District 12 TxHIMA
ETxHIMA Fall Workshop
December 1, 2018
9:30 AM – 3:00 PM CT
The ETxHIMA Fall Symposium has been canceled due to low enrollment and will be rescheduled after the holidays.
Full refunds will be issued.
9:30 - 10:00
Registration, Breakfast and Meet and Greet
10:00 - 11:00
Effective Communication Techniques
Meg Adcock, LMSW
Ms. Adcock is the Social Services Director for US Renal Care and a Consultant of Operations and Business Compliance for Alinea Family Hospice Care. She has served over 25 years in healthcare and has vast experience in social work and administration. She has developed and directed a Geri-Psyche program, has served as a bereavement counsellor in the hospice setting and has performed in several administrative roles throughout her career.
11:00 - 12:00
Coding Clinic Updates
Vicki Medley, BA, RHIT, CCS
Ms. Medley is the RAC Coordinator for UT East Texas North Campus. Ms. Medley has been in the HIM field for 21 years and has held several positions throughout various organizations including HIM Director, RAC Coordinator, Coding Manager and Coder. Ms. Medley is the current President of ETxHIMA.
12:00 - 1:00
Lunch, provided by ETxHIMA
1:00 - 2:00
RAC Audits: What Are They and How Can You Be Prepared
Becky Wilson, CCS, CPC, CPMA, CSTR
Becky Wilson began in the healthcare industry as a part time medical records file clerk while still in high school. She knew immediately her future was in healthcare! She has performed numerous functions in the healthcare industry, ranging from file clerk, trauma registrar, coder, auditor and consultant. She is currently the APC Coding Validation Specialist Manager. She was one of the first in Texas to acquire American Trauma Society’s credential Certified Specialist in Trauma Registry (CSTR) while working at a Level I Trauma Center. She then set her sights on coding and achieved certifications from AHIMA as a Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) and AAPC as a Certified Professional Coder (CPC). Becky has also obtained AAPC’s credential of Certified Professional Medical Auditor (CPMA).
Becky has over 17 years of coding experience; she has worked for hospitals as well as coding vendors and this exposed her to a variety of specialties.
2:00 - 3:00
Roundtable Discussion: Increasing Productivity
Tyler Junior College, Pirtle Building
1327 Baxter Ave Room T301
Tyler, TX 75701
ETxHIMA Members $50
Non ETxHIMA Members $60
Registration fees will be refunded upon written notice received 72 hours prior to the meeting. Cancellations with less than 72 hours notice will not be refunded. Substitution for registrants is permitted.
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Registration has closed due to low participation.