Medicare's e-Prescribing Program: What's in It for You

Event Information
Product Format
Prerecorded Event
Kenny Engel, CPC, CHC, ACS-EM, CCP
Conference Date
Tue, Apr 14, 2009
60 Minutes
Product Description

Get the most out of e-prescribing: How to make the program work for you or find a better alternative.

Don’t let pressure to transform the Medicare e-prescribing system leave you holding the bill for the costly fees of implementing and maintaining it. Depending on your situation, converting to e-prescribing could either help your -- or hurt you. Find out what more affordable alternatives are out there, or how you can ensure reporting success if you do decide to participate in the e-prescribing system. In this 1-hour audio session, expert coder Kenneth Engel, CPC, CHC, ACS-EM, CCP, will tell you all the benefits --– and the pitfalls --– to Medicare’s latest addition.

Topics covered:

  • A cost-benefit analysis for adopting an e-prescribing program -- how to know if it’s worth it.
  • How e-prescribing is more like Pay-for-Performance than PQRI.
  • Expert tips to choose the right system -- and the criteria you need to consider.
  • The criteria that guarantee successful reporting –-- are you doing it right?
  • What the future holds for eligible providers who choose to participate and those who don’t. The answer it may surprise you.

Have additional questions? You have the floor with the speaker during an interactive Q&A.

Who should attend? Coding professionals, billing specialists, office managers, HIM directors, practice managers, case managers and all eligible health professionals.

Your registration includes:

  • Flexible enrollment. Scheduling conflict? No problem. This session is also available on CD.
  • Complimentary attendee package, including the speaker's complete presentation handouts. Keep this quick reference tool close by for future use.

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About Our Speaker

Kenny Engel - Emergency Medicine Billing Coding Expert

Kenneth Engel, CPC, CHC, ACS-EM, CCP is Vice President, Corporate Compliance Officer, and a founding associate of Martin Gottlieb and Associates, a company which provides coding and billing services for emergency physicians who cover 48 emergency departments from six states. The company also services hospitalists and urgent care providers.

As a software engineer, he worked to develop the company’s medical coding and billing software. With 15 years of...   More Info
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