How to Improve your Accounts Receivables

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Prerecorded Event
Elin Baklid-Kunz, MBA, CHC, CPC, CPMA, CCS
60 minutes
Product Description

Improve AR to Deal With Reduced Payments and Increased Scrutiny!


Join this session by expert speaker Elin Baklid-Kunz to understand how to take care of reduced payments and increased government scrutiny. Know how you can monitor and analyze your AR and understand how you can prevent claim denials effectively. Also, understand how high collection rates, successful appeals and minimal AR days are essential for a healthy practice.

You will also know how to monitor and analyze Accounts Receivables (AR) by using the AR metrics spreadsheet that will be provided to you in this session. Learn how to avoid the ‘AR creep’ as the AR metrics spreadsheet will help you keep them at bay. Along with this session, you will get a list of must-have physician resources for appeal and denial resources.

Session Highlights:

  • Essentials for a Healthy Practice - How to turn your practice finance around by working denials
  • The challenges of getting paid correctly
  • Payers routine denials of claims - Know the edits which reduce payments
  • Enhance your profits as you improve your Charge Capture processes
  • Establish follow up procedures for AR – analyze and monitor AR
  • Documentation tips to avoid common mistakes and make sure you’re compliant
  • Tips to win appeal letters
  • A/R metrics spreadsheet to analyze and monitor your accounts receivables
  • Benefits of aggressive AR management
  • Avoiding ‘AR Creep’
  • Must-have physician resources for appeals and denials

Session Snapshot:

  • Increased government scrutiny
  • FY 2014 HCFAC Program Report
  • Overview of OIG Strategic Plan 2014 – 2018
  • Comprehensive Error Rate Testing (CERT)
  • The “Campaign to Cut Waste”
  • AMA CPT® vs. Private Payers Guidelines
  • NHXS Claim Edit Study
  • AMA’s National Health Insurer Report Card (NHIRC)
  • Managed Care Litigations
  • Edits that reduce payments
  • Denial management and appeals
  • AR Metrics

Who should attend?

Coding professionals, billing specialist, practice managers, HIM directors, compliance officers, case managers and, physicians.

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About Our Speaker

Elin Baklid Kunz - Medical Billing Coding Expert

Elin Baklid-Kunz is an expert in medical coding compliance who supports clients in matter across the United States with over 20 years of experience in the field.

Ms. Kunz is a national speaker and published author. Recent speaking engagements include the 2018 European Symposium on Ethics and Governance in Paris for the Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development; American Bar Association 2018 Physician Legal Issues Conference,  2017 American...   More Info
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