2021 OPPS Final Rule Analysis
February 03, 2021 11:00am MT
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The presentation will cover all the highlights of the 2021 OPPS Final Rule, detailing changes to reimbursement for current services, new services, and ending services. Compliance-related issues will be discussed to ensure decision makers can accurately account for new regulatory guidance from CMS for Medicare-approved services. Financial impacts are addressed with discussion pertinent hospital departments and percentages that hospitals will either gain or lose. Delays in policy decisions are addressed with updated information on new changes as well.
Why is this topic important?
Multiple areas of hospital revenue cycle, health information management, finance, clinical documentation improvement (CDI), and patient financial services rely upon correct and timely information related to CMS changes in the OPPS.
Who would benefit from this topic?
Revenue Integrity Directors/Managers, Finance Department, Peer Review, HIM Directors/Managers, Compliance Personnel, Physician Liaison, PFS Directs/Managers, CDI Personnel, Denial Managers
What information or new skills will the attendee take away from this webinar?
Updated knowledge of regulatory changes for 2021.
Coding updates for CDM and HIM personnel.
Compliance guidance for proper audit responses.
About The Author
Arthur Lamon Willis, COC, CPC, CPCO, CPC-I
Lamon Willis is the Director of Coding for Velocity Healthcare Collaborative in Macon, Georgia. There he oversees hospital inpatient and outpatient coding operations
Mr. Willis is a healthcare professional with more than 20 years of experience in hospital and physician revenue cycle, practice management, compliance, coding, billing, process improvement, client services, sales support, and strategic product and solution development. He is also the former Director of Business Development for AAPC and Healthicity.
He has worked as a VP of Patient Financial Services in a hand and foot surgery hospital in Florida as well as a manager and compliance liaison with an emergency physician practice management organization.
Mr. Willis previously provided healthcare consulting and solution services to hospitals and physician organizations through such companies as St. Anthony Consulting, Ingenix, OptumInsight, 3M Health Information Systems, and Craneware, Inc.
Lamon is a speaker at national and regional conferences for a wide variety Enterprise Solutions of healthcare industry topics for the AAPC, AHIMA, HFMA, and SAAS-based companies.
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