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2020 IPPS Final Rule Webcast 3: Master the MS-DRG Shifts and NTAP Update

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LIVE WEBCAST
Thursday, August 22, 2019
1:30 - 2:30 PM ET
12:30 - 1:30 PM CT
10:30 - 11:30 AM PT



 

There are numerous MS-DRG shifts as well as NTAP updates. To understand how these changes will impact your facility, register now this third workshop as part of an exclusive coders' webcast series during the ICD10monitor summer celebration of IPPSpalooza.

Price: $159.00

Product Code: AI082219


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Master the new MS-DRG codes changes as well as the New Technology Add-On Payment (NTAP) updates for 2020.

The Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) proposed rule for fiscal year 2020 had many changes for the Medicare Severity Diagnosis Related Groups (MS-DRGs) methodology. There were more than 25 changes and among those were shifts of procedure codes, deletion of procedure codes, shifting of diagnoses, deleting two MS-DRGs, adding two MS-DRGs, and more. Some of the shifts are from MS-DRGs 981-983 and 987-989 to MS-DRGs where the diagnosis and procedures match. In addition to changes in the methodology, there were changes to CC/MCC designations. How these changes could impact the MS-DRG assignments at your facility financially has the potential to be a serious issue.

This year, New Technology Add-On Payment (NTAP) requests were at an all-time high. Which of the new technologies were approved for FY20? This webcast will review all approved and discontinued NTAP designations. You can determine which new technologies are utilized at your facility. It is important for you to be educated regarding how to utilize new technology as well as understand what documentation supports its usage.

Register now for this exclusive ICD10monitor webcast on the MS-DRG Shifts and NTAP updates led by senior healthcare consultant Laurie Johnson.

Why This is Relevant:

Acute care hospitals run on a narrow margin financially. It is important to understand the changes in MS-DRGs and how they may impact your facility. By attending this webcast, you can determine if those changes will impact you.

Learning Objectives:

By attending this exclusive ICD10monitor webcast, led by Laurie Johnson, you will…

  • Learn about each MS-DRG change
  • Understand the financial implication of MS-DRG changes
  • Learn the New Technology Add-On Payment request approvals and continuations
  • Understand the implications of the new rule to your facility
  • Learn how to prepare an action plan for FY20 IPPS

Who Should Attend:

Chief financial officers, coders, clinical documentation integrity specialists (CDISs), compliance officers, physician advisors and case managers.

This exclusive ICD10monitor three-part webcast series on the 2020 IPPS Final Rule is one of 40 carefully curated educational webcasts available to healthcare professionals who subscribe to the ICD10monitor webcast portal. Not a subscriber? Register now and benefit from educational webcasts led by the industry's most knowledgeable experts. Plus, you will earn continuing education units (CEUs) for $250 per month for your entire team, $116 for a single subscriber.