Drafting Effective Appeals and Defense of Recoupment

$249$449
Format :Live Webinar
Presenter :Thomas J. Force, ESQ.
Event Date : 03/12/2020
Time: 1 pm ET | 12 pm CT | 11 am MT | 10 am PT
Duration :60 Minutes

This webinar will provide the audience with the steps and tool necessary to draft an effective appeal, discussing the defenses available and the documentation which should be submitted with the appeal. It will discuss the types of denial of claims from insurance companies and the best way to appeal each of them, including denials for … Continue reading Drafting Effective Appeals and Defense of Recoupment

EM Documentation Guidelines to Providers

$249$449
Format :Live Webinar
Presenter :Lorraine J. Sivak, CPC
Event Date : 03/05/2020
Time: 3 pm ET | 2 pm CT | 1 pm MT | 12 pm PT
Duration :60 Minutes

Proper documentation of Evaluation and Management services is key to proper billing and revenue retention. If a Provider’s record ends up in the hands of an Insurance company or other Auditor, it is essential that the documentation properly supports the billed Evaluation and Management codes as well as the billed diagnosis. If the documentation is … Continue reading EM Documentation Guidelines to Providers

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

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Format :ON-DEMAND WEBINAR
Presenter :Beverly Cunningham, MS, RN
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

How to Read, Analyze and Interpret a Summary Plan Description and Why the SPD is Important to OON Providers

$249
Format :Live Webinar
Presenter :Thomas J. Force
Event Date : 04/29/2020
Time: 1 pm ET
Duration :60 Minutes

The presentation will discuss what a Summary Plan Description is.  It will also describe in detail the sections and terms of the Summary Plan Description. It will highlight the most important information contained in the document and how that information can be used by the Provider, particularly out-of-network providers.  The webinar will also discuss the … Continue reading How to Read, Analyze and Interpret a Summary Plan Description and Why the SPD is Important to OON Providers

PDGM: Assessing And Preparing Your Agency For Success

$251$449
Format :ON-DEMAND WEBINAR
Presenter :Daine Link
Duration :60 minutes

Many agencies are 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 … Continue reading PDGM: Assessing And Preparing Your Agency For Success

Physician Supervision & Incident-To Compliance

$249$449
Format : Live Webinar
Presenter : Duane C. Abbey, PhD, CFP
Event Date : 04/23/2020
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 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 the … Continue reading Physician Supervision & Incident-To Compliance

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

$251$449
Format :ON-DEMAND WEBINAR
Presenter :Steve S. Wilder, BA, CHSP, STS
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 :ON-DEMAND WEBINAR
Presenter :Marge McFarlane, PhD, MT (ASCP), CHFM, CJCP, CHSP, HEM, MEP
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

This Program has been approved for 1.0 continuing education unit (CEU) from AAPC. 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 … Continue reading Medical Necessity-Don’t Allow Payers to Deny Claims Incorrectly

CMS New Medicare Physician Payment Models

$251$449
Format :ON-DEMAND WEBINAR
Presenter :Duane C. Abbey, PhD.
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

$251$449
Format :ON-DEMAND WEBINAR
Presenter :Duane C. Abbey, PhD.
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

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