2012 IPPS Final Rule Explained
AUDIO CONFERENCE ON CD OR ON-DEMAND
Sponsored by: Revenue Cycle Institute
Presented on September 29, 2011
The sheer volume of new payment information in the 2012 IPPS Rule makes the rule difficult to navigate—and once you find what you need to know, it can be hard to decipher CMS' "government speak."
This 90-minute audio conference is your life line. Our experts comb the rule and pull out the information you need to know. You’ll learn what the new proposals mean for IPPS payment in FY2012 as well as how the readmission reduction and value-based purchasing programs will affect future payments.
Note: This is an intermediate-level program. Participants should be familiar with IPPS payment concepts.At the conclusion of this program, you will be able to:
- Interpret CMS' new proposals for FY2012 IPPS payment
- Explain how the readmission reduction program will affect future payments
- Describe how CMS' value-based purchasing program will affect future payments
- Discuss how the three-day payment window applies to hospital-owned physician offices and how to bill affected services
TAKE A LOOK AT THE AGENDA
- Quality of care
- Readmission reduction program
- Hospital value-based purchasing program
- Inpatient Quality Reporting Program
- Payment updates
- Updated Standardized Amounts and other factors
- Counties with low per enrollee spending payments
- New technology
- Addition to the HAC list for acute renal failure related to contrast administration
- MS-DRG changes
- Excisional debridement
- Autologous bone marrow transplant
- Rechargeable dual array deep brain stimulation system
- Thoracic aneurysm repair
- Policy clarifications
- Three-day payment window for physician services
- Add-on payment for ESRD
- Hospice discharges excluded from DSH and IME
- "Under arrangements" services
- Replacement of recalled devices policy
A question and answer session follows the presentation.
MEET THE SPEAKERS
Kimberly Anderwood Hoy, JD, CPC, is the director of Medicare and compliance for HCPro, Inc. She is a lead regulatory specialist for HCPro's Revenue Cycle Institute and is the lead instructor for HCPro's Medicare Boot Camp® – Hospital Version and Critical Access Hospital Version. She is a former hospital compliance officer and in-house legal counsel, and developed and implemented corporate wide hospital compliance programs. She has experience conducting billing, compliance audits and internal investigations.
Beverly Cunningham is a vice president of clinical performance improvement at Medical City Dallas Hospital in Dallas. Her areas of responsibility include case management, health information management, documentation integrity, quality management, patient access, and transplant financial services. She is also a partner and consultant in Case Management Concepts, and co-author of Core Skills for Hospital Case Management from HCPro.
AHIMA: This program has been approved for 1.0 continuing education unit for use in fulfilling the continuing education requirements of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA).
AAPC: This program has prior approval of AAPC 1.5 Continuing Education Units. Granting of this approval in no way constitutes endorsement by the Academy of the program, content or the program sponsor.
CCDS: This program has been approved for 1.5 continuing education units towards fulfilling the requirements of the Certified Clinical Documentation Specialist (CCDS) certification, offered as a service of the Association of Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialists (ACDIS).
WHO SHOULD LISTEN?
Billers, revenue cycle managers/directors, clinical documentation specialists, compliance officers, case managers, RAC coordinators, HIM directors/managers, physicians, quality managers
Purchase a CD or an audio on-demand of the audio conference and listen when you can. It's also a perfect training tool for new staff or as a refresher for veteran staff.
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SOURCE CODE: EHCPR