Upcoming Virtual Health IT Events for Providers
Take advantage of these upcoming online educational events. The webinars are all intended for eligible hospitals or eligible professional & their practices. They are free of charge so register today.
For other Health IT events, conferences, or summits visit our HIT Event Calendar. For our upcoming webinars see Our Webinars in the HIT Event Calendar. To follow Hashtag Events see our post in HIE Answers.
HIPAA Chat! – Join our Q&A where we answer your questions on HIPAA. Topics for October: What’s happening in the news in the world of HIPAA; A look back at the biggest issues and events impacting HIPAA and security for the first 3 quarters of the year; How providers must practice better data hygiene to stay ahead of looming cyber threats.
Journey to HIMSS18 – a new series of complimentary webinars – offers you the opportunity to get a heads-up on what’s new, what to expect, hot topics to explore, and how to plan your agenda for HIMSS18. From October through February, this series of webinars will provide a weekly exploration focused on hot topics ─ including cybersecurity, data analytics, HIE, innovation and more ─ as well as all the logistical information you need to be able to maneuver around the conference. Next topic: Preparing for an Exceptional Educational Programming Experience
Denial and Appeal Management: How to Weather the Storm – This one-hour webinar, approved for AAPC and MGMA continuing education credit, will provide an overview of the revenue cycle with tips for avoiding problems that can cause denials. Once a payer denies a claim, steps will be discussed on how to correct a claim without breaking any compliance rules, and how to avoid the same mistake in the future. The speaker has extensive experience in managing billing operations, coding, and compliance. There will be ample time for questions and answers before the hour ends.
Definition of a Hospital: Primarily Engaged Requirement Call – Learn about new guidance in Appendix A of the State Operations Manual (SOM) that discusses the Medicare definition of a hospital, including the requirement for hospitals to be primarily engaged in providing care to inpatients.
SNF Value-Based Purchasing Program FY 2018 Final Rule Call – Learn how the Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) Value-Based Purchasing (VBP) Program will affect Medicare’s payments to your SNF beginning October 1, 2018, as well as details on how CMS will translate SNF performance scores into value-based incentive payments. CMS will also discuss policies finalized in the FY 2018 final rule.
Vendor and HIT Consultant Events
The following events are hosted by Health IT and EHR vendors and consultants. They are open to the public and we have not been paid to advertise. Presentations could include product marketing.
Today’s Health Technology Partnership: Innovations that Advance the Triple Aim – Transparent processes, actionable data and strong relationships between a health plan and an ACO can substantially improve quality outcomes and make the health care system work better for all. Speakers will share an EXCLUSIVE look at some of the newest technologies that are used to put timely data at an ACO’s fingertips. Then, participants will hear the real-world perspective of an ACO leader on how these tools are adding value and improving health outcomes.
Delivering the Healthcare Pricing Transparency that Consumers are Demanding – Can you imagine having your detailed healthcare pricing published in the Wall Street Journal? The thought makes most health systems cringe with concern that they’d lose money on the unknown. And yet every other major consumer category includes pricing up front. Amazingly, one health system has developed just such a care model for most major specialties that is predictable and completely transparent. Join them in this webinar to learn how they did it. You’ll get amazing insight into the importance of their quality measures and actual, daily costing for each procedure, not just allocated costs.
Optimize Key Performance Indicators to Maximize Results – Learn the tools and strategy you need to assess the true performance of your revenue cycle. During this webinar, Elizabeth Woodcock, MBA, FACMPE, CPC, will discuss: How to discover the best KPIs to measure performance; Critical KPIs to measure including days in receivables outstanding, aged trial balance and adjusted collection rate; What to watch out for when measuring KPIs; How to effectively audit your business office staff.
REC and State HIE Events
These events are hosted by Regional Extension Centers or State Health Information Exchanges. The events could have registration limited to their members. Please check registration requirements on these events.
MU Information Session Webinar – Are you planning to attest for Medicaid EHR Incentives for Program Year 2017 (PY2017)? This informative webinar session will explore the Meaningful Use (MU) requirements for PY2017, as well as related topics such as Supporting Documentation and Health Information Exchange (HIE).
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