One would think that after five years of intense scrutiny by of U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General (HHS/OIG), that hospitals, health systems and ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) would master the subject of implantable medical device reporting.
Not so. Under the auditing microscope of federal fraud and abuse authorities, including ZPICs, CERTS, and MACs, you would think implantable medical device reporting would be, well, routine. It's not. In fact, implantable medical device reporting is anything but routine. It's continues to be an area fraught with errors and confusion, repayments and fines. And even after years of auditing on this topic, OIG auditors confess that because this requirement can be so difficult to master and implement at a hospital or ASC, nearly "every facility we step into, we find errors in reporting replacement device credits."
All that is about to change thanks to this upcoming webcast by healthcare expert Michael Calahan. He will walk you through all the traps that can snare your facility or ASC when reporting device credits.
From this important and timely webcast, you will…
- Learn up-to-date 2018 rules for mandatory implantable medical device credit reporting and discover the top OIG-found errors to avoid!
- Review the current reporting requirements for device credits for inpatient hospital and outpatient (OP) surgery, including which MS-DRGs and OP procedures are affected!
- Learn the obscure rules for hospital clinical research/trials, which credited devices to report (initially-placed, replacements). Also, learn the proper way to report Trial Sponsor credits, and when/how to report Condition Code 53!
- Discover the "how-to" for ASC reporting of device credits including modifiers, targeted devices and common errors! While doing so, review "prior years" reporting for HOPD!
- Review best practices and cross-departmental workflow protocols around these important issues.