Risk Management Essentials for Dealing With and Avoiding Medicare "Never Events"

Event Information
Product Format
Prerecorded Event
Presenter(s)
Conference Date
Thu, Oct 02, 2008
Length
60 Minutes
Product Description

Effective Oct. 1, Medicare will stop paying hospitals for certain "Never Events."

While nonpayment policies are building steam, get the scoop on Medicare Never Events, MSP and other related payment issues apt to change your facility's standards of care. In this 1-hour audio learning session, expert speaker Paula Sanders will spell out CMS' nonpayment policies for Never Events and also reveal what state Medicaid agencies and private payers have in mind. She'll discuss risk management tactics, event reporting, documentation considerations, litigation implications and strategic considerations every facility should know in this new age of payment crackdowns.

What you’ll learn:

  • The official list: What CMS and other advocacy groups consider never events.
  • Risk management mishaps you can't afford to make -- and surefire strategies for compliance.
  • How to properly advise patients when a Never Event occurs.
  • Dive into medical record, POA considerations, transfer and discharge charting, and more documentation musts.
  • For private health care plans and Medicaid claims: Beware these "serious" events.
  • What you need to know about litigation: negligence, ongoing liability, settlements, and more.

Who should attend? Hospital administrators, medical directors, physicians, infection control nurses, medical records personnel, risk managers, insurance claim managers, nurses, hospital CEOs and CFOs, compliance officers and legal counsel.

Your registration includes:

  • "Risk-free guarantee. If you aren't completely satisfied with your purchase, we will refund your money."
  • Complimentary attendee package, including the speaker's complete presentation handouts. Keep this quick reference tool close by for future use!
  • "Complete training for your entire staff: Buy it once, use it again and again. Our CDs and transcripts are an unbeatable on-site training tool for you and all your staff."

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About Our Speaker

Paula Sanders - Medical Compliance Expert

Paula Sanders is a partner in the national health law practice of Post & Schell, P.C. She has extensive experience representing institutional health care providers on matters involving a full scope of operational, regulatory and compliance matters including licensure, Medicare and Medicaid, fraud and abuse and quality of care governmental investigations. She represents clients on both a substantive and procedural aspects of health care regulation, during which she distills for...   More Info
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