Monday, February 17, 2020
Crowne Plaza Hotel
925 S. Creyts Road
Lansing, MI  48917

$30 per member
$60 per non-member

MASA General Membership Meeting – February 17, 2020

10:30 AM                    Registration Opens (Lobby Ballroom AB)

11:00 AM                    Welcome & MASA Membership Update & Program

“Remaining Effective in Difficult Situations”, Gwen Kapcia – Public Speaker (bio)


“Legal Issue Updates -2020 – What you Need to Know” – Debra Geroux, Butzel Long

12:00 Noon                 MASA Networking Luncheon

12:30 PM – 2:30 PM         MASA BREAKOUT GROUPS

How to create and execute a successful Plan of Correction – this session will address common survey shortcomings and how to bring the center into compliance to fulfill accreditation findings
Compliance One

Medicare Covered and Excluded Procedures
– 2020 CMS ASC Payment Rules – References Addendums AA, BB, and “EE–Surgical Procedures to be Excluded from payment in ASC’s for CY 2020 / Total knee arthroplasty is payable effective for DOS 1/1/20

ML Matters – Total Joints Documentation (See Handout)

Exparel – Coding, billing and reimbursement

Medicare/Medicaid Revalidation fee $595 for 2020 (See Handout)

Other Payer Issues – Cofinity bill to payer and transition to Aetna; VA changing contracts from Triwest to Optum/UHC, WC fees versus Cofinity – payer per claim “most favored fee amount by payer; BCBS ENT coding and billing issues

State of Michigan Medical Record copy fees – Michigan Medical Record Access Act (See Handout)

Coding Roundtable – 2020 Coding Updates, Coding Case Studies – open discussion/session for members to bring sample coding cases for discussion (de-identified/no patient information) – BRING CODING BOOKS

CLINICAL (Ballroom A)

HOT TOPICS – roundtable

Bring your HOT TOPICS

QAPI Studies – what are you doing at your facility?

What creative education tools are you using at your facility?

How are you handling the changes from CMS regarding H&P’s?

Staff shortages – how are you recruiting or filling those positions?

TOPICS FOR ED DAY – What topics would you like to see covered during the 2020 Education Day?

AED’s and Defibrillators
Mark Tyler, Tyler BioEngineering

Facility Manager Overview Facility perspective – Managing new item changes
Lynn Rowland, Unasource Surgery Center, LLC