These days, you can’t escape controversy over hospital charges and pricing — especially as hospital prices have become inflated.
Go in-depth behind the curtain of hospital pricing. Define what device-dependent APCs and DRGs are. Learn what the fuss is about “charge compression.” Here’s how you can control our cost-to-charge ratios and price devices, supplies, drugs, and biologicals. Plus, you can miss charges in connection with supplies and pharmacy items — find out this is what you’re doing.
Don’t fall into the trap of hospital charges. Here’s how you can adjust your pricing and address charge compression. Learn how this will affect APC and DRG reimbursement. Finally, your pricing structure can impact the cost report. Here’s what to do about it.
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Who should attend? Chargemaster Coordinators, Billing and Claims Generation Personnel, Compliance 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, Reimbursement Specialists, All Other Hospital Personnel Interested in Pricing
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, enrollment and other financially related concerns of organizations....
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