CDI Essential Skills Online Learning - Understanding the DRG and IPPS Systems

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CDI Essential Skills Online Learning - Understanding the DRG and IPPS Systems

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CDI Essential Skills Online Learning - Understanding the DRG and IPPS Systems

Overview

Augment your training with the new CDI Essential Skills Online Learning courses, developed by ACDIS. This course, Understanding the DRG and IPPS Systems, describes how to assign MS- and APR-DRGs, how hospitals are paid under the IPPS, and the nuances of the Medicare reimbursement system.

This course is highly interactive, with voice-over narration, and includes “Test Your Knowledge” questions throughout to reinforce major concepts. It concludes with a final exam consisting of 10 multiple-choice questions to ensure that the user has mastered the content.

CDI Essential Skills Online Learning - Understanding the DRG and IPPS Systems

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Explain how hospitals are reimbursed in the inpatient prospective payment system (IPPS)
  • Define the key terminology used with a DRG 
  • Identify the basic components to assign an MS-DRG
  • Identify the basic components to assign an APR-DRG
  • Discuss the differences between the MS-DRG and APR-DRG systems

CDI Essential Skills Online Learning - Understanding the DRG and IPPS Systems

Authors

Karen Bridgeman, MSN, CCDS, assumed the role of CDI educator for the Medical University of South Carolina in September 2013. In this role, she provides CDI education to the CDI staff consisting of educational reading materials, a bulletin board, updates on new developments in CDI and coding, and updates to the AHIMA query guidelines. Her role also entails serving as a resource for CDI and the coding department. Bridgeman provides presentations for the CDI-Coding quarterly meetings, and presented ICD-10 physician education for the Children’s Hospital physicians, including hospitals as well as the pediatric general surgery, cardiology, and critical care units. She is also a past presenter at the ACDIS national conference.

CDI Essential Skills Online Learning - Understanding the DRG and IPPS Systems

CE Credit

ANCC 

HCPro is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. 

This educational activity for 0.9 contact hours is provided by HCPro. 

Disclosure Information: The planners, presenters, and contributors of this CNE activity have disclosed no relevant financial relationships with any commercial companies pertaining to this activity.

CCDS 

The educational activity has been approved for 1 continuing education unit towards fulfilling the requirements of the Certified Clinical Documentation Specialist (CCDS) certification, offered as a service of the Association of Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialists (ACDIS).

AHIMA 

This educational activity has been approved for 1 continuing education unit for use in fulfilling the continuing 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.

Because each course has a different amount of ANCC credits, please fill in the yellow highlighted section with the corresponding number below.

CDI Essential Skills Online Learning - Understanding the DRG and IPPS Systems

Why HCPro eLearning?

Features of ACDIS online learning:

  • Testing and remediation provide feedback on whether learners are applying policies and regulations correctly
  • “Test Your Knowledge” exercises check learner understanding at every step
  • Interactive design and audio narration offers different ways to navigate through the course so students are guided through interaction, not simple reading

CDI Essential Skills Online Learning - Understanding the DRG and IPPS Systems

Terms

Disclosures: The planners, presenters, content experts and contributors have disclosed no real or potential conflicts of interest related to this CNE activity.

Terms: You will have access to your CDI Essential Skills Online Learning - Understanding the DRG and IPPS Systems course for 30 days from the purchase/order date.