IPPS Final Rule: Expect Change to Physician Inpatient Order Requirements
In this exclusive RACmonitor webcast, Dr. Ronald Hirsch will review the IPPS Final Rule and provide hospitals a compliant interpretation of this new guidance illustrated with case examples. He will also provide an overview of the 2019 OPPS Proposed Rule with speculation on what the proposals will bring in 2019.
2019 ICD-10-PCS/CM Workshop Series: Express Lane to Coding Proficiency
August 21, 22, and 23
The all-new ICD-10-PCS/CM codes for 2019 will be implemented soon and you and your team will want to be the first to experience these new codes and concepts. Take your coding skills to a new level of performance before the codes changes become effective October 1.
2019 ICD-10-PCS/CM Workshop 1: Master ICD-10-CM Changes
Tuesday, August 21
You and your team will be able to master the new ICD-10-CM codes changes. As in past years, these diagnosis codes have been significantly high in number and in complexity. Take your coding skills to a new level of performance before the codes changes become effective October 1.
2019 ICD-10-PCS/CM Workshop 2: Take Control of ICD-10-PCS Changes
Wednesday, August 22
Take your coding skills to a whole new level of proficiency in applying the 2019 ICD-10-PCS code set. There’s a total of 78,881 ICD-10-PCS codes. The 2019 code set includes 392 new codes; 8 revision titles; and 216 deleted codes. Take your coding skills to a new level of performance before the codes changes become effective October 1.
2019 ICD-10-PCS/CM Workshop 3: Stay Focused on MS-DRG Shifts
Thursday, August 23
Medicare Severity Diagnosis Related Groups (MS-DRGs) methodology will change, as it always does. But this time you’ll need to understand how these changes will impact your facility’s reimbursement. Take your coding skills to a new level of performance before the codes changes become effective October 1.
Learn About Proposed E&M Changes and How You Can Affect Them
Thursday, August 23
While CMS proposes a drastic overhaul to evaluation and management (E&M) coding, the agency is seeking comment from stakeholders. Join Shannon DeConda as she will discuss the proposed changes and potential impact to your organization.
Avoid Medical Necessity Audits for Pain Management
The Recovery Audit Contractors (RACs) have been approved to audit pain management injections. That is why this webcast is a must-see learning experience for helping your team avoid audits and take-backs for pain management services.
Avoid Medical Necessity Pitfalls When Documenting E&M Levels 4 and 5
Gain a better understanding of the documentation requirements for E&M services as well as the medical necessity implication of those services, especially in the Emergency Department setting. Learn how they work together to achieve a more accurate leveling of E&M services.
Total Knee Replacements: In or Out?
Mary Beth Pace of Trinity Health System and Jeffrey Pilger, MD at St. Elizabeth Healthcare in Edgewood, Kentucky lead this exclusive webcast and share their approach with you and your team for admitting TKR patients.
Cardiac Procedures Two-Part Series: Don't Leave Any Money on the Table
Cardiac procedures yield high rates of reimbursement. But to get all the reimbursement you deserve is tricky, challenging, and complex. That’s why RACmonitor is conducting this two-part series on steps your facility can take so you won’t leave money on the table.
OCR Audits and Enforcement Actions: Lessons Learned
Rita Bowen, a nationally recognized healthcare privacy expert, will report on the latest initiatives by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR), including updates on the HIPAA Audit Program, patient access guidance, and resolution agreements.
2018 Outpatient Therapy Rehab Updates: The Year of Living Dangerously
This webcast will provide concise statements and guidelines to assist outpatient therapy providers, regardless of venue, in understanding the applicable rules and regulations with CMS, as well as other large commercial payors who often replicate CMS rules for therapy policy.
Goodbye Total Knee Replacement. Hello Problems!
If you're looking for total knee replacement on the inpatient-only list, forget it. Turn off your computer and call your auditing department. Total knee replacement is gone. But your troubles are just starting.