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New Strategies for Documenting to Support Quality

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Most likely up to six percent of your hospital's inpatient payments are at risk under the CMS quality-based, pay-for-performance program. You need to completely understand documentation to support the public reporting of quality healthcare.

Price: $229.00

Product Code: AR032119

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Description Biography

Documentation to support quality is a learned skill that very few physicians understand, and that hospitals require in order to thrive under the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) quality-based, pay-for-performance program adjustments. This unique webcast led by Dr. Timothy Brundage, a physician advisor with more than a decade of experience in the field of clinical documentation integrity (CDI), will assist you in understanding how the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) shift from a focus on volume to one of value impacts the organization. Major challenges facing organizations such as your facility are likely to include optimization of reporting mortality O/E and patient safety indicator exclusions.

Why This is Relevant:

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) has shifted the focus of healthcare from volume to one of value. To thrive under CMS quality-based, pay-for-performance program adjustments in FY2019, it is increasingly important to scrutinize clinical documentation practices to ensure those practices support the accurate reporting of quality metrics.

Learning Objectives:

Through this exclusive RACmonitor exclusive webcast, you will…

  • Learn to identify patient safety indicator exclusions to accurately capture the high-quality care provided by your facility;
  • Understand the importance of capturing diagnoses present on admission;
  • Learn the implications of "unable to clinically determine" and how it correlates with present on admission (POA) status;
  • Discover how to optimize O/E mortality ratio; and
  • Understand which situations are appropriate to escalate to a physician advisor.

Who Should Attend:

Chief financial officers, physicians, physician advisors, clinical documentation integrity specialists (CDISs) case managers, coders and quality support specialists.