Fundamentals in Utilization Management for the Acute Care Setting

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Format : LIVE WEBINAR
Presenter : Toni G. Cesta, PhD., RN, FAAN
Event Date : 04/17/2019
Time: 1 pm ET | 12 pm CT | 11 am MT | 10 am PT
Duration : 60 minutes

In this jam-packed program you will learn how to stream-line your utilization management process as well as understand the Conditions of Participation for Utilization Review and how they impact on your work as a case manager. We will discuss the differences between utilization review and utilization management. The process for incorporating medical necessity into the … Continue reading Fundamentals in Utilization Management for the Acute Care Setting

Physician Compliance Updates for 2019: Know Your Audit Risk & Improve Compliance

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Format :ON-DEMAND WEBINAR
Presenter : Elin Baklid-Kunz, MBA, CHC, CPC, CPMA, CCS
Event Date : 02/13/2019
Time: All Day Long
Duration : 90 minutes

Every physician office must learn the latest coding issues to avoid audit risk scrutiny in 2019. The medical coding compliance expert Elin Kunz, MBA, CHC, CPC, CPMA, CCS will walk you through the new compliance updates for 2019, and also tell you where to focus your audit efforts in 2019. She will discuss the proposed E&M documentation … Continue reading Physician Compliance Updates for 2019: Know Your Audit Risk & Improve Compliance

Billing, Coding and Reimbursement for Non Physician Practitioners (NPP)

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Format : LIVE WEBINAR
Presenter : Elin Baklid-Kunz, MBA, CHC, CPC, CPMA, CCS
Event Date : 04/10/2019
Time: 1 pm ET | 12 pm CT | 11 am MT | 10 am PT
Duration : 90 minutes

Non Physician practitioners (NPPs) includes physician’s assistants, nurse practitioners, and clinical nurse specialists who practice either with or under the supervision of physicians. They are playing an important role in hospitals and physician practices, yet many practices are not aware that non-compliant billing increase the risk for denials and fraud. While billing for the services … Continue reading Billing, Coding and Reimbursement for Non Physician Practitioners (NPP)

E/M Common Coding Errors

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Format : LIVE WEBINAR
Presenter : Elin Baklid-Kunz, MBA, CHC, CPC, CPMA, CCS
Event Date : 03/13/2019
Time: 1 pm ET | 12 pm CT | 11 am MT | 10 am PT
Duration : 90 minutes

Incorrect coding for evaluation and management (E/M) services has become a repeating and most challenging problems for healthcare organizations. E/M claims are usually denied for two reasons: incorrect coding or no record of the extent and amount of time spent in counseling and/or coordination of care when it is used to qualify for a particular … Continue reading E/M Common Coding Errors

Nasal Decolonization and Infection Prevention: Application and Evidence

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Format : LIVE WEBINAR
Presenter : Sue Barnes, RN, CIC, FAPIC
Event Date : 04/11/2019
Time: 1 pm ET | 12 pm CT | 11 am MT | 10 am PT
Duration : 60 minutes

MRSA (Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus) infections are associated with significant morbidity, patient and family suffering and costs. One Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) MRSA infection has been estimated to cost as much as $27,540. Staphylococcus aureus (S. aureus) which is a common part of human nasal flora, continues to be a leading cause of outbreaks and … Continue reading Nasal Decolonization and Infection Prevention: Application and Evidence

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

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Format :ON-DEMAND WEBINAR
Presenter : Toni G. Cesta, PhD., RN, FAAN
Event Date : 02/18/2019
Time: All Day Long
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)

Medicare Physician Fee Schedule(MPFS) Final Updates for 2019

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Format :ON-DEMAND WEBINAR
Presenter : Duane C. Abbey, PhD
Event Date : 02/18/2019
Time: All Day Long
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 :ON-DEMAND WEBINAR
Presenter :William Mack Copeland, MS, JD, PhD, LFACHE
Event Date : 02/18/2019
Time: ALL Day Long
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

CPT Changes for 2019

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Format :ON-DEMAND WEBINAR
Presenter :Lynn M. Anderanin, CPC, CPMA, CPPM, CPC-I, COSC
Event Date : 01/22/2019
Time: All Day Long
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

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

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

Complying with the IPPS/LTCH 2019 Price Transparency Requirements

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Format :LIVE WEBINAR
Presenter :Jugna Shah, MPH
Event Date : 02/27/2019
Time: 1 pm ET | 12 pm CT | 11 am MT | 10 am PT
Duration :60 minutes

CMS released the CY 2019 IPPS(Inpatient Prospective Payment System) and LTCH(Long Term Care Hospital) with the purpose to reduce regulatory burden for inpatient hospitals and increase price transparency and better data sharing between hospitals and other providers and suppliers. One of the changes finalized in the CY 2019 IPPS/LTCH rule was the updated guidelines to … Continue reading Complying with the IPPS/LTCH 2019 Price Transparency Requirements

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