Catch Karen Youmans’ Presentation on Risk Adjustment Factors and MEAT Criteria at 2021 FHIMA Annual Convention

Catch Karen Youmans’ Presentation on Risk Adjustment Factors and MEAT Criteria at 2021 FHIMA Annual Convention

The Florida Health Information Management Association (FHIMA) will hold its 2021 Annual Convention at the JW Marriott Orlando Bonnet Creek Resort & Spa, 14900 Chelonia Pkwy, Orlando, FL. It will run July 19 – 21, 2021. The theme for the event, which is resuming its educational sessions and exhibits in person this year, is “Chart the Course.” You can view a brochure and schedule for the annual meeting here.

YES is excited to announce YES President and CEO Karen Youmans will be networking with other HIM professionals on behalf of the company at the event. In addition, she will be hosting a very informative presentation on MEAT criteria:

Does Your Documentation Meet the MEAT Criteria? By Karen Youmans, MPA, RHIA, CCS

This presentation will focus on the necessary documentation and coding practices to fulfill the MEAT criteria for HCC chronic condition diagnoses assignment for Risk Adjustment. During the presentation, Karen will provide a brief overview of the overall Risk Adjustment methodology for Medicare Advantage. She will also go over the Principles of Risk Adjustment. In addition, Karen will cover the CMS-HCC model’s structure. To show the practices in action, various examples for adequate Risk Adjustment documentation (acceptable and unacceptable sources of data) will also be provided. She will also give detailed examples of chronic condition documentation utilizing the MEAT criteria. Karen will analyze clinical scenarios, MEAT criteria, Risk Adjustment Factors, and HCC calculations.

The presentation will be held in the Griffin A ballroom from 2:10 pm – 3 pm Eastern. Review the event’s agenda here for more information.

We look forward to seeing you there!

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Mari Cely

Director, Business Strategy & Marketing
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