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    The ACDIS Symposium: Outpatient CDI Conference features two days of education and networking dedicated to clinical documentation improvement (CDI) in the outpatient setting. Join us for this one-of-a-kind conference featuring two concurrent educational tracks of diverse sessions, including how to get started in the ambulatory setting, query techniques and nuances, metrics and analytics, staff training, and demonstrating return on investment.

    Learn from your peers and the nation’s foremost outpatient CDI experts while you take advantage of a unique networking experience.

    Topics include sessions on:

    Building an outpatient CDI program

    Risk adjustment: Common diagnoses often missed in outpatient documentation

    Outpatient query practices: Building compliant queries

    MACRA and MIPS: A look at physician quality and payments

    Critical differences between inpatient vs. outpatient coding guidelines

    How to teach physicians E/M—medical school did not

    From inpatient to outpatient: Defining the different documentation, coding, and reimbursement requirements

    Also included is a special “lightning round” ideas-sharing session and a dedicated Q&A panel to help answer your most pressing questions.

    Who should attend?

    Clinical documentation improvement (CDI) specialists

    CDI managers/directors

    Coding compliance directors/managers

    Coding compliance specialists

    Outpatient coders

    Case management directors/ managers

    HIM directors

    Revenue cycle directors

    Physician champions/advisors to CDI

    Quality improvement professionals

    Coding managers/supervisors

    Chief medical officers

    Denials and appeals managers

    Compliance officers

    Chief financial officers

    At the conclusion of the ACDIS Symposium: Outpatient CDI Conference, you will be able to:

    Develop strategies to begin or improve outpatient CDI programs

    Modify existing CDI programs to include review of outpatient documentation and risk-adjusted methodologies such as HCCs

    Design CDI education for physicians related to outpatient practice

    Incorporate CDI data to track and report program progress and drive improvements

    Recognize compliance risks in the query process

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