3M Quality Webinar

Validation Denial Strategy—prevention and appeals

Beth Wolf, MD, CPC, CCDS
Sara Bible MBA, RHIA

Aug. 19 and 20, 2020

  • What best practices can you follow to create a successful denials prevention and appeals strategy? What provider documentation habits can increase the vulnerability of high-value diagnoses like malnutrition, acute respiratory failure, encephalopathy and sepsis?

    Learn more as Clinical Documentation Improvement and Coding Manager Sara Bible from St. Luke’s Hospital in Kansas City and Dr. Beth Wolf, 3M Physician Consultant, discuss validation denial management and prevention.

    During the webinar they will:

    • Determine the extent and composition of clinical validation denials
    • Review strategies to standardize the appeal process
    • Analyze payor, documentation, and coding patterns
    • Formulate a plan to hardwire denials prevention

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Get to know our presenters:

  • Beth Wolf

    Beth Wolf, MD, CPC, CCDS

    Dr. Wolf is board-certified in internal medicine, palliative medicine, and clinical informatics. For the past seven years she has worked as the medical director for health information management with Roper St. Francis Healthcare, where she applies her expertise in clinical documentation and serves as the primary liaison to the medical staff on coding and documentation issues. In addition, she provides consulting services to 3M Health Information Systems and works to improve data reliability and align clinical documentation integrity (CDI) efforts with physician and system priorities.

  • Sara Bible

    Sara Bible MBA, RHIA

    Sara Bible currently is the CDI manager and facility & Profee Coding Manager for a large, multi-hospital health system in Kansas City, MO. Previously she was the HIM Director at multiple hospitals in Texas.