HCC’s: What’s the 411 for the Inpatient CDS & Coder


Join us for an overview of CMS HCC risk adjustment fundamentals for the inpatient clinical documentation specialist and coder. We will review the top ten commonly under-reported diagnoses that map to a CMS HCC, review how risk scores are calculated, impact payment, and benefit from improved clinical documentation and comprehensive coding. 

Learn which items are crucial to risk adjustment success with inpatient claims, such as:

  • Risk score components and calculations
  • Disease hierarchy and interactions
  • HCC reporting criteria; MEAT, TAMPER vs UHDDS guidelines
  • Top 10 CC/MCC/HCC added diagnoses
  • Top 10 HCC only added diagnoses
  • Common HCC diagnoses worthy of mention
  • Specificity Matters
  • Diagnoses Mapping to Multiple HCCs


Workshop Information:

  • Date: Wednesday, November 2nd
  • Time: 1:00 pm EST
  • Duration:  60 minutes

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