2013 OPPS Updates

Event Information
Product Format
Prerecorded Event
60 minutes
Product Description

Do you have questions about the APC update? We have answers.

To fully understand the latest Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) update, you have to prepare for the compliance strategies and APC revenue impact. By reviewing the highlights of the 2013 final OPPS rules, you’ll discover how to implement these changes through coding, chargemaster updates, and compliance audit strategies.

Conquer the OPPS changes with this expert audio conference, presented by Duane C. Abbey, Ph.D., CFP in just 60-minutes.

This session will help you:

  • Underline the 2013 updates of the APC payment system.
  • Discover what other modifications have been made to APCs over the years.
  • Untangle the complex nature of APCs and associated compliance issues (including RAC concerns).
  • Learn how to properly code and bill on APCs?
  • Find out if any high impact areas such as observation, ED, interventional radiology, and associated areas will be affected.
  • Predict future changes/directions that will happen for APCs.

Ask a question at the Q&A session following the live event and get advice unique to your situation, directly from our expert speaker.

Who should attend?

Outpatient Clinical Staff, Nursing Staff, Physicians, Outpatient Departmental Managers, Nurse Auditors, ED Nursing Staff, Provider-Based Clinic Nursing Staff, Coding Personnel, Coding, Billing and Claims Transaction Personnel, Internal Auditing Personnel, Financial Analysts, Compliance Personnel, Cost Accounting Personnel, Chargemaster Coordinators, Cost Reporting Personnel, Other Interested Personnel

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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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