Regulatory Update: What you Need to Know Today!

Monday, November 6th, 2pm EST

Presented by Sheila Sferrella, MAS, CRA, RT(R), FAHRA – Regents Health Resources, Franklin, TN and Melody Mulaik, MSHS – Coding Strategies, Inc., Powder Springs, GA
Healthcare regulatory changes are occurring at a rapid pace and imaging continues to be in the cross-hairs of many of these changes.  This session will focus on proposed and actual changes from Congress 2016-2017. Clinical Decision Support (CDS), Site-neutral payment, CR/DR reductions, and others will also be reviewed during this session.  Operational impact to your department and/or imaging center will be discussed.

You will learn to:
• Discuss key regulatory initiatives affecting imaging providers. 
• Ensure attendees understand the short and long term issues associated with regulatory changes.
• Ensure attendees are aware of existing and potential regulatory issues impacting reimbursement for hospitals and imaging centers.

CRA Domains: CI, FM, OM
CE Credits: 1


Coding and Compliance 2018 and Beyond

Wednesday, November 8th, 2pm EST

Presented by Melody Mulaik, MSHS – Coding Strategies, Inc., Powder Springs, GA
This session will cover the new 2018 CPT procedure codes in as much detail as is available in October.  Available reimbursement and compliance updates will be discussed as well as the current state of audits with a focus specifically on radiology concerns. Information from the Proposed Rules that specifically impact Radiology reimbursement will also be discussed.

You will learn to:
• Review current coding and reimbursement updates for 2018.
• Discuss audit activity and concerns specifically for radiology.
• Discuss your specific coding concerns.

CRA Domains: FM
CE Credits: 1