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To raise awareness about risk adjustment for our members, Pulse8 offers monthly, hour-long webinars, followed by a question-and-answer session. The topics rotate, and we encourage you and your staff to take advantage of these free educational opportunities.

This month's topic is Identifying Risk-Adjustable Conditions and Their Importance to a Patient's Risk Score in 2020.
This course covers risk adjustment and hierarchical condition categories, ICD-10-CM hierarchical condition coding for Affordable Care Act (ACA) commercial, Medicare, and Medicaid risk-adjustment models.

Dates and Times (delivered via Cisco WebEx service):

  • Tuesday, January 21: 8:30 am, 12:30 pm, or 3 pm
  • Thursday, January 23: 8:30 am or 12:30 pm

NEW Webinar Access Instructions:

  • Go to
  • Select Public Event List
  • Use the calendar icon to select the date of the webinar
  • Click Register
  • Fill in all required fields
  • Click Register

Risk Adjustment at Blue Cross NC
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina (Blue Cross NC) works with Pulse8 to promote education regarding risk adjustment for our members. Risk adjustment relies on providers performing accurate medical record documentation and coding practices to capture the annual health conditions of their patients.


  • If you have questions or are unable to attend one of the sessions above, you may set up a private session for your practice by emailing Pulse8 at
  • Any additional inquiries regarding this effort can be directed to Joe Richard, Blue Cross NC Risk Adjustment, at 919-765-1497.