Learn from leading billing and reimbursement specialists about how to improve your Case Mix Index (CMI) and reimbursement. See how hospitals are using complete and accurate coding for reimbursement and a correct CMI, and why a lack of good documentation could mean lower weighted DRGs and a lower CMI.
Proven protocols and practices, people and a push for earlier hemodynamic support are changing the face of cardiogenic shock survival. One leading health system has improved survival rates into the 70+ percent range. And their team believes other facilities should follow suit.
Dr. Zielske and Sara will address recent changes in CPT and ICD-10 coding for heart assist systems and Impella devices. Learn from their deep insight into coding for cardiac devices and the key changes hospitals need to be aware of to gain full reimbursement for complex procedures in the cardiac cath lab. Get the latest on just-implemented code changes as of April 1, 2018. To get paid properly, you must code exactly. We’ll tell you how.
Ms. Leon-Chisen will address the FY2018 changes for heart assist systems and Impella devices. Learn from her deep insight into coding for cardiac devices and the key changes hospitals need to be aware of as well as the most effective ways to get your top coding questions answered.
Tectonic shifts in healthcare delivery demand a broad collective skillset measured out among cardiologists, nurses, cardiology service line directors and practice administrators. Priorities need to focus on training and outreach from clinical, operational and financial perspectives as well as strengthening the heart team.
Priorities need to focus on training and outreach from clinical, operational and financial perspectives as well as strengthening the heart team --;Prairie Heart and Vascular Institute in Springfield, Ill., is leading the way.
Topping the list of must haves when rolling out a new complex PCI program are a solid mission to offer leading-edge technology, top-down administrative support, physician and nursing leadership, a quest for quality, and a well-oiled team.
San Juan Regional Medical Center's ongoing training and protocols has served the heart team well and their advice is solid for care providers seeking to offer quality care while maintaining a healthy bottom line.