SOURCE: VitalWare


September 03, 2015 11:28 ET

VitalWare to Host Complimentary FFY 2016 IPPS Final Rule Overview Webinar

YAKIMA, WA--(Marketwired - September 03, 2015) - Today, VitalWare™, the leader in business intelligence for ICD-10 and beyond, announced that they will host a complimentary, hour-long webinar examining the details of the FFY 2016 Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) final rule. This educational webinar will be held Wednesday, September 16, 2015 at 10:00am PT / 1:00pm ET.

Led by VitalWare's Jodi Stewart, RHIA, CCS and AHIMA-Approved ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer, the "2016 IPPS Final Rule" webinar will focus on the new payment and quality policies hospitals will face under the final rule.

Attendees are eligible to receive one CEU through AAPC or AHIMA for attending this educational session, and will leave the webinar better understanding the fiscal year 2016 Medicare Inpatient Prospective Payment System/Long-Term Care Hospital (LTCH) final rule through the following topics:

  • Bundled Payment
  • New Technology
  • Adjustments to the Medicare disproportionate share hospital (DSH) payments
  • Readmission Reduction program
  • Value-based Purchasing program
  • Hospital-Acquired Condition Reduction program
  • Inpatient Quality Reporting

Ms. Stewart has more than 25 years' experience in healthcare, including 20 years in an acute care hospital setting. She is versed in inpatient and outpatient coding and auditing, coding education, chargemaster support, HIPAA Privacy, patient access, healthcare quality, accreditation, and patient satisfaction.

To register for this complimentary, hour-long webinar, please visit

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Contact Information

  • For more information, contact:
    Leslee Paganelli
    Email contact
    (855) 464-2310 Ext 650