Keeping Pace with Regulatory Change

Webinar Replay- Understanding Coding, Coverage and Payment rules for Spinal Procedures

Payers have tightened restrictions on coverage requirements for spinal fusion procedures. The prior-authorization process has gotten more specific, down to the specific device. Denials are up for the whole procedure if the device is non-covered.

Join Patty Telgener RN, MBA as she reviews the changing coverage landscape for spinal cord stimulation procedures and devices, new thinking about efficacy for spinal fusion procedures, coding and payment for spinal procedures under Medicare, IPPS, OPPS and ASC systems, as well as regulatory changes and audit activity.

Webinar Replay: 2017 OIG Work Plan—A Continuum of Risk

The OIG’s introduction of a mid-year update to its Work Plan now requires healthcare organizations to view the Work Plan as an ongoing, continuous process. Organizations not only need to review and act upon the areas introduced in the fall with the Work Plan’s traditional release, but also must now pivot and respond to new or revised areas of focus introduced with the mid-year update in the spring.

Webinar Replay-What Are the Experts Saying: Simply Unpredictable—Healthcare under the Trump Administration and 115th Congress

Whoever said uncertainty is the only certainty must have been speaking of 2017. The Trump Administration coupled with a Republican-majority in control of both chambers of the new 115th Congress has left the future of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) enormously uncertain. What’s at risk? 

Find out by in this half-hour webinar, in which Associate Managing Editor Kelly Rooney, JD, MPH, will discuss campaign promises vs. actions, options for replacing the ACA, and what effects a replacement might have on some of the hot button ACA-related issues.

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