Event Type: Meeting
HIM Domain: Coding Classification and Reimbursement
Continuing Education Units Available: 26
Location: Chicago, IL
Venue: AHIMA Office
Tammy Combs, RN, MSN, CCS, CCDS, CDIP
Wendy Clesi, RN, CCDS, CDIP
The AHIMA CDI Academy is a comprehensive program designed to assist CDI professionals in implementing best practices at their organizations. Whether you are new to CDI or an experienced CDI professional ready to take your program to the next level, the Academy offers unique content you can apply to your situation. During this three-day in-person meeting, you will learn about CDI best practices through real-life examples and exercises. The faculty cover both inpatient and outpatient settings, creating a larger return on investment for participants. As an attendee, you will have the opportunity to choose between various breakout sessions on specific clinical and coding topics. This program also suggests paths for those looking for a career change or enhancement (including coders, transcriptionists, nurses, physicians, and others). From day one, this interactive meeting will encourage discussion and active learning to drive home essential CDI knowledge and skills. Prepare yourself to return to your organization with new insights and energy. Includes an introductory webinar and the Clinical Documentation: Principles and Practice publication. Register today for this high-impact event.
Some of what will be covered includes:
“American Health Information Management Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.”
Onsite Registration Available
Video or audio recording of any portion of this event is strictly prohibited.
To receive a refund, notice is required at least five
days prior to the program. With proper notice, fees are refunded minus a
$40 service fee. No refunds are given for cancellations received with fewer
Than five days notice. AHIMA reserves the right to cancel or
reschedule a webinar due to unforeseen circumstances.
All Web Replay, CD and MP3
(MP3s available w/select programs)
sales are nonrefundable)
AHIMA provides full refunds less a processing fee of $125 for registration cancellations made up until 61 days prior to the date of the first day of the program. A partial refund of 75% is provided for registration cancellations made between 60 and 46 days prior to the date of the first day of the program. NO REFUNDS are provided within 45 days of the date of the first day of the program. All refunds are processed within 30 days of receipt.
Substitutions (that is, assigning a paid registration to another individual) must be requested at least 31 days prior to the date of the first day of the program. A processing fee of $75 will be invoiced at that time. Substitutions are not accepted within 30 days of the program date and no refund will be.
Rescheduling (that is, postponing the use of a paid registration to a future instance of the same program) is subject to availability and limited to future instances of the same program currently advertised on www.ahima.org and occurring within six months of the original program date and within the same year. Requests received at least 46 days prior to the first day of the program will be considered. Approved changes will be accessed a processing fee of $125. Rescheduling is not permitted within 45 days of the program date; no refund will be provided. Registration must be utilized during the same year of purchase.
SUBMITTING REQUESTS FOR REFUNDS, SUBSTITUTIONS AND RESCHEDULING
AHIMA reserves the right to modify, cancel or reschedule any event or meeting due to unforeseen circumstances. Registered attendees will be notified of cancellation in advance of program with options of one of the following: 1) re-register for any rescheduled program if available or 2) receive full refund of monies paid for the cancelled program. Cancelled Program Refunds: Refunds for registration fees paid for cancelled programs with no rescheduled options will be paid in full and automatically sent to attendees with 30 days of notification. Rescheduled Program Refunds – Registrants for rescheduled programs will receive notification instructing registrants about either re-registering for the rescheduled program or obtaining full refund. AHIMA assumes no responsibility for personal expenses. Requests for refunds, substitutions and rescheduling must be submitted in writing to the Meeting Registrar by fax to 312-233-1500. All requests should include the name and date of the program. For substitutions, please include both the original registrant and the substitute registrant’s: name, mailing address, phone number, e-mail address, and order reference number. Notification of approval will be made within seven days of receipt of the request.
PAYMENT IN FULL BEFORE REACHING ONSITE
AHIMA is committed to supporting our customer’s ability to pay using purchase orders. However, all programs must be paid in full prior to the first day of the program. Individuals using purchase orders where payment has not processed by the first day of the program will need to provide a valid credit card to AHIMA to as confirmation of payment and agree that this card will be held up to 10 business days after the last day of the program . At that time if payment has not been made in full AHIMA, AHIMA may process payment using the credit card.
233 N. Michigan Ave.
Special Event Rates:
Below are the AHIMA Preferred Chicago Hotels. Please feel free to contact these hotels directly to secure reservations.
Hyatt Regency Chicago
151 East Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL 60601
Phone: (312) 565-1234
The following discounted rates are available to AHIMA registrants on a first-come, first-served basis.
$255 per night
Reservations may be made by contacting Hyatt’s toll free number at 800-233-1234 or online at
Room rates are subject to availability. Reservations must be guaranteed via credit card or direct bill. Reservations must be cancelled 24 hours or a “no-show” charge of night’s rooms and tax will be assessed. Hotel will waive early departure fees.
71 East Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL 60601
$195 per night, City View room category
$207 per night, River View room category
$307 per night, Suite room category
CORPORATE GUESTROOM RATE FOR AHIMA
Please contact the Wyndham Grand Riverfront at 312-345-7100 or 877-999-3223 and ask for the AHIMA rate. In the event that a reservations needs to be cancelled, please contact the reservation office at 312-346-7100 or 887-999-3223 24 hours prior to arrival to avoid a cancellation fee in the amount of one night’s room and tax. Please make note of the cancellation number for future reference.
Airport Shuttle: GO Airport Express
Prices starting at $16 per person one way from O’Hare International Airport and starting at $14 per person one way from Midway International Airport.
Airport Shuttles depart from O'Hare airport every 10-15 minutes for downtown service to Chicago hotels, downtown businesses, near north residential locations, and suburban locations. Ticket counters and loading zones for boarding the GO Airport Express van are at Door 1E across from baggage claim 6, at Terminal 2 door 2E across from Jet Blue Baggage Claim, Terminal 3 Door 3E across from baggage claim 9 and at Terminal 5, just outside door 5E. Shuttles depart from Midway (MDW) Airport every 15 minutes for downtown service to Chicago hotels, downtown businesses and near north residential locations.GO Airport Express ticket counter and loading zone is located at Door 3, lower level across from baggage claim.
Approximately $50 from O’Hare International Airport: Taxi stands located at the lower-level curb front (outside of Baggage Claim) at each terminal.
Approximately $30 from Midway International Airport: Taxi stands are located on the lower level curb front of the terminals, and taxis are available on a first come, first serve basis.
$5 from O’Hare International Airport
$2.25 from Midway International Airport
The CTA Blue Line provides service directly into O'Hare Airport. The fully-accessible O’Hare station is situated in the lower level concourse, which connects Airline Terminals 1, 2 and 3, and is conveniently accessed from Terminal 5 by free, frequent airport shuttle trains.
The CTA Orange Line provides service directly to Midway Airport. The fully-accessible Midway station is right next to the airport terminal building, and connected by an enclosed walkway.
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