The Risk of Not Knowing: Why Providers Need to Care about Risk Adjustment

Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017
10-10:30 a.m. ET; 7-7:30 a.m. PT
Program 293
Adele L. Towers, MD, MPH, FACP
Senior Clinical Advisor, UPMC Enterprises
Glenn Krauss, BBA, RHIA, CCS, CCS-P, CPUR, FCS, PCS, CCDS, C-CDI, C-DAM; Scot Nemchik, CCS;
Lyman G. Sornberger, MBA; and Bill Rifkin MD, FHM, FACP
Join Chuck Buck and Erica Remer, MD, program hosts of Talk Ten Tuesdays, when they welcome Adele Towers, MD to the next edition of the weekly Internet broadcast.  

During the broadcast, Dr. Towers will explain why providers really need to care about risk adjustment. And she should know, being the senior clinical advisor for UPMC Enterprises.

Dr. Towers is directly involved in the development of healthcare-related technology, with emphasis on use of natural language processing (NLP) for risk adjustment coding and use of clinical analytics to optimize clinical performance. So, make certain that your physicians will be listening too: The risk of not knowing about risk adjustment is just too great.

Other segments to be featured on the broadcast include:

  • News Desk: Scot Nemchik, vice president of coding education for Ciox Health, will anchor the Talk Ten Tuesdays news desk, reporting on ICD-10 headlines. 

  • CDI Report: Glenn Krauss, senior consultant at Federal Advisory Partners, will continue his reporting on clinical documentation integrity (CDI).

  • Revenue Cycle Report: Lyman G. Sornberger, chief healthcare strategy officer for Capio Partners, will return to the broadcast to report on the Quality Payment Program that makes Medicare better by helping providers focus on making their patients healthier.

  • DocTalk: Bill Rifkin, MD, managing editor and physician relations specialist for MCG Health, will return to present the second portion of his investigation into unexplained variations in the admission of patients.
All this and more will be coming your way on Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017 at 10 a.m. ET.

Talk Ten Tuesdays. More than just talk.™

Make certain that your facility will be in compliance with the new ICD-10 code changes being made effective Oct. 1, 2017 Byregistering now for the last two presentations of this three-part webcast workshop series, with installments scheduled for Aug. 16, 23, and 30. Produced by ICD10monitor, the series will feature Scot Nemchik, CCS, and Janice Tarlecki, MBA, RHIA, CCS, both with Ciox Health.

Register now.