How to Capitalize on Unique Private Payer Rules: A Rose by Another Name is Not the Same
PRE-RECORDED AUDIO CONFERENCE
Date: Thursday, June 21, 2012
Time: Request for replay on any day
Length: 60 Minutes
Speaker:Barbara J. Cobuzzi, MBA, CPC, CPC-H, CPC-I, CENTC
Broadcast From :Monday, July 30, 2012
Broadcast End :Monday, July 30, 2012
Do You Understand Different “Rules”, Handed Down By Different Private Payers?
Coders strive for a solid knowledge of the “rules” handed down by the payers and government. But, they are not all the same. Lack of understanding of private payer rules can result in loss in revenue or overpayment refund requests. It is essential to understand the difference between reimbursement rules from payer to payer for your practice’s profitability. By staying on top of private payer rules and organized process of information gathering, your practice can optimize reimbursement compliantly.
During this 90-minute information packed session our expert speaker, Barbara J. Cobuzzi, MBA, CPC, CPC-H, CPC-P, CPC-I, CENTC, CHCC, will address what rules are required for proper claim submission plus where to find those rules.
Here is What You'll Learn:
Looking for the information
Finding this information
Asking for the information
What one must do with the information
How to further organize and use the information
Barbara J. Cobuzzi is President of CRN Healthcare Solutions in Tinton Falls, NJ. She holds a BS in Industrial Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and an MBA from New York University. She holds certifications from the AAPC as a CPC, CPC-H, and a CPC-I. She also holds a specialty certification in Otolaryngology (CENTC). Ms Cobuzzi is a past member of the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) National Advisory Board as well as their Executive Board. She has also earned her Certification as a Healthcare Compliance Consultant from Healthcare Compliance Resources. She is frequently quoted by leading industry newsletters.
Ms. Cobuzzi owned Cash Flow Solutions, Inc, a medical billing company for 13 years where practices received high value-added coding and billing services, before she closed the billing company and entered into full time consulting. Barbara is a speaker for The Coding Institute, AAPC, the national MGMA conference, her state MGMA meeting, as well as other organizations.
Barbara Cobuzzi is also the Consulting Editor of Otolaryngology Coding Alert, Medical Office Billing and Collections Alert and Part B Insider, as well as on many of the Editorial Advisory Boards of other coding publications. Ms Cobuzzi also participates in fraud investigations and has been part of the physician defense team as an expert witness. Her team has been very successful in assisting their physician clients deal with criminal and civil fraud prosecutions. Her background in industrial engineering and MBA along with coding, reimbursement and compliance provides Ms. Cobuzzi a unique perspective on practice management and the unique problems facing practices on a daily basis.