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THIMA eNews - CMS Changes, CPT & ICD-10 Updates

November 9, 2015:
 

CMS Finalizes Hospital Outpatient and Ambulatory Surgical Center Policy and Payment Changes, Including Changes to the Two-Midnight Rule and Quality Reporting for 2016


See Fact Sheet for detailed information.

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Local HIMA News and Meetings

KAHIMA Annual Coding Symposium / November Meeting

 

Coding Symposium:
 

Speakers


Karen Scott, MEd, RHIA, CCS-P, CPC, FAHIMA, AHIMA Approved ICD-10 Trainer
Janetta Jamerson, PhD, Clinical Psychologist


Topic(s)


ICD10 changes, ICD10 challenges, etc.


When


Friday -  November 13, 2015
07:45 am - 4:15 pm


CEUs:  7


Location


Rothchild Catering & Conference Center
8807 Kingston Pike
Knoxville, TN  37923


Pricing


Early Registration (on or before 11/9/15):

KAHIMA Member – $90
Non-Member – $100

Late Registration (on or after 11/9/15); including walk-ins:

KAHIMA Member and Non-Member – $135

Click here for registration and more information.

Online registration will close end of business November 11, 2015.
November Meeting:
November 17, 2015 
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Roane State Community College
132 Hayfield Road
Knoxville, TN 

Speaker:THIMA President ; Donna Coomes, MBA, RHIA, CHPS, CHC, CPHQ, CCS

Presentation: THIMA President Update

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WTHIMA CPT Update with Karen Scott

 

Speaker


Karen Scott, MEd, RHIA, CCS-P, CPC, FAHIMA, AHIMA Approved ICD-10 Trainer


When


Thursday, December 3, 2015
10:00 AM – 3:00 PM CST


Location


West Tennessee Healthcare (WTH)
J. Walter Barnes Auditorium
620 Skyline Drive
Jackson, TN 38301


Registration Fees


Member/Non-Member                  $75

Quantity Member/Non-Member   $60
(3 or more from same facility)

Click here for registration and more information.

Online registration will close end of business November 30, 2015.

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Important Information About ICD-10 CEU Requirement


Message from AHIMA:  “In the past week, we have received questions about AHIMA’s ICD-10 continuing education unit (CEU) certification requirements. To address your questions, we are providing you with three sources of information that we encourage you to view, participate in, and download.  ICD-10 CEU Requirements”

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THIMA Member Pamela Watson Speaking at HIMSS Summit of the Southeast - Navigating Direct: Our Journey to Directed Exchange



Pamela Watson, MEd, RHIA Methodist Healthcare discusses one health care system’s experience in using Direct to meet an aspect of Stage 2 Meaningful Use criteria AND improved sharing of patient information for improved patient care.

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Seeking Information Governance experts!


If you have experience implementing an Information Governance program in your organization and you are willing to participate in a panel discussion at the 2016 THIMA Annual Meeting, please email wanda@thima.org

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Seeking your input!


Do you have Information or stories you would like to share with other THIMA members ….. about your career path or HIM experience??  

We would also love to spotlight humanitarian efforts on behalf of THIMA members.

Send any information to wanda@thima.org

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Call for Nominations


The Tennessee Health Information Management Association (THIMA) Nominating Committee wants you to suggest fellow members and/or yourself as possible candidates for the THIMA Board of Director and Nominating Committee positions.

Click here to complete the online nomination form and to learn more about the responsibilities of the positions.

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Upcoming Events in Conjunction with AHIMA!!


Coming in January:  
January 27 - 28, 2016
THA Headquarters  
CDHA Training and Exam Prep

Coming in February: 
February 12, 2016
THA Headquarters    
IG Bootcamp

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More Free Webinars


TN Payment Reform Initiative (enter a name and email address to access the webinar)

HealthSystemCIO.com offers free live and archived webinars.

Leadership in Information Governance

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Test your IG IQ with the AHIMA IG Pulserate!!


IG PulseRateâ„¢ is a FREE instant assessment tool that provides a quick check of your organization's IG maturity level.

IG PulseRateâ„¢ can:
  • understand key success factors that impact organizational IG maturity
  • begin to identify strengths and weaknesses in the organization's management of data and information that better meets organizational needs and mitigates risk
  • trend performance over time.
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Introducing AHIMA Code-Checkâ„¢

New AHIMA Service to Answer the Toughest ICD-10 Questions, Support Healthcare Organizations During and After Transition

September 23, 2015 03:05 PM Eastern Daylight Time

CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The American Health Information Management Association's highly educated, experienced and credentialed experts are now available to the industry to answer the most challenging coding questions for ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS, CPT and HCPCS. 

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Upcoming Meetings


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KAHIMA Annual Coding Symposium
November 13, 2015
Knoxville, TN

WTHIMA CPT Update
December 3, 2015
Jackson, TN 

THIMA 2016 Annual Meeting
March 9-11, 2016
Franklin, TN

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