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.
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.
(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.