Implementing an Effective Compliance Plan in Response to a Medicare Audit

Candice Fenildo CPC, CPMA, CPB, CENTC, CPC-I May 25, 2016

Wed, May 25, 2016
1 PM EDT
1 AAPC - Approved CEU for CPC, CPCO, CPMA, CPPM

Medicare audit? Not getting your deserved reimbursement?

 

With multiple kinds of audits underway, you could find auditors asking to review your records for a number of reasons. And it is enough to keep you awake at night. But if you have an effective compliance plan in place, it could have minimal or no impact on your organization.

 

In this webinar, expert speaker Candice Fenildo CPC, CPMA, CPB, CENTC, CPC-I will cover what you must know about Medicare audits - and how to implement an effective compliance plan in response to an audit. She will talk about audits and how your organization can gear up to face them - why the compliance plan is essential, where to start, how to identify risk areas and other essential details critical to your practice’s compliance and reimbursement success.

 

During the key minutes of the webinar, the expert speaker will cover:

  • State of the healthcare industry
  • Why audits?
  • What you must know about Medicare audits
  • Who are these folks?
  • Why a compliance plan is critical
  • Determining what the plan will encompass
  • Where to start

 

 

 

  • Identifying your risk areas
  • Identifying who should be involved
  • When & how to do chart audits
  • How to respond to help ensure the best outcome
  • And much more

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

REGISTER NOW to attend this highly-critical webinar and get all of the valuable insight you and your staff need to handle a Medicare audit and protect your practice.

 

Speaker Bio:

 

Candice Fenildo holds an Associate’s Degree in Health Sciences and is a Certified Professional Coder (CPC), Certified Professional Biller (CPB), Certified Professional Medical Auditor (CPMA) Certified Otolaryngology Coder (CENTC) and a Certified Coding Instructor (CPC-I) through AAPC. Candice has over 17 years combined experience in coding, billing and AR management for Multi-Specialty Physicians; including ENT, Vascular, Cardiology, Rheumatology and Ophthalmology.

Candice is an associate consulting with Acevedo Consulting Inc. in Delray Beach Florida where she provides compliance, chart audit reviews, physician and staff training and specialty expertise to her clients. Additionally, Candice has extensive experience in reviewing and negotiating contract agreements with all commercial payors, including provider participation agreements and specialty carve out arrangements.

Candice is currently serving her fourth year on the AAPC Chapter Association Board of Directors (AAPCCA), the Governing Board for AAPC Local Chapters, as the 2016 Chair. Candice has held multiple positions with her local Coding chapter and enjoys mentoring and guiding new members.

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