Affordable Care Act & What To Expect In 2014 Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare) finally becomes the law of the land on New Year's Day. At least, 2.1 million Americans have already signed up for insurance plans, but the question is -are you ready for this humongous change?
DURHAM, N.C., Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The controversial Affordable Care Act is now in full effect and it guarantees access to health coverage to Americans, whether they're young or old, sick or healthy. Most practices are still scratching their heads when it comes to this bill. The Affordable Care Act was set up to reform the healthcare industry by President Barack Obama on March 23, 2010, and was supported by the Supreme Court on June 28, 2012. There has been a lot of hue and cry towards the implementation of Obamacare or Affordable Care Act. To elucidate the ins and outs, expert speaker Andrew Eriksen, CMPE will cover the much-talked-about elements of ACA with AudioEducator.
Overview Of The Murky Waters Created By The Affordable Care Act
Join Andrew Eriksen, CMPE in this audio session on Thursday, January 09, 2014, and equip yourself with the ins and outs of the Affordable Care Act to protect yourself from the wave of change hitting the market in 2014. The act represents the most significant regulatory overhaul of the U.S. healthcare system since the passage of Medicare and Medicaid in 1965.
Topics covered in the session
- Outline of the Affordable Care Act & what to expect in 2014
- Get an overview of Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs), Independent Practice Associations (IPAs), Management Service Organizations (MSOs) & Patient-Centered Medical Homes (PCMHs)
- Comprehend the exchange products and how to ensure your patients don't disappear
- Identify the ACA's impact on Primary Care Physicians (PCPs) & Specialists
- Discussion on Shared Savings, Captitated and Pay-for-Performance (P4P) insurance contracts
- Know how to mitigate the financial impact of High Deductible Health Plans
For more information http://www.audioeducator.com/management/affordable-care-act-01-09-14.html
Other Conferences Of The Week
If you are worrying about the increased audit activity of Modifier -25, join Elin Baklid-Kunz, MBA, CHC, CPC, CCS, in this 60 minutes event on Thursday, January 9, 2014, where she will provide insights on how to prevent reduced payments and denials, and how to combat increased government scrutiny. She will offer tips on how to be in compliance and ensure correct payment, and help you understand what to look out for when auditing, using actual medical record examples.
ICD-10-CM for Eye and Adnexa Conditions
Register for this informative session by Dorothy D. Steed, CPC-H, CHCC, CPUM, CPUR, CPHM, CPMA, ACS-OP, CCS-P, RCC, CPMA, RMC, CEMC, CPC-I, CFPC, PCS, FCS, CPAR, on Wednesday, January 8, 2014, as she reviews the specific code range for eye conditions (H00 – H99). She will highlight these certain changes in terminology, including expansions, along with the detailed discussion on glaucoma and underlying eye-conditions. Dorothy will also pinpoint eye disorders in diseases classified elsewhere.
For more information http://www.audioeducator.com/icd-10/icd-10-cm-01-08-14.html
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