What’s Up Wednesday

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What’s Up Wednesday was a monthly teleconference hosted by Pennsylvania’s Blue Plans to help prepare health care professionals for the ICD-10 transition on October 1, 2015. Special guests and ICD-10 experts led discussions to help our providers get ready for the compliance date.

Please see below for a complete archive of all What’s Up Wednesday presentations.

  • September 16, 2015, 2 – 3 p.m. ET
    • This is the final What’s Up Wednesday teleconference. This month’s speakers include the Hospital & Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Medical Society, and updates from Pennsylvania’s Blue Plans.
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  • August 19, 2015, 2 – 3 p.m. ET
    • This month’s topics include clinical documentation improvement and updates from Pennsylvania’s Blue Plans.
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  • July 15, 2015, 2 – 3 p.m. ET
    • This month’s topics include external testing updates and more information on the recent press release by CMS and AMA
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  • June 17, 2015, 2 – 3 p.m. ET
    • This month’s topics include Insurance Implications of Implementation of DSM-5 and AAPC – Information for getting ICD-10 Ready
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  • May 20, 2015 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm ET
    • This month’s speakers will be the Department of Human Services and Pinnacle Health.
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  • April 15, 2015 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm ET
  • March 18, 2015 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm ET
  • February 18, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm ET
    • This month’s speakers will be Geisinger Health Systems and Kohler Health Care Consulting
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  • January 21, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm ET
    • This month’s speakers will be the Hospital & Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania (HAP) and Pennsylvanian Medical Society.
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  • April 16, 2014 2:00pm - 3:00pm ET
  • March 19, 2014 2:00pm - 3:00pm ET
    • This month’s speakers include Pam Ross and Christine Copeman from BCNEPA and Cheryl Davidson from St. Luke’s Hospital.
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  • February 19, 2014 2:00pm - 3:00pm ET
  • January 15, 2014 2:00pm - 3:00pm ET
    • This month’s speakers include Deb Cotter, Director, Strategic Programs (Highmark Blue Shield), Kathleen Grabowski, Program Manager, ICD-10 Implementation (Capital Blue Cross), Kevin Quaglia, Senior Manager, Provider Service (BCNEPA), and Tim Wadsworth, Director, CPN Provider Communications (Independence Blue Cross) who will discuss their testing plans and provide an update on CMS Public Comments - WEDI.
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  • December 18, 2013 CANCELED

  • November 20, 2013 2:00pm - 3:00pm ET
    • This month’s special guests include David Zetter of Zetter Healthcare Management Consultants, who will discuss physician engagement and the best way to secure physician readiness.
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  • October 16, 2013 2:00pm - 3:00pm ET
    • This month’s special guests include Summit Health of Franklin County, Pennsylvania and AAPC, who will discuss ICD-10 analytics and training.
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  • September 18, 2013 2:00pm - 3:00pm ET
    • This month’s special guests include Spirit Physician Services, Inc. of Camp Hill and the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, who will discuss ICD-10 testing platforms, processes and schedules.
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  • August 21, 2013 2:00pm - 3:00pm ET