New CDI Initiatives and Ideas Track: ACDIS Conference Audio Recording
On-demand audio recordings of the New Initiatives and Ideas track of the
Association of Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialists' Third Annual Conference
held June 3-4, 2010, in Chicago
This event featured nationally recognized experts and in-the-trenches healthcare providers addressing key issues in clinical documentation improvement (CDI), with practical and innovative approaches for CDI success. Now through these on-demand recordings, you can bring the same great training presented at the Chicago event to your team, ensuring everyone has the same foundation to strengthen your organization's CDI program and ensure success.
The New Initiatives and Ideas track was one of three tracks presented. For information on the Clinical Chart Review track or the Program Management track, please click the appropriate link. You may also purchase all three tracks in a package that includes three general sessions:
- CDI in 2010: Spotlight on Compliance (by Catherine O’Leary and Gloryanne Bryant)
- Gray Areas in CDI: Negotiating the Relationship (by Dr. James Kennedy)
- Question and Answer Panel Discussion
New Initiatives and Ideas track topics:
Inpatient Medicare Advantage: HCC Capture Through CDI
Gloryanne Bryant, BS, RHIA, RHIT, CCS, CCDS
Understanding the inpatient payment methodology under Medicare Managed Care is often left out of CDI and even the HIM world. This session provides insight into the documentation and coding aspects of Medicare Advantage (MA) and information about the payment methodology.
A Case Study Approach for Adapting the EHR to CDI
Michelle Callahan, BSN, RN, CCDS, and Katie Miller, RHIA, MA
As a program that was created in the paper medical record world, Hennepin County Medical Center’s program was dramatically impacted with the transition to a full electronic medical record in 2007. The speakers share their insight into the successes and challenges that face CDI programs during EHR conversion.
Bridging the CDI Gap: Bringing the Clinical/Coding Reconciliation Process Together
Lynne Spryszak, RN, CCDS, CPC-A and Margi Brown, RHIA, CCS, CCS-P, CPC, CCDS
Viewing the medical record with different lenses results in differing conclusions, resulting in a reconciliation gap. This session covers CDI program set-up strategies, the process of MS-DRG assignment through the working DRG to the final reconciliation process, and some steps for improvement along the way.
Creating a Point of Entry CDI Specialist/ Case Manager
Kathleen A. Bower, DNSc, RN, FAAN, CMAC, and Arinda F. Kennedy, RN, CCDSA plethora of CMS initiatives (RAC, MAC, MIC, ZPIC, etc.) is causing a shift from inpatient admissions to outpatient observation and denying admissions outright. A point of entry CDI specialist/ case manager is the key to success in reversing the increasing trend of denials.
CDI and the RAC: Lessons Learned from the Demonstration and an Update on the Permanent Program
Ann-Marie Carducci, RN, MPA, CCS, CPC, CPUR, CPHQ
Presented by a facility with first-hand experience of the Recovery Audit Contractor (RAC) program during its demonstration phase, this session covers key points on preparing for RAC and how to prevent recoupments, recommendations for a RAC team, and the appeals process of RAC recoupments.
Bring CDI to your Emergency Department STAT!
Laurie Cianfrini, RN
CDI programs have traditionally focused on inpatients. Using a case study approach, this session demonstrates the positive impact a focused CDI program had on the outpatient ED setting of Buffalo, NY-based Kaleida Health.
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