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“Finally Friday!” How Rounding Can Make a Physician Advisor a Change Agent

Rounding: Making the Physician Advisor an Agent of Change in a Hospital Drs. Howard Stein and Michael Salvatore Plus Yet More Scenarios from Dr. Pahuja At the recent PAUR Boot Camp in Chicago, I once again sat and listened to … Continue reading

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“Finally Friday!” Can You Use Condition Code 44?

The Proper Use of Condition Code 44 – Converting IP to OP with a *NEW* Decision Tree Plus More Scenarios from Dr. Pahuja Watch the Replay and Get the Handouts We’ve recently heard reports that there are many hospitals using … Continue reading

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“Finally Friday!” CY2015 OPPS Proposed Rule Report & Confusion on Status Decisions

Two Special Reports, Two Special Guests: Expert Physician Advisor, Dr. Deepak Pahuja Returned to Our Show: Common Misconceptions in Admission Decisions Hear Dr. Pahuja’s Latest Recommendations to Dispel Them Get the Handouts & Watch the Replay Here Dr. Deepak Pahuja, … Continue reading

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“Finally Friday!” CMS OMHA Settlement Conferences and Statistical Sampling

OMHA Settlement Conferences and OMHA Statistical Sampling Alternate but Rejected Title for this Show: How CMS Plans to Use Your Money to Solve Their Problems We were joined this week by Jessica Gustafson and Abby Pendleton from The Health Law … Continue reading

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“Finally Friday!” – Can You Rebill Part B for Inpatient or Not?

Joining us this week was Jessica Gustafson from The Health Law Partners, and one of our frequent listeners and commenters, Dr. Larry Field also joined us briefly – as we went over our new Decision Trees to help you know if … Continue reading

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“Finally Friday!” Decision Trees for 2-Midnight Rule Conversions

Joining us this week was a panel of experts discussing our handouts, decision trees for: Day One Day Two Day Three & Beyond Conversion of OP to IP Find the PDFs below – download and post, copy, distribute, whatever – … Continue reading

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“Finally Friday!” ED Charge Capture: Stopping the Hemorrage

This week we were joined by Paula Digby, CEO, Auditor and Trainer at AQ-IQ.com. Paula holds certifications for CCS, CDIP, CPC, CPCI, and is an AHIMA Approved ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer. Paula went over the biggest sources of lost money in your Emergency … Continue reading

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“Finally Friday!” Leveraging Technology for UR Best Practices

This session was broadcast on Friday, June 6, 2014. Clare Cermak, Implementation Training Consultant at Allscripts, teaches you the best ways she’s seen for how you can: Organize, Prioritize and Managing your day (Includes worklist functionality, flagging 2-Midnight Rule, Orders Verified, Next Review Date) … Continue reading

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