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  • July 11
  • 1:00 - 2:30 pm EST

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Review of Workers' Compensation Medical Fee Disputes

July 11

Learn steps to take to when handling workers' compensation medical fee disputes and how to deal with the insurance companies.

Workers' compensation medical fee disputes can be complicated and frustrating. Even if you understand the nuances of who is involved and why, there can still be problems getting patients treated and bills paid. You will learn the nuts and bolts of a workers' compensation medical fee dispute, how to take steps to avoid disputes, how to communicate with the insurance company and their attorney, what is different about injured workers as compared to other patients, common pitfalls for medical providers, how to maneuver through highly contested treatment, working with individuals with multiple health issues in addition to a work injury, and more.

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Agenda

Workers' Compensation Medical Disputes in a Nutshell
  • Brief Overview of Workers' Compensation and Medical Treatment
  • What Are Medical Disputes?
  • How Can I Avoid Medical Disputes?
In Practice
  • What Do I Do If I Receive a Letter From an Attorney? a Pleading?
  • What Am I Looking for in Day to Day Operations?
  • What Is the Difference Between an Injured Worker and Another Patient?
Common Pitfalls
  • Lack of Timely Response
  • Lack of Participation
  • Forwarding Bills to Workers' Compensation That Are Not Compensable
  • Failure to Request Pre-Authorization
Final Points
  • Highly Contested Treatment
  • Workers With Multiple Health Issues and Complaints From a Work Injury
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This course was last revised on July 11, 2017.

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  • ACHE 1.5
     
  • The American College of Healthcare Executives no longer pre-approves courses or organizations. Participants in this program wishing to have the continuing education hours applied toward ACHE Qualified Education credit should indicate their attendance when submitting an application to the American College of Healthcare Executives for advancement or recertification. ACHE Qualified Education credit must be related to healthcare management (i.e., it cannot be clinical, inspirational, or specific to the sponsoring organization). It can be earned through educational programs conducted or sponsored by any organization qualified to provide educational programming in healthcare management. Programs may be sponsored by ACHE, chapters or other qualified sources, whether the programming is face-to-face or distance offerings (webinars, online seminars, self-study courses, etc.).
     
  • AHIMA (Pending)
     
  • HFMA 1.5
     
  • This course is approved by HFMA for certification maintenance of continuous educational points and will equal 1.5 points of classroom instruction.
     

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Who should attend?

This live webinar is designed for medical records directors, health information directors, coders, office managers, nurses, hospital administrators, counselors and other health care professionals.

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Benjamin D. Willis

Benjamin D. Willis

Fowler Bell, PLLC

  • Attorney with Fowler Bell, PLLC
  • Current practice predominantly focuses on all aspects of workers’ compensation
  • Former felony prosecutor with multiple jury trials
  • Litigated over 100 medical disputes
  • Admitted to KY Bar Association, Eastern and Western KY Federal District(s)
  • J.D. degree, Regent University School of Law
  • Can be contacted at 859-252-6700 or [email protected]
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Product ID: 400593
Published 2017
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