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    The Vital Relationship Between Physicians and Clinical Documentation Integrity: A Pathway to Effective Revenue Cycle Management

    08/01/2024

    Webinar

    SKU: 25WEB04

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    Price:

    FREE


    Available Credits
    • ACMPE: 1.00
    • ACHE: 1.00
    • CEU: 1.00
    • PDC: 1.00
    • CPE: 1.00

    Description

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     If you experience issues registering for this webinar, please email or call the MGMA Service Center at 877.275.6462, ext. 1888 to register.

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    This webinar – scheduled for August 1, 2024, at 1 pm ET (12 pm CT, 11 am MT, 10 am PT) – is eligible for ACMPE, ACHE (live only), CPE (live only), PDC (live only) and CEU credit, and will be made available as a recording.

    High-quality clinical documentation is crucial for patient care and the financial health of medical practices. This webinar explores the vital connection between physicians and clinical documentation integrity (CDI) and its profound impact on revenue cycle management (RCM). Attendees will learn how accurate documentation facilitates regulatory compliance, improves patient outcomes and ensures optimal reimbursement. Through insights on the challenges and best practices for CDI, this session will empower healthcare providers to enhance their documentation processes and collaborate more effectively within their teams.

    This 60-minute webinar will provide you with the knowledge to:

    • Outline the elements of clinical documentation integrity (CDI)  and its critical role in RCM and healthcare delivery
    • Distinguish common challenges in maintaining high-quality clinical documentation and understand their impact on reimbursement and compliance
    • Prepare strategies and best practices for successful CDI programs that improve physician engagement in clinical documentation processes, ensuring accurate and timely documentation

    Brought to you by Conifer Health Solutions

    Terms of registration: By registering for a complimentary sponsored educational webinar, participants understand that their contact information, excluding phone numbers, will be shared with the specific sponsor. Please reference their website’s privacy policy.


    Continuing Education

    Delivery method: Internet Live Course | Group Internet Based
    Learning level: Intermediate - Education that builds on a basic curriculum, designed to improve your ability to analyze and apply skills learned to a topic or knowledge area.
    Learning format: Traditional
    Prerequisites: A basic understanding of the topic or knowledge area.
    Advance preparation: None
    Duration: 60 minutes

    Claiming Credit: If you wish to claim continuing education credit, you must attend the live webinar and complete the session evaluation in order to meet the requirements of the accrediting organizations.

    • ACMPE, medical practice administrators in certification and Fellowship through ACMPE
    • ACHE, American College of Healthcare Executives Qualified Education
    • CPE, Continuing Professional Education for accountants
      • Attendance at the live instructor-led program 
    • CEU, generic continuing education credit
    • PDC, professional development credits for the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)

    For detailed continuing education credit information, click here.

    **PLEASE NOTE: CEU credit types and totals are listed as a good faith estimate. Actual CEU types and totals offered at time of presentation may vary. Final CEU credit listing will be published on or before the day of the presentation.


    Speaker
    Kimberly McKenney

    Kimberly McKenney, MBA, RHIA, CCS-P
    Senior Director, CDI and Coding Operations, Conifer Health Solutions

    Kimberly joined Conifer Health in 2021 as Senior Director of CDI and Coding Operations. In her role, Kimberly develops KPIs and engineers processes that ensure the physician-led CDI team exceeds metrics and achieves optimal performance while adhering to regulatory compliance requirements. She implements best practices to assist national team managers in meeting or exceeding operational metrics, including coding requirements defined in client service level agreements. Kimberly energetically establishes, builds and expands relationships with clients to deliver a complete coding solution. 

    Kimberly has 19 years of experience in RCM, covering both physician and hospital. In addition to Physician Coding and CDI Operations, she has held numerous RCM leadership positions overseeing Hospital and Physician Billing, Clinical Denials, Coding Quality, Emergency Department Coding, and Outpatient Facility Coding. Her experience includes multi-hospital organizations, which include critical access and academic health centers, as well as multispecialty medical groups. Prior to joining Conifer, Kimberly spent almost 10 years working for Indiana University Health, focusing on their revenue cycle, a period which culminated as a Director in their Revenue Cycle Services division. She then spent nearly six years as a Director of Coding Operations and Coding Quality with Healthcare Administrative Partners.

    Additionally, Kimberly is passionate about developing people. She is an experienced leader of teams sometimes exceeding 300 people, including global workforces. She tasks her teams to meet changing and challenging business demands, while focusing on continuous process improvement and optimization. She is also recognized as a Certified Coding Specialist and a Registered Health information Administrator through AHIMA.

    Achievements:

    • Master of Business Administration from the Western Governors University
    • Bachelor of Science in Health Information Administration from Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis


    Technical Requirements

    Webinars are delivered live using online web conferencing software, which allows you to interact directly with presenters and colleagues through your web browser. 

    This webinar will be hosted in Zoom Webinars and will consist of a 60-minute presentation and question-and-answer session. You will receive informational emails with instructions to access the live event and related resources, as well as steps to claim continuing education credits.   

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    Refund Policy

    This webinar is sponsored by Conifer Health Solutions. There is no registration fee.

    Live Instructor Cancellation Policy
    If for any reason MGMA must cancel this program, MGMA will notify participants by email of the cancellation no less than 48 hours prior to the expected start time.

    Contact the MGMA Service Center for cancellations or refunds:
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    877.275.6462, ext. 1888
    Email: service@mgma.org

    Complaint resolution policy
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