Ensuring accurate documentation to establish medical necessity is critical, specially when the definition of medical necessity vary depending on who you are - physician, biller, payer, coder or someone else in the Medicare Reimbursement function. You need your physicians and staff to document appropriately to ensure that you have everything you need for an Optimized Reimbursement Cycle. You have to be updated through a number of different changes - right from filing appeals for accurate reimbursement, getting familiar with the guidelines on the right appeal language, links and advice on the new ABN forms and much more.
Who should attend? Compliance personnel, HIPAA Officer, Chief Information Officer, Health Information Manager, Medical Office Manager, CFO, CEO, COO, Physicians, coders, billers, office managers
- Michael A. Ferragamo, Jr., MD, FACS
- Thomas J. Force, Esq.
- Elin Baklid-Kunz, MBA, CHC, CPC, CPMA, CCS, AHIMA-Approved
- Jugna Shah, MPH
- Jill M. Young, CPC, CEDC, CIMC
Kim is an independent coding and reimbursement consultant, providing audit, training and oversight of coding and reimbursement functions for physicians. Kim completed three years of pre-medical education at the University of Alabama before she decided that she preferred the business side of medicine. She completed a Bachelor’s degree in Health Care Management and went on to obtain certification through the American Academy of Professional Coders and the American...
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