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Monday, October 17

7:00AM-8:00AM | Breakfast


7:45AM-8:00AM | Welcome and Introduction

Ben Kartchner, MD, CHCQM PHYADV


8:00AM-9:00AM | Medicare Basics and the Two-Midnight Rule

Juliet B. Ugarte Hopkins, MD, CHCQM-PHYADV


9:00AM-9:15AM | Case Discussions About Two-Midnight Rule

Juliet B. Ugarte Hopkins, MD, CHCQM-PHYADV
Ben Kartchner, MD, CHCQM PHYADV


9:15AM-10:00AM | Determining Status Outside of the Two-Midnight Rule (Non-Medicare Payors)

Carolyn Dutton, MD, FACEP, FACP, CHCQM-PHYADV


10:00AM-10:30AM | Break


10:30AM11:15AM | The Physician Advisor Role in Clinical Documentation Integrity

Erica Remer, MD, CCDS


11:15AM-12:00PM | Medicare Severity Diagnosis Related Groups (MS-DRGs)

Ahmed Abuabdou, MBBS, MBA


12:00PM-1:00PM | Lunch


1:00PM-1:45PM | Condition Code 44 and Self-Denials

Clarissa Barnes, MD, CHCQM-PHYADV, FACP


1:45PM-2:30PM | Peer-to-Peers and Denials

Clarissa Barnes, MD, CHCQM-PHYADV, FACP


2:30PM-2:45PM | Break


2:45PM-3:30PM | Medicare Notifications

Alvin Gore, MD


3:30PM-4:00PM | Chairing the Utilization Management Committee

Ben Kartchner, MD, CHCQM PHYADV


4:00PM-5:00PM | Q&A Panel w/ All Speakers


5:00PM-5:15PM | Wrap-up

Ben Kartchner, MD, CHCQM PHYADV




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