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Six New Perspectives for Coding and CDI Programs
January 16, 2018 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 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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