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ILHIMA e-Alert 

August 05, 2022

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Physician Coding Webinar Series

ICD-10-CM Update

Please join us for a webinar where Gloryanne Bryant will review the updated ICD-10-CM codes.

  • Overview of the changes to the Official Guidelines for Coding & Reporting FY23 (i.e., ICD-10-CM Guideline #19);
  • Discuss key FY23 ICD-10-CM Code Changes (Hemolytic-uremic syndrome, Acidosis, Vascular dementia, Aneurysm, Endometriosis, Maternal Care, Muscle Atrophy, Newborn Sleep apnea, Concussion w LOC, Traumatic Cerebral Edema, SDOH, and many more;
  • Understand clinical documentation details for querying and capturing diagnosis;
  • Learn important steps to take prior to October 1st, 2022 to ensure coding accuracy and compliance.

September 15, 2022
12:00 PM – 1:30 PM CST

* This event will also be available on-demand after the live date.

  • ILHIMA Member  – $20.00
  • Non-Member  – $30.00

Group Registrations with 5+ registrants from the same facility will receive 10% off at checkout.


# of CEs: 1.5 – Data Structure, Content, and Information Governance

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FY23 ICD-10-PCS Updates

Join us to hear Lynn Kuehn review the FY23 ICD-10-PCS Updates. The program includes a discussion of the new codes in all PCS sections and provides detailed information about code assignment. Don’t miss this important and timely educational webinar!

September 22, 2022
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM CST

* This event will also be available on-demand after the live date.

 Lynn Kuehn, MS, RHIA, CCS-P, FAHIMA

  • ILHIMA Member  – $20.00
  • Non-Member  – $30.00

# of CEs: 1.0 – Data Structure, Content, and Information Governance

Registration will close at 11:59 PM CT on April 1, 2023.

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Join us to hear Gloryanne Bryant review the CPT CY23 Updates on November 10, 2022, from 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. CST.

November 10, 2022
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM CST
* This event will also be available on-demand after the live date.

Gloryanne Bryant, RHIA, CDIP, CCS, CCDS, AHIMA Approved ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer

ILHIMA Member  – $20.00
Non-Member  – $30.00

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ILHIMA | Physician Coding Webinar Series

Webinar SeriesJoin us for the Physician Coding Webinar Series with speaker Betty A Hovey, BSHAM, CCS-P, CDIP, CPC, COC, CPMA, CPCD, CPB, CPC-I.
  • 6/22/22 @ noon CST – Recorded Webinar-The Physician Auditor’s Toolbox: Auditing for Physician Practices is Different than Auditing for a Facility 
  • 7/20/22 @ noon CST – Recorded Webinar- Misused Modifiers: Modifiers Help Tell the Story of What Happened During a Patient Encounter
  • 8/31/22 @ noon CST – Live Webinar- Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Database (MPFSD): Goldmine of Information
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AHIMA Foundation Offers $100K in Scholarships

Nineteenth consecutive year scholarship program provides financial assistance to aspiring and current health information professionals.

AHIMA Foundation, the philanthropic arm of AHIMA, has opened its scholarship application with $100,000 available in scholarships for currently enrolled outstanding health information professionals pursuing associate's, bachelor’s, master’s, or doctoral degrees in health information management (HIM) or health informatics (HI). Through one online application, students can apply for one of three opportunities for financial support including the Merit Scholarship, the Veterans Scholarship, and the Dissertation Support Scholarship.

Review eligibility and requirements and apply online before August 31.

Eligibility And Requirements
ILHIMA Election Results

Announcing the 2022 AHIMA Election Results

The information below is from the July 29, 2022, AHIMA Special E-Alert.
The results are in for the 2022 AHIMA Election. Congratulations to the newly elected leaders, and thank you to all the candidates who were on the ballot. The 2022 AHIMA Election results are: 
  • Mona Calhoun, PhD, MEd, MS, RHIA, FAHIMA
Board Directors
  • Aurae Beidler, MHA, RHIA, CHPS, CHC
  • Rachel Podczervinski, MS, RHIA
  • Dasantila (Tila) Sherifi, PhD, MBA, RHIA 
CCHIIM Commissioner
  • Thomas (TJ) Hunt, PhD, RHIA, CHDA, FAHIMA
CEE Council Members
  • Jennifer Holland, RHIA, CCS, CPC, CIRCC
  • Mechel McKinney, MBA, RHIA
The AHIMA Bylaws require a quorum of votes by at least 3 percent of professional members. A total of 3,407 votes were tallied this year, with a voter turnout association-wide of 5.95 percent, up from 5.2 percent last year.

Special thanks to the 2022 AHIMA Nominating Committee.

Chair: Dianna M. Foley, BS, RHIA, CHPS, CDIP, CCS

Committee Members:
Virginia (Ginna) Evans, MBA, RHIA, CPC, CRC, FAHIMA
Jennifer Garvin, PhD, MBA, RHIA, CCS, CPHQ, CTR, FAHIMA
Emmy Johnson, HIM, RHIA
Lakesha Kinnerson, MPH, RHIA, CPHQ
Karen C. Searcy, RHIA, CPC
Shannan Swafford, DHA- IS, RHIT, CHDA, CCS
Valerie J.M. Watzlaf, PhD, MPH, RHIA, FAHIMA

Ex-Officio Non-Voting Member—AHIMA CEO: Wylecia Wiggs Harris, PhD, CAE

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