Understand Comprehensive Error Rate Testing (CERT) Findings and what your Organization Should be Monitoring

This webinar will introduce you to the CERT process and what categories of improper payment categories your organization should be monitoring, Also this webinar will educate you on the CERT process and how your organization can be proactive in identifying your improper payment categories to maintain compliance.

Instructor: Pam Joslin
Date: Thursday December 13, 2018

Time: 10:00 AM PST | 01:00 PM EST

Duration: 60 Minutes

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  • Price $139.
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Overview:

The local Medicare Administrative Contractors (MAC)s are responsible for adjudicating claims based on Comprehensive Error Rate Testing (CERT) reviews and educating providers on the findings and top trends identified.

If a CERT reviewer determines that a MAC's payment decision was incorrect, the claim may be subject to payment adjustments, postpayment denials, or other actions.

This webinar will introduce you to the CERT process and what categories of improper payment categories your organization should be monitoring. Is your organization aware of the categories of improper payments audited by CMS and CERT so you can be proactive in resolving before they are sent to the carrier?

Why should you Attend: CERT contractors audit Medicare Part B by auditing you. This webinar will educate you on the CERT process and how your organization can be proactive in identifying your improper payment categories to maintain compliance. The improper payment rates are categorized by type, specialty and geographical location. Great opportunity to see how your practice measures up to these national stats.

Areas Covered in the Session:

  • Introduction to CERT Process
  • Review Improper Payment Categories
  • How to Respond to CERT Medical Record Requests
  • Recognize the CERT Timelines for Documentation Submission
  • Learn about Local Opportunities for Training Offered by CERT
  • Take a look at Specialties with High Error Rates for Improper Payments
  • Track Improper Payment Rates by your Geographical Location
  • Opportunity to Create or Fine-tune your Auditing/Monitoring Process

Who Will Benefit:
  • Compliance Officers
  • CEO
  • CFO
  • Managers
  • Medical Practice Managers/Administrators
  • Physicians
  • Compliance Committees
  • Revenue Cycle Management Professionals
  • Billing and Coding Personnel

Speaker Profile
Pam Joslin MM, CMC, CMIS, CMOM, CMCO, CEMA, CMCA-E/M. she has more than 20 years of medical practice management, billing and coding, auditing and compliance experience. She is an engaging presenter via webinar, classroom, and conference on every topic that may impact each step in the life of the revenue cycle of every practice. She has managed in medical practices ranging from single to multi-specialty groups, including ASC. She is an advocate of process improvement and maximizing and empowering employees to bring about the "best practice” results for your organization.

She received her Master’s in Management from University of Phoenix. Pam maintains memberships in professional organizations to support her continuing cycle of learning in the ever-changing healthcare industry.


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