Physician Advisor Training: How to Survive and Thrive in the Medicare Pay-for-Performance Era

Thursday, Feb. 6 & Friday, Feb. 7: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Learn how to increase the value of the physician advisor role within your hospital organization.
Earn AMA Category 1 CME Credit.

Presenters and Topics

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Timothy Brundage, MD, CCDS

TOPICS COVERED

> Breaking Down Silos

> Blending Medical Necessity and CDI

> Quality, Denials

> Clinical Indicators/Clinical Criteria to Capture Diagnoses Effectively

> Unifying clinical documentation across the revenue cycle to support hospital metrics

Brett Hoggard, MD, CCDS

TOPICS COVERED

> Mortality O/E Optimization

> Acute Myocardial Infarction discussion

TREY LA CHARITE, MD, FACP, SFHM, CCDS, CCS - PHYSICIAN ADVISOR, DIRECTOR OF CDI

Trey LaCharite, MD, FACP, SFHM, CCS, CCDS

TOPICS COVERED

> Physician Advisor Basics

> CDI

Richard D. Pinson, MD, FACP, CCS

TOPICS COVERED

> Physician E/M updates

Hiten Patel, DO

TOPICS COVERED

> Medical Necessity/Patient Status Assignment

Scott Kushin, MD

TOPICS COVERED

> Denials Management

> Peer-to-Peer Support

Revenue Cycle Support

Documentation Integrity

Patient Status Assignment

Medical Necessity

Hospital Quality/Mortality Metrics

Denials Management

Physician E/M

Physician Advisor Impact

Agenda

Thursday, February 6, 2020

Trey LaCharite, MD, FACP, SFHM, CCS, CCDS
– Physician Advisor Basics
– Conducting a Compliant CDI Program
Timothy Brundage, MD, CCDS
– Clinical Indicators/Clinical Criteria to Capture Diagnoses Effectively
-Blending Medical Necessity and CDI
Robert Roth, MD
– CMS regulations review with a focus on utilization management for the physician advisor
Hiten Patel, DO
– Medical Necessity / Patient Status Assignment

Friday, February 7, 2020

Richard Pinson, MD FACP, CCS
– Physician E/M Updates
Tim Brundage, MD, CCDS
– Unifying Clinical Documentation across the Revenue Cycle to Support Metrics
Brett Hoggard, MD, CCDS
– Mortality O/E Optimization
– Acute Myocardial Infarction Discussion
Scott Kushin, MD
– Denials Management
– Peer-to-Peer Support