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Medicare Insider, May 20, 2014

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The 2014 Medicare Compliance Forum is the only seminar that will teach you how to respond to the sweeping changes CMS implemented for inpatient and outpatient services. Learn how the changes will impact operations from utilization review (UR) to billing and coding, and gain the information needed to predict the impact on your revenue stream for 2015.
Don’t miss out on this opportunity to learn strategies for optimizing the functions of your UR committee, appropriately assigning patient status, and protecting your organization from government audits. 
The 2014 Medicare Compliance Forum pairs leading Medicare experts with revenue cycle and compliance professionals from the field to provide a unique combination of solid regulatory guidance and practical solutions to enhance your organization’s policies and procedures.

Featuring three tracks:
  • Strategies for defending audits and appealing claims
  • Determining patient status and optimizing utilization review
  • Navigating through the revenue cycle
This year’s hot topics include:
  • The 2014 and 2015 OPPS Final Rules and their impact on the audit landscape for hospitals
  • What the 2-midnight rule means for patient status and medical necessity
  • Changes to observation services and the impact of Condition Code 44 on revenue
  • New guidance on Part A to B inpatient billing
  • Implementing policies to receive accurate payment for packaged and separately billable labs
  • An update on the current OPPS payment system and the impact of the new comprehensive APCs on Medicare claims
  • Optimizing your utilization review committee by furnishing an understanding of the Conditions of Participation and reviewing real-world examples of successful utilization reviews
  • Engaging your physician advisor to strengthen your utilization review committee determinations
The 2014 Medicare Compliance Forum offers two exciting pre-conferences on October 22!
  • Inpatient versus Outpatient: A Soup to Nuts Menu for Success
  • Tricks of the Trade: Uncovering and Optimizing Medicare Resources
Visit or call 800-780-0584 for agenda and registration information.

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