Corliss Collins

Director

Healthcare

Irvine, CA +1.404.384.1080

Areas of Expertise

Corliss Collins is an Operations Director on the Navigant Cymetrix Revenue Integrity Team. Corliss is a Healthcare Regulatory Compliance industry expert. She has a unique blend of Health Information management experience in leadership, ambulatory, large physician group practice, clinic, and outpatient settings. She performs various clinical documentation improvement (CDI), coding and billing regulatory, and quality checks aimed at identifying revenue integrity enhancement and optimize opportunities.

Select Engagements

  • Member of a three-person project leadership team that completed large scale four-month pre-bill assessments for integrated health systems.
  • Led a high-level CDI project review; for coding and documentation work streams, identifying documentation deficiencies derived from internal electronic medical record systems.
  • Developed a priority list of diagnoses, evaluation, and management CDI review specifics for 68 clinical departments.
  • Members of three-person team completed CDI review for (68) clinical departments, with more than (600) physicians that resulted in mitigating some reimbursement losses, and creating a sustainable CDI compliance capability within outpatient settings.
  • Worked collaboratively on CDI audit initiatives; achieved clinical documentation improvement goals

Publications:

  • CDI Best Practices for E/M leveling, HIM Briefings HcPRO May 2017
  • A winning strategy successful OCR HIPAA audit outcomes, HCCA Compliance Today December, 2016
  • Who’s Next? The 3 M’s of HIPAA Compliance Audits, Hayes BlogSpot, February 2016
  • How to Fast Track your Outpatient Clinical Documentation Program, Hayes BlogSpot, December, 2014
  • ICD-10 Clinical Documentation, Lessons Learned from the Frontlines, Hayes Webinar, August, 2014
Education
Healthcare Management (BHMC), Bellevue University
Health Information Technology Degree (AAS), Western Nebraska Community College
Certifications
Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT), AHIMA
ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer and Ambassador, AHIMA
Certified Coding Associate (CCA), AHIMA
Certified Billing & Coding Specialist (CBCS), NHA
Membership and Activity Information
Member, The National Association of Healthcare Revenue Integrity (NAHRI)
Member, National Health IT Advisors (WEDI)
Member, American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA)
Member, Greater Atlanta Health Information Management Associations, (GHIMA)
Member, Phi Theta Kappa (PTK)
Member Professional Woman Network (PWN)

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