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AHLA Institute on Medicare and Medicaid Payment Issues

April 9 - 11, 2008 • Baltimore, MD

For the most comprehensive program available on legal issues related to reimbursement, attend AHLA's Institute on Medicare and Medicaid Payment Issues. This year's program features Representative Pete Stark, whose anti self-referral legislation has had an enormous impact on the practice of healthcare law and the structure of relationships between hospitals and physicians. He will be followed by Jim Sheehan, the Medicaid Inspector General in New York, who is energizing state officials in anti-fraud enforcement.

Preceding the keynote address will be Fundamentals of Medicare Parts A-D, CMS Outreach Session on Hospital and Physician Issues and a panel discussion on Quality. As in the past, there will be breakout sessions on more than 50 topics presented by leading experts, including many CMS officials. Some of the topics include:

  • Stark Phase III
  • Recovery Audit Contractors and Compliance Strategies
  • Short Stays
  • Medicare and Medicaid Payment Issues for Nursing Facilities
  • Medicare Bad Debt
  • Medicare Ambulatory Surgery Center Payment and Regulatory Update
  • Medicare Clinical Research Policy: Coverage and Payment Issues and Arguments
  • Medicare Physician Reimbursement Issues
  • Separate Updates on Medicare Litigation, Medicare Secondary Payor Issues and Hospitals Inpatient PPS
  • Introductory sessions on Quality, Fraud and Abuse, Medicaid, Coding, and Researching Medicare and Medicaid Issues for those new to the area of Medicare and Medicaid

Christine Rinn is speaking at this event. The topic will be Fundamentals of Medicare Parts A-D.

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