of the SDoH. They understand that unless the American healthcare system begins to address these factors, they cannot predictably take affordable and optimal care for the populations they serve. This realization is a game-changer–one that not only changes the mission of the healthcare organization in the community, but fundamentally changes the roles and responsibilities of its workforce. In this talk, the audience will learn about SDoH, how leading innovators are addressing them, and the future roles of HIM professionals.

1.0 CEU - Evolving Topics
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Three Vital Questions
Ryan Humphries, MS, BA

The 3 Vital Questions provides a framework that can be applied to any situation and is aimed at helping people recognize their choice in being less reactive and more creative. The questions help drive thinking around the outcomes we want, how we relate, and the actions we take.

1.0 CEU - Organizational Management and Leadership
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TBD
Kim Theodos, JD, MS, RHIA – AHIMA

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Understanding Risk Adjustment
Tabitha Walter, CPC, CPMA

HCC Payment Methodology and How the Reimbursement Model Works. ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines and Importance of Complete Documentation. With case examples.

1.0 CEU - Data Structure, Content and Information Governance
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