Vizient CDI Education Series 2021 - CDI & Cardiac Surgery: Getting a Good Pulse on Complex Surgical Reviews

April 21, 2021

This session will dive into the cardiac surgery population and discuss what makes them unique from other post-operative patients. We will walk through the challenging PCS code set to help assign the best surgical DRG for these patients and apply coding guidance. We will then focus heavily on potential CDI query opportunities for cardiac surgery patients with case studies for emphasis. 

Target Audience

CDI specialists, CDI Managers and Directors, CDI Educators and Auditors, Medical Coders, Physicians, Physician Advisors, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Registered Nurses, Denials Management, Quality

Learning Objectives

1.    Discuss the complexity of postoperative cardiac surgery patients. 
2.    Describe the pathophysiology and non-surgical treatment of atherosclerosis, valve disease, heart failure, and end-stage heart disease. 
3.    Differentiate the most common cardiac surgical procedures performed in the Inpatient space. Apply ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS coding guidance and guidelines for cardiac surgery cases. 
4.    Identify complications and readmission concerns for patients who underwent cardiac surgery.
5.    Evaluate potential CDI query opportunity for cardiac surgery cases. 
6.    Analyze cardiac surgery case studies to identify potential CDI query opportunity including those in Risk Adjustment for Mortality Modeling.
 

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.50 General CEU – Attendance
Course opens: 
03/05/2021
Course expires: 
06/05/2021
Event starts: 
04/21/2021 - 11:00am
Event ends: 
04/21/2021 - 12:00pm
Cost:
$0.00
Live via webinar
United States

Relevant financial relationships: None of the planning committee/presenters have anything to disclose.

 

Planning committee members
Rachel Mack, RN, MSN, BA, CCDS, CDIP, CCS, CRC
Consulting Director, CDI
Vizient

Aman Sabharwal, MD, MHA, CPHM
Senior Principal, Advisory Solutions
Vizient

Angela Hunt, RN, MBA, CCDS
Associate Principal, Advisory Solutions
Vizient

Dr. Tomas Villanueva, DO, MBA, FACPE, SFHM
Associate Vice President, Clinical Resources
Vizient

Linda Wiseman, RN, BSN, CCDS
Consulting Director, CDI
Vizient

Jim Tamburini, BS, RHIT, CCS, CCS-P, CDIP
Consulting Director, CDI
Vizient

Sheila Bowlds, RHIA, MBA, AHIMA Certified ICD-10 Trainer
Consulting Director, CDI
Vizient Inc.

Terry Golde, MBA, RN, CCDS
Consulting Director, CDI
Vizient

Erica Braun, MS, BSN, RN, CCDS
Consulting Director, CDI
Vizient
Presenters

Erica Braun, MS, BSN, RN, CCDS
Consulting Director, CDI
Vizient

Rachel Mack, RN, MSN, BA, CCDS, CDIP, CCS, CRC
Consulting Director, CDI
Vizien

CEU
Vizient, Inc. will award CEUs to each participant who successfully completes this program. The CEU is a nationally recognized unit of measure for continuing education and training programs that meet certain criteria (1 contact hour = 0.1 CEU).
 

Available Credit

  • 1.50 General CEU – Attendance

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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