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Local Chapter Events: Spring meetings feature ICD-10 training

CDI Strategies, March 27, 2014

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Meets Saturday, April 5, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Chippenham Hospital, in Roanoke to discuss ICD-10 preparation, tips, tests, flash cards and much more. Election of new officers/facilitators follows the discussion. For information, email or call 804-228-6527.

New York
The New York City Five Boroughs chapter meets on Wednesday, April 9, 6-8 p.m., at NYU Langone Medical Center. The agenda includes an overview of CDI at NYU, raffle, and presentation on "ICD-10 and Dual Coding: Devices, Disparate Opinions and DRG Impact," by Valerie Fernandez, MBA, CPC, CPC-H, CPMA. CCDS credits will be provided. For information, email There is no cost to NYU employees, $10 for non-NYC5B members, and $25 for new NYC5B Membership (includes one year of meetings and related content).

The Northern/Northeastern Ohio Documentation Specialists (NODS) ACDIS Chapter meets on Friday, April 11, 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Robinson Health System, Inc., in Ravenna. The agenda includes:

  • ACDIS audio Conference, ICD-10-PCS: Coding, Structure and Format, presented by Mark N. Dominesey, MBA, RN, CCDS, CDIP, HIT Pro-CP and Nena Scott, MSEd, RHIA, CCS, CCS-P 
  • Karna W. Morrow, Senior Consultant, CSI Coding Strategies
  • Erica Remer, MD, FACEP, Clinical Documentation Education Coordinator of UH
  • Raffle

For information, email,, or

Meets Wednesday, April 16, 6-8 p.m., at Scottsdale Healthcare. This event will be available as a webcast for the outing areas. Meeting speaker Kristen Geissler, MS, PT, CPHQ, MBA, Director, Clinical Economics at Berkeley Research Group, LLC will discuss IPPS, VBP measures, Hospital Readmission Reduction Program (HRRP) methodology, and Hospital Acquired Conditions (HAC) impact on documentation. A short meeting will follow the discussion. CEUs will be offered. 
For information, email or, or call 602-316-6415. Dinner will be provided by Bonnie Peters, CCDS, CDIP, CCS-P, CPC, CPC-H, CPC-I, Principal at Berkeley Research Group, LLC.
Meet April 25, 1:30-3 p.m. at Maryland Hospital Association Conference Room in Elkridge. For information, contact Andrea Norris at


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