Welcome to the weekend and thanks for checking in.
We’re bringing you the news from the past week as well as providing you with a look at the week ahead.
LOOKING BACK THIS PAST WEEK
Audit Nation: The Documentary
Last Thursday close to 700 healthcare professionals listened to “Audit Nation: The Documentary Exposing Investigatory Audits.” The program was produced by RACmonitor and featured Frank Cohen and Sean Weiss both with DoctorsManagement, along with interviews with healthcare attorney David Glaser with Fredrikson & Byron; Ronald Hirsch, MD, vice president of Accretive Physician Advisory Services and Pat Marion, a principal at Compliance Concepts, Inc. and formerly of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Inspector General (OIG). Listen Now!
QIO Study Update
Last week we conducted another QIO study. We’ll be reporting on the results next Thursday. In the meantime, if you would like to participate you can do so here. We want to know how the QIO audits have been affecting your organization, especially the types of issues they are reviewing.
Avoid Being Wrong on Patient Rights
Presented By Ronald Hirsch, MD, FACP, CHCQM
Thursday, June 9, 2016
1:30-2:30 PM ET
Knowing how and when to use the right Medicare form will help your facility from providing unreimbursed and medically unnecessary care. Register here.
New Strategies That Are Removing Rural Health from Life Support
Presented By Janelle Ali-Dinar, PhD
Thursday, June 23, 2016
1:30-2:30 PM ET
Rural healthcare authority Janelle Ali-Dinar, PhD, is producing a webcast for RACmonitor readers on the state of rural facilities. The presentation will address rural precision medicine, advanced diagnostics, and population health methods/services of treatment to bridge the gap of care for the most critical needs of rural populations including chronic disease management, opioid abuse, and medication management and premature deaths. Register here.