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Essentials of Facility Reimbursement for ED and...

Date: 12/05/2019

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Essentials of Facility Reimbursement for ED and Observation Services: 2020 Updates

Successful Emergency Department financial performance requires identifying key opportunities and avoiding common pitfalls. Join us and position your ED for optimized performance by taking a focused look at the critical areas of ED documentation, revenue capture and compliance. Learn about the most important and hot-off-the-presses 2020 OPPS changes affecting ED facility reimbursement and the evolving Observation Comprehensive APC. Topics covered will include correct E/M level assignment, procedure charge capture and observation services.

Topics Include:
- Correct ED facility E/M level assignment
- Procedure documentation and accurate charge capture
- Reimbursement for ED Ancillary studies
- Charging for hydration, injections, and infusions
- Observation payment in 2020 and Comprehensive APC packaging
- Professional reimbursement changes impacting hospitals
- 2020 OPPS final rule update


Eli Berg, MD, FACEP, CEO, LogixHealth and Assoc. Chairman, Dept. Emergency Medicine, Melrose Wakefield Healthcare
Eli Berg, MD, FACEP, is the CEO of LogixHealth, a nationwide revenue cycle management company processing over 10 million ED visits annually. Dr. Berg is a board-certified emergency physician and an expert in emergency department reimbursement. He is a former chairman of the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) Reimbursement Committee, and currently chairs the Massachusetts ACEP Reimbursement Committee. Dr. Berg is also a Medicare Emergency Medicine Carrier Advisory Representative, and is an active member of the ACEP Coding and Nomenclature Advisory Committee. Dr. Berg is a past president of the Massachusetts College of Emergency Physicians, and was recognized by National ACEP as a Hero of Emergency Medicine, an honor bestowed upon a few selected emergency physicians who have “dedicated their careers to their patients, their community, and their specialty.”

Michael Granovsky, MD, FACEP, CPC, President, LogixHealth
Michael Granovsky, MD, FACEP, CPC, is a board-certified emergency physician and certified professional coder holding both a CPC and CEDC. Dr. Granovsky is the Director of the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) Coding and Reimbursement course, and leads the education efforts of ACEP's National Coding and Nomenclature Advisory Committee. He currently serves as the reimbursement subject matter expert to multiple task forces including quality measure development, episodes of care, ACEP’s CEDR QCDR, ED Alternative Payment Models, and Out of Network Fair Payment coalition. Dr. Granovsky is the editor for both ED Coding Alert and the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) ED Specialty Coding Certification Exam. A nationally recognized expert, Dr. Granovsky is a regularly featured speaker and has been recognized with numerous national speaking awards, including ACEP Speaker of the Year.