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.

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Learn how to increase the value of the physician advisor role within your hospital organization.

Earn AMA Category 1 CME Credit.

Physicians / Nurses: In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Amedco LLC and Brundage Group.  Amedco LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Credit Designation Statement – Amedco LLC designates this live activity for a maximum of 13.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM for physicians and 13.0 contact hours for nurses. Learners should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Presenters and Topics

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CEO, Medical Director

Timothy N. Brundage, MD, CCDS

– Unifying Clinical Documentation across the Revenue Cycle to Support Metrics
– Clinical Indicators/Clinical Criteria to Capture Diagnoses Effectively
– Blending Medical Necessity and CDI
CMO, Director of Quality

Thomas "Brett" Hoggard, MD, CCDS

– Mortality O/E Optimization
– Acute Myocardial Infarction Discussion
Physician Advisor, Director of CDI

Trey La Charite, MD, FACP, SFHM, CCDS, CCS

– Physician Advisor Basics
– Conducting a Compliant CDI Program
Physician Advisor, Director of Peer-to-Peer Services

Scott Kushin, MD

– Denials Management
– Peer-to-Peer Support
Physician Advisor, Director of Utilization Management

Hiten D. Patel, DO

– Medical Necessity / Patient Status Assignment
Physician Advisor, Director of Clinical Documentation Services

Richard D. Pinson, MD, FACP, CCS

– Physician E/M Updates

Revenue Cycle Support

Documentation Integrity

Patient Status Assignment

Medical Necessity

Hospital Quality/Mortality Metrics

Denials Management

Physician/EM

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