Deborah Hale to speak at Case Management Along the Continuum
Deborah will be speaking on Sunday, October 9, 2011 on the topic "Inpatient Admission versus Outpatient Services: A Guide to Compliant Level of Care Determinations. She will be joined by Gregory Palega, MD, JD. The workshop will review the Social Security Act's Statutory Obligations and Center's for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) guidance for appropriate level of care determination. CMS specific instructions will be used to help hospitals debunk the myths commonly associated with level of care determinations. Attend this preconference and you will be able to:
- Identify organizational infrastructure for Utilization Review as prescribed by Medicare Conditions of Participation and current CMS Transmittals.
- Avoid implementation of non-compliant corrective strategies
- Describe each step of a successful appeal process and the elements of an effective appeal.
To register for this workshop or to find out more about the conference, click here.