Friday, September 20
07:30 AM - 08:25 AMRegistration and Continental Breakfast
08:25 AM - 08:30 AMWelcome and Announcements Welcome to our Kansas City Regional Conference.
All session will take place in the same room. You will have a few short breaks to visit with exhibitors and a networking lunch.
Continuing Education can be obtained by filling out the CEU application form after you have attended the event.
Please take some time to fill out the evaluation survey for each session, located at the bottom of the session descriptions in the mobile app.
If you are choosing to take notes in the mobile app on the presentations you can email those notes to yourself after the conference by click on the "My Notes" Button at the bottom of the app and then click on the "Email Notes" Button at the top right.
08:30 AM - 09:30 AMCompliance Concerns Related to the Opoiod Epidemic Jeffrey Fitzgerald, Shareholder, Polsinelli - Overview of regulation of controlled substances
- Recent developments in opioid prescribing and dispensing
- Practical tips for compliance reviews and risk mitigation
09:30 AM - 09:40 AMBreak Thank you to our Sponsor: Polsinelli
For each exhibitor you connect with during conference, you will be given a ticket. Print your name on your tickets collected and drop them off at HCCAs Registration Desk during the last break of the day. The more tickets you collect and enter, the better your chances of winning! Winners will be announced at the beginning of the last session. You must be present to win. No purchase necessary
09:40 AM - 10:40 AMThe Art of Benchmarking for Risk. How to target your outliers without needing a math degree. Jared Krawczyk, Director of Analytics, Nektar Analytics - Explore benchmarking techniques needed to assess the risk of a physician’s coding patterns (E/Ms, Modifiers, Productivity, Procedural Billing)
- Demonstrate how to organize the analysis results into one comprehensive physician compliance scorecard
- Discuss how to apply the benchmarking results for the entire medical group into a singular prioritized audit plan. (Providing actual example audit plans)
10:40 AM - 10:50 AMBreak Thank you to our Sponsor: Polsinelli
10:50 AM - 11:50 AMTips for Conducting Interviews During Internal Investigations David Glaser, Shareholder, Fredrikson & Byron PA - Strategies for gathering information; Should you use the carrot or stick?
- Tips for protecting the privilege, including how "overlabelling" canbackfire
- Why some of the classic tips about interviewing may not be the most effective.
11:50 AM - 12:40 PMNetworking Lunch
12:40 PM - 01:40 PMCompliance Impact of Virtual Services (Telemedicine, Remote Patient Monitoring, Care Management) Martie Ross, Principal, PYA Consulting Susan Thomas, Consulting Manager, PYA - Describe the approaches to virtual health technologies and services - Explore the potential to support patient-centered care and improve access to care - Examine the reimbursement options for virtual services - Discuss the regulatory compliance issues with virtual services
01:40 PM - 01:50 PMBreak Thank you to our Sponsor: Polsinelli
01:50 PM - 02:50 PMHot Topics/Current Events from a Government Perspective Brian Vazquez, General Counsel, Kansas Department of Health & Environment
02:50 PM - 03:00 PMBreak Thank you to our Sponsor: Polsinelli
03:00 PM - 04:00 PMCompliance Considerations for Health Care Providers and Hospital Related to Medical Marijuana in Missouri Lyndall Fraker, Director of Medical Marijuana , Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services
Speakers subject to change.