Medical Necessity, Patient Status and Compliance Pitfalls
February 20, 2019
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM CT
CEU: 1.0 – External Forces
10:00 – 11:00 Enforcement Actions Related to Medical Necessity, Patient Status and Compliance Pitfalls
In this presentation the speaker will review existing CMS rules and regulations relative to medical necessity and patient status. She will also provide information about recent enforcement activities and how to avoid compliance pitfalls. After the presentation the participants will be able to take back to their hospitals actionable items to support compliant billing practices.
Joan C. Ragsdale, JD, Chief Executive Officer, MedManagement, LLC d/b/a EdiPhy Advisors
Ms. Ragsdale serves as the Chief Executive Officer for MedManagement, LLC, a company she cofounded in 1995. She is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of Alabama where she received her Bachelor of Arts degree, magna cum laude. She received her law degree from the University of Alabama where she was an editor of the Alabama Law Review and was on the National Moot Court team. Prior to joining MedManagement, she practiced law in Birmingham. She was a partner with Sirote & Permutt and later, Bradley, Arant, Rose & White where she served as Chair of the Healthcare Group.
Joan is a life member of AHLA and four practice groups; Fraud & Abuse, Hospitals & Health Systems, Physician Organizations, and Regulation, Accreditation, & Payment.
She is a past-President of the Health Law Section of the Alabama Bar, was previously selected for inclusion in the Best Lawyers in America as one of the Birmingham Business Journal’s “Top Ten Business Women in Birmingham” and as a Birmingham Health Care Hero. She is a frequent speaker and author on current health care regulatory and compliance issues. She is a board member of the Jefferson County Medical Foundation Trust, Chairperson of the UAB Callahan Eye Foundation, Inc. Board, and a member of the University of Alabama at Birmingham Medical Leadership Committee.
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