Why is reimbursement tracking an important element within the revenue cycle?
How does reimbursement tracking help improve revenue and compliance at the same time? What elements you need to understand while tracking reimbursement? Why are DRGs, APCs and MPFS so complicated? Is it difficult to determine just how much we should be reimbursed? What unique issues are embedded within the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule?
Find the answers by joining expert Duane C. Abbey, Ph.D. in this riveting session, where he will shed light on why financial personnel are so intent on tracking the DRG case-mix. Is there a case-mix index for APCs? Find out whether other private payers use system like DRGs, APCs and MPFS. Learn what particular consideration you need to make for provider-based clinics; and whether or not reimbursement tracking should be used to assess cost-outliers as a potential compliance issue—in this 90-minute audio session.
Topics covered in the session
Prerequisites for Participating: General knowledge of hospital and physician billing operations and healthcare payment systems.
Who should attend: Financial Analysts, Revenue Cycle Personnel, Chargemaster Coordinators, Coding Personnel, Coding, Billing and Claims Transaction Personnel, Internal Auditing Personnel, Financial and Compliance Personnel, Information Technologists, Physicians and Other Interested Personnel
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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