Rising Claim Denials: Assessing the Impact of ICD-10 on Revenue

Tuesday, April 4, 2017
10-10:30 a.m. ET; 7-7:30 a.m. PT
Program 275
Stephen C. Spain, MD, FAAFP
Career Step Physician Advisor
Sandy Brewton, RHIT, CCS, CHCA, CPC, AHIMA-Approved ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer; Stanley Nachimson;
Kristi Pollard, RHIT, CCS, CPC, CIRCC; and Howard Stein, DO, MHA, CHCQM-PHYSADV


Are claim rejections impacting reimbursement at your facility? Is your facility experiencing the consequential reduction in revenue stream since the advent of ICD-10?

During the next edition of Talk Ten Tuesdays, you’ll hear practical advice on how to assess the accuracy of your coding when our special guest, Stephen C. Spain, MD, explains how to identify documentation weaknesses that, if addressed, could improve reimbursement and revenue while keeping your facility in compliance.

Other segments set to be featured on the broadcast:

·   News Desk: Sandy Brewton will return to anchor the Talk Ten Tuesdays news desk. She will check in with the latest ICD-10 headline news. Sandy is a senior healthcare consultant for Panacea Healthcare Solutions, a Career Step company.

 ·   Coding Report: Kristi Pollard, senior coding consultant with Haugen Consulting Group, will explain the importance of proper sequencing of the principal diagnosis in order to ensure accurate MS-DRG assignment.

 ·   DocTalk: Howard Stein, associate director of medical affairs and a physician advisor at Centrastate Medical Center in Freehold, N.J., will offer his personal opinion in making the case for a single-payer healthcare system.

 ·   RegWatch: Healthcare industry expert Stanley Nachimson of Nachimson Advisors will bring you up to date on the latest regulatory and policy news coming from Washington, D.C.

 ·   TalkBack: Dr. Erica Remer will respond to a listener’s question about clinical documentation integrity (CDI) for resident trainees during a new segment on Talk Ten Tuesdays.

All this and more will be coming your way this coming Tuesday, April 4 at 10 a.m. ET.

Talk Ten Tuesdays. More than just talk.™