On Oct. 1, 2016, new ICD-10-CM codes will go into effect. Stay up to date on over 50 new and expanded diagnosis codes for retina-related conditions during this one-hour webinar. Learn from retina coding and clinical experts about how to use the codes and what tools you can use to ease your transition.
Modifiers are a critical component of coding. Using them incorrectly will result in lost revenue and possible audits. Register today to ensure you’re paid for services that would otherwise be denied without the correct modifier. Polling questions during the webinar will test your understanding.
- Part I: Billing and Collections for Beginners
- Part II: Managing and Improving Collection Performance
- Part III: Billing and Collections Tips and Pitfalls
This is one-hour recorded webinar will provide you with knowledge and insights on the life cycle of EHR systems, the market dynamics that may force a migration to a new system and successful transition strategies. Ensure you are prepared for eventual EHR conversion.
Having an electronic health records (EHRs) system in your ophthalmic practice creates ongoing changes: changes in the physician-patient relationship, clinic flow, medical decision making, employee relations and practice operations. This one-hour recorded webinar will help you manage these ongoing changes and address the never-ending need for process improvement. Maintaining efficiency while meeting meaningful use will also be reviewed.
To meet stage 2 meaningful use requirements, it’s not enough for practices to merely have a patient portal; you must use it. Practices that don’t meet the patient-usage target can still incur a penalty.* This webinar will cover everything you need to know to implement a patient portal successfully and use it effectively. Ronald Sterling, an expert in electronic health records and practice management systems, will present a roadmap to meeting meaningful use requirements.
Lean thinking is a management strategy that eliminates waste – of time, money, supplies and energy – so that all activities add value to patients’ needs. This 60-minute recorded webinar will address how Lean thinking can be applied to ophthalmic practices to improve patient satisfaction scores, reduce stress levels of physicians and staff and reduce operational costs due to overtime and turnover. Learn how Lean thinking can improve your practice's revenue, patient flow, staff morale and more.
Healthcare audits have significantly increased in recent years, and can affect even the most diligient practices. This 60-minute recorded webinar will deepen your understanding of the audit process, help prepare you for the inevitable, and guide you and your staff towards successful outcomes.
Cybercriminals are targeting medical practices for their sensitive and valuable information that may be used for identity theft and fraud. This recorded webinar will provide intelligence-driven information on cybersecurity and information on safeguards to minimize your practice’s risk of a cyberattack.
Ophthalmologists delegate staff to provide care related to telephone screening, examination and testing, medications, test results, follow-up and cosmetic procedures. Such delegation takes careful coordination to prevent patient harm, delayed diagnosis or treatment, missed follow-up, confusion or even malpractice lawsuits. Using closed medical malpractice lawsuits, this course will show you what tasks you can safely delegate to nurses and technicians.
Payers are moving away from the traditional fee-for-service payment model to a variety of fee arrangements that have elements of financial risk. If certain parameters within the contract aren’t met, the fee will either be reduced or not paid. During this webinar, experts in risk-based payment models discuss how to optimize the terms of your contracts and payer relationships to minimize financial losses.
Get an in-depth understanding of recent developments in the areas of greatest risks and financial exposure to your practice: HIPAA compliance, human resources law, payor audits and investments in ASCs. Hear real-life examples and improve compliance practices.
Don’t leave your reputation to chance. Protect your online reputation from dissatisfied, unhappy patient. Many patients rely on online reviews and ratings to choose providers and hospitals. During this webinar, you'll learn how to prevent negative comments from ruining your good name and hurting your practice’s success and profitability.
Human Resources/Staff Management
Treating physician onboarding the same as physician orientation is a common misconception. Welcoming a new physician to your practice involves a number of detailed and complex processes from drafting the employment contract to credentialing to managing staff expectations and managing culture change. This 60-minute recorded webinar provides a strategic approach to physician onboarding to help you integrate new physicians into your practice smoothly and effectively.
Empower your team to work effectively, meet expectations and achieve the goals of the organization. Learn how to improve your team's performance, measure results and enhance your practice’s success through effective communication, coaching techniques and reporting tools.