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AHIMA Recertification Guide

IHIMA Annual Meeting Printable Agenda

Participate in the all day Raffle and Silent Auction


Monday, April 3, 2023 (6.5 Education CEUs/ 1 Exhibit Hall CEU)

7:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.

Check-in/Networking Breakfast/Recorded Session 

7:30 a.m. - 8:25 a.m.

Recorded Session Playback 

8:30 a.m. – 8:45 a.m. 

Welcome & Opening Comments
Necole Coots, RHIA
IHIMA President 

8:45 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.

Building Leadership Diamonds in the Rough

Jonathan Fanning

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10:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.

Networking Activity/Recorded Session/Exhibitor Showcase/Career Fair

11:15 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Business Meeting Check-in

11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Business Meeting

12:30 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.

Lunch/Networking/Exhibitor Showcase/Career Fair

1:45 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.

2023 AHIMA Update to the CSAs
Dasantila Sherifi, PhD, MBA, RHIA
Director, AHIMA Board of Directors

2:50 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Networking Activity/Recorded Session/Exhibitor Showcase/Career Fair

4:00 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.

Legislative/Advocacy Update

Trent Fox
Indiana Hospital Association

Monday's Recorded Sessions CEU Track
 Heavy in Weight - High in Clarity

Health Information for Population Health Management
M.E. Dennis

Legal Overview of Indiana’s New Advance Care Planning Laws

Keith Huffman
Dale, Huffman and Babcock

 The Weight and Imperfections of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Carla Billups

Monday's Recorded Student Sessions (Student's Only)
Diamond in the Rough

Interview Skills Panel
Necole Coots, RHIA
Crystal Reed, MS, RHIT
Madison Schacht
Carly Cummings, RHIT

Non-Traditional Careers Panel
Candi Early, RHIT, CCS, CDIP
Sarah Sallee, RHIA, CCS

RHIA/RHIT Exam Prep Panel
Karlee Vernon, RHIT, CCS
Jennifer Romer, RHIT
Dinh Le, RHIT
Jennifer Retzloff, RHIA

Navigating a Hybrid Work Environment

Jen Barlow, MBA, RHIA

Tuesday, April 4, 2023 (6.5 Education CEUs/ 1 Exhibit Hall CEU)

7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.

Check -in/Breakfast/Exhibitor Showcase/Career Fair 
  Inpatient Coding
From Pressure to Diamond

Outpatient Coding
Quality and Clarity

Leadership Track
Pathway to Brilliance

8:00 a.m. – 8:10 a.m.

Welcome & Opening Comments
Necole Coots, RHIA
IHIMA President

Welcome & Opening Comments
Renee Meunier, RHIA, CHP
IHIMA Past President

Welcome & Opening Comments
Bonnie Aspiazu, JD, RHIA
IHIMA President-Elect

8:10 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

Every Character Matters
Sally Haill, RHIA, CCS

2023 E&M Code Updates
Carol Hoppe, CPC, CCS-P, CPCI

In The Rough:
Risk Management for HI Professionals
Dorinda Sattler, MJ, RHIA, CHPS, CPHRM

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

What you Need to Know About Remote Patient Monitoring 2023


CDI in the Outpatient Setting

Shirlivia Parker, MHA, RHIA, BS-HIM, CDIP

World Tour 2023, The HIT’s of Rock and Roll Data

Brian Wik


10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Networking Activity/Exhibitor Showcase/Career Fair

10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Jill Alfrey, RHIT, CCS

Split/Share and Critical Care Changes

Beverly Strube

Cybersecurity Considerations in Healthcare

Cam Murphy

11:30 p.m. – 12:45 p.m.


12:45 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.

Challenges in Coding and Reporting Social Determinants of Health
Danita Forgey, MIS, RHIA, CCS, CCS-P
Autonomous Medical Coding
Austin Ward
Fathom Health

Information Blocking and Right of Access

Jeff Short

Mark Swearingen
Hall Render, Killian, Heath & Lyman

1:50 p.m. – 2:50 p.m.

CDI and Denials Collaboration: Partnership in Bloom!
Lisa Thompson, BSN, RN, CCDS

Hierarchical Condition Category Coding in the Ambulatory Setting

Brandi Moody, CPC, CRC, CPB, CPMA, AAPC

Information Blocking and Right of Access, continued
Jeff Short
Mark Swearingen
Hall Render, Killian, Heath & Lyman

2:50 p.m. – 3:05 p.m.

Networking Activity/Exhibitor Showcase/Career Fair

3:05 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Brillianteering Your Diamond
Jamey McGowen, MBA, RHIA, CDIP, CCS