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Chargemasters – Enhancing Revenue and Compliance
April 27 @ 12:30 pm| $200
A significant percentage of hospital outpatient reimbursement is chargemaster driven. However, many hospitals do not restrict access for making changes to the chargemaster and rely solely on software to analyze and update their chargemaster. Industry feedback has indicated many facilities have not conducted an independent, external review of their chargemaster in 8-10 years. Due to the rapidly changing code sets and reimbursement rules, an outdated or incomplete chargemaster can put your organization at increased risk for loss of revenues, increased denials and compliance risk.
Amy Bailey, is a Principal with HBE Advisors. She has over nineteen years of healthcare experience and specializes in audit, compliance and litigation support services. Amy is the former Chair of the examination committee for the American College of Medical Specialists and is a member of the Auditing and Monitoring Tools Board for the Healthcare Compliance Association. Amy has published several articles and is a co-author of the American Health Lawyers Compliance Manual. Amy has spoken for groups such as the American Health Lawyers Association, American Academy of Professional Coders, Healthcare Compliance Association, Georgia Hospital Association, Idaho Medical Group Management Association and the Idaho Association of Home Care. Amy has no real or perceived conflicts of interest related to this presentation.
Tim Eaton, is a Principal with HBE Advisors. Tim has over twenty-four years of healthcare experience and specializes in audit, compliance and revenue cycle, and CDM services. Prior to consulting Tim served as both a business manager for a 600-bed teaching hospital, and as a claims analyst for a Medicare contractor. His prior experience gives him an in depth understanding of contractor claims processing systems, Federal laws and Medicare regulations. Tim is an active member in the Health Care Financial Management Association, American Academy of Professional Coders, and the Wisconsin Revenue Cycle Cooperative. He currently serves as a compliance resource and has provided education to the Rural Wisconsin Healthcare Cooperative (RWHC). Tim has no real or perceived conflicts of interest related to this presentation.
At the completion of this program, the participants will be able to:
- Identify common problem areas within a chargemaster.
- Discuss strategies for auditing your chargemaster.
- Identify steps to mitigate risk and promote compliance.
The webinar is provided jointly with Georgia Hospital AssociationREGISTER NOW