The CMS hierarchical condition categories (CMS-HCC) model, implemented over a decade ago, was developed for paying plans appropriately for the predicted health cost expenditures of their enrollees. As part of the Affordable Care Act, HHS-HCCs Risk Adjustment Model was created for individual and small group markets inside and outside exchanges.
Now with the implementation of the IPPS Fìnal Rule, a large assortment of revised codes need accurate, concise and compliant code assignment, quality documentation and CDI reviews that surround HCCs.
Join this informative session with expert speaker Victoria M. Hernandez to review the background of HCCs and expand your knowledge on accurately and appropriately capturing HCCs in coding, CDI and auditing. The session will also cover the many roles in revenue cycle—including HCCs, from CDI reviews to coding, to assessing quality data, to querying and auditing.
Who Should Attend?
Victoria M. Hernandez is an RHIA (Registered Health Information Administrator), a Clinical Documentation Improvement Practitioner (CDIP), Certified Coding Specialist (CCS), Certified Coding Specialist Physìcian-Based (CCS-P), an AHIMA-Approved ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer and AHIMA CDIP Exam Item Writer with over 21 years of experience in the healthcare field. She is the founder of an auditing, coding and CDI company called Integrity Coding Solutions. Prior to starting her company, she was the...
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