Social determinants of health is THE buzz term for providers, clinicians, coders, and HIM generalists… but what’s the big deal? Sure, we know there are codes and coding guidelines, but why is collecting this information so important and where does the data go? This webinar provides an overview of the 5 domains of SDOH, initiatives to increase Z code capture rates, and the core measures that are used to improve health equity nationwide.
- List the 5 domains of SDOH
- Recognize the difference between social determinants of health and health related social needs (HRSN)
- Determine when an SDOH code is reportable based on provider/clinician documentation
Kristi Pollard, RHIT, CCS, CPC, CIRCC, AHIMA-Approved ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer
Kristi is the Director of Coding Quality & Education with more than 25 years of industry experience; she is responsible for the development of web-based, instructor-led, and webinar training materials; conducting training in ICD-10-CM/PCS and CPT; and performing DRG and APC audits. Kristi has an extensive background in coding education and consulting and is a national speaker and published writer on topics related to ICD-10 and CPT coding and code-based reimbursement. She has designed and developed training programs for inpatient and outpatient hospital-based coding, with a focus on vascular interventional radiology, interventional cardiology, orthopedics, and obstetrics.
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.