It’s vital to know the status of CMS efforts with pre-payment audits and the key issues where the RACs are finding the greatest recoupment.
Register for this 90 minute audio session with Duane C. Abbey, Ph.D., CFP to know what to do about the ambiguous guidance from the Medicare program, when will the RACs start using statistical extrapolation to determine alleged overpayments, and why do the RACs discover so few underpayments. Duane will share the documentation requirement that will satisfy the RAC auditors and useful ways of accommodating RAC issues with general compliance plan.
Duane will offer insights on RAC activities, approved RAC audit issues, operational challenges under the RACs, and developing issues that hospitals and clinics should consider in their compliance and auditing activities. Plus, he’ll address associated MAC auditing activities.
The objective of this session is:
Take a look at the topics covered:
Who should attend? Chief Compliance Officers, CBR Compliance Officers, Healthcare Auditors, Healthcare Compliance Personnel, Chargemaster Coordinators, Billing and Claims Generation Personnel, Patient Financial Management Personnel, Cost Accounting Personnel, Cost Report Personnel, Financial Analysts, Managed Care Contract Personnel, Revenue Enhancement Personnel, Chief Financial Officers, Chief Compliance Officers, Financial Planners, All Other Hospital Personnel Interested in Compliance
- Barbara J. Cobuzzi, MBA, CPC, COC , CPC-P, CPC-I , CPCO, CEN
- Kim Garner-Huey, MJ, CHC, CPC, CCS-P, PCS, CPCO
- Jim Sheldon-Dean,
- Brigette LaBar,
- Elin Baklid-Kunz, MBA, CHC, CPC, CPMA, CCS, AHIMA-Approved
- Debra Phairas, MBA
Duane C. Abbey, Ph.D. is a management consultant and president of Abbey & Abbey, Consultants, Inc., which specializes in health care consulting and related areas. Abbey earned his graduate degrees at the University of Notre Dame and Iowa State University and has more than 20 years experience as a consultant. He performs various financial analysis, including business structuring, organizational development, enrollment, and other financially related concerns of an organization. Abbey's consulting...
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