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  Refresher Courses

How Radiologists Influence Reimbursement

  DATE: Sunday, November 30 2003
  START TIME: 02:00 PM
  END TIME: 03:30 PM
  LOCATION: Room S404CD
  CODE: RC116
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PRESENTER
Pamela Kassing
Reston , VA
 

MOC
Management/Informatics/Health Policy
Keywords
Radiology and radiologists, socioeconomic issues
Walks Thru Week
Health Policy And Practice
 

 
RC116A - The RUC Survey Process and Influence on CMS

 
RC116B - Practice Expense Reimbursement, Now Resource Based

 
RC116C - Influencing Your Carrier Medical Director

 
RC116D - How to Be Most Effective Dealing with Third-Party Payers

 
RC116E - Outpatient Reimbursement: How to Help Your Hospital
Learning Objectives: 1) Describe the American College of Radiology (ACR) involvement in influencing reimbursement through the AMA Relative Value Update Committee (RUC) and Practice Expense Advisory Committee (PEAC). 2) Describe the Medicare Carrier Advisory Committee (CAC) process, and how the ACR CAC Network works to ensure proper Local Medical Review Policies for payment. 3) Review the work of the ACR Managed Care Committee efforts with managed care organizations. 4) Describe the new Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System and how radiologists can help their hospitals.