Understanding the Semantics and Execution in Contract Negotiations
A medical center CEO will explain his role in facilitating contracting collaboration with medical staff, health plans, and with legal council for effective and efficient implementation in executing contracts. Learn about successful tools, strategies, and case studies for negotiating terms and identifying opportunities in health plan agreements and physician contracts.
Health Plans - An Overview
In this course we will address the basic billing rules for major health plans, including an overview of basic billing features and benefits, types of billing rules and minor claim payers and plans.
Overview of Managed Care
This course provides an overview of the state of managed care today and discusses how and why it has evolved. It also identifies major initiatives that are currently affecting managed care and will continue to do so in the future, as the U.S. continues to implement the reforms associated with the passage of the Patient Protection and Accountable Care Act (ACA) in March 2010. The course offers a solid foundation of knowledge that will provide necessary context for the more detailed information presented in subsequent courses in this series.
Physician Practice Management Coding and Payment Systems
This course discusses coding and payment systems, which establish the potential revenue of the physician practice. Other topics include fee schedules and relative value systems as well as compliance and rules for teaching physicians.