The General Inpatient Level of Care: OIG's Expectations and Provider's Responsibilities – Webinar Report has been published. It provides updated in 2018 year analysis of industries from Healthcare, Healthcare Services, Managed Care Markets.
OIG has focused on In-Patient Hospice Care; they have conducted a variety of investigations and believe that substantial misrepresentation of the services provided and the requirements for services has occurred. Insufficient documentation to support the services provided has been cited as a significant issue. This was found to cross settings for all In Patient Hospice OIG believes that approx. 1/3 of all payments made are error. This means that increased scrutiny will continue with the need to reduce and eliminate overpayments and potential fraud.
Objectives of the Presentation
– Election Statements & Certification of Terminal Illness
– Documentation of Medical Need
– Clinical documentation recommendations to support medical necessity
– Why Physician documentation is important
– Importance of the OIG and their recommendations
– Interdisciplinary team to support compliance and reviews – roll in reduction of risk
Why Should you Attend:
Attention to the cost of Healthcare and inappropriate payments has intensified. An area of focus for reviews to substantiate these finding has been found within the organization’s documentation. Both medical documentation and the processes, which support intake and use or definition of services, provided. This training will help clarify your understanding of documentation requirements starting from your admission process to the documentation of services will be provided. It will help you focus your attention on the weakness within your organization and allow you to apply the information gained to strengthen those areas.