CMS is updating the risk adjustment model for HCCs and will be implementing these updates over the next three years. With the change from Version 24 to Version 28, there are many changes to the HCC categories and the risk adjustment factors. Tune in to hear about these changes and the future of risk adjustment.
- Recognize the changes to the Risk Adjustment Model
- Review how the model will be phased in over 3 years
- Identify the codes that are no longer included in the risk adjustment model
- Recognize the new HCC categories and changes to the risk adjustment factors
- Discuss recent risk adjustment coding and audit trends
Jennifer Cayce, RHIT, CCS, CCS-P, CPC
As a Director of Coding Quality & Compliance, Jennifer brings over 20 years of health information management, auditing, and coding experience to Haugen Consulting Group.
During her career, Jennifer has served as an inpatient and outpatient medical coder, lead coder, coding supervisor, and auditor, and has developed training materials for multiple areas of HIM. Jennifer was integral in the development of web-based HIM education for coders, providers, clinical documentation improvement specialists, case managers, and patient access professionals. At the Haugen Consulting Group, Jennifer coordinates and leads the facility audit team and provides coding expertise and support to clients.
This webinar has been approved for 1 continuing education unit for use in fulfilling the continued education requirements of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA). Granting prior approval from AHIMA does not constitute endorsement of the program content or its program sponsor.
This program has the prior approval of the American Academy for Professional Coders (AAPC) for 1 continuing education hour. Granting of prior approval in no way constitutes endorsement by AAPC of the program content or the program sponsor.