Free Webinar Explains the CMS 2016 OPPS Final Rule, including the Most Significant Changes Since the Beginning of OPPS

Critical restructuring and consolidation of APC groupings, expansion of Comprehensive APCs, expanded packaging and bundling, and much more, explained by nationally recognized expert William L. Malm on November 19 at Appeal Academy

Nov 17, 2015, 08:45 ET from Appeal Academy

SAN ANTONIO, Nov. 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Tight budgets and full schedules are no reason to miss this webinar, according to industry veteran Bill Malm, author and presenter of this complimentary online webinar being broadcast on multiple days and times. The webinar will be first broadcast on November 19, at 10AM, 12Noon, 2PM and 4PM, in every US Time Zone, by Appeal Academy, sponsored by VitalWare™. The webinar will also be broadcast for no charge at those same time slots, on December 3, 10 and 17.

According to Ernie de los Santos, Founder and Faculty Chair at Appeal Academy, there's never been a better opportunity to hear an expert analysis of such significant changes to the OPPS Final Rule, for no charge, and by such a well-known expert.

"While many experts are offering similar webinars at typical prices on their own timetable," says E. de los Santos, "we are pleased to be able to offer Bill Malm and his analyses of these huge changes, at no charge, thanks to the sponsorship granted by VitalWare™."

The webinar, titled "CMS 2016 OPPS Final Rule Review," is an exclusive presentation by Bill Malm, ND CMAS CRCR, a well-known author and speaker on Medicare regulations and hospital operations, with over 30 years of clinical and financial healthcare experience, working in both hospital and vendor settings. Currently he is Director of Revenue Integrity for Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, and Adjunct Professor at New York University. Bill is also a Certified Medical Audit Specialist (CMAS) and a Member of the Board of Directors for the Council for Certification of Medical Auditors (CCMA).

About the Webinars:


CMS 2016 OPPS Final Rule Review


Dates and Times:


November 19, December 3, December 10, December 17, 2015 10AM, Noon, 2PM, 4PM in each Time Zone.




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William L. Malm, ND CMAS CRCR, Director of Revenue Integrity for Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem, North Carolina; Adjunct Professor at New York University; Certified Medical Audit Specialist (CMAS); Treasurer, Board of Directors, Council for Certification of Medical Auditors (CCMA –


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