- News & Legislation
- MASA PAC
- Purchasing Alliance
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
ADMINISTRATIVE (Ballroom B)
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
BILLERS & CODERS (Reo Room)
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?
MATERIALS MANAGERS (Cord Room)
AED’s and Defibrillators
Mark Tyler, Tyler BioEngineering
Facility Manager Overview Facility perspective – Managing new item changes
Lynn Rowland, Unasource Surgery Center, LLC