2009 Conference Agenda

 

Day 1 - Thursday, Oct. 15, 2009

 

 

Day 2 Friday, Oct. 16, 2009

 

8-8:30 Continental Breakfast,

Cyndee Weston, Executive Director,  Conference Address, Prize Drawings

8:00 9:00 Continental Breakfast, Paul Cohen, Revenue Cycle Management Revolution, Who's Controlling Your Dollars? PrizeDrawings

9-10:30 Keynote Speaker Joel Hochberger, Effective Presentations - What Do You Say and How Do You Say It?

9:00 11:00  Jill Harrington, MHA, CPC, CPC-P, CPC-I, CCS-P, MHP - Taking Advantage of the Potential 4% Incentive Bonus Payments for PQRI/ePrescribe

10:30-11 Morning Break, Exhibitor Hall, Prize Drawings

 

11 11:30 Morning Break, Exhibitor Hall, Prize Drawings

11-Noon Breakout Session - Trish Halterman (Bukauskas), CMM, CPC, CMSCS, CMPA - Upcoming Coding Changes How to be ready

Jennifer Brisse, CMRS  - SIREN - Skilled Instruction Regarding EMS Numbers 

 

11:30 12:30 General Session - Robert Liles, Esq. - RACs, PSC

Noon - 1:15 Awards Luncheon, Prize Drawings

 

12:30 1:45 Lunch, Medical Money Madness Auction, Prize Drawings

1:30 - 2:30 Keith Pendleton - How to Get Paid When Insurance Misrepresents Benefit Coverage

2:00 3:00 Breakout Session

Rey Stafford, CMRS, CPC - Why Your Office Should Be Conducting Random Audits

Cyndee Weston - New HIPAA Requirements for Business Associates - Information You Cannot Afford to Ignore 

 

2:30 - 3:30 Breakout Session

A. Bonnie Flom - The Daily Basics of Medical Billing

B. Barbara Cobuzzi, MBA, CPC, CENTRC, CPC-H, CPC-P, CPC-I, CHCC - Using RVUs to "Wow" Your Clients

 

3:00 -3:30 Afternoon Break, Exhibitor Hall, Prize Drawings

3:30 4:00 Afternoon Break, Exhibitor Hall, Prize Drawings

 

3:30 to 4:45 Guest Panel

Keith Pendleton, JD, Trish Halterman (Bukauskas), CMM, CPC, CMSCS, CMPA, Mike Edmonds, CHBME, Jackie Zube, CMRS, Brice Duffie, CMRS, Jill Harrington, MHA, CPC, CPC-P, CPC-I, CCS-P, MHP

 

4:00 5:00 Breakout Session

A. Barbara Cobuzzi, MBA, CPC, CENTRC, CPC-H, CPC-P, CPC-I, CHCC - Anatomy of a Fraud Indictment

B. Trish Halterman (Bukauskas), CMM, CPC, CMSCS, CMPA - Hospice & Nursing Homes and Lost Revenue from Care Plan Oversight billing, Prize Drawings 

4:45 5:15 Conference End, Exhibitor Drawings

 

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