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Speakers

Michael S. Kovar
Principal
WeiserMazars LLP

Taylor Pedone
Manager
WeiserMazars LLP

Summary

The ambulatory service center (ASC) payment system continues to evolve with proposed changes to the hospital outpatient payment system (OPPS) for calendar year 2018. Find out what changes are proposed for implementation on January 1, 2018 for ASCs and hospital outpatient services in the CY2018 proposed rule. Physician practice managers will want to keep a close watch on the ASC and OPPS developments as more services migrate from one healthcare setting to another. Prepare your organization now for the proposed changes.

Webinar topics include:

  • Proposed 2018 ambulatory payment classification (APC) groupings
  • Proposed 2018 changes to comprehensive APCs
  • Proposed 2018 OPPS changes to drugs, biological, and radiopharmaceuticals
  • Proposed 2018 changes to OPPS for cancer hospitals and partial hospitalization services
  • Proposed 2018 changes for ASCs
  • Proposed changes to hospital outpatient quality requirements
  • Proposed additional changes to other policy areas

After This Webinar You'll Be Able To:

  • Identify and plan for OPPS/ASC proposed changes that may have significant impact on health system finances
  • Provide comments to Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on issues that may have a significant impact on your organization
  • Prepare to address issues within your organization’s charge structure and operational processes
  • Describe potential compliance issues

Recommended for:

CEOs, reimbursement directors and managers, controllers, Chargemaster managers, and other senior executives

Field of Study: Special Knowledge & Applications
Delivery Method: Group Internet
Level: Intermediate                             
Pre-work: None
Prerequisites: Understanding of Medicare payment process                                              
Contact hours: 1.5

Pricing

HFMA members: Free

Non-members: $99

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Note: This on-demand webinar is available until September 7, 2018.