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

Access the Program Material Here 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 … Continue reading The Armed Intruder/Active Shooter in the Healthcare Facility: Building a Plan for Preparedness

The Essentials of Aggression Management in Healthcare: From Talkdown to Takedown

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Format :LIVE WEBINAR
Presenter :Steve S. Wilder, BA, CHSP, STS
Event Date : 09/18/2019
Time: 3 pm ET | 2 pm CT | 1 pm MT | 12 pm PT
Duration :60 minutes

Healthcare is now the number one industry for workplace violence, a statistic that nobody is proud of. As our society seems to become more and more violent, we continue to see more and more acts of violence against healthcare professionals. Seldom, however, does a person go from a state of calm to physically violent. More … Continue reading The Essentials of Aggression Management in Healthcare: From Talkdown to Takedown

The Federal False Claims Act: Latest Updates and Risk Mitigation Strategies

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Format :LIVE WEBINAR
Presenter :William Mack Copeland, MS, JD, PhD
Event Date : 09/19/2019
Time: 3 pm ET | 2 pm CT | 1 pm MT | 12 pm PT
Duration :60 minutes

Recent cases and/or enforcement actions involving the Federal Civil False Claims Act (FCA) raise serious concerns regarding compliance issues with hospital, physician practices and other healthcare entities. Recoveries under the FCA are at an all-time high, and the percentage of actions involving healthcare organizations has been increasing at exponential rates. Add to that, a substantial … Continue reading The Federal False Claims Act: Latest Updates and Risk Mitigation Strategies

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

Access the Program Material Here 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) … Continue reading CMS New Medicare Physician Payment Models

Physician Supervision & Incident-To Compliance

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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

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

Don’t Get Burned by Sunshine: The Latest on the Physician Payments Sunshine Act

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Format :ON-DEMAND WEBINAR
Presenter :Gina L. Campanella, ESQ., FACHE
Duration :60 minutes

The presentation will provide an overview of the Physician Payments Sunshine Act and corresponding regulations including the history and purpose of these laws. The presenter will provide the background upon which these laws were determined to be necessary and developed. The attendees will be provided with an overview and description of the laws, why they … Continue reading Don’t Get Burned by Sunshine: The Latest on the Physician Payments Sunshine Act

Health Plan Recoupment Defense: How to Defend Against Insurance Company Overpayment Demands and SIU Audits

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Format :ON-DEMAND WEBINAR
Presenter :Thomas J. Force, ESQ.
Duration :60 minutes

There have been a lot of out of network (OON) provider facing recoupment, refund demand and so called special investigations (SIUs) from insurance payers and health plan. If you are an out of network provider, it is imperative that you balance bill your patients for the difference between charge and payment. The webinar will discuss what … Continue reading Health Plan Recoupment Defense: How to Defend Against Insurance Company Overpayment Demands and SIU Audits

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