Hospital staff continue to grapple with the complexities of Medicare notices. In this webcast, Tiffany Ferguson, LMSW, CMAC, ACM, will present the latest requirements for preparation and delivery of CMS-mandated forms, including the Advance Beneficiary Notice (ABN), Hospital-Issued Notices of Noncoverage (HINNs), Important Message from Medicare (IMM) and Medicare Outpatient Observation Notice (MOON), and practical solutions through foolproof workflows and compliance auditing.
Despite numerous CMS webinars, hospital staff still grapple with tracking and understanding Medicare notices, a problem that is compounded by a high turnover in patient financial services. Our webcast offers an essential refresher so you can overcome confusion in notice distribution and compliance ambiguity. Join Tiffany Ferguson, LMSW, CMAC, ACM, to gain a comprehensive understanding of required notices, which notices are regulatory vs. billing compliance notices, and learn to establish foolproof workflows, audit trails and protecting compliance.
Frequently, notices are delivered inconsistently, leading to missed opportunities for vital patient conversations. In addition, most patients often do not read the documents they are asked to sign during their hospital stay, however, if they question a coverage decision or discharge, the applicable notices can be scrutinized, exposing your hospital to potential fines and recoupment. This webcast provides a foundation for a well-coordinated notice compliance process to start 2024 on the right path.
Utilization review staff, compliance professionals, case managers, nurses, physicians, physician advisors, chief financial officers, RAC coordinators, chief medical officers, social workers, and revenue integrity and revenue cycle specialists.