Health Information Management

Local Chapter Update: Chapter agreement forms, membership rosters, due soon

CDI Strategies, January 7, 2016

Want to receive articles like this one in your inbox? Subscribe to CDI Strategies!

With more than 40 local chapters and networking groups across the country there’s lots of opportunities for CDI professionals to learn from each other and share best practices. Local chapters are volunteer led, each chapter is required by ACDIS to have three leaders from three different organizations. Leaders must complete the ACDIS Local Chapter Agreement Form on an annual basis, every January. Any change in leadership must be communicated to ACDIS Associate Director Melissa Varnavas by email at as soon as possible.

All local chapter members are required to complete the online chapter membership roster. If you are not currently a member of your local chapter but wish to join a group near you, visit the local chapter pages of the ACDIS website for more information.

The following groups are planning upcoming events:

  • ACDIS Greater St. Louis Missouri Chapter meets Wednesday, January 13, 6-8 pm, at the Barnes Jewish Hospital East Pavilion Auditorium. For information, contact Michael McKelvey
  • The Suffolk County (Long Island, New York) ACDIS Chapter meets Friday, January 15, 9:30-11:30 a.m., at Stony Brook Hospital to discuss ICD-10 challenges and opportunities. RSVP by January 8, to or call Patti McKenna at 631-447-3001.
  • The North Carolina ACDIS Chapter meets Friday, February 5 at Mercy Hospital in Charlotte. For more information, email
  • The NYC5B (New York City Five Boroughs) ACDIS Chapter meets Thursday, February 25, 5-7:30 p.m., at the Hospital for Special Surgery. For information, visit their blog or email
  • The South Carolina ACDIS Chapter meets Friday, February 26, at Trident Medical Center, in Charleston. For more information, email PJ Floyd at

Want to receive articles like this one in your inbox? Subscribe to CDI Strategies!

    Briefings on APCs
  • Briefings on APCs

    Worried about the complexities of the new rules under OPPS and APCs? Briefings on APCs helps you understand the new rules...

  • HIM Briefings

    Guiding Health Information Management professionals through the continuously changing field of medical records and toward a...

  • Briefings on Coding Compliance Strategies

    Submitting improper Medicare documentation can lead to denial of fees, payback, fines, and increased diligence from payers...

  • Briefings on HIPAA

    How can you minimize the impact of HIPAA? Subscribe to Briefings on HIPAA, your health information management resource for...

  • APCs Insider

    This HTML-based e-mail newsletter provides weekly tips and advice on the new ambulatory payment classifications regulations...

Most Popular