HAHIMA Quarterly Meeting, Winter 2019

Friday, December 6, 2019

8:30 AM - 4:00 PM


8:30am-8:50am - Registration and Breakfast


8:50am-9:00am - Welcome and Introductions, Exhibitor Introduction


9:00am-10:00am - Using Technology to Capture Hierarchial Condition Categories (HCC's)
Kathy Harkness, BSN, RN, CCDS 3M / MModal


The presentation will address current workflow challenges with capturing HCCs, opportunities that exist and the use of technology to address them. There will also be a brief definition, history and importance of HCCs.


CEU: 1.0 Clinical Data Management


10:00am-10:15am - Exhibitors Update and Introduction




10:15am–11:15am - ICD-10-CM and ICD-10 PCS October Coding Updates

Stacy Hartstine, RHIT, AHIMA Approved ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer


This presentation will provide coding updates effective October 2019 for ICD-10-Cm and ICD-10 PCS codes.


CEU: 1.0 Clinical Data Management


11:15am-11:45am - Exhibitors Update (continued)

CEU: 1.0 External Forces


11:45am-12:45pm - Lunch & HAHIMA District IX Business Meeting

Nellie Lunsford, RHIA, HAHIMA President


12:45pm–1:45pm - Health Information Jobs

Justin Satterfield, Founder and CEO of Norwood Staffing Solutions


Speaking one-on-one with HIM leadership on a daily basis for 6+ years has provided an in-depth understanding of the successes, failures and challenges faced by a vast discrepancy of HIM programs in this ever-evolving industry. Justin will provide his first hand insight into career development and industry trends to ensure you stay ahead of the curve.


CEU: 1.0 Management Development


1:45pm-2:00pm - Break


2:00pm–3:00pm - HIPAA Planning for 2020 and beyond - Protecting Patient Information Privacy and Security

Rachel Rose, Attorney at Law PLLC


Since its inception in 1996, HIPAA has been a key law in the healthcare industry. Privacy and security are integral to both HIPAA and the HITECH Act's requirements. This presentation focuses on recent OCR fines and cases, as well as guidance for items such as healthcare apps and the liability which may ensue for using a smart assistant. The attendee should walk away with an appreciation of what are the greatest areas of liability and ways to mitigate risk in light of the continually evolving regulatory and technological landscapes.


CEU: 1.0 Privacy


3:00pm-4:00pm - CDI Topic


CEU: 1.0 Clinical Data Management


4:00pm - Closing Remarks


Online registration has closed. Onsite Registration will be available.


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Registration open through 11:59 PM CT December 4, 2019.


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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 on or before December 2, 2019 11:59 pm CST

HAHIMA Members: $75.00
Non-Members: $125.00 Join Now!
Student Members: $35.00
Student Non-Members: $50.00

Late registration after December 2, 2019 11:59 pm CST

HAHIMA Members: $125.00
Non-Members: $175.00
All students: $60.00


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5800 Uvalde Road
Student Center - Building 12, 2nd Floor
Houston, TX 77049

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