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ACDIS Symposium: Outpatient CDI Conference

November 14, 2019 @ 7:30 am - November 15, 2019 @ 4:30 pm


The ACDIS Symposium: Outpatient CDI Conference features two days of education and networking dedicated to clinical documentation improvement (CDI) in the outpatient setting. Join us for this one-of-a-kind conference featuring two concurrent educational tracks of diverse sessions, including how to get started in the ambulatory setting, query techniques and nuances, metrics and analytics, staff training, and demonstrating return on investment.
Learn from your peers and the nation’s foremost outpatient CDI experts while you take advantage of a unique networking experience.

Topics include sessions on:
Building an outpatient CDI program
Risk adjustment: Common diagnoses often missed in outpatient documentation
Outpatient query practices: Building compliant queries
MACRA and MIPS: A look at physician quality and payments
Critical differences between inpatient vs. outpatient coding guidelines
How to teach physicians E/M—medical school did not
From inpatient to outpatient: Defining the different documentation, coding, and reimbursement requirements
Also included is a special “lightning round” ideas-sharing session and a dedicated Q&A panel to help answer your most pressing questions.

Who should attend?

Clinical documentation improvement (CDI) specialists
CDI managers/directors
Coding compliance directors/managers
Coding compliance specialists
Outpatient coders
Case management directors/ managers
HIM directors
Revenue cycle directors
Physician champions/advisors to CDI
Quality improvement professionals
Coding managers/supervisors
Chief medical officers
Denials and appeals managers
Compliance officers
Chief financial officers

At the conclusion of the ACDIS Symposium: Outpatient CDI Conference, you will be able to:
Develop strategies to begin or improve outpatient CDI programs
Modify existing CDI programs to include review of outpatient documentation and risk-adjusted methodologies such as HCCs
Design CDI education for physicians related to outpatient practice
Incorporate CDI data to track and report program progress and drive improvements
Recognize compliance risks in the query process



November 14, 2019 @ 7:30 am
November 15, 2019 @ 4:30 pm
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208 Barton Springs Road
Austin, 78704
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