2019 Medicare Regulatory Update for Hospitals

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September 13, 2018 10:00 AM PT
1 hour

The final rule of the comprehensive Inpatient Prospective Payment System (PPS) takes effect on October 1, 2018. Is your hospital ready?

Join us for a webcast that’ll help you prepare for the upcoming changes. We’ll cover key points, including updates for Medicare payment systems and reimbursement.

You’ll leave with a high-level roadmap to help you navigate the 2019 final rule, the 2019 calendar-year outpatient PPS proposed rule, and Medicare physician fee schedule updates.



Susan Ruchin, Senior Manager, Moss Adams

Susan is a senior manager in Moss Adam's health Care Consulting group. Susan spent 10 years working for a Medicare fiscal intermediary in the supervision and audit of large health care chain organizations. She also has six years of experience in hospital settings, where she was responsible for all phases of reimbursement, including Medicare cost report preparation and appeals with the Provider Reimbursement Review Board. Susan assists clients with wage index reviews, geographic reclassifications, and provider-based requirements such as signage, state licensure, and attestations. She also prepares and reviews Medicare cost reports and provides audit support to hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, and federally qualified health clinics during Medicare and Medicaid audits.

Glenn Bunting, Director, Health Care Consulting, Moss Adams

Glenn has over 20 years of experience in the health care finance industry. He serves health care organizations with an emphasis on Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement and related billing and coding issues. He assists in overseeing the Health Care Consulting Group's Third-Party Reimbursement Practice including charge capture services, cost reporting, appeal services, and medical education programs. Glenn focuses on core reimbursement services, optimization and compliance, Medicare wage index and occupational mix reporting, reimbursement department outsourcing, and Medicare and Medicaid cost report appeals.

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