Prevent Fraud and Abuse for You and Your Patients: PECOS and Red Flag Rule

Event Information
Product Format
Prerecorded Event
Presenter(s)
Quin Buechner, MS, MDIV, ACS-FP / GI / PEDS, PACHS-Multispecialty, PHIA, CPC
Conference Date
Fri, Aug 28, 2009
Length
60 Minutes
Product Description

Not only is CMS watching out for enrollment fraud with PECOS, as a provider, the FTC demands that you watch out for patient identity theft.

Identity theft is pandemic. Not only are financial institutions held responsible – so are you. The burden falls on you to protect yourself and your patients. CMS has rolled out PECOS (Provider Enrollment, Chain and Ownership System).This is a step that CMS is using to assist with fraud and abuse. In another attempt to combat fraud and identity theft, the FTC has rolled out the Red Flag Rule. Although these two items may seem unrelated both impact you, your practice and the way you do business. Join expert Quin Buechner, MS, MDIV, ACS-FP/GI/PEDS, PACHS-Mutlispecialty, PHIA, CPC for this 1-hour audio event to learn how to enroll compliantly with Medicare – to protect yourself – and how the FTC's Red Flag Rule fits into your compliance plan – to protect your patients.

Hers is a sample of the topics covered in this session:

  • The Internet-based PECOS has more advantages than you may have known.
  • How to use PECOS from activating NPIs to renewing provider billing information.
  • Unable to access Internet-based PECOS? Make sure you know what to do.
  • Be in the know with PECOS enrollment actions.
  • Zoom in on the FTC's Red Flag rule enforcement.
  • What you need to do and invest in right now for Red Flag Rule compliance?

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

Who should attend? Physicians, psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, coders, billers, office managers, hospital staff, and compliance professionals in the healthcare setting.

Your registration includes:

  • Flexible 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

Quin Buechner - Mental Health Coding Expert

Quin A. Buechner, M.S., M.DIV., ACS-FP/GI/PEDS, PACHS-Multispecialty, PHIA, C.P.C., has been involved in medical practice management, coding, reimbursement and policy analysis for government and Commercial payers for over 25 years. He has been a member of the AAPC National Board, a Billing Director for a four county Mental Health Agency, and is a National Consultant and Speaker. He has worked at and with small Medical practices, multi-specialty practices, Medical Colleges...   More Info
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