April Coding Webinar: Alzheimer’s/Dementia

laptopAlzheimer’s/Dementia” will be the topic for the Coding and Quality Knowledge College webinar on Wednesday April 10, 2024, at 12:15 p.m.

Throughout the year, the college presents webinars aimed at providing education on the proper coding of medical diagnoses, along with the associated quality measurements that impact documentation.

Starting with the April webinar, the Coding and Quality Knowledge College will move from a quarterly to a monthly schedule. Here’s the topic schedule for the rest of the year:

All webinars are held 12:15 – 12:45 p.m. EST on the second Wednesday of the month.

Continuing Medical Education (CME) Credits

Attendees are eligible to receive 0.5 CME credit. Preregistration is required and an Allegheny Health Network (AHN) CME account is needed to receive credit. You can learn more about the Coding and Quality Knowledge College on the Provider Resource Center (PRC):

  • Select EDUCATION/MANUALS from the left menu
  • Click Coding Education/HCC University

Once there, you can find instructions to create an AHN CME account, register for the next class, or view past coding webinars. To register for the April webinar on Alzheimer’s/Dementia, go here.

*V28 will be the new Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Payment Model. The current payment system is a combination of both the V24 (which was the previous model) and V28 models. The V28 model goes into full effect for dates of service starting Jan. 1, 2025.