Clinical Documentation Integrity

  • 27 Mar 2020
  • 12:00 - 13:30
  • webinar


HIM Role/Use of CDI Tools in Long-Term Care

Introduced in the acute care arena, CDI allows for concurrent review of the clinical documentation and whether the assigned ICD-10-CM code accurately and completely reflects the clinical indicators found in the medical record.  In those instances when the clinical indicators do not support the code, the staff utilizes the query mechanism to obtain clarification from the providers.  The 60-minute session will focus on the preparation for use of MD Queries with the Medical Director, the physicians and the skilled facility; how the facility can effectively implement such a program, and the careful parameters of use. 




AHIS is a HIM consulting firm who has provided high-quality consulting services to the long-term care industry for more than 35 years. AHIS has expertise in a variety health care settings such as skilled nursing, subacute, assisted living, dialysis and psychiatric. They specialize in medical record records, PDPM/ ICD-10 coding training, Medicare documentation reviews, quality assurance and QAPI, and survey readiness. AHIS has published an HIM & Administrative Manual and is a member of several prominent professional health organizations and committees. 

Barbara Phillips, RHIT, QCP, is a senior Health Information Consultant with AHIS. She has many years of experience in the HIM profession and brings sharp knowledge and insight related to many subjects including regulatory and compliance issues, CDI, HIPAA, administrative manual development, eHR implementation, and QAPI.


There are no continuing education hours provided.

When: Mar 27, 2020 12:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Topic: HIM Role/Use of CDI Tools in LTC

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