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 2018 OPPS changes affecting ED facility reimbursement and the evolving Observation Comprehensive APC. Topics covered will include correct E/M level assignment, observation rules and payments, and packaged services.
- Correct ED facility E/M level assignment
- Procedure documentation and accurate charge capture
- Charging for hydration, injections, and infusions
- Observation in 2018 and the Comprehensive APC
- Packaged services in 2018
- 2018 OPPS final rule update
Eli Berg, MD, FACEP, CEO, LogixHealth, and Assoc. Chairman, Dept. Emergency Medicine, Hallmark Health
Eli Berg, MD, FACEP, 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 was recognized by 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 ACEPs National Coding and Nomenclature Advisory Committee. He is currently serving as the Chairman of National ACEP’s Reimbursement Committee as well as the reimbursement subject matter expert to multiple task forces including quality measure development, episodes of care, ACEP’s CEDR QCDR, and Out of Network Fair Payment coalition. Dr. Granovsky also serves as 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.