CMS New Medicare Physician Payment Models

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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

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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

Healthcare Fraud & Abuse, Stark and Anti-Kickback Issues

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Format :ON-DEMAND WEBINAR
Presenter :Gina L. Campanella, Esq., FACHE
Duration :90 Minutes

CMS finalized a number of significant changes to the Stark Law, now that these changes have gone into effect. Health care organizations should be monitoring and auditing their existing arrangements to ensure they are compliant with Stark’s technical requirements and key tenets of defensibility (e.g., fair market value, commercial reasonableness, and not taking into account designated health service … Continue reading Healthcare Fraud & Abuse, Stark and Anti-Kickback Issues

Hospitals, Medical Staffs and the New National Practitioner Data Bank Reporting Issues

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Format :ON-DEMAND WEBINAR
Presenter :Elizabeth Snelson, Esq.
Event Date : 04/18/2019
Time: All Day Long
Duration :60 minutes

Since the early 1990s, hospitals have been required to report certain adverse actions taken against physicians to the National Practitioner Data Bank. Also, hospitals must file a National Practitioner Data Bank report on any physician’s surrender of privileges if an investigation is underway, when no action has been taken by the hospital medical staff. This … Continue reading Hospitals, Medical Staffs and the New National Practitioner Data Bank Reporting Issues

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

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Format :LIVE WEBINAR
Presenter : Toni G. Cesta, PhD., RN, FAAN
Event Date : 10/29/2019
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 Participations(CoPs)

HIPAA Requirements for Professional and Patient Communications

$249$359
Format : LIVE WEBINAR
Presenter : Jim Sheldon Dean
Event Date : 04/09/2019
Time: 1 pm ET | 12 pm CT | 11 am MT | 10 am PT
Duration : 90 Minutes

Over the last few years, a revolution in personal communications has occurred, and the widespread adoption of mobile devices by staff and patients alike has presented new challenges in healthcare and compliance. E-mail has long been a staple of people’s lives, but as we move into the new digital age, texting is often the preferred, … Continue reading HIPAA Requirements for Professional and Patient Communications

Paying for Referrals: A Danger to Your Freedom

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Format :ON-DEMAND WEBINAR
Presenter :William Mack Copeland, MS, JD, PhD, LFACHE
Event Date : 04/10/2019
Time: All Day Long
Duration :60 minutes

The session will provide an overview of the Anti-Kickback Statute (AKS) and review what it prohibits, as well as review the Statute’s available safe harbors. It will also show how violation of the AKS can raise FCA concerns, and it will provide an assessment of enforcement activities, showing how participants may be at risk. In … Continue reading Paying for Referrals: A Danger to Your Freedom

Universal Decolonization: An Approach to Reduce MRSA Infections

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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 Universal Decolonization: An Approach to Reduce MRSA Infections

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