Diagnosing and Documenting Hypercoagulable States

Activity description

This activity will review hypercoagulable states and identify the inherited and acquired conditions associated with this condition. It will also explore tools that can be utilized for screening, assessment, evaluation and diagnosis. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) coding guidelines will also be discussed, as well as the importance of accurate coding and documentation to the highest level of specificity to promote improved patient outcomes and continuity of care.

Provided by
This activity is provided by OptumHealth Education.

Commercial support
This activity is supported by OptumCare.

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Target Audience

This activity is designed to meet the educational needs of physicians, coders and other health care professionals who have an interest in hypercoagulable states.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this educational activity, participants should be able to:

  • Recognize the inherited and acquired conditions associated with a predisposition to hypercoagulable states.
  • Define and explain the differences between primary and secondary hypercoagulable states.
  • Identify available screening, assessment and evaluation tools for diagnosing hypercoagulable states.
Activity summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AAPC
  • 1.00 AMA
  • 1.00 Attendance
Activity opens: 
02/20/2020
Activity expires: 
02/20/2021
Rating: 
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Faculty presenter
Yvonne H. Datta, MDYvonne H. Datta, MD
Professor of Medicine
Division of Hematology, Oncology and Transplantation
University of Minnesota Medical School
Minneapolis, MN

About the presenter
Dr. Yvonne Datta graduated from the University of Minnesota Medical School, completed a medicine residency at the Medical College of Virginia and did fellowships in hematology/oncology at the University of Michigan and the Brigham and Women’s Hospital. She is an associate professor of medicine at the University of Minnesota in the Division of Hematology, Oncology and Transplantation. She has extensive laboratory research experience in vascular biology and platelet function defects, as well as clinical research experience in venous thromboembolism and anticoagulation. She provides clinical care for patients with bleeding and clotting disorders at University of Minnesota Health.

Planners
Sarah Chart, RN
Senior Director
OptumHealth Education
Eden Prairie, MN

Rebecca Gleason, RN, CCM
Activity Manager
OptumHealth Education
Eden Prairie, MN

Tania M. Miedico, MD
Medical Director
Clinical Performance, OptumCare
Eden Prairie, MN

Disclosures of relevant financial relationships
In accordance with the ACCME Standards for Commercial SupportSM, OptumHealth Education requires all those involved in the development of activity content to disclose their relevant financial relationships. An individual has a relevant financial relationship if such person (or his/her spouse/partner) has a financial relationship in any amount occurring in the last 12 months with a commercial interest. OptumHealth Education ensures that the content is independent of commercial bias.
Ms. Chart and Ms. Gleason have indicated that they are employees of and own stock in UnitedHealth Group.
The remaining activity faculty or planners have no financial relationships to disclose.

Method for calculating CE credit
CE credit was calculated by the complexity of content.

Accreditation statement
Joint Accreditation LogoIn support of improving patient care, OptumHealth Education is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the health care team.

Credit designation statements
Nurse Practitioners
The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Program (AANPCP) accepts credit from organizations accredited by the ACCME and ANCC.

Physicians
OptumHealth Education designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

PAs
The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) accepts credit from organizations accredited by the ACCME.

AAPC-Certified Coders
This program meets AAPC guidelines for 1.0 CEU. Can be used for Core A, CANPC and CHONC with successful completion of post-test for continuing education units.

Attendance
A certificate of attendance will be provided to learners upon completion of activity requirements, enabling participants to register with licensing boards or associations that have not been pre-approved for credits. To apply for credit types not listed above, participants should use the procedure established by the specific organization with which they wish to obtain credit.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AAPC
  • 1.00 AMA
  • 1.00 Attendance
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