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The Hot Audit Topics for 2018: Learn What's Targeted and How to Avoid Denials

The Hot Audit Topics for 2018: Learn What's Targeted and How to Avoid Denials

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In late 2017, CMS proudly proclaimed that their error rate dropped below 10 percent for the first time in several years. With this success, it is likely that CMS will strive to drive that rate even lower meaning more audits and more pressure on facilities like yours and others. That is why this webcast by Dr. Ronald Hirsch is a must-see learning experience for helping your team avoid audits.

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Product Code: R020818

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Expect more RAC and CERT audits during the new year. That's because the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) reports that its new leadership is "re-examining existing corrective actions and exploring new and innovative approaches to reducing improper payments, while minimizing burden for its partners."

Although the Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs) are well underway with their Targeted Probe and Educate (TPE) audits, there are still ongoing CERT and RAC audits which are not targeted at error-prone providers. In this crucially important webcast, Dr. Hirsch will review the current hot audit topics and provide practical ways to both avoid and appeal denials.

Learning Objectives:

During this exclusive RACmonitor webcast, Dr. Hirsch will…

  • Review the TPE process
  • Review current TPE targets
  • Review current CERT and RAC audit targets
  • Formulate denial avoidance tactics
  • Successfully appeal denials