Living in a price transparent world
Increasing federal and state regulations are causing many hospitals to struggle to stay up to date with ever-changing coding and compliance rules, as well as developing and maintaining a defensible and transparent pricing strategy. This presentation is designed to address the regulatory requirements for satisfaction. We will also address next steps for you to consider when preparing for upcoming price transparency requirements. With the help of a hospital revenue cycle leader, we will dive into the challenges providers face and discuss solutions for tackling the complexities of living in a price transparent world.
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Certified Specialist Physician Practice Management Recertification
The CSPPM recertification program is recommended for active, eligible, HFMA CSPPM certificants with an upcoming maintenance due date of October 1, 2020*. Not sure when your CSPPM expiration date is? Sign in, click your profile image in the upper right corner, select My Development, and then click on the Certifications tab near the center of your page. You'll see your certifications along with their expiration date.
HFMA requires that eligible CSPPM certificants gain competence in the physician practice management arena by taking a short assessment every two years. This program provides healthcare organizations with a means to ensure that their staff has the body of knowledge necessary to meet their demands.
CSPPM recertification course outline:
- Encounter Processing
- Accounts Receivable: Collections, Policy, and Evaluation
- Budgeting and Benchmarking
- Integrated Health Systems and Managed Care
This online program includes the above recertification courses and a recertification assessment. The assessment has 50 multiple choice questions and you have 90 minutes to complete it in one sitting. The passing score is 70%. If you do not pass on the first attempt, there is a mandatory 30-day waiting period. Please keep this in mind, as the deadline to complete the recertification assessment (to maintain your certification) is October 1, 2020*,
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.