2023 IPPS Final Rule: Implementing CMS’ Latest Changes

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2023 IPPS Final Rule: Implementing CMS’ Latest Changes

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2023 IPPS Final Rule: Implementing CMS’ Latest Changes

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Presented on: Thursday, September 29, 2022 | 1:00–2:00 p.m. Eastern

Presented by: Kimberly Cunningham, CCS, CPC, regulatory specialist for HCPro

The fiscal year (FY) 2023 inpatient prospective payment system (IPPS) proposed rule previewed major changes to reporting new technology add-on payments as well as modifications to Medicare Severity Diagnosis-Related Groups (MS-DRG) and a slew of quality and data reporting updates, including updates for programs related to COVID-19. Most IPPS provisions go into effect October 1, so organizations need to understand the details to effectively implement changes and ensure compliance.

During this 60-minute session with live Q&A, expert speakers Judith L. Kares, Esq., and Teri Rice, MSN, MHA, MBA, RN, CHC, will explain the most significant changes in the FY 2023 IPPS final rule, including updates to reimbursement, operating and capital rates, new technologies, and adjustments to reporting measures and quality and interoperability programs. They will present an initial analysis of the rule’s financial impact and discuss tips for ensuring compliant revenue.

At the conclusion of this program, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the most significant changes CMS finalized
  • Analyze the financial impact of CMS’ changes
  • Discuss updates to quality programs
  • Explain how to comply with the final rule


Agenda

  • Key financial changes for 2023
  • Changes to coding and MS-DRG designations
  • Updates to quality programs
  • Top operational challenges hospitals will face in 2023
  • Other key changes related to coding, billing, and charging inpatient services

Who Should Listen?

  • Revenue cycle directors/managers/staff
  • Revenue integrity directors/managers/staff
  • HIM directors and managers
  • Auditors
  • Coding managers
  • Inpatient coders
  • Billing managers
  • Billers
  • Compliance professionals
  • CDI professionals
  • Utilization review/utilization management directors, managers, and staff
  • Case management directors, managers, and staff

Meet the Speakers

Judith L. Kares Judith L. Kares, Esq., has considerable experience interpreting and applying Medicare rules and regulations and is an instructor for HCPro’s Medicare Boot Camp®—Hospital Version. She spent a number of years in private law practice, representing hospitals and other healthcare clients, and then served as in-house legal counsel for two large third-party payers. For the past 25 years she has continued to provide legal and related compliance services on a consulting basis. These services include development of strategic compliance programs; creation of appropriate compliance documents (e.g., codes of conduct, corporate policies and procedures); creation of reporting mechanisms; development of training and communication plans, including related materials; research and advice regarding specific risk areas; and development of corrective action plans.
Teri Rice Teri Rice, MSN, MHA, MBA, RN, CHC, is the lead instructor for HCPro’s Medicare Boot Camp—Critical Access Hospital Version and Rural Health Clinic Version and an instructor for the Medicare Boot Camp—Utilization Review Version. She is a regulatory specialist for HCPro’s Medicare Propel Advisory Services, providing guidance on coverage, billing, and reimbursement. A nurse with extensive experience in compliance, Rice has assisted an acute care hospital with documentation integrity, internal auditing, charge capturing, and education; played an active role in software implementation, process improvement, and establishment of workgroups; and co-designed physical therapy software to promote compliance with federal Medicare regulations. She has assisted with EHR rule-based functionality for accurate charge capture and presented department-specific educational programs on documentation, charging practices, and Medicare regulations. Rice has developed policies and procedures focused on Medicare regulations to promote compliance. She has collaborated on compliance work plans, internal organizational risk assessments, and root cause analysis.

Continuing Education

NAHRI
This program has been approved for 1 continuing education units towards fulfilling the requirements of the Certification in Healthcare Revenue Integrity (CHRI), offered as a service of the National Association of Healthcare Revenue Integrity (NAHRI).

Ability to claim credits for this webinar expires on: 9/28/23

Instructions

Webinar system requirements and program materials: 
To fully benefit from the webinar experience, please note you will need a computer equipped with the following:

Browser: Microsoft Internet Explorer or Edge, Firefox, Chrome, or Safari, with JavaScript enabled 
Internet: Internet connection (high-speed connection recommended) 
Streaming: Access audio/video streaming from any browser on a computer, mobile, or tablet device

Prior to the webinar, you will receive an email with detailed system requirements, your login information, presentation slides, and other materials that you can print and distribute to all attendees at your location. 

CAN'T LISTEN LIVE? 
No problem. The On-Demand version will be available. Use it as a training tool at your convenience—whenever your new or existing staff need a refresher or need to understand a new concept. Play it once or dozens of times. A $229 value! 

PLEASE NOTE 
Participation in the webinar is just $229 per site. All materials must be retrieved from the Internet.

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