Quality webinar

A close look at the 2021 IPPS final rule

October 21st and 22nd

  • How will the fiscal year (FY) 2021 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 on Oct. 21 or 22, to learn about changes affecting Medicare payment policies and IPPS rates for FY 2021. The presenters will also discuss AHRQ version 2020 as it relates to the new code changes. These proposed updates take effect Oct. 1, 2020. Space is limited so register today!


Because we anticipate a high volume of registrations, we are offering two sessions (please note that the same content will be presented in each session).

  • Session One

    Date: Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020
    Time: 1 p.m. ET
    Duration: 1 hour
    Host: 3M Health Information Systems

  • Session Two

    Date: Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020
    Time: 1 p.m. ET
    Duration: 1 hour
    Host: 3M Health Information Systems


Get to know our presenters:

  • Cheryl Manchenton

    Cheryl Manchenton, BSN, RN

    Cheryl has been a nurse for more than 31 years and has worked in clinical documentation integrity (CDI) for over 11 years. She is a senior inpatient consultant for 3M Health Information Systems and a frequent contributor to For the Record magazine as well as a featured presenter at AHIMA, MHIMA and ACDIS.

  • Audrey Howard

    Audrey Howard, RHIA

    Audrey has more than 25 years of experience in health information management. During her professional career, she has worked as a coder, DRG technician, coding supervisor and assistant director of an acute-care health information management department. As a consultant, Audrey has implemented documentation improvement programs for numerous facilities, ranging from large university hospitals to multi-hospital systems. For the past four years at 3M, she has served as an auditor for reimbursement, compliance and quality outcomes.