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Home > Audio Learning Center > Medicare Audit Survival Kit

Medicare Audit Survival Kit

Date:Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Time:12 noon to 1:00 p.m. Central Time
Course fee:SPECIAL $99 1 HR WEBINAR
Presented by: Lisa Maciejewski-West, CMC, CMOM, MCS-P

Webinar/Audio Conference FAQs

Medicare Audits are on the Rise. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services estimates that more than $34 billion each year - more than 10 percent of all fee-for-service payments within the Medicare system - is wasted through improper payments. To help solve that problem, the government established Recovery Audit Contractors (RACs) in five states as a pilot program in 2005. The RAC program was so successful, it has expanded to all 50 states. In addition to RAC audits, there are numerous other types of audits and investigations, CERT, SMRC, Z-Pic, OIG, Pre-payment, Post-payment….it can make your head spin and your stomach hurt. What are the different Medicare audits? How can you create bullet-proof policies and procedures to survive an audit and minimize damage? What should you do if you are audited? All this and more will be discussed in this informative and relevant presentation.

  • Get an overview of different types of billing companies and how their services and costs are structured.
  • Get a vetting list of questions to ask and items to investigate when choosing a billing service.
  • Do a cost vs. benefit analysis of using a billing service.
  • Address trust and comfort level as common barriers when turning over your billing to an outside service.

Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

PMI CEU APPROVED Earn 1 PMI CEUs for attendance at this program. Practice Management Institute grants CEUs for its certified professionals based on total number of instructional hours (1 CEU per hour of classroom instruction). CEUs may be applied to annual recertification requirements, as directed in the certification renewal requirements for your credential(s).

If you are seeking CEU credits for other certifications or organizations, please contact your organization for pre-approval and credit guidelines. A certificate of attendance will be provided.


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About the Presenter

Lisa has been involved in the medical billing, management and consulting field since 1982. In 2006, she founded Gold Star Medical Business Services, an award winning company that provides remote billing services for physicians in small to medium sized individual and group practices. Prior to starting Gold Star Medical, she worked for one of the largest Practice Management consulting firms in the country.

For 10 years, she has consulted with hundreds of doctors as a practice management coach, and spoken at over 100 seminars throughout the United States, both as a teacher and motivational speaker. Lisa also provides comprehensive practice management consulting, credentialing and compliance auditing services.

Lisa is a Certified Medical Coder, Certified Medical Office Manager, and a board certified Medical Compliance Specialist – Physician. She is also an adjunct instructor with the Angelo State University Small Business Development Center, and teaches a variety of business classes to new and prospective business owners.




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