Webinar on Claims Follow Up, Appeals and Self Pay Collections

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Date Apr 26, 2016
Time 12:00 PM EDT
Cost $139.00
Overview: Many medical entities are increasingly struggling to manage revenue effectively. Self pay is on the rise due to high deductibles. Bad debt is increasing. What is your plan to manage these areas? Staff trained in denial management? Variances? Are they handling these areas in a timely manner? Payers have time limits in which dollars can be salvaged. Missing those strategic times mean dollars lost. Don’t leave money on the table. We will discuss multiple avenues in which strong training and timely action can equal $$$.
Why should you Attend: Don’t lose hard earned revenue. Learn tips to strategic follow up, when and how to manage the appeal process. Is the claim appealable? Partial payments and why? Today’s industry of high dollar deductibles create the necessity to expend additional efforts on self-pay accounts. There is a significant difference in collecting small co-pays and managing large balances. Bad debt creep? What is your plan for managing these areas? 

Areas Covered in the Session:
  • Hire the right staff – Then engage in ongoing education
  • Variances and denial management
  • Billing compliance
  • Coding for specificity, co-existing conditions and correct modifiers
  • Supporting medical necessity
  • CCI edits and unbundling
  • Productivity
  • Claims follow up
  • Payer processing edits
  • Additional development requests
  • Handling problem claims and appeals

Who Will Benefit:
  • Coders
  • Billers
  • Revenue cycle
  • Physicians, mid-level providers
  • Nurses
  • Claims follow-up
  • Managers
Speaker Profile 
Dorothy D. Steed is an Independent Healthcare Consultant and Educator in Atlanta. She was a Medicare specialist for a large hospital system and a physician coding audit supervisor for another hospital system, with 38 years of experience in healthcare. Additionally, she is an instructor at a state technical college in Atlanta, provides auditing & training in both facility and physician services, and has been a speaker at several healthcare conferences. 

Ms. Steed has written articles for several medical publishers and served as a contributing author for medical billing and coding training material. She writes online courses, and is an AHIMA certified ICD-10 trainer, both CM & PCS. Ms. Steed is credentialed in medical coding, medical billing, medical auditing.

Price : $139.00 

Contact Info:

Phone No: 1-800-385-1607
FaX: 302-288-6884 
Event Link: http://bit.ly/Claims-Follow-Up-Appeals-and-Self-Pay-Collections

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