Expert training in clinical documentation for compliance and revenue optimization, developed by physicians for clinicians who provide care in value-based settings.
Since 2005, the physician-consultants of Capstone Performance Systems, CareVention HealthCare’s Clinical Documentation and Risk Adjustment Services line, have presented onsite training to value-based healthcare providers. Now, this same highly-regarded training is available as a convenient online course. Featuring more than 10 hours of engaging content, Clinical Documentation Excellence (CDE) Online Education covers timely, relevant topics. The course, featuring curriculum developed by physicians who have worked in value-based care, is available 24/7 — to fit your busy schedule.
The CDE Online Education course is appropriate for physicians, physician assistants, mid-level practitioners, nurse practitioners, nurses, pharmacists, medical directors, and clinical leadership.
- Understand the role of the clinician in risk adjustment
- Learn how diagnostic codes are used in quality metrics, population health, and risk adjustment
- Acquire skills in ICD-10 coding and appropriate chart documentation
In support of improving patient care, Tabula Rasa HealthCare University 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 healthcare team.
I loved these videos. I thought they were great. They were short and to the point. Very easy to use...The videos are packed with so much helpful information -- even I was learning.Andrea Khosropour, MD, Senior Medical Director Oak Street Health
For information on the CDE Online Education series, CDE-C certification and subscription options, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Clinical Documentation Excellence Curriculum:
Introductory and Background Modules:
Value Based Payment in Healthcare
Risk Adjustment Methodology
Provider’s Role in Risk Adjustment
ICD-10-CM 1: Basics
ICD-10-CM 2: Changes in ICD-10-CM
ICD-10-CM 3: Coding Examples
ICD-10-CM 4: ICD-10 Coding Tips and Resources
Peripheral arterial disease
Nephropathy and chronic kidney disease (CKD)
Diabetes and complications
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
Coronary disease, angina and acute myocardial infarction
Strokes and sequelae
Dementia and complications
Osteoporosis and fractures
Neoplastic disease – solid tumors
Neoplastic disease – hematopoietic
Substance use disorder
Artificial openings, amputations and other status conditions
Demonstrate your expertise and stay current with these special offerings:
CDE Certification (CDE-C)
Certification in Clinical Documentation Excellence demonstrates your commitment to and competency in accurate chart documentation for risk adjustment. Certification recognizes your qualifications and verifies a baseline level of education and competency in a complex subject.
CareVention HealthCare, in conjunction with Tabula Rasa HealthCare University (TRHCU), is pleased to offer the Clinical Documentation Excellence Certification (CDE-C). The CDE-C designation confirms comprehension of the CDE course material as demonstrated through testing.
The CDE-C program comprises the successful completion of modules in three categories as demonstrated through post-tests for each module and a final, comprehensive certification examination. The three categories of modules to be completed are Introductory and Background, Required, and Elective.
To learn more about the CDE-C certification program, email email@example.com.
The targeted subscription provides ongoing access for three years to introductory and background modules plus six additional modules as follows:
Year One: All Introductory and Background modules and Required modules, plus six additional modules [Cost: $1,200]
Year Two: All required modules plus six additional modules [Cost: $400]
Year Three: All required modules plus six additional modules [Cost: $400]
Completion of all targeted subscriptions qualifies user for the CDE-C certification exam.
The Expanded Subscription option includes:
- All introductory and background modules
- All required modules
- All additional modules
Completion of this subscription qualifies user for the CDE-C certification examination. [Cost: $1,800]
For information on multi-user discounts,
The CDE Online Education series curriculum was developed by physicians with expertise in value-based care:
Richard Schamp, MD
Dr. Richard Schamp has more than 30 years of experience in geriatric care and leadership across a variety of healthcare organizations. He has been a consultant to nearly two-thirds of Progams of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) organizations since 2001 and has trained hundreds of medical directors and primary care providers in clinical topics related to value-based healthcare. As former CEO of Capstone Performance Systems, he is an industry expert in Medicare risk adjustment. Dr. Schamp earned his Doctorate of Medicine degree from the University of Kansas.
George W. Brett, MD
Dr. Brett has more than 30 years of experience in geriatric medicine and long-term care. Prior to joining Capstone Performance Systems in 2014, he served as the medical director for LIFE programs at Lutheran Senior Life in Western Pennsylvania. (LIFE — Living Independence for the Elderly — is part of the national PACE program.) His work with PACE led to his interest and expertise in Medicare risk adjustment. He is a frequent presenter on topics including polypharmacy in the elderly and risk adjustment.
David Wilner, MD, FACP, AGSF
Dr. David Wilner has extensive experience in geriatric medicine. A clinical professor at University of Massachusetts Medical School, Dr. Wilner previously served as medical director and vice president of Summit ElderCare, a PACE program, and Fallon Health and as coordinator of geriatric medicine training at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Worcester, Mass. Dr. Wilner is board certified in geriatric medicine, hospice and palliative medicine, and internal medicine.
Indira Kanouka, MD
Dr. Indira Kanouka has served as a Medical Director in the Long-Term Acute Care and PACE programs and trained medical residents, nurse practitioners and physician assistants in these various settings and roles. As a Medical Consultant with Capstone Performance Systems, Dr. Kanouka provides education in the optimal identification, diagnosis, and documentation of conditions to clinicians working in Medicare risk adjustment.