Medicare Conditional Payments: Do You Know the Required
Steps for Third Party Liability Situations?
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
11:00 am AZ Time (12:00 pm MDT)
No Cost. Register Here.
Liability policies have limits to the medical coverage. Misunderstanding the steps and necessary actions will likely cost you. Timeliness and proactive measures are keys to staying in the game. Medicare will be secondary to the liability coverage. Does your staff know how to actively pursue the correct pathways to obtain payment?
Areas Covered in the Session
- Registration staff responsibilities in liability situations
- Provider documentation of injury circumstances
- Who will be handling the liability claim
- Patient access and billing staff knowledge of correct primary payer
- 120 day count and supporting evidence of collection efforts
- Effective management of each step in the process from patient to
Dorothy D. Steed, CCS, CDIP, COC, CPCO, CPUM, CPUR, CPHM, CPMA, ACS-OP, CCS-P, RCC, RMC, CEMC, CPC-I, CFPC, PCS, FCS, CPAR
Dorothy Steed is an Independent Healthcare Consultant and Educator in Atlanta. She was a Medicare specialist for a large hospital system and a physician coding audit supervisor for another hospital system, with 40 years of experience in healthcare. Additionally, she is an instructor at a state technical college in Atlanta, provides auditing & training in both facility and physician services and has been a speaker at several healthcare conferences.
Ms. Steed has written articles for several medical publishers and served as a contributing author for medical billing and coding training material. She writes online courses, and is an AHIMA certified ICD-10 trainer, both CM & PCS. Ms. Steed is credentialed in medical coding, clinical documentation improvement, medical billing, medical auditing, utilization management, healthcare management, healthcare compliance and patient accounts.