Lunch and Learn SeriesInvitation only webinars for coders
Each month, TrustHCS provides an invitation only Lunch and Learn webinar for coders. These sessions focus on various coding issues and topics including recent coding clinics and coding hot topics. Sessions cover topics related to Inpatient, Outpatient, and Profee coders throughout each quarter. Sessions are also eligible for Continuing Education Units (CEU) from both AHIMA and AAPC.
TrustHCS Lunch and Learn webinar sessions are presented by Nena Scott, MSEd, RHIA, CCS, CCS-P, CCDS. Nena serves as the Director of Coding Quality and Professional Development for TrustHCS. More details on her background can be found below.
Upcoming Lunch and Learn Sessions:
|Wednesday, September 13th, 2017||12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Central||TrustHCS Lunch and Learn: 2018 ICD-10-CM/PCS Updates||Previously Recorded|
|Wednesday, September 20th, 2017||12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Central||TrustHCS Lunch and Learn: 2018 ICD-10-CM Updates||Previously Recorded|
|Wednesday, September 27th, 2017||12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Central||TrustHCS Lunch and Learn: 2018 ICD-10-PCS Updates||Click to Register|
|Wednesday, October 11th, 2017||12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Central||TrustHCS Lunch and Learn: Injections & Infusions and Immunizations (Vaccines and Toxoids)||Click to Register|
|Wednesday, November 8th, 2017||12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Central||TrustHCS Lunch and Learn: Evaluation and Management (Professional vs. Facility)||Click to Register|
|Wednesday, December 13th, 2017||12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Central||TrustHCS Lunch and Learn: 2018 CPT Updates||Click to Register|
About the Presenter:
Nena has served as an educator in the healthcare industry across numerous organizations over the past two decades. Her experience includes the creation and successful implementation of a Registered Health Information Technology program at a community college in Northern Mississippi where she served as the program director and lead instructor for over a decade. As a professional educator, Nena’s experience spans the wide range of health information topics including quality improvement, health care law, ethics and billing. She has trained coding staff and served in a management capacity within the Health Information Management Department. She is also an active member of the Research and Periodicals Workgroup of the Council for Excellence in Education (CEE) with AHIMA and is on the CAHIIM Panel of Accreditation Reviewers.
Prior Trust Academy Thoughts
As we all brace for ICD-10-CM/PCS, questions about coding staffing have emerged. Will coding managers need to hire additional coders? If so, how many? What if your coders are already falling behind in discharge-not-final-billed (DNFB) accounts? Can hiring additional...read more
With almost a year left until we transition to ICD-10, CMS has launched a full ICD-10 Implementation Guide! The guide provides various resources, downloads and best practices for making the transition successful. For example, the following are a few upcoming steps...read more
ICD-10 continues to morph healthcare operations. We’ve seen the increased demand for coding professionals to include an additional 23% demand on top of a 30% deficit before ICD-10 was even considered (see State of HIM report). Now an in-depth article has been made available through the Online Research Journal that provides a great deal of information on the growth of the Clinical Documentation Specialist (CDS) profession.read more
The recent State of HIM report from TrustHCS and the AHIMA Foundation revealed some interesting trends and statistics. In conjunction with the release of the report in May, AHIMA Foundation Executive Director William Rudman, PhD, RHIA, discussed other trends and factors that lead to a potential workforce transition.read more
It’s the hot topic right now. Everyone is talking about it. DOCUMENTATION! How do we prepare physicians for the new documentation requirements within ICD-10? Is our clinical documentation improvement program prepared for the transition? There are a few key steps...read more
An industry recognized leader in both Clinical Documentation Improvement and enterprise EHR clinical content creation has joined the TrustHCS team. The new team member, Mark Dominesey, will serve as the Director of Auditing and Clinical Documentation Services for TrustHCS.read more