Tuesday, March 1, 2022
10-10:30 a.m. EST; 7-7:30 a.m. PST
Program 497
SPECIAL GUEST CO-HOST
Susan Gatehouse, HIT, CCS, CPC, AHIMA-Approved ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer;
FEATURING
Colleen Deighan, RHIA, CCS, CCDS-O; Terry A. Fletcher, BS,CPC, CCC, CEMC, CCS, CCS-P, CMC, CMSCS, ACS-CA, SCP-CA, QMGC, QMCRC, QMPM; Laurie M. Johnson, MS, RHIA, FAHIMA, AHIMA-Approved ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer; Stanley Nachimson, MS; and John Zelem,  MD, FACS

With Medicare audits looming and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Inspector General (OIG) Work Plan items now relating to telehealth services performed during the COVID-19 public health emergency (PHE), it is time to make certain that your organization is accurately reporting services and claims within the requirements of the 1135 waivers relevant to the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act of 2020.  

Remember, too, that in the world of healthcare auditing, it’s not “if” you get audited, but “when.”

Because of the immediacy of these Medicare telehealth audits, we asked nationally recognized professional auditor, coder, author, and consultant Terry Fletcher to share with you the top 10 regulatory rules for Medicare telehealth.

The live broadcast will also feature these other segments:

  • Tuesday Focus: Outpatient CDI Update: The Hospital Outpatient Quality Reporting Program evaluates the regularity of treatment known to provide the best results for certain conditions. Colleen Deighan, a consultant with 3M, will return to provide details on quality measure 40, which reports the percentage of emergency department patients with a diagnosis of ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) who received appropriate treatment within specific time frames upon arrival to the emergency department.
  • Coding Report: Laurie Johnson, senior healthcare consultant with Revenue Cycle Solutions, LLC, will report on the latest coding news.
  • RegWatch: Stanley Nachimson, former Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) career professional-turned-well-known healthcare IT authority, will report on the latest regulatory news coming out of Washington, D.C.
  • News Desk: John Zelem, MD, FACS, founder and CEO for Streamline Solutions Consulting, will anchor the Talk Ten Tuesdays News Desk.

Sitting in for Dr. Erica Remer will be Susan Gatehouse, founder and CEO for Axea Solutions.

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