Developing Story: Increasing Claim Denials under ICD-10

Tuesday, May 9, 2017
10–10:30 a.m. ET; 7–7:30 a.m. PT
Program 280

Laudine Markovchick, RHIT, CCS
H.I.M. On CALL, Inc.

Holly Louie, RN, CHBME

Bonnie S. Cassidy, MPA, RHIA, FAHIMA, FHIMSS; Allen Frady, RN, BSN, CCS, CCDS, AHIMA-Approved ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer; Gustavo P. Camarano, MD, PhD, CPC, CDIP, CHCQM; and Laurie McBrierty, MLT ASCP

Well-respected coding authority Laudine Markovchick, manager of coding and learning and development for H.I.M. On CALL, Inc., will report our lead story on the rising number of denied claims under ICD-10 during the next edition of Talk Ten Tuesdays. The issue of claim denials is impacting cash flow and revenue in a number of America’s hospitals and health systems.

Other segments to be featured on the broadcast include:
  • Coding Report: Bonnie Cassidy, managing director of advisory services for nThrive, will report on the need for CDI and Coding collaboration.

  • CDI Report: Allen Frady, a CDI education specialist with the Association of Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialists (ACDIS), will report on the role of CDI specialists in mitigating claim denials.

  • Focus Report: Laurie McBrierty, vice president of product management at Career Step, will report on how to assess and audit your team proactively prior to regulatory changes coming in fiscal year 2018. 

  • DocTalk: Dr. Gustavo Camarano, a physician advisor with Allegheny Health Network, will discuss denial management from a physician’s perspective.

Substituting for Talk Ten Tuesdays co-host Erica Remer, MD, will be Holly Louie, the 2016 president of the Health Business and Management Association and the compliance officer for Practice Management, Incorporated.

All this and more will be coming your way on Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at 10 a.m. ET.

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