Unpack the 2024 OPPS Final Rule - On-Demand

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Unpack the 2024 OPPS Final Rule - On-Demand

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Available ON-DEMAND

Presented on: Thursday, December 14, 2023

Presented by:
Kimberly A. Hoy, JD, CPC
Teri Rice, MSN, MHA, MBA, RN, CHC
Amy Inch, COTA, CPC, CPMA

CMS issues an annual Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) final rule detailing the confirmed changes to Medicare outpatient coding and billing. Be prepared to implement this year’s changes by January 1 by attending this webinar.

During this 120-minute webinar, expert speakers Kimberly A. Hoy, JD, CPC, Teri Rice, MSN, MHA, MBA, RN, CHC, and Amy Inch, COTA, CPC, CPMA, will analyze the 2024 OPPS final rule and give you the details you need to implement CMS’ latest changes. They will discuss the finalized policies for outpatient programs and services, as well as the financial and operational impact of the changes. Hoy, Rice, and Inch will also discuss policies in the 2024 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) final rule that could affect outpatient hospital billing and reimbursement. The program will conclude with a live Q&A.

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

  • Identify significant changes in the 2024 OPPS final rule
  • Discern key changes from the 2024 MPFS final rule that could affect outpatient hospital services
  • Determine the financial and operational impact of CMS’ changes
  • Explain updates to quality programs and price transparency requirements

Agenda

  • Key financial changes for 2024
  • Finalized changes to outpatient programs and services, as well as hospital price transparency regulations
  • Significant 2024 MPFS changes
  • Updates to quality programs
  • Live Q&A

Who Should Listen?

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

Meet the Speaker

Kimberly A. Hoy

Kimberly A. Hoy, JD, CPC, is the director of Medicare and compliance for HCPro, a division of Simplify Compliance. She is a lead regulatory specialist and lead instructor for HCPro’s Medicare Boot Camp®—Hospital Version and Medicare Boot Camp—Utilization Review Version. She is also an instructor for HCPro’s Medicare Boot Camp—Critical Access Hospital Version. Hoy is a former hospital compliance officer and in-house legal counsel, and has 10 years of experience teaching, speaking, and writing about Medicare coverage, payment, and coding regulations and requirements.

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.

Amy Inch

Amy Inch, COTA, CPC, CPMA, is an instructor for HCPro’s Medicare Boot Camp—Physician Services Version and Denials and Appeals version. She has over 25 years of experience in healthcare, primarily in the roles of senior and lead investigator as well as lead investigations trainer with a Medicare Unified Program Integrity Contractor. Inch conducted extensive policy research and data analysis in the development of successful investigations. She also created and delivered education on a variety of Medicare and Medicaid topics to investigators, analysts, medical reviewers, and law enforcement. Additionally, she is an occupational therapy assistant with clinical experience in hospitals and skilled nursing facilities.

Continuing Education

AAPC
This program has the prior approval of AAPC for 2 continuing education hours. Granting of prior approval in no way constitutes endorsement by AAPC of the program content or the program sponsor.

Ability to claim this credit expires: 12/30/2024

ACDIS
This program has been approved for 2 continuing education units towards fulfilling the requirements of the Certified Clinical Documentation Specialist certification, offered as a service of the Association of Clinical Documentation Integrity Specialists (ACDIS).

Ability to claim this credits expires: 12/13/2024

NAHRI
This program has been approved for 2 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 this credits expires: 12/13/2024

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 $259 value! 

PLEASE NOTE 
Participation in the webinar is just $259 per site. All materials must be retrieved from the Internet.

Call your customer service representative toll-free 800-650-6787 or email customerservice@hcpro.com if you have questions.