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Membership Update: Quarterly Conference call today

CDI Strategies, November 21, 2013

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Our next ACDIS quarterly conference call is scheduled for today, Thursday, November 21, from 1-2 p.m. ET. To access the call, please dial the toll-free number that was emailed to you.  If you did not receive the email dial-in information please email Melissa Varnavas at mvarnavas@cdiassociation.com.

Due to heavy call volume, please dial in 10 minutes prior to the start of the program. These calls are an exclusive benefit of ACDIS membership and are offered as a means for ACDIS members to network with one another and to discuss any clinical documentation improvement related issues. We will have a few ACDIS Advisory Board members on the call as well.

The agenda for today’s call includes the following:
  • ICD-10 dual coding—overview of one facility’s dual coding program rollout, findings, areas of documentation deficiency, future plans
  • HACs and infection control criteria
  • Encephalopathy queries with altered mental status patients
  • Coding from radiology reports in ICD-10
  • Chronic respiratory failure in patient with CPAP and obstructive sleep apnea
  • Use of BMI for coding
  • Using EF from previous stay in new query



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