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Barbara J. Cobuzzi, MBA, CPC, CENTC, COC, CPC-P, CPC-I, CPCO, AAPC Fellow
90 Minutes
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Trouble Understanding How The Appeal Process Works? Barbara Will Simplify It And Turn You Into An Expert!

Did you know that many denials, in fact, are NOT valid? Whether they’re due to a simple typo on a claim or a payer’s oversight, you have the right to knock on your carrier or intermediary’s door and argue your case. And fortunately, recouping your denied payment is really quite simple — if you know the ins and outs of the appeals process.

Join coding and reimbursement specialist, Barbara J. Cobuzzi, MBA, CPC, CENTC, CPC-H, CPC-P, CPC-I, CPCO, in this 90 minute session where you’ll learn each step of this effective — and often underused — method for securing your practice or facility’s rightful reimbursements.

Topics covered in the session:

  • A fresh perspective on coding versus reimbursement
  • Insights on the elements that effect reimbursement
  • Trouble understanding how the appeals process works? Barbara will simplify it and turn you into an expert!
  • Know the tools to successfully implement a reimbursement procedure
  • Scout out where the biggest appeals opportunìties lie: See where you stand to collect the most for your persistence
  • Services denìed or underpaid? Get the insights on common payer opportunìties for underpayment or denial of services
  • Medìcare vs. prìvate payers: Tailor your appeal based on who’s paying you
  • Four Pieces of must-have information when communicating with a payer
  • Identify Five formal appeal steps
  • One key contact to hone in on when you file your appeal
  • Overview on redetermination, reconsideration by QIC, and more
  • What not to do while appealing a dismissal
  • The lowdown on modifiers 59, 25 and 57 … and other hot targets for appeals
  • Make filing as easy as 1-2-3 with this handy checklist

Who should attend : Billing Managers, Billers, Practice Managers and Administrators, Physicians, other clinical Staff, Front desk staff, Coders, surgical schedulers and anyone involved in the revenue cycle

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About Our Speaker

Barbara J. Cobuzzi - Healthcare Compliance Training Expert

Barbara J. Cobuzzi owns CRN Healthcare Solutions which provides value added provider consulting services. She holds a B.S. in industrial engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and an MBA from New York University. She holds certifications from the AAPC as a CPC (certified physician coder), COC (certified hospital outpatient coder), CPC-P (certified payer coder) a CPC-I (certified coding instructor) and a CPCO (certified professional compliance officer). She also holds...   More Info
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