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Membership Update: Quarterly Conference Call posted for members

CDI Strategies, February 28, 2013

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The ACDIS quarterly conference call of Thursday, February 14, is now available for download. Special thanks go to  by ChartWise Medical Systems, Inc., which sponsored of the call. It featured guest participants Carla D. Fowler, RN, MBA, CCDS, Clinical Support Specialist from ChartWise, Shannon McCall, RHIA, CCS, CCS-P, CPC, CPC-I, CEMC, CCDS, director of coding and HIM at HCPro, Inc., in Danvers, Mass., and several members of the ACDIS Advisory Board.

Members can click the link and listen to the recording. Among other topics, the following items were discussed:
  • Use of radiology/diagnostic reports in ICD-10 coding
  • Diagnoses requiring additional specificity under ICD-10
  • Anticipated DRG changes in ICD-10
  • Education and staffing considerations in ICD-10
  • Dealing with reluctant physicians
  • Documentation of acute renal failure without baseline creatinine/hydration
As referenced on the call, here are the links to the ICD-10 CC and MCC lists:
In addition, one Continuing Education Unit (CEU) towards the Certified Clinical Documentation Specialist (CCDS) recertification is available for the call. Visit the Quarterly Conference Call page to learn more.



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