A Fresh Look at Case Mix Index: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Maximize Reimbursement

Learn from leading billing and reimbursement specialists about how to improve your Case Mix Index (CMI) and reimbursement. See how hospitals are using complete and accurate coding for reimbursement and a correct CMI, and why a lack of good documentation could mean lower weighted DRGs and a lower CMI. Learn from real-world examples about changes you can make to positively impact revenue and what to beware of along the way.

Learning Objectives

  • How to accurately calculate and carefully monitor your facility’s CMI
  • What teams can do to facilitate greater reimbursement
  • How to use CMI to keep on top of nursing staffing and PAs
  • How to adopt best practices from leading health systems
  • How education and internal audits make a difference
  • How to improve staff skills and instigate change

Expert Panel

 

David Zielske, MD
CIRCC, CCVTC, COC
CCC, CCS, RCC
Founder and CEO ZHealth

Sara Wolf
BA, COC, CCS, CPMA
Executive Director ZHealth

Erin Romano
CPC
Senior Field Reimbursement Specialist Abiomed

   
Rick Clark
CPC, CPMA
Senior Field Reimbursement Specialist Abiomed