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3M’s Quality Webinar Series

This series offers in-depth sessions with 3M experts and clients about key quality initiatives.

As hospitals move toward the future of value-based care, they’re focusing more than ever on quality measures and finding new ways to streamline and improve clinical documentation. The 3M Quality Webinar Series is focused on crucial issues facing CDI managers and directors, as well as HIM and Quality directors. These webinars provide expert insights to hospitals that may find themselves at risk on key quality measures.

On-demand webinars

  • 2023
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      Implications of 2023 coding guideline updates for coding accidental lacerations

      • February 2023
      • Updates to the fiscal year 2023 Official Coding Guidelines have changed the approach regarding review and capture of accidental lacerations. Join 3M experts and webinar favorite, Dr. Beth Wolf from Roper St. Francis, as they dive deep into the implication and impact to your documentation, coding and quality efforts. To allow for enough time, we have extended this webinar by 30 minutes as this topic has generated great interest and we want to ensure time to discuss thoroughly and allow for questions.
      • Webinar handout (PDF, 835 KB)
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      Outpatient prospective payment system (OPPS) and CPT®: What you need to know to start off 2023 on the right foot

      • January 2023

        In this 3M Quality Webinar, 3M experts Chris Berg, Colleen Ejak and Bobbie Starkey discuss the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) OPPS Final Rule, which impacts outpatient payment and quality reporting.

      • Learn how some of the top policies for CMS’s OPPS affect quality reporting in the outpatient setting in 2023 and how each year the American Medical Association (AMA) releases the Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code set changes for the upcoming year. This year there are updates to 393 CPT codes that you and your team should know about to avoid costly compliance or reimbursement issues. Chris, Colleen and Bobbie will detail the CPT procedure codes that were added, deleted and revised, along with the reasons behind the major 2023 CPT code changes.
      • Webinar handout (PDF, 1.6 MB)
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      Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) – what you need to know now

      • December 2022

        Our panel of experts as they dive deep into RSV as it continues to surge and how it will impact your documentation, coding and quality efforts in 2023.

        • Learn about respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) symptoms, manifestations and treatments
        • Identify potential query opportunities in RSV documentation
        • Understand coding and sequencing for RSV and related conditions

        Webinar handout (PDF, 1.6 MB)

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      IPPS 2023 updates and impacts on CDI and quality

      • November 2022
      • How will the fiscal year (FY) 2023 Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) final rule affect your organization’s quality performance? What can you do to prepare?
      • Join 3M experts Audrey Howard and Cheryl Manchenton to learn about changes affecting Medicare payment policies and IPPS rates for FY 2023.
      • You will:
        Learn about new changes to coding guidelines and codes that may affect quality scores
        Demonstrate significant opportunities to improve performance considering these changes
        Understand how COVID-19 has impacted and continues to impact quality reporting
      • Webinar handout (PDF, 990 KB)
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      What you do not know (or audit) may hurt your quality scores

      • September 2022

        Skeptical that another audit can improve your organization's quality scores? Join us as 3M experts walk through the often overlooked components that may impact your scores. Learn about the importance of looking beyond the codes as we showcase examples and actual results.

        Webinar handout (PDF, 995 KB)

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      Evolution of CDI - Part Two: A new frontier, the emergence and growth of outpatient CDI

      • July 2022
      • As today’s health care settings shift from inpatient to outpatient and from fee-for-service to value-based payment models, you must adapt your CDI program. During the May 3M Quality Webinar, we discussed the evolution of inpatient (IP) CDI, now we want to continue the conversation and explore the growth and new emergence of outpatient(OP) CDI.
      • Join our expert panel as we discuss the impact on your CDI program and what you can do to embrace OP CDI. During the webinar we’ll discuss:
        • How expanding into the outpatient arena will impact your CDI program and how to stay abreast of evolving needs for documentation integrity
        • How to effectively implement and sustain an OP CDI program by preparing your CDI program for the emergence into outpatient settings
        • The differences between OP CDI and IP CDI, and how to prepare your organization
        • 4 Lessons learned from IP CDI that can translate to OP CDI

      • Webinar handout (PDF, 1.1 MB)
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      Part one: The evolution of CDI. See how far your CDI program has come

      • May 2022
      • CDI teams are being asked to expand their role and impact beyond the standard measures. Today teams continue to partner with coders and providers, but now must collaborate with quality and infection control to ensure an accurate reflection of resource consumption, SOI, ROM and quality outcomes.
      • Optimizing workflows, ensuring continuous improvements, and showing an expanded area of impact can make or break a CDI program. Join 3M expert, Cheryl Manchenton, as she discusses the evolution and expansion of inpatient CDI's footprint, and the impact it has made.
      • Webinar handout (PDF, 1.5 MB)
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      COVID-19’s continued impact on CDI and coding across care settings: What COVID-19 means for CMI, SOI, ROM, reporting and quality

      • March 2022
      • COVID-19 impacts the entire care continuum – putting a large burden on CDI, quality and revenue teams. Join 3M’s panel of experts to discuss and navigate the long-term impacts of COVID-19.
      • Q&A responses (PDF, 83.3 KB)
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