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Six New Perspectives for Coding and CDI Programs

January 16, 2018 Episode 308
Talk Ten Tuesdays
Six New Perspectives for Coding and CDI Programs
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Talk Ten Tuesdays
Six New Perspectives for Coding and CDI Programs
Jan 16, 2018 Episode 308
Chuck Buck | Erica Remer, MD| Bonnie S. Cassidy | Glenn Krauss | H. Steven Moffic, MD | Stanley Nachimson | Michelle Wieczorek, RN
Senior healthcare consultant Michelle Wieczorek returns to discuss six ideas she says will improve performance indicators for coding and CDI departments.
Show Notes

Senior healthcare consultant Michelle Wieczorek returns to discuss six ideas she says will improve performance indicators for coding and clinical documentation integrity (CDI) departments.

Wieczorek, who is a senior manager in the DHG Healthcare CFO advisory team, also discusses the ever-increasing importance of Hierarchical Condition Categories (HCCs) in the world of value-based care.

Other segments to be featured this episode include:

  • Tuesday Feature: Celebrated health information management (HIM) leader Bonnie Cassidy reports on major healthcare trends, including privacy, security, and a reduction in workforce in the HIM/CDI (clinical documentation improvement) industry. 
     

  • DocTalk: Nationally renowned psychiatrist H. Steven Moffic reports on a most unusual diagnosis for mental behavior - a diagnosis so new that it was just approved by the World Health Organization for inclusion in ICD-11. 
     

  • RegWatch: Healthcare industry expert Stanley Nachimson of Nachimson Advisors covers the latest regulatory and policy news from Washington, D.C. 
     

  • CDI Report: Glenn Krauss, managing director of clinical services for Precision Health Systems, reports on why CDI programs often fail to engage physicians effectively as willing participants. 
     

  • TalkBack: Talk Ten Tuesdays co-host Erica Remer, MD joins the conversation on the shift in focus of CDI.

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