MDS & Medicare Update for 2014- Influences to Your Revenue Cycle

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Product Format
Prerecorded Event
Maureen McCarthy, RN, BS, RAC-CT, CPRA
60 Minutes
Product Description

Mitigate Revenue Loss by Monitoring the Recent Medicare Changes

It’s vital to comprehend the recent changes to federal PPS regulations and new MDS coding areas that may influence your subsequent revenue.

Join Maureen McCarthy, RN, BS, RAC-CT in this informative 60 minute session to know the tactics for identifying, monitoring and tracking the factors in order to mitigate revenue loss. She’ll help you identify the potential areas CMS may consider for future changes to the Medicare program, and why certain modifications requested by providers are not able to be made. Plus, you’ll learn how consultants and other cost centers identified in annual cost reports may affect future PPS rates.

Here are some benefits you’ll walk away with:

  • 2014 Federal Register synopsis
  • 10/1/13 updated MDS assessment
  • Tips on how to track MDS coding changes and monitor the effects on revenue
  • Ideas on how to set up programs to identify revenue loss

Take a look at the topics covered:

  • Explanation of the 2014 federal register changes
  • How cost report changes may affect labor portion of PPS rates and what to watch for in the future
  • Identifying additional factors that will influence PPS rates in FY 2014
  • Review of MDS coding changes and updates
  • How to prepare and identify trending factors that negatively influence revenue
  • Changes to Managed Care billing requirements and what they mean to the MDS cycle

Who should attend? CEO, CFO, COO, Administrators, Corporate Reimbursement and Finance staff, MDS Coordinators, DONs

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About Our Speaker

Maureen McCarthy - Long Term Care Billing Expert

Maureen is the Vice President of Clinical Reimbursement for National Health Care Associates.  She is also the President of Celtic Consulting, LLC and the CEO and founder of Care Transitions, LLP; a medical and behavioral support service provider. McCarthy is also the creator of the McCarthy Method, a documentation enhancement system for ADL coding.

She has been a registered nurse for over 25 years with...   More Info
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