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Why MedPac’s Chapter 12 is Fast Gaining Attention

Tuesday, June 25, 2024
10-10:30 a.m. EST; 7-7:30 a.m. PST
Program 603

SPECIAL GUEST
Colleen Ejak,
RHIA, CCS, CCDS-O
Solutions Advisor, 3M/Solventum

GUEST COHOST
Angela Comfort,
MBA, RHIA, CDIP, CCS, CCS-P
Assistant Vice President of Revenue Integrity & Revenue Cycle at Montefiore

ALSO FEATURING
Laurie M. Johnson, MS, RHIA, FAHIMA, AHIMA-Approved ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer; Timothy Powell, CPA; Stanley Nachimson,MS

Each year the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission, MedPAC, provides Congress a report on the Medicare fee-for-service (FFS) payment systems, the Medicare Advantage (MA) program, and the Medicare prescription drug program (Medicare Part D). Within the MedPAC report is also the often (until now) under-reported Chapter 12.
During the next live edition of Talk Ten Tuesdays, Colleen Ejak, Solution Advisor for 3M/Solventum, will report on the particulars from Chapter 12 of this report, including the status of the MA program.
Colleen will be sharing specifics from the report regarding MA enrollment trends and updates on risk adjustment reporting and risk-conscious coding practices.
The live broadcast will also feature these other instantly recognizable segments:

• Dateline Healthcare: Former Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) career professional Stanley Nachimson will report on the latest healthcare news.

• Coding Report: Laurie Johnson, senior healthcare consultant with Revenue Cycle Solutions, LLC, will report on the latest coding news.

• News Desk: Timothy Powell, ICD10monitor national correspondent and regulatory expert, will anchor the Talk Ten Tuesdays News Desk.

• Point of View: Angela Comfort, guest cohost of the live broadcast, will report on a subject that has caught her attention.

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