LHIMA Annual Convention

On-Demand Sessions

* The agenda and speakers are subject to change without notice. *

A comprehensive presentation on all aspects of Revenue Cycle Management from the physician’s office to the facility, focusing on the relationship of coding in the HIM Department and the impact that coding and CDI have on RCM.

Learning Objectives:

Understand and describe all components of RCM in the HIM Department.
Identify the purpose and process for each component of RCM
Identify quality measures for improvement
Describe the importance of RCM in the acute care environment and the impact on the overall healthcare organization.

1.0 hrs   Revenue Cycle Management   

Are you confident that you are coding correctly for the most common complex interventional procedures? In this session, interventional radiology coding expert Stacie Buck will provide tips for documentation improvement to audit proof your claims and ensure that you are getting all the revenue to which you are entitled.

If all the coding rules and documentation requirements for coding complex interventional radiology procedures sometimes leave you dazed and confused, this session is for you! Specifically, Stacie will provide documentation tips for the following procedures: diagnostic angiography, angioplasty, stent, atherectomy, thrombectomy, thrombolysis and embolization.

1.5 hrs   Revenue Cycle Management   

The presentation aims to shed light on the contrasting aspects of managing health information in the private sector compared to the government sector.
We will explore the unique challenges, regulations, and priorities that differentiate these two domains.

The presentation will:

  • Highlight key differences between health information management in private and government sectors.
  • Examine the impact of regulations and compliance requirements on data handling.
  • Illustrate the distinct priorities and challenges faced in each sector.
  • Provide insights into the potential areas of collaboration and lessons that can be shared.

1.0 hrs   Informatics, Analytics and Data Use   

This SDOH presentation looks at where we are and how we can use the tools, standards, and measures to help HI professionals move forward to tackle this evolving and trending topic. There is also updated content and material based on TJC standards and CMS measure requirements.

1.0 hrs   Evolving Topics   

Health information technology promotes the ability for each of us in HIM to collect, analyze, and identify predictive processes that support the improvement of all aspects of health care. The use of statistical analysis authenticates optimal care for every patient, now and into the future. This presentation will begin with a categorization of the responsibilities of a health information management professional regarding collecting, maintaining, analyzing, and interpreting healthcare data. We will explore statistical terminology to support better understanding of descriptive and inferential analysis – in English. And we will discuss the multitude of options for patient and organizational data collection.

Learning Objectives:

LO1: Categorize the responsibilities of a health information management professional with regard to collecting, maintaining, analyzing, and interpreting healthcare data.
LO2: Outline basic descriptive, institutional, and vital statistics.
LO3: Identify numerical data used in preparation of healthcare statistics.

1.0 hrs   Informatics, Analytics and Data Use   

The ongoing Merger and Acquisition (M&A) activity within the healthcare sector necessitates a keen understanding of its impact on patient care, compliance, and costs. With a focus on the Master Patient/Person Index, we will navigate these complexities, including best practices for data conversion planning, person matching strategies, deployment of AI technology in resolving duplicates, and ongoing data integrity management.

Learning Objectives:

Attendees will receive a comprehensive understanding of how M&A activities affect HI processes in the person matching space, along with insights drawn from our team’s expertise as a distinguished leader in data integrity and management. Additionally, they will gain valuable information on current national initiatives, including Project US@, MATCH IT Act, and the AHIMA Naming Policy.

1.0 hrs   Organizational Management and Leadership   

This presentation covers conditions classified as peripheral vascular diseases and the ICD-10-CM coding of those conditions. We will also learn about the various procedures used to treat these conditions, moving from in-office minor procedures to OR procedures for advanced diseases of the trunk and lower extremities, including CPT and correct modifier use.

1.0 hrs   Clinical Foundations   

As the healthcare AI market rapidly grows, the imperative of effective implementation becomes ever more evident. Achieving a balance between AI’s potential and the ethical challenges requires clear regulations and standards.

This presentation will explore the transformative impact of artificial intelligence (AI) in healthcare, looking at the impact on administrative tasks in particular. Healthcare organizations must carefully assess where they stand on how and when to use this technology to improve workflows, create compliant policies, and streamline administrative tasks.

Learner Objectives:

  • Define and discuss the use cases for AI in healthcare administrative tasks
  • Explore the applications of appropriate prompts for AI tools, such as ChatGPT
  • Review criteria and best practices for citing AI references in policies and workflows

1.0 hrs   Health Law and Compliance   

HCCs and their effects on coding have been an increasingly hot topic in the industry over the past several years. This session will review the updates in the CMS-HCC Version 28 model for 2024 including risk score calculation, category, and coding updates.

1.0 hrs   Clinical Foundations   

Modern healthcare is a landscape of increasing technology usage, ever changing privacy rules, and complicated forms and processes. It is no wonder many patients have low health literacy–even professionals in the field can find it complicated. Patients need to know their rights. They need to know how they can be more empowered with their healthcare. Everyone in healthcare should be more mindful about these needs. We should see these needs are our shared responsibility. This presentation will go over the regulations and provide suggestions on how we can increase patient literacy nationwide.

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe the current conditions of patient health literacy.
  • Outline the laws, policies, and processes that are meant to help address the issue.
  • Provide ten easy steps that HIM professionals can take to both meet the regulations and encourage changes from the bottom up.

1.0 hrs   Evolving Topics   

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