Medicare Risk Adjustment Factors

Make Your RAF Destination - Memorable, Accurate (know where you are going) and Profitable!

Event Information
Product Format
Prerecorded Event
Presenter(s)
Jacqueline Nash Bloink, MBA, CHC, CPC-I, CPC, CMRS
Length
60 Minutes
Product Description

Guidelines for Overcoming the Challenges You Will Face on RAF Trips

Challenges you will encounter on your RAF Trip:  1. Do the providers understand the history of HCC (Hierarchical Condition Category) /RAF (Risk Adjustment Factors)   2. Do the providers understand how to document in order to obtain the RAF score? 3. Do the coders / billers understand how to assist / prepare the providers for this adventure?

Financial Incentives: 1. Many Medicare Advantage Plans offer incentives to the provider in order to increase their RAF score. Why? 2. Why is it important to the beneficiary that the RAF scores are correct? 3. How will the HCC/RAF system change our industry in the future regarding how healthcare dollars are used?

Find the answers by joining expert Jacqueline Nash Bloink MBA, CHC, CPC-I, CPC, CMRS, in this informative 60-minute session.

In this session, Jacqueline will answer pertinent questions such as :

  • What diagnosis codes have an HCC weight?
  • How does the HCC diagnosis code (s) add up to a RAF score?
  • When should the HCC diagnosis codes be documented?
  • Where the HCC codes should be documented so that they add up to a RAF score?
  • Why are HCC codes and RAF scores important to the insurance carrier, the provider and to the beneficiary?
  • What is the purpose of your RAF?
  • How are you going to get the RAF to your Destination?
  • When is the best time to RAF?  
  • How do you capture more than 4 ICD-9 Codes?
  • What is the best way to remember what diagnosis codes should be used?

Benefits of attending this session:

  • Presented in such a way that HCC/RAF will be easily understood and remembered
  • Tips to learn how to document so that all HCC codes are captured
  • Design a system so that you will be ready to capture HCC codes on a timely basis and increase the RAF score
  • Discover free resources that are available to you regarding HCC and RAF

Get answers to your questions in a Q&A segment after the session to help you with the doubts and queries you may have.

Who should attend

  • Primary care providers (such as Family physicians, Internal Medicine , Geriatricians)
  • Coder and Billers for primary care`
  • Hospital groups that employ primary care or employ coders and billers

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About Our Speaker

Jacqueline Nash Bloink - Internal Medicine Training Expert

Jacqueline Nash Bloink MBA, CHC, CPC-I, CPC, CMRS is the Director of Compliance for the largest provider group in Arizona.  She is a frequent speaker for the Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA) and a published writer regarding many topics pertaining to coding and healthcare compliance. She also speaks for CMS and OIG on ACA and Compliance plans.

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