Collections For Healthcare: Part 1

Event Information
Product Format
Prerecorded Event
Barbara J. Cobuzzi, MBA, CPC-OTO, CPC-H, CPC-P, CPC-I, CHCC
Conference Date
Thu, Feb 23, 2012
90 Minutes
Product Description

Find out ways to collect— co-pays, deductibles, reimbursements and more from the patient!

Collecting money from patients can be challenging. If your front desk is responsible for collecting co-pays and sometimes old balances, its success or failure has a dramatic impact on the practice’s bottom line.

You know that solid collections knowledge is the key to bringing in patient co-pays, deductibles, and balances, as well as payer reimbursement. Are you wondering where you should focus your time and energy?

Register in this informative 2-part session, with expert Barbara Cobuzzi, to get an in-depth understanding of collections for your health care practice.

Here are a few highlights of the session:

  • Find out some examples of products available which can increase productivity of the accounts receivable staff 
  • Address workflow and process to optimize collections
  • What are the pitfalls to avoid in collections
  • Know the effects of documentation and coding
  • Financial Policy: What is expected of the patient at the time of the appointment
  • Find out the importance of Staff Communication
  • To-do list before the checkout
  • Overview of National Correct Coding Initiatives (NCCI) and Bundling
  • Find out who matches the ICD-9-CM code to the CPT code
  • Define: Electronic Tools

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About Our Speaker

Barbara J. Cobuzzi

Barbara J. Cobuzzi is President of CRN Healthcare Solutions in Tinton Falls, NJ.  She holds a BS in Industrial Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and an MBA from New York University.  She holds certifications from the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) as a CPC (physician coder), CPC-H (hospital outpatient coder), CPC-P (payer coder), a CPC-I (coding instructor) and a CPCO (certified professional compliance officer).  She...   More Info
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