EVENT DATE

November 19, 2020

TIME

1 PM ET

Duration

60 Min

PRESENTED BY

Toni Elhoms, CCS, CPC, CRC


Review key Inpatient Prospective Payment Systems (IPPS) updates
Trending 11/19/2020

The latest 2021 Inpatient Prospective Payment Systems (IPPS) Final Rule has significant updates and changes that will directly impact your organization’s operational health and balance sheet. This informative webinar by expert speaker Toni Elhoms, CCS, CPC, CRC, AHIMA-Approved ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer will give you a better understanding of the high-level updates for 2021 IPPS. During the webinar, Toni will discuss key changes to DRGs and their weighting factors, dissect the area wage index methodology, review new payment strategies. She'll also discuss Medicare’s growing emphasis on quality reporting. After attending today’s webinar, you will have the information needed to comply with these new regulations.


Webinar Objectives

This year’s Inpatient Prospective Payment Systems (IPPS) updates are substantial. Keeping up with all of the regulation changes proves especially challenging for organizations. Today’s informative webinar will give you a better understanding of the 2021 rule changes, including key updates for 2021 IPPS, key changes to DRGs and their weighting factors, payment strategies, area wage index methodology, and Medicare’s growing emphasis on quality reporting.


Webinar Agenda

  • Discuss key Inpatient Prospective Payment Systems (IPPS) updates 
  • Review the methodology for calculating 2021 IPPS payment, including new adjustments
  • Discuss changes to DRGs and their weighting factors
  • Review area wage index methodology changes 
  • Discuss the impact of 2021 IPPS changes on their organization

Webinar Highlights

  • Describe key Inpatient Prospective Payment Systems (IPPS) updates 
  • Recognize methodology for calculating 2021 IPPS payment, including new adjustments
  • Understand changes to DRGs and their weighting factors
  • Recognize area wage index methodology changes 
  • Recall payment strategies to implement IPPS rules
  • Assess the impact of 2021 IPPS changes on their organization
  • Understand the growing importance of robust quality reporting mechanisms

Who should Attend

  • HIM/Facility Coders
  • Auditors
  • Educators
  • Consultants
  • Revenue Cycle Management Professionals
  • Coding Management and Operational Leadership
  • Medical Providers of all specialties
  • Physician Advisers
  • Compliance Officers/Committees
  • CFOs
  • VP of Revenue Cycle

Speaker

Webinar Planet Speaker Toni Elhoms

Toni Elhoms

(CCS, CRC, CPC, AHIMA-Approved ICD10-CM/PCS Trainer)

Toni Elhoms, CCS, CRC, CPC, AHIMA-Approved ICD10-CM/PCS Trainer is a nationally known speaker and recognized subject matter expert on medical coding, reimbursement, and revenue cycle management. She is the Founder and CEO of Alpha Coding Experts, LLC. She holds multiple credentials with the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) and the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC). With over a decade of industry experience, she has led and supported hospital systems, universities, physician practices, payers, government agencies, and other entities on coding, billing, and compliance initiatives. She is a frequent contributor to various media outlets, speaker, and regular guest on industry podcasts. She created the Alpha Coding Podcast series to share her industry Pro-Tips. She also leads and mentors a network of revenue cycle management professionals across the country and serves as the President of the Orlando, FL AAPC Chapter.