CDI Essentials: Clinical Validation

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Continuing Education Units:

AHIMA (1.0)

About this course

This course provides an overview of clinical validation. It examines process from both the clinical documentation integrity specialist (CDIS) and payer perspectives.


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Course Objectives:

  • Review clinical validation (CV)
  • Discuss the CV process from the Clinical Documentation Integrity Specialist (CDIS) perspective
  • Consider the payer’s perspective on CV
  • Explore some common diagnoses targeted for CV in which CDI efforts can focus


Instructor Biography:

Danita Arrowood, RHIT, CCS, CCDS, Manager, Education Content Development


Danita Arrowood has over 30 years of healthcare experience as an HIM professional, coder, auditor, clinical documentation integrity specialist, and educator. In addition to production coding, she has an extensive background in coding and auditing management, CDI leadership, compliance, and revenue cycle management. Danita has performed coding and compliance audits for the Department of Justice, quality improvement organizations, and multiple hospitals nationwide, as well as physician office HCC coding audits. She is cochair of the ACDIS CDI Educators Group (2022–2024) and an active member of AHIMA and AAPC. She has developed thousands of hours of coding, compliance, and CDI-related content and provided in-person education to physicians, clinicians, and coders across the country.


WVBRN Provider Registration Number: 50-26250


Target Audience: Nursing and clinical documentation integrity personnel

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