Making Sense of Medicare Severity DRGs

Event Information
Product Format
Prerecorded Event
Presenter(s)
Thomas Sadauskas, FHFMA, FACHE, CPA
Length
60 Minutes
Product Description

See what MS-DRGs really mean for your hospital’s bottom line.

Still stunned by the onset of MS-DRGs last October? Considering this was the biggest change to Medicare’s Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) since DRGs surfaced 20 years ago, being confident with the new system is going to take time and effort. For instance, even if the physicians and other providers did all the right things, if your documentation and coding doesn’t communicate that, you’re just back at square one. But you don’t have to follow the IPPS in survival mode playing guessing games.
 
Join expert speaker Thomas Sadauskas, FHFMA, FACHE, CPA, as he discusses what you really need to know about MS-DRGs and how they affect your facility’s bottom line. You’ll walk away knowing what you need to change in your coding, documentation and even operations to make sure there’s no adverse effect on your reimbursement.
 
Join us for this valuable conference where you’ll learn:

  • MS-DRG comes to town: Here’s how they change your billing and revenue.
  • The impact on your hospital’s bottom line -- the straight-up facts.
  • Strategic forecasting: Assess the impact of MS-DRGs in the long-run.
  • Heads up: Coding and documentation will be vital to your success. Learn the details here.
  • Come out on top: What you can do to make the most of this new DRG system.

Have additional questions? You have the floor with the speaker during an interactive Q&A!

Who should attend? Hospital CFOs, revenue cycle managers, hospital CIOs, reimbursement managers, and directors of HIM.

Your registration includes:

  • Risk-free enrollment! Scheduling conflict? No problem! This session is also available on CD!
  • Expert answers to your tough questions during the interactive Q&A period.
  • Complimentary attendee package, including the speaker's complete presentation handouts. Keep this quick reference tool close by for future use!
  • One low price for all the staff you can stuff into a conference room!

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About Our Speaker

Thomas Sadauskas

Thomas Sadauskas, FHFMA, FACHE, CPA, has spent more than 25 years in the healthcare field. His work has included extensive management experience in both teaching hospital and ambulatory care settings as well in healthcare IT consulting. A co-author of two books on the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), Sadauskas currently has revenue cycle strategic management and oversight responsibilities for a multi-state integrated healthcare delivery system. He has a...   More Info
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