Forget Discharge Planning: Hospital Case Management Staff Need to Start Handoff Planning

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Format :LIVE WEBINAR
Presenter :Beverly Cunningham, MS, RN
Event Date : 07/23/2019
Time: 1 pm ET | 12 pm CT | 11 am MT | 10 am PT
Duration :60 minutes

Discharge planning has become more than just the movement of the patient out of the hospital. It is a “process” that starts at the point of admission and/or pre-admission and transitions beyond discharge. The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has recently added more “teeth” to the process in their proposed rules. This webinar … Continue reading Forget Discharge Planning: Hospital Case Management Staff Need to Start Handoff Planning

Hospital Case Management Decisions: Utilization Management-Part of the RN Case Manager Role or Separate?

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Format :LIVE WEBINAR
Presenter :Beverly Cunningham, MS, RN
Event Date : 08/27/2019
Time: 1 pm ET | 12 pm CT | 11 am MT | 10 am PT
Duration :60 minutes

Utilization management (UM) was the first role applied in acute care case management models. It was initially known of as utilization review but has evolved into something much more comprehensive than that. Today it encompasses elements of resource management and denials management as well. This webinar will review the role of utilization management as it … Continue reading Hospital Case Management Decisions: Utilization Management-Part of the RN Case Manager Role or Separate?

Optimizing Out of Network Payment: Get Paid More for Out-of-Network Patient Services

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Format :LIVE WEBINAR
Presenter :Owen J. Dahl, MBA, LFACHE, CHBC, LSSMBB
Event Date : 09/24/2019
Time: 3 pm ET | 2 pm CT | 1 pm MT | 12 pm PT
Duration :60 minutes

Getting paid for Out of Network patient services is more difficult now than ever before. It is projected that 95% of your patients will fail to fully pay for their medical bill balances by 2020 (alarmingly, this is up from 68% in 2016 and 49% in 2014). Whether you choose to be out-of-network, or the payer drops … Continue reading Optimizing Out of Network Payment: Get Paid More for Out-of-Network Patient Services

PDGM: Assessing And Preparing Your Agency For Success

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Format :LIVE WEBINAR
Presenter :Daine Link
Event Date : 08/28/2019
Time: 1 pm ET | 12 pm CT | 11 am MT | 10 am PT
Duration :60 minutes

Many agencies is facing the biggest change in reimbursement since 2000 with the implementation of PDGM. The Patient Driven Grouping Model (PDGM) launches on or after January 2020 and will impact every department of the home health agency. The billing cycle will be changing to every 30 days, there is an elimination of the therapy threshold and … Continue reading PDGM: Assessing And Preparing Your Agency For Success

The Armed Intruder/Active Shooter in the Healthcare Facility: Building a Plan for Preparedness

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Format :LIVE WEBINAR
Presenter :Steve S. Wilder, BA, CHSP, STS
Event Date : 08/20/2019
Time: 3 pm ET | 2 pm CT | 1 pm MT | 12 pm PT
Duration :60 minutes

An active shooter or an armed intruder at a medical practice office is unthinkable, but it has happened and can occur anywhere, anytime. Every healthcare provider has to accept the reality and realize it can happen anywhere, including at your practice. It doesn’t matter how well you think you know your patients, their families, your staff, … Continue reading The Armed Intruder/Active Shooter in the Healthcare Facility: Building a Plan for Preparedness

Updates to the CMS Emergency Preparedness Rule: The Journey Continues

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Format :LIVE WEBINAR
Presenter :Marge McFarlane, PhD, MT (ASCP), CHFM, CJCP, CHSP, HEM, MEP
Event Date : 08/27/2019
Time: 3 pm ET | 2 pm CT | 1 pm MT | 12 pm PT
Duration :60 minutes

The new Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Emergency Preparedness Rule became effective as of November 2017 for the 11 categories of providers covered under CMS. It establishes national emergency preparedness requirements for participating providers and certified suppliers to adequately plan for both natural and man-made disasters, and coordinate with Federal, state, tribal, regional and … Continue reading Updates to the CMS Emergency Preparedness Rule: The Journey Continues

Billing and Coding for Mid-Level Provider Updates and Staying Compliant for 2019

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Format :ON-DEMAND WEBINAR
Presenter :Dreama Sloan-Kelly, MD, CCS
Duration :60 minutes

Billing and coding for mid-level provider seems simple at first but often poses a lot of pitfalls that many private practices, groups, and hospitals are unaware of until they undergo an audit and are levied a hefty fine. Many think the billings rules for nurse practitioners and physician assistants are the same from payer to … Continue reading Billing and Coding for Mid-Level Provider Updates and Staying Compliant for 2019

Medical Necessity-Don’t Allow Payers to Deny Claims Incorrectly

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Format :ON-DEMAND WEBINAR
Presenter :Stephanie Thomas, CPC, CANPC
Duration :60 minutes

Learn the ins and outs of medical necessity and how payers interpret that. So many times procedures are “authorized” but later deny stating that the procedure was not medically necessary. The importance of dictation and specificity will be discussed at length. Use your EHR to the full capability and set macros to help your team … Continue reading Medical Necessity-Don’t Allow Payers to Deny Claims Incorrectly

CMS New Medicare Physician Payment Models

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Format :LIVE WEBINAR
Presenter :Duane C. Abbey, PhD.
Event Date : 08/22/2019
Time: 1 pm ET | 12 pm CT | 11 am MT | 10 am PT
Duration :90 minutes

Physician payment for the Medicare program continues to evolve. For many years the MPFS (Medicare Physician Fee Schedule) used RBRVS (Resource Based Relative Value Scale) along with annually adjusted conversion factor to determine payment for physicians. Today there are many changes occurring from different directions. The sustainable growth factor (SGF) is being replaced by various … Continue reading CMS New Medicare Physician Payment Models

Physician Supervision & Incident-To Compliance

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Format :LIVE WEBINAR
Presenter :Duane C. Abbey, PhD.
Event Date : 07/25/2019
Time: 1 pm ET | 12 pm CT | 11 am MT | 10 am PT
Duration :90 Minutes

The phrase Incident-to is used in two very different ways in the Social Security Act (SSA). For physicians and practitioners this phase is used for incident-to billing that relates to a physician coding and billing for subordinate staff services. For hospitals, the phase is incident-to services that describe the major benefit category for hospitals under … Continue reading Physician Supervision & Incident-To Compliance

Understanding Medicare Advantage Programs for 2019

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Format :ON-DEMAND WEBINAR
Presenter :Duane C. Abbey, PhD.
Duration :90 minutes

Approximately one-third of all Medicare beneficiaries are enrolled in various Medicare Advantage programs. These plans are generally offered by insurance companies and tend to be regional. The key descriptor for these programs is that of variability. Each of these programs must cover what traditional Medicare covers, but they then generally expand from this basic coverage … Continue reading Understanding Medicare Advantage Programs for 2019

2019 Medical Coding Rules and Guidelines: Stay Up-to-Date on Coding Changes

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Format :ON-DEMAND WEBINAR
Presenter :Lynn M. Anderanin, CPC, CPMA, CPPM, CPC-I, COSC
Duration :60 minutes

The medical billing and coding cycle can take anywhere from a few days to several months, depending on the complexity of services rendered, management of any claim denials, and how organizations collect a patient’s financial responsibility. Ensuring provider organizations understand the fundamentals of medical billing and coding can help providers and other staff operates a … Continue reading 2019 Medical Coding Rules and Guidelines: Stay Up-to-Date on Coding Changes

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