Healthcare Management Track

The Business of Athletic Training 2012

COR and CEPAT Business in Healthcare Sessions

COR and CEPAT Business in Healthcare sessions
Standards of Excellence and Show Me the Money are the titles for the sessions which will include expert speakers on operational excellence, compliance, ICD-10 and revenue cycle management.
Moderators: Tom Bair, ATC and Pat Forbis, ATC

Day 1 Standards of Excellence

Operational Excellence in Healthcare– Lisa Kluchurosky, MEd, ATC, Program Manager of Sports Medicine at Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Six Sigma and Lean are tools used in many industries to reduce variation and eliminate waste in a process.  The result is improved efficiency and effectiveness which in turn, may result in resource or error reduction, cost savings, increased patient satisfaction, or overall process improvement.  Six Sigma and Lean are becoming more widely used within the healthcare industry and are valuable tools available and beneficial to athletic trainers in all settings.
Compliance– Jayme Fleck-Pool, ATC, PT, SCS, Owner, Physiotherapy Associates

Day 2 Show Me the Money

Revenue Cycle Management– Aaron Hajart, MS, ATC, Administrator, UMDNJ New Jersey Medical School
This presentation will review the process of how a clinical service becomes a reimbursed claim by a third party payor.  Core billing rules/guidelines will be discussed as well as how this rules created a wide range or processes that providers are required to comply with to ensure prompt claims payment.  Particular attention will be paid to how these processes impact athletic trainers in the clinical and physician practice settings.
ICD-10 Ready or Not here it comes–Bill Griffin, MA, ATC, LAT, CWCE
On October 1, 2013 the diagnosis code set will change from ICD-9 to ICD-10.  This is not a simple update but a major change in the format and quantity of diagnosis codes.  In this session we will present an overview of the new ICD-10, a look at the crosswalk between the old and new sets and give some examples of orthopedic diagnoses in the new ICD-10 or I-10 as coders say.
If you have any responsibilities for coding or billing, this topic is a must have on your to do list.


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