This webinar will prepare hospital staff for compliance with 2016 Medicare outpatient billing guidelines by reviewing the key provisions of the Medicare Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) Final Rule. Policy changes will be briefly explained and hospital action items will be identified to help participants create their own facility’s action plan. Objectives include:
- Review the key changes to Medicare outpatient payment policy for 2016
- Review the key changes to Medicare outpatient billing guidelines for 2016
- Identify action items for hospitals billing under OPPS in 2016
ABOUT THE SPEAKER
Georgeann Edford, RN, MBA, CCS-P, President and Founder of Coding Compliance Solutions, is an author and frequent presenter to hospitals', physician groups, and WK. Georgeann is a recognized leader in the coding, billing, and medical necessity fields.
Georgeann has served as an expert witness on numerous occasions and is an Advisory Board Member for Dennis Barry’s Reimbursement Advisor, as well as serving her fifth term as a Wolters Kluwer Coding Advisory Board Member