Event Information
Product Format
Prerecorded Event
Conference Date
Wed, May 20, 2009
90 Minutes
Product Description

Learn how to stay a step ahead of the RACs.

If you're wondering what you should be doing while you wait for the RACs to come, take this expert tip: Conduct your own preemptive audits. Conducting your own RAC audit analysis will reveal specific problems and allow you to fix them before the RACs even arrive at your doorstep.

This 90-minute audio course can show you how. Join expert speaker Duane Abbey to learn the ropes, plus, keep your facility clear of negative audits altogether -- learn how to put your internal RAC audit program into place for the long term.

You'll walk away with all the tools and expert tips you need to keep your facility on the straight and narrow -- and out of the RACs' crosshairs.

Here's what you will learn:

  • Can you afford not to have an RAC audit program? Get your cost/benefit analysis here.
  • Get the scoop on RAC audit issues from real-life case studies.
  • Identify trends that could put you at risk for audits -- how to develop internal claims data-mining processes.
  • Where are your weak links? Identify and nip problems in the bud before the RACs come knocking.
  • Proven tips on policies and procedure development -- create a strong foundation to avoid audits.
  • RAC audit hot spots: Why medical necessity and proper coding top the list.

Who should attend? All coding, billing, and reimbursement staff, including compliance personnel who are associated with the Medicare program and the various Medicare payment systems; all staff members devoted to RAC activities; and financial analysts.  A special welcome is extended to clinical managers, physicians and nursing staff who need to better understand their impact on RAC issues.

Your registration includes:

  • Flexible enrollment. Scheduling conflict? No problem. This session is also available on CD.
  • Complimentary attendee package, including the speaker's complete presentation handouts. Keep this quick reference tool close by for future use.

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About Our Speaker

Duane Abbey Hospital Coding & Compliance Expert

 Duane C. Abbey, Ph.D. is a management consultant and president of Abbey & Abbey, Consultants, Inc., which specializes in healthcare consulting and related areas. Duane earned his graduate degrees at the University of Notre Dame and Iowa State University and has more than 20 years of experience as a consultant. He performs various types of financial analysis involving business structuring, organizational development, enrolment and other financially related concerns of organizations....   More Info
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