2020 Intro to Risk Adjustment for Specialist [IEM]
Risk adjustments effects multiple outcomes of financial as well as quality metrics; most importantly, however, it allows for the appropriate allocation of resources, to provide efficient, effective & timely patient care
For further study:
Physicians, Fellows, Residents, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Attorneys and Medical Staff Services across the system.
After participating in this activity, the learner should be able to:
•Define Risk Adjustment (RA) and Hierarchical Conditions Category (HCCs)
•Define the importance of HCCs in current
•Define elements needed to substantiate an HCC
•Define current tools in EPIC for capturing appropriate HCCs
Authors: This activity was planned, reviewed, edited, and approved for use as the curriculum for the Baylor Scott & White Health organization.
This activity was planned by the following Baylor Scott & White Medical Center staff:
Dr. Sunita Varghees
VP System Clinical Documentation Improvement
Baylor Scott & White Health
Dr. Jara McDonald
Dr. Mark English
ABIM MOC/Time Reviewers:
Dr. Elizabeth Aguirre
Dr. Sameera Vohra
Dr. Yoon S. Kim
Disclosure of Relevant Financial Relationships:
*This content is not related to products or business lines of an ACCME-defined commercial interest
**There are no relevant financial relationships with ACCME-defined commercial interests for anyone who was in control of the content of this activity.
No commercial support was received for this activity.
Accreditation: The A. Webb Roberts Center for Continuing Medical Education of Baylor Scott & White Health is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Designation: The A. Webb Roberts Center for Continuing Medical Education of Baylor Scott & White Health, designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 0.25 Medical Knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.
- 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™The A. Webb Roberts Center for Continuing Medical Education of Baylor Scott & White Health is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
- 0.25 Attendance
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