Abstract of Level I Workshop



This program will assist participants in managing all functions of medical records in the long term care setting.  Excellent workshop for new medical records staff, refresher course for experienced staff, or those supervising the medical records department. Participants will have the opportunity to gain experience on how to audit with special emphasis this year on the QI Survey Process.



At the end of this program, participants will be able to:

Understand and discuss current medical record practices.

Identify ways to streamline tasks for more efficiency.

Audit a medical record with understanding of State and Federal requirements.



“Denise covered all my questions before I could ask”

“I liked the hands on with discussion”

“Participants were active - not just listening”

“Well planned program”


TOPICS TO INCLUDE: (Not an all inclusive list)

Coding Updates           Federal/State Regulations          QI Survey

Quality Indicators         Medicare Certifications Chart Close-out Procedures

HIPAA                        Auditing                                    Destruction of Records