Developing Stories on OPPS, OMHA, and an Epic Lawsuit

Monday, Nov. 13, 2017
10-10:30 a.m. ET; 7-7:30 a.m. PT
Duane Abbey, PhD; Janelle Ali-Dinar, PhD; Nancy Beckley, MS, MBA, CHC;
David Glaser, Esq.; Ronald Hirsch, MD, FACP, CHCQM; Mary Inman, Esq.; and
Andrew Wachler, Esq.
Major developing news stories that are changing the healthcare landscape will be reported on during the next edition of Monitor Mondays.
Reporting on the 2018 Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) final rule will be Duane Abbey, author, educator, and consultant with Abbey & Abbey Consultants.
There are also two new developments coming out of the Office of Medicare Hearings and Appeals (OMHA), and healthcare attorney Andrew Wachler, no stranger to OMHA and the administrative law judge (ALJ) chambers, will be on hand with a report.
Finally, one of the major stories grabbing headlines of late is the whistleblower lawsuit filed against Epic claiming that its billing software caused hundreds of hospitals across the country to double-bill Medicare and Medicaid for anesthesia services. Reporting on this major story will be nationally recognized whistleblower attorney Mary Inman.
The broadcast rundown also will include:
  • Monday Rounds: Ronald Hirsch, MD, vice president of R1 Physician Advisory Services, will resume his Monday Rounds with another installment of his popular segment.
  • Hot Topics: Monitor Mondays senior correspondent Nancy Beckley, president and CEO for Nancy Beckley and Associates, will have all the latest hot topics and the Monitor Mondays Listener Survey.
  • America’s Rural Health Report: Topic authority Janelle Ali-Dinar, vice president of rural health for MyGenetx, will return to report on saving healthcare for rural populations.
  • Risky Business: Healthcare attorney David Glaser with Fredrikson & Byron will have another example of a potentially troublesome issue that could pose a risk to your facility.

Register now for this special news broadcast coming your way on Monday, Nov. 13, 2017 at 10 a.m. ET.

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PROGRAM NOTE: The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Inspector General (OIG) wants you to know what issues they’re looking at. The bad news: if during an investigation, they ask if you saw the plan and you say “yes,” that signals that you knew better. Say “no,” and they’ll likely say you acted recklessly. The Bottom line: you need to know what’s on their mind. And now you will, thanks to the upcoming OIG Work Plan Update webcast by healthcare attorney David Glaser coming your way on Thursday, Nov. 16 at 1:30 p.m. ET. Register now.


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