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Confusion persists about a patient who is improperly admitted as inpatient. But there's no confusion among auditors who continue to pounce on medical records to deny claims. In this exclusive RACmonitor webcast, Dr. Ronald Hirsch clears up the confusion once and for all. That is why this webcast is a must-see learning experience for helping your team avoid audits for improper inpatient admissions.


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Improper inpatient admissions continue to be an easy target for auditors

Fourteen years after the adoption of the condition code 44 process and over four years after the start of the two- midnight rule, there is still confusion about what to do with a patient who is improperly admitted as inpatient. In this exclusive RACmonitor webcast, Dr. Hirsch will review all the possible patient types and patient scenarios, including Medicare, Medicare Advantage, and commercial insurance, and address circumstances prior to admission, during admission, and after discharge.

Learning Objectives:

During this exclusive RACmonitor webcast, Dr. Hirsch will…

  • Review Medicare regulations for admission status changes;
  • Review the self-denial and rebilling process;
  • Discuss the financial implications of status changes at various time points;
  • Differentiate the rules for Medicare Advantage; and
  • Discuss the importance of the admission order and what to do when it is missing.
Who Should Attend

Chief financial officers, case managers, inpatient coding and HIM professionals, hospital compliance and audit and appeal managers and directors, RAC coordinators, financial specialists, analysts, revenue cycle personnel, and clinical documentation improvement specialists.