Moving Beyond Basics: A Bootcamp For Hospital Lawyers & Advisors, Part II
Time: 2:00-3:30 PM Eastern (90 minutes)
Session Format: Live Webinar
Discussion Topic: Hospital Audits, Appeals & Overpayments
Part II of this eight-part webinar series will discuss Medicare Reimbursement Overview and Its Importance to Hospitals; Medicare Appeals (PRRB -- Overview of process and key takeaways); Medicaid Reimbursement Overview and Its Importance to Hospitals (Medicaid reimbursement 101, and Hot topics and trends - including rate challenges, Medicaid DSH, and legislative reform); Special Concerns with Government Payers (compliance and enforcement); and FCA overview and notable cases.
Level of Difficulty: Fundamental
Fundamental-level programs generally offer topical overviews and are designed to introduce practitioners to issues with which they have little or no familiarity. Speakers will begin the program providing context and background information on this area of health law. This program is designed to provide a basic, general understanding of the subject matter for those who have not practiced law in the specialty and for those with one to two years of experience in this specialty and/or the practice of health law.
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- Other AHLA Member: $150
- Non-AHLA Member: $325
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Sponsoring AHLA Group:
- Hospitals and Health Systems Practice Group
Co-sponsoring AHLA Group:
- Fraud & Abuse Practice Group
- Health Information & Technology
- In-House Council Practice Group
- Medical Staff Credentialing and Peer Review Practice Group
- Physician Organizations Practice Group
- Payers, Plans and Managed Care Practice Group
- Regulation, Accreditation and Payment Practice Group
- Tax & Finance Practice Group
- Enterprise Risk and Management Task Force Practice Group
- Children's Hospital Affinity Group Practice Group
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