Discharge Planning Rules and Regulations for 2019: Conditions of Participation(CoPs)

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Format : LIVE WEBINAR
Presenter : Toni G. Cesta, PhD., RN, FAAN
Event Date : 01/16/2019
Time: 1 pm ET | 12 pm CT | 11 am MT | 10 am PT
Duration : 60 minutes

The proposed changes to the Conditions of Participation(CoPs) for Discharge Planning will likely have profound effects on how case management departments organize their work. It will also affect the workloads of RN case managers and social workers. Patients in ambulatory settings such as out-patient surgery, outpatient procedures and emergency departments will all need to be … Continue reading Discharge Planning Rules and Regulations for 2019: Conditions of Participation(CoPs)

Everything You Need to Know About Using Modifiers for 2019

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Format :LIVE WEBINAR
Presenter :Lynn M. Anderanin, CPC, CPMA, CPPM, CPC-I, COSC
Event Date : 02/26/2019
Time: 1 pm ET | 12 pm CT | 11 am MT | 10 am PT
Duration :60 minutes

When you are creating claims to report charges to insurance carriers, CPT codes, HCPCS codes, and ICD-10-CM codes are used to identify the services and procedures performed. In certain circumstances, modifier are also used to share information with the insurance carrier when certain situations are involved. In this webinar we will look at the most … Continue reading Everything You Need to Know About Using Modifiers for 2019

CPT Changes for 2019

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Format :LIVE WEBINAR
Presenter :Lynn M. Anderanin, CPC, CPMA, CPPM, CPC-I, COSC
Event Date : 01/22/2019
Time: 1 pm ET | 12 pm CT | 11 am MT | 10 am PT
Duration :60 minutes

Each year the American Medical Association (AMA) updates to the Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) codes and guidelines to accommodate with current medical practice and technology. Provider of professional services must apply these changes to any charges for dates of service beginning January 1, 2019. The expert Lynn M. Anderanin will walk you through the overall newly added, … Continue reading CPT Changes for 2019

Physician Employment Agreements, Contractor Agreements & Legal Compensation Models

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Format : LIVE WEBINAR
Presenter : Gina L. Campanella, Esq., FACHE
Event Date : 01/24/2019
Time: 1 pm ET | 12 pm CT | 11 am MT | 10 am PT
Duration : 60 Minutes

Are you currently working pursuant to an employment or contractor agreement that you signed immediately upon receipt? Did you receive an agreement to sign on your first day at your current position with no meaningful time to review or consider the agreement? Too many individuals sign employment and contractor agreements either without reading them (either … Continue reading Physician Employment Agreements, Contractor Agreements & Legal Compensation Models

Medicare Physician Fee Schedule(MPFS) Final Updates for 2019

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Format : LIVE WEBINAR
Presenter : Duane C. Abbey, PhD
Event Date : 01/31/2019
Time: 1 pm ET | 12 pm CT | 11 am MT | 10 am PT
Duration : 90 Minutes

Medicare Physician Fee Schedule(MPFS) using the RBRVS (Resource Based Relative Value Scale) as the main vehicle for implementing the fee schedule. Each year CMS proposes changes to MPFS and then at the beginning of the calendar year implements the changes. The relative value units (RVUs) are almost continuously updated from year-to-year based on special studies. … Continue reading Medicare Physician Fee Schedule(MPFS) Final Updates for 2019

The Disruptive Practitioner: A Danger to The Hospital’s Operation

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Format :LIVE WEBINAR
Presenter :William Mack Copeland, MS, JD, PhD, LFACHE
Event Date : 02/06/2019
Time: 1 pm ET | 12 pm CT | 11 am MT | 10 am PT
Duration :60 minutes

Disruptive activity by practitioners in the hospital takes many forms. When it happens, it is important that the hospital and/or the medical staff take appropriate steps to see that it does not affect patient care or disrupt operations. Most disciplinary policies are progressive. A progressive policy applies increasingly more severe sanctions to additional incidents of … Continue reading The Disruptive Practitioner: A Danger to The Hospital’s Operation

HIPAA and Business Associates — What They Are and What Are the Responsibilities

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Format : LIVE WEBINAR
Presenter : Jim Sheldon Dean
Event Date : 02/07/2019
Time: 1 pm ET | 12 pm CT | 11 am MT | 10 am PT
Duration : 90 Minutes

HIPAA Business Associates provide key services to HIPAA Covered Entities and other Business Associates, and may work in complex arrangements such as with Hybrid Entities, Affiliated Covered Entities, and Organized Health Care Arrangements. They are now covered directly under the Privacy Rule’s use and disclosure limitations, the Security Rule’s safeguard provisions, and the Breach Notification … Continue reading HIPAA and Business Associates — What They Are and What Are the Responsibilities

HIPAA Audit and Enforcement Update for 2019

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Format : LIVE WEBINAR
Presenter : Jim Sheldon Dean
Event Date : 03/12/2019
Time: 1 pm ET | 12 pm CT | 11 am MT | 10 am PT
Duration : 90 Minutes

The random HIPAA Compliance Audit program had a year of trial audits in 2012. The US Department of Health and Human Services reviewed the results of that work and performed a second round of audits, this time including HIPAA Business Associates, beginning in 2016 and concluding in 2017. The law calls for a permanent Audit … Continue reading HIPAA Audit and Enforcement Update for 2019

Care Coordination: A Key Strategy for Managing Cost and Length of Stay

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Format : LIVE WEBINAR
Presenter : Toni G. Cesta, PhD., RN, FAAN
Event Date : 03/20/2019
Time: 1 pm ET | 12 pm CT | 11 am MT | 10 am PT
Duration : 60 minutes

Care coordination is one of the key, fundamental roles of the RN case manager and social worker and yet it is often left to the lowest of priorities in our daily work. As a case management professional you must think beyond utilization management and discharge planning and incorporate care coordination into your daily practice. Do … Continue reading Care Coordination: A Key Strategy for Managing Cost and Length of Stay

Interdisciplinary Care Rounds: Strategies for Starting and Managing Walking Rounds

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Format : LIVE WEBINAR
Presenter : Toni G. Cesta, PhD., RN, FAAN
Event Date : 02/20/2019
Time: 1 pm ET | 12 pm CT | 11 am MT | 10 am PT
Duration : 60 minutes

Interdisciplinary care rounds are moving front and center as a key strategy for coordinating care, managing length of stay and improving patient and family satisfaction. It is also a component of the Joint Commission’s Safety Standard #2. According to the Joint Commission, best practice for these rounds includes the full interdisciplinary care team with rounds … Continue reading Interdisciplinary Care Rounds: Strategies for Starting and Managing Walking Rounds

OIG: Trends, Reports and Issues: FY2019

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Format : LIVE WEBINAR
Presenter : Duane C. Abbey, PhD
Event Date : 03/28/2019
Time: 1 pm ET | 12 pm CT | 11 am MT | 10 am PT
Duration : 90 Minutes

This webinar addresses a review of OIG Work Plan issues for hospitals, clinics and other health care providers with particular emphasis on coding, billing and reimbursement. FY2019 Work Plan issues are addressed in the context of OIG Work Plan issues from FY2014 through FY2018. Pertinent reports issued by the OIG are also discussed particularly in … Continue reading OIG: Trends, Reports and Issues: FY2019

Provider-Based Rule – Update for 2019

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Format : LIVE WEBINAR
Presenter : Duane C. Abbey, PhD
Event Date : 02/28/2019
Time: 1 pm ET | 12 pm CT | 11 am MT | 10 am PT
Duration : 90 Minutes

Hospitals are ever increasingly establishing provider-based clinics of all types. The Provider-Based Rule (PBR) is complex and there are definite ambiguities. While hospitals can enjoy increased revenues from provider-based clinics, compliance with all the rules and regulations is challenging. Recent changes in the supervisory requirements for provider-based operations have created confusion and new compliance challenges. … Continue reading Provider-Based Rule – Update for 2019

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