Successful Emergency Department financial performance requires identifying key opportunities and avoiding common pitfalls. Join us and position your ED for optimized performance by taking a focused look at the critical areas of ED documentation, revenue capture and compliance. Learn about the most important and hot-off-the-presses 2021 OPPS changes affecting ED facility reimbursement and the evolving Observation Comprehensive APC. Topics covered will include correct E/M level assignment, procedure charge capture and observation services.
- Correct ED facility E/M level assignment
- Procedure documentation and accurate charge capture
- Reimbursement for ED Ancillary studies
- Charging for hydration, injections, and infusions
- Observation payment in 2021 and Comprehensive APC packaging
- Professional reimbursement changes impacting hospitals
- 2021 OPPS final rule update
Michael Granovsky, M.D., FACEP, CPC, President, LogixHealth
Michael Granovsky, M.D., FACEP, CPC, is President of LogixHealth and is a board-certified emergency physician and certified professional coder holding both a CPC and CEDC. Dr. Granovsky is the Director of the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) Coding and Reimbursement conference, and the immediate past chairman of the ACEP National Reimbursement Committee. He is a 20-year member of the ACEP Coding and Nomenclature Advisory Committee (CNAC), serving as both national chairman and leading the CNACs educational efforts. Dr. Granovsky has served as the reimbursement subject matter expert to multiple task forces, including those related to quality measure development, episodes of care, ACEP’s CEDR QCDR, ED Alternative Payment Models, and Out of Network Fair Payment coalition. He is the editor for both ED Coding Alert and the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) ED Specialty Coding Certification Exam. A nationally recognized expert, Dr. Granovsky has been re cognized with numerous national speaking awards, including ACEP Speaker of the Year.
Elijah Berg, M.D., FACEP, CEO, LogixHealth and Assoc. Chairman, Dept. Emergency Medicine, Melrose Wakefield Healthcare
Elijah Berg, M.D., FACEP, is the CEO of LogixHealth, a nationwide revenue cycle management company processing more than 10 million ED visits annually. Dr. Berg is an emergency physician and an expert in emergency department reimbursement. He is a former chairman of the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) Reimbursement Committee, and currently chairs the Massachusetts ACEP Reimbursement Committee. Dr. Berg is also a Medicare Emergency Medicine Carrier Advisory Representative, and is an active member of the ACEP Coding and Nomenclature Advisory Committee. Dr. Berg is a past president of the Massachusetts College of Emergency Physicians, and was recognized by National ACEP as a Hero of Emergency Medicine, an honor bestowed upon a few selected emergency physicians who have “dedicated their careers to their patients, their community, and their specialty.”
Written cancellations received by December 10, 2020 will be charged a $50 administrative fee. If payment has been received, your registration fee will be refunded minus the $50. Cancellations received after December 10, 2020 will still be charged the full registration fee and if payment has been received, no refunds will be given. To avoid this penalty, you may send a substitute to the program.