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Heart to Heart – Same-Day Discharge Economics

  April 13, 2018

Same-day discharge (SDD) is reducing costs for Medicare hospitals in low-risk populations, by an average of $3,600. See how this estimate was calculated, how patients are reacting, and tips for hospitals looking to start SDD programs in their cath labs.

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Topic: Financial Management
Tagged: Cath Lab Management, Patient Satisfaction, Program Development
Document Type: Heart to Heart


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Heart to Heart – Bundled Payments & Cost Avoidance - Dr. Amit Amin

  April 13, 2018

Prepared for bundled payments? Are cost avoidance strategies, like same-day discharge and care pathway optimization, the keys to success? Dr. Amit Amin says 60-70% of costs are attributable to index hospitalization. So how do we mitigate inpatient costs for cardiovascular healthcare?

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Topic: Financial Management
Tagged: Bundled payments, Strategy and Program Development
Document Type: Heart to Heart


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Coding and Documentation for the 2018 Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aorta and/or Iliac Arteries

  March 8, 2018

Speaker:
Joline Bruder, CPC, CPMA, CCVTC, CGSC

In 2018 CPT dramatically changed how we report endovascular repair of the abdominal aorta as well as iliac arteries. This webcast will take an in-depth look at what those changes are and what documentation is needed to support the new codes.

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Topic: Financial Management
Tagged: Medical Coding
Document Type: Webcast/Presentations


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Webinar Recording: BOCN Series Part 3 - Coding & Documentation for EP Device & Monitoring Services – Are you optimizing your monitoring services?

  December 20, 2017

Speakers:
Nicole Knight LPN, CPC, CCS-P – Director, Revenue Cycle Solutions, MedAxiom Consulting
Jammie Quimby, CPC, CCC, CEMC, CCS-P, CPMA, CRC, Revenue Cycle Consultant, MedAxiom Consulting

In this session we cover the coding challenges and requirements for billing cardiac device and rhythm monitoring servicing. We also review key billing components and the importance of optimizing your clinic.

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Topic: Financial Management
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Document Type: Webcast/Presentations


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Webinar Recording: BOCN Series Part 4 - Coding and Documentation for Diagnostic and Interventional Venous Services

  December 21, 2017

Speakers:
Jammie Quimby, CPC, CCC, CEMC, CCS-P, CPMA, CRC – Revenue Cycle Consultant, MedAxiom Consulting
Joline Bruder, CPC, CCVTC, CGSC – Revenue Cycle Consultant, MedAxiom Consulting

This webinar recording focuses on coding and documentation for diagnostic and interventional venous studies as related to Cardiovascular services.

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Topic: Financial Management
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Webinar Recording: BOCN Series Part 1 - 2018 Cardiovascular Coding Updates and Changes

  December 18, 2017

Speakers:
Nicole Knight LPN, CPC, CCS-P – Director, Revenue Cycle Solutions, MedAxiom Consulting
Joline Bruder, CPC, CCVTC, CGSC – Revenue Cycle Solutions Consultant, MedAxiom

During this webinar we provide an overview of the New, Revised, and Deleted CPT codes for 2018. We discuss how these changes affect our daily documentation, coding, and reimbursement processes. We also describe changes in the final Medicare physician fee schedule and the OIG workplan.

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Topic: Financial Management
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Document Type: Webcast/Presentations


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Webinar Recording: BOCN Series Part 2 - Myocardial Infarction (MI) Coding Excellence - Sharing with Physicians Matters

  December 19, 2017

Speakers:
Nicole Knight LPN, CPC, CCS-P – Director, Revenue Cycle Solutions, MedAxiom Consulting
Kristeen Coronado – President/CEO of Enhanced Revenue Solutions
Linda Cunningham CCC – Client Services Director, Enhanced Revenue Solutions

The second of a coding webinar series, we provide an overview of the changes to Myocardial Infarction (MI) codes, including Episodes of Care, STEMI or NSTEMI, and the impact of ICD-10. We also review appropriate coding and documentation for Assistant of Surgery and Co-surgeon roles as well as Critical Care; when it is appropriate, coordination, and modifiers.

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Topic: Financial Management
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Webinar Recording: EP Series 2 – EP Studies and Ablations

  November 9, 2017

Speaker:
Nicole Knight LPN, CPC, CCS-P, Director, Revenue Cycle Solutions, MedAxiom

Cardiology is continually challenged with the coding and documentation requirements for Electrophysiology (EP) studies and ablations; EP is an area in which rapid advancements are made. This webinar covers the coding challenges and requirements for billing EP studies and ablations.

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Topic: Financial Management
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Cardiovascular Surgery Series Part III – Thoracic Surgery

  October 19, 2017

Speaker:
Joline Bruder, CPC, CCVTC, CGSC, Revenue Cycle Solutions Consultant, MedAxiom Consulting

This is the final part of a three-part webinar series on Cardiovascular Surgery Coding. Part III consists of Thoracic Procedures. In this presentation we cover proper CPT coding and modifier usage, as well as bundled procedures using National Correct Coding Initiatives. We also have real world case examples. The following procedures are included:

  • Lung Procedures such as lobectomies, wedge resections, diagnostic procedures both by thoracotomy and VATS
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Mediastinoscopy/Mediastinotomy Procedures
  • Open Thoracic Aneurysm Procedures
  • Esophageal Procedures
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Topic: Financial Management
Tagged: CV Surgery, Medical Coding
Document Type: Webcast/Presentations


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CV Transforum Spring'17 Breakout: Where your Heart Program is Leaving Big Money on the Table, and How to Get It - Brown & Knight

  April 20, 2017

Whether you are an expert or a novice at understanding Bundles, MACRA and MIPS, and regardless of the current payment scheme in place, if you have yet to optimize all your key CV processes, you are leaving money on the table. Without thoughtful clerical and clinical redesign, along with the logical reorganization of your most expensive technology and human resources across the organization, you are losing money. In this session, we go back to basics to understand where to find dollars/margin. The key is to control what you can in order to be better prepared for the reimbursement roller coaster. Practical advice and real-life strategies to maximize your resources will include:

  • Ambulatory Schedule Management
  • Cath Lab Optimization
  • Revenue Cycle Review/Documentation Accuracy
  • APP Utilization
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Topic: Financial Management
Tagged: Advanced Practicing Providers (APPs), Ambulatory Practice Specialty Clinics, Cath Lab Management, EPMs, MACRA, Revenue Cycle Management
Document Type: Webcast/Presentations