Compliance Update - OIG Work Plan & E/M Trend
PRE-RECORDED AUDIO CONFERENCE
Date: Wednesday, July 25, 2012
Time: Request for replay on any day
Length: 60 Minutes
Speaker:Elin Baklid-Kunz, MBA, CPC, CCS
Broadcast From :Tuesday, August 28, 2012
Broadcast End :Tuesday, August 28, 2012
New OIG Report Has Been Released! Prepare For Increased Audit Activity with This Power Packed Audio Conference
On 19th May 2012, the OIG released a much awaited report on Coding Trends of Medicare E/M Services which is first in a series of evaluations of E/M services. Subsequent evaluations will decide the correctness of Medicare payments for E/M services and the level of documentation vulnerabilities in E/M services.
Are you prepared for the increased audit activity?
With this 1-hour power packed event, YOU ARE! Our expert speaker Elin Baklid-Kunz, MBA, CPC, CCS will review the most recent audit issues, including the 2012 OIG Work Plan for Physicians and the hot topics every physician office need to know. Besides, last year HHS & CMS announced new technology to fight Medicare Fraud, strengthening the government's ability to collect and analyze information instead of evaluating one claim at a time.
That’s not all!
You will also be provided handouts on following which you can use for future reference:
Take A Look At What You'll Learn:
Tips for Spot-on Documentation for Common Coding Issues
Physician E/M Services Training Checklist
Learn how to download Medicare’s EM data for Bellcurves
Learn how to deal with increased government scrutiny and ensure decreased error rated
Understand the new focus of E/M Services- OIG’s latest report
Know how do physicians get selected for audit?
Top Physician Audit Targets & E/M Risk Areas
Documentation tips to ensure accurate coding
Elin Baklid-Kunz, MBA, CPC, CCS, is Director of Physician Services for a large health system in Florida . Kunz has 15 years of healthcare experience, including seven years in finance and four years in compliance. She is a workshop presenter for the American Academy of Professional Coders and a freelance author for HCPro, Inc. writing e-learning courses for JustCoding.com. She is also an adjunct professor at Seminole Community College where she teaches courses pertaining to healthcare reimbursement and serves on the advisory committee for the health information management program.