Special Report: Facebook: Healthcare’s Social Media Menace

Monday, April 16, 2018
Special News Broadcast
10-10:30 a.m. EST; 7-7:30 a.m. PST

Timothy Powell, CPA

Knicole Emanuel, Esq.; Ronald Hirsch, MD, FACP, CHCQM;
Kristi Pollard, RHIT, CCS, CPC, CIRCC, AHIMA-approved ICD-10-CM/PCS trainer;
and J. Paul Spencer, CPC, CPC-H

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg faced two days of grilling by Congress this week to address data misuse in the wake of revelations that millions of Facebook users had their private information given away to political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica in the run-up to the 2016 Presidential election.

Zuckerberg testified before Congress on Tuesday and Wednesday that about 87 million users had their Facebook data taken without their permission. Of those users, many were healthcare professionals who inadvertently allowed hackers and criminals the information they need to break into healthcare systems.

Reporting this developing story will be RACmonitor national correspondent and healthcare consultant Timothy Powell. Powell will describe how you can avoid getting your facility ensnarled in the phishing trap.

The broadcast rundown also will include: 

  • Monday Rounds: Ronald Hirsch, MD, vice president of R1 Physician Advisory Services, will be making his Monday Rounds with another installment of his popular segment.
  • Medicaid Report: Healthcare attorney Knicole Emanuel, partner in the Potomac Law Group, will return to the broadcast with the first part of her exclusive two-part reporting on a state-by-state of review of states’ Medicaid regulatory oversight.
  • Medical Necessity: Senior healthcare consultant Kristi Pollard will report on best practices for coding medical necessity on outpatient claims. Pollard is a senior coding consultant at Haugen Consulting Group.
  • Medicare Advantage Report: Monitor Mondays national correspondent J. Paul Spencer will continue to report on the vexing issue of Medicare Advantage. Spencer is a senior healthcare consultant for DoctorsManagement.

Register now for this special news broadcast coming up at 10 a.m. EST on Monday, April 16.


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