HAHIMA Quarterly Meeting

Friday, December 2, 2022

8:00 AM - 4:00 PM



Dress Code: Appropriate dress is business casual. A light jacket or sweater is recommended as meeting rooms may be cool.


For any questions regarding this meeting or other HAHIMA events, please reach out to any board member or email vp@hahima.org.


8:00 AM - 8:30 AM - Registration and Breakfast



8:30 AM - 8:40 AM - Welcome and Introduction


Stacey Hartstine, RHIT, CCS, HAHIMA President-Elect



8:40 AM - 9:40 AM - Revenue Integrity and Your EMR: How to Reduce the Risk of Denials


Allison Kozee, RHIA, Director, Account Management MRO Corp.


This presentation will review how setting up your EMR templates can impact denials. Many organizations don't have their EMR templates set up correctly- information is missing or too much information is shared, which causes a lot of rework, money and time lost.


CEU 1.0: Revenue Cycle Management



9:40 AM - 10:40 AM - Providers' Experience With Artificial Intelligence-based Hand Hygiene Monitoring System


Joe Lintz, DHA, RHIA, CHDA HIM/HIT Program Director at Parker University


This presentation explores providers' attitudes toward artificial intelligence (AI) among providers utilizing an AI-based hand hygiene monitoring system during the pandemic. We will examine the relationship between provider well-being and satisfaction with the usage of that system and identify important issues to consider when attempting to advance and expand AI technologies


CEU 1.0: Evolving Topics/Other HIIM Relevant Topics



10:40 AM - 10:50 AM - Exhibitors Update and Introduction



10:50 AM - 11:50 AM - MD Anderson Cancer Center - Clinical Coding Apprentice Program and Intern Program


Edith Ballard, MHA, MBA, MsHIM, RHIA, CCA, CPC, COC, CRCR and Phyllis Mensah, MBA RHIA


This presentation will cover a high-level overview of MD Anderson Cancer Center, the Revenue Operations and Coding Department, a comprehensive overview of the Coding Apprentice & Intern Programs, and utilization of innovative coding technology


CEU: 1.0: Organizational Management and Leadership



11:50 AM - 12:15 PM - HAHIMA District IX Update


Britney Strickland, RHIT, CMC, HAHIMA President



12:15 PM - 12:30 PM - Lunch Served



12:30 PM - 1:30 PM - Lunch & Learn Virtual Presentation


Janet Hunter, Provider Outreach and Education Specialist, Novitas Solutions, Inc.


This presentation will include a review of annual, quarterly, and general Medicare fee-for-service updates. We will explore Novitas initiatives, current CMS initiatives, COVID-19 updates, cognitive assessments and more.


CEU 1.0: Revenue Cycle Management



1:30 PM - 1:40 PM - Afternoon Break



1:40 PM - 2:40 PM - HIM Coding Per Performance Indicators


Jennifer Stone, RHIA, CCS


- What is a KPI and why are they important

- Identify and define your KPI's and measure what matters

- Utilize tools and reports to assist in meeting your operational goals within your department and Organization

- Gain the ability to provide timely and consistent feedback to your team to reward and recognize exceptional performance


CEU 1.0: Evolving Topics/Other HIIM Relevant Topics



2:40 PM - 3:40 PM - Physician Billing Denials Management


Jasmine Johnson, MBA, BSHIM, RHIT, CPC




CEU 1.0: Revenue Cycle Management



3:40 PM - 3:50 PM - Closing Remarks and Raffles


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Continuing Education

CEUs: 6.0


During the week following the meeting, all paid attendees will receive an email with a link to the online evaluation and a CE certificate.


Early Registration through November 30, 2022:


HAHIMA Member: $75
Non-Member: $125

Student Member: $35

Student Non-Member: $50


Onsite Pricing:


HAHIMA Member: $125
Non-Member: $175

Student Member: $60

Student Non-Member: $60


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