Essentials of Facility Reimbursement for ED and Observation Services: 2022 Updates

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Tuesday, December 7, 2021
1 p.m. – 2 p.m. ET

$99   Member Rate
$199   Non-Member Rate

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 2022 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.

Topics Include:
- 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 2022 and Comprehensive APC packaging 
- 2022 OPPS final rule update
- Big documentation changes coming in 2023 for ED professional services


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 past Chair 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 Chair and leading the CNAC’s 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 acute care telemedicine. 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 recognized with numerous national speaking awards, including ACEP Speaker of the Year and  is the 2021 recipient of the  Judith Tintinalli Award for Lifetime Contribution in Education. 

Elijah Berg, M.D., FACEP, CEO, LogixHealth and Assoc. Chair, 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 the current Chair of the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) Coding and Nomenclature Advisory Committee, and is a former Chair of the ACEP’s National Reimbursement Committee, and currently chairs the Massachusetts ACEP Reimbursement Committee. Dr. Berg is also a Medicare Emergency Medicine Carrier Advisory Representative. 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.”

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