OHIMA 2022 Coding Seminar

The OHIMA 2022 hybrid Coding Seminar will be held on Thursday, September 29th. The in-person portion of this event will be held at Quest Conference Center in Columbus, Ohio.



8:30am - 9:00am
Registration & Breakfast 

If you are attending in-person, registration and breakfast will be available onsite in Columbus, Ohio. If you are attending the live stream, get connected to Zoom. Grab your cup of coffee and get ready to learn!

9:00am - 10:00am
Removing Uncertainty from Uncertain Diagnoses

Erica Remer, MD, FACEP, CCDS
Erica Remer, MD, Inc

Why don't providers like using uncertain diagnoses? Dr. Erica Remer knows why and will explain it in this presentation. She will remove your uncertainty about what uncertain diagnoses are and when they can be coded. And she will give you tips on how to get your providers to embrace them when it is compliant to do so.

10:00am - 11:00am

**Due to a last minute speaker cancellation, the Why Single-Path Coding is Significant  presentation by Tracey Cartwright, was replaced with the following presentation.

3rd Qtr. 2022 Coding Clinic Updates

Dianna Foley, RHIA, CHPS, CCS, CDIP
Education Coordinator

How do we code for Monkeypox? 
What PCS codes should be assigned when a patient has bilateral partial capsulectomies with tissue expander removals?
What is the proper sequencing for malignant pericardial effusion?
These as well as other topics are covered in the 3rd Qtr. Coding Clinic updates.  Please join OHIMA’s Education Coordinator, Dianna Foley, as she explains the latest clarifications.

11:00am - 12:00pm  
HCC Coding the Key to Risk Adjustment

Angela James, MBA, RHIA, CCS
Health Information Management Compliance Manager
St. Elizabeth Healthcare

In this session we will review the relationship between Hierarchical Condition Categories (HCC) coding and Risk Adjustment. The risk adjustment model was initially created to assist in estimating future health care costs for Medicare Advantage plan patients. But over the last decade, the value-based mindset has evolved to include risk adjustment and HCC coding plays a key role in that transition.

You will leave with an understanding of the history of HCC coding and risk adjustments, the HCC reimbursement methodology and how this correlates with the risk adjustment factor (RAF). Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) HCC reporting rules and the RADV audit process along with pertinent ICD-10 coding guidelines and key documentation issues that impact your HCC coding. Also included will be a look into how accurately capturing HCC’s can assist in elevating your facilities Medicare Star Rating.

This session will offer HCC information for both professional coders and explain why facility coders need to be more aware of the importance of HCC codes.

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Lunch Break 

In-person attendees will be provided lunch. During lunch, take some time to network with your colleagues and our event sponsors!

1:00pm - 2:00pm

ICD-10-CM/PCS Code Updates FY2023

Dianna Foley, RHIA, CHPS, CCS, CDIP
Education Coordinator

How do you know when Fall arrives?

Leaves change. Temperatures drop. Codes are updated. 

The FY2023 code changes are plentiful with over 1,000 new ICD-10-CM codes and over 300 ICD-10-PCS codes.  OHIMA’s Education Coordinator, Dianna Foley, will present an overview of many of these code updates so that you can be prepared for their October 1st implementation.

**This presentation will be a condensed version of the more comprehensive webinars available online:

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Common ENT Procedures and Surgeries

Dr. Scott Kramer
ENT Surgeon
Ohio ENT and Allergy Physicians

Dr. Kramer will discuss common ENT issues including surgical and non-surgical options for care with the focus of this presentation centering on ears.  Dr. Kramer will discuss some of the most common ear procedures including myringotomies and tympanostomies, but will also cover mastoidectomies, osseointegrated implants and more.

3:00pm - 4:00pm
What You Should Hear About Ears!

Teresa Owen, RHIT, CCS, CIRCC
Remote Coder
McLeod Health

Join Teresa Owen in a follow-up to Dr. Kramer’s presentation as she talks your ear off on the ins and outs related to coding audiology surgeries. The presentation will tackle simple procedures like myringotomy with tube insertion to more challenging procedures, such as mastoidectomies. Both CPT and ICD-10-PCS codes will be reviewed. You’ll leave with quite an ear full!!







For attendees who choose to attend this event in person, it will take place at: 
Quest Conference Center
9200 Worthington Road
Westerville, Ohio  43082
(614) 540-5540

**This is a new location for the Quest Conference Center (two buildings south of the previous location). For detailed directions, click HERE.**

Onsite parking is free.



By 5:00 PM on September 27th, registrants will receive instructions via email for accessing slides and Zoom (if they are attending virtually). Full payment must be received before access to the event is provided. Recordings will be posted by 5:00 PM on Tuesday, October 4th. The event recordings will remain online through November 30th for viewing and earning CEUs.  



This program meets the AHIMA CE Guidelines for 6 hours of continuing education. AHIMA CEUs are also accepted by the AAPC! Check eligibility on the AAPC website. CE credits will also apply to the recorded version if unable to attend the in-person or live streamed event. 

After the event, CEUs will be uploaded into your OHIMA profile (My CEUs under the Member Menu). There within your profile, you can download or save a report of your CEUs. Please note that you’ll still need to enter your CEUs in your AHIMA CEU Center (they will NOT transfer automatically). We recommend entering all the OHIMA 2022 Coding Seminar CEUs as one entry: “OHIMA 2022 Coding Seminar” and the total # of CEUs earned. Choose the domain that covers most of them. Then, keep the CEU detail in your OHIMA profile. Any questions - contact the OHIMA Central Office.




Registration Rates


Early Bird 
(by 9/15)

(after 9/15)

Member** $125 $145
Non-Member $150 $170
New to AHIMA* $60 $80
Student* $35 $55
Emeritus* $35 $55


 **Log into your OHIMA profile in order to take advantage of member rates!**

**2022 Active AHIMA and OHIMA Member
*To qualify for the New to AHIMA or Student/Emeritus rate, the registrant must be an active "New to AHIMA", "Student" or "Emeritus" member of AHIMA, with Ohio as your chosen state association.

In order to qualify for the OHIMA Member rate, you must be a 2022 Active AHIMA/OHIMA Member. Other discounted registration rates (Student, Emeritus, New) are based on your AHIMA/OHIMA member status. If you have questions about your member status or believe that your member status is incorrect in your OHIMA profile, please contact the OHIMA Central Office

If you wish to renew your membership or join AHIMA/OHIMA to take advantage of discounted registration rates, please join AHIMA and indicate Ohio as your state association. Then, contact the OHIMA Central Office to have our system updated immediately and see discounted registration rates applied.

How to Register

Registration is now fully online (paper registration forms are no longer available). Check or credit card payment is accepted.  Credit or debit card payment is preferred (Mastercard, VISA, AMEX, Discover are accepted). To pay with a check, select the "Invoice Me" during registration and you will be automatically sent an invoice. Your registration is not complete until payment is received. Early Bird registration rates are available through September 15, 2022. The last day to pre-register is September 26, 2022.

Mail payment to:
OHIMA Coding Seminar
PO Box 30966
Gahanna, OH 43230

Bulk Registrations
If possible, please have individuals submit their registrations online. Invoices will automatically be created for each registration. Then mail a check (include the names of registrants) or contact the OHIMA Central Office to make a bulk payment with a credit card. If it is not possible for individuals to submit their registrations online, please contact the OHIMA Central Office to make alternate arrangements. 




Speakers/sessions may be subject to change without notice. Registration fees will be refunded less a $25 processing fee if notice is received by September 22, 2022. Cancellations received after this date will not receive a refund. Any questions, contact the OHIMA Central Office.



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