NCHIMA West Region Winter Meeting
December 7, 2018
8:30 AM – 4:00 PM ET
8:30 – 9:00AM Registration and Light Breakfast
9:00 – 9:10AM Welcome & Introductions
-Tammy Watson, RHIT, CCS, CDIP, 2018-2019 NCHIMA West Region President
9:10 – 10:10AM Data Ownership: Operational & Leadership Challenges in Assessing Risk and Governance
-Valerie Dobson, RHIA, CCS McDowell Technical Community College
CEU: 1.0 – Technology
10:10 – 11:10AM Identifying Query Opportunities for HCC Capture
-Joshua McElrath, CPC, CDEO, CRC, CCS Mission Health System
CEU: 1.0 – Clinical Data Management
11:10 – 12:10PM Wading into the Waters of Post-Acute Care
-Pamela Duncan, JD, CHC, NHA, CRCFA, CHPCA Mission Health/Care Partners
CEU: 1.0 – External Forces
12:10 – 12:30PM Short break- Working Lunch at 12:30
12:30 – 1:30PM Meeting the Challenges of Spinal Fusion PCS Coding
-Mary Gregory RHIT, CCS, CDIP, CRC, CPC, CCS-P, CPC Medical Administrative Solutions, LTD
CEU: 1.0 – Clinical Foundations
1:30 – 2:30PM MIPS 2019 Reporting: The Effects of Final Rule on Year 3
-Tammy Garrity, BS, PCMH-CCE MAHEC
CEU: 1.0 – Performance Improvement
2:30 – 3:30PM Emerging HIM Careers: Value Based Coding, Auditing, & Education
-Clair Kelley, CPC, CPMA, COBGC MAHEC
CEU: 1.0 – External Forces
3:30 – 4:00PM Gift card giveaway, Closing Remarks
West Region Board Meeting
McDowell Tech Community College
Universal Advanced Manufacturing Center – Rooms 105 & 106
54 College Dr.
Marion, NC 28752
MTCC is located on the I-40 Corridor at Hwy 226 South.
Directions from the East:
Take I-40 to Exit 86, then turn left at the red light off of the ramp. At the second light, turn right, follow the drive around to the railroad tracks and at the stop sign, take a left. Follow that drive until you see the building just after the walking trail shed, turn right and park in front of the UAMC closest to the Interstate.
Directions from the West:
Take I-40 to Exit 86, then turn left at the red light off of the ramp. At the first light, turn right, follow the drive around to the railroad tracks and at the stop sign, take a left. Follow that drive until you see the building just after the walking trail shed, turn right and park in front of the UAMC closest to the Interstate.
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