Abbey & Abbey, Consultants, Inc.

Public Workshops for September 2007 – June 2008

 

 

For additional information on any of Dr. Abbey’s presentations contact Chris Smith at CSmith@aaciweb.com.  This listing represents the public offerings; information concerning special presentations for privately sponsored sessions is available from Chris Smith.

 

This webpage was last updated on December 16, 2007. 

 

This webpage is routinely updated; please check back for new additions.

 

September 2007

 

Title: Provider-Based Clinics

Date: September 11, 2007

Time: 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 noon EST

Curriculum: CBR Compliance Series

Sponsor: Georgia Hospital Association

Contact: Carol Hughes, (770) 249-4541,

CHughes@gha.org

Modality: Webinar/Teleconference

Web URL: www.gha.org

Title: Mastering Injections & Infusions

Date: September 12, 2007

Time: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon CST

Curriculum: Advanced CBR Series

Sponsor: Instruct-Online/Care Learning

Contact: Sharon Ingle, (319) 626-2528,

Sharon@instruct-online.com

Modality: Webinar/Teleconference

Web URL: www.Instruct-Online.com

Title: CAH-Coding, Billing & Chargemaster

Date: September 13, 2007

Time: 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. CST

Curriculum: CBR Compliance Series

Sponsor: Instruct-Online/Care Learning

Contact: Sharon Ingle, (319) 626-2528.

Sharon@instruct-online.com

Modality: Webinar/Teleconference

Web URL: www.Instruct-Online.com

Title: Basic Chargemaster

Date: September 14, 2007

Time: 1100 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. CST

Curriculum: Basic CBR Seies

Sponsor: Instruct-Online/Care Learning

Contact: Sharon Ingle, (319) 626-2528, Sharon@instruct-online.com

Modality: Webinar/Teleconference

Web URL: www.Instruct-Online.com

 

 

October 2007

 

Title: Medical-Severity DRGs

Date: October 2, 2007

Time: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. CST

Curriculum: CBR Series

Sponsor: Nebraska Hospital Association

Contact: Jon Borton, (402) 742-8148, jborton@nhanet.org

Modality: On-Site Workshop

Web URL: www.nhnet.org

 

Title: Keeping Up With APCs

Date: October 3, 2007

Time: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. CST

Curriculum: CBR Series

Sponsor: Nebraska Hospital Association

Contact: Jon Borton, (402) 742-8148, jborton@nhanet.org

Modality: On-Site Workshop

Web URL: www.nhnet.org

 

Title: Conducting an ED Audit

Date: October 10, 2007

Time: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon CST

Curriculum: CBR Compliance Series

Sponsor: Instruct-Online/Care Learning

Contact: Sharon Ingle, (319) 626-2528, Sharon@instruct-online.com

Modality: Webinar/Teleconference

Web URL: www.Instruct-Online.com

 

Title: Developing a CBR Compliance Plan

Date: October 11, 2007

Time: 1100 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. CST

Curriculum: CBR Compliance Series

Sponsor: Instruct-Online/Care Learning

Contact: Sharon Ingle, (319) 626-2528, Sharon@instruct-online.com

Modality: Webinar/Teleconference

Web URL: www.Instruct-Online.com

Title: Understanding the UB-04 Form

Date: October 12, 2007

Time: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon CST

Curriculum: Basic CBR Series

Sponsor: Instruct-Online/Care Learning

Contact: Sharon Ingle, (319) 626-2528, Sharon@instruct-online.com

Modality: Webinar/Teleconference

Web URL: www.Instruct-Online.com

Title: Six Sigma and the Chargemaster

Date: October 23, 2007

Time: 1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. CST

Curriculum: Special Chargemaster Series

Sponsor: Kansas HFMA Chapter

Contact: Mike Metro, (785) 452-6769, mmetro@srhc.com

Modality: On-Site Presentation

Web URL: www.hfma.org

Title: Medicare Severity DRGs

Date: October 25, 2007

Time: 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 PST

Curriculum: CBR Series

Sponsor: Arizona Hospital Association

Contact: LeAnn Swanson, (602) 445-4344, lswanson@azhha.org

Modality: Webinar/Teleconference

Web URL: www.azhha.org

 

Title: Cardiovascular Interventional Radiology Coding

Date: October 30, 2007

Time: 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 EST

Curriculum: Advanced CBR Series

Sponsor: AHC Media LLC

Contact: Mark Granger, (404) 262-5461, Mark.Granger@AHCMedia.com

Modality: Webinar/Teleconference

Web URL: www.AHCMedia.com

 

Title: EMTALA for Physicians and ED Staff

Date: October 30, 2007

Time: 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 EST

Curriculum: Compliance Series

Sponsor: Coding Institute/Eli Research

Contact: Malia W. Kalua, (888) 779-3781, maliak@eliresearch.com

Modality: Teleconference

Web URL: www.EliResarch.com

 

 

 

November 2007

 

Title: The Chargemaster for CAHs

Date: November 14, 2007

Time: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon CST

Curriculum: CBR and Compliance Series

Sponsor: Instruct-Online/Care Learning

Contact: Sharon Ingle, (319) 626-2528, Sharon@instruct-online.com

Modality: Webinar/Teleconference

Web URL: www.Instruct-Online.com

Title: Payment System Interfaces

Date: November 15, 2007

Time: 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. CST

Curriculum: Compliance Curriculum

Sponsor: Instruct-Online/Care Learning

Contact: Sharon Ingle, (319) 626-2528, Sharon@instruct-online.com

Modality: Webinar/Teleconference

Web URL: www.Instruct-Online.com

Title: OIG FY2008 Compliance Work Plan

Date: November 15, 2007

Time: 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. EST

Curriculum: Compliance Curriculum

Sponsor: Georgia Hospital Association

Contact: Carol Hughes, (770) 249-4541,

CHughes@gha.org

Modality: Webinar/Teleconference

Web URL: www.gha.org

Title: Basic Modifiers

Date: November 16, 2007

Time: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon CST

Curriculum: Chargemaster Curriculum

Sponsor: Instruct-Online/Care Learning

Contact: Sharon Ingle, (319) 626-2528, Sharon@instruct-online.com

Modality: Webinar/Teleconference

Web URL: www.Instruct-Online.com

Title: APCs for ASCs

Date: November 27, 2007

Time: 1:00 p.m.– 2:30 p.m. EST

Curriculum: CBR Series

Sponsor: AHC Media LLC

Contact: Mark Granger, (404) 262-5461, Mark.Granger@AHCMedia.com

Modality: Webinar/Teleconference

Web URL: www.AHCMedia.com

Title: The Chargemaster: Payment and Compliance Implications

Date: November 28, 2007

Time: 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon

Curriculum: Chargemaster Series

Sponsor: Coding Institute/Eli Research

Contact: Malia W. Kalua, (888) 779-3781, maliak@eliresearch.com

Modality: Teleconference

Web URL: www.EliResarch.com

 

Title: Medicare-Severity DRGs

Date: November 29, 2007

Time: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 pm. MST

Curriculum: CBR Series

Sponsor: Colorado Hospital Association

Contact: Sandy Merrill, (720) 330-6024, sandy.merrill@cha.com

Modality: On-Site Workshop

Web URL: www.cha.com

 

Title: Keeping Up With APCs

Date: November 30, 2007

Time: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 pm. MST

Curriculum: CBR Series

Sponsor: Colorado Hospital Association

Contact: Sandy Merrill, (720) 330-6024, sandy.merrill@cha.com

Modality: On-Site Workshop

Web URL: www.cha.com

 

 

 

December 2007

 

Title: Conducting Charge Capture Studies

Date: December 5, 2007

Time: 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon EST

Curriculum: Chargemaster Series

Sponsor: Coding Institute/Eli Research

Contact: Malia W. Kalua, (888) 779-3781, maliak@eliresearch.com

Modality: Teleconference

Web URL: www.EliResarch.com

Title: CY2008 APC Update

Date: December 12, 2007

Time: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon CST

Curriculum: CBR Curriculum

Sponsor: Instruct-Online/Care Learning

Contact: Sharon Ingle, (319) 626-2528, Sharon@instruct-online.com

Modality: Webinar/Teleconference

Web URL: www.Instruct-Online.com

Title: Technical Component E/M Coding

Date: December 13, 2007

Time: 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. EST

Curriculum: Advanced CBR Series

Sponsor: Georgia Hospital Association

Contact: Carol Hughes, (770) 249-4541,

CHughes@gha.org

Modality: Webinar/Teleconference

Web URL: www.gha.org

Title: OIG Work Plan Issues

Date: December 18, 2007

Time: 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. EST

Curriculum: Compliance Curriculum

Sponsor: AHC Media LLC

Contact: Mark Granger, (404) 262-5461, Mark.Granger@AHCMedia.com

Modality: Webinar/Teleconference

Web URL: www.AHCMedia.com

Title: Modifier Update

Date: December 19, 2007

Time: 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. EST

Curriculum: CBR Series

Sponsor: AHC Media LLC

Contact: Mark Granger, (404) 262-5461, Mark.Granger@AHCMedia.com

Modality: Webinar/Teleconference

Web URL: www.AHCMedia.com

 

 

January 2008

 

Title: CY2008 APC Update

Date: January 8, 2008

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. PST

Curriculum: APC Series

Sponsor: Arizona Hospital Association

Contact: LeAnn Swanson, (602) 445-4344, lswanson@azhha.org

Modality: Webinar/Teleconference

Web URL: www.azhha.org

Title: Chargemasters: Pricing, Charge Compression & Devices

Date: January 15, 2008

Time: 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. EST

Curriculum: Chargemaster Curriculum

Sponsor: Georgia Hospital Association

Contact: Carol Hughes, (770) 249-4541,

CHughes@gha.org

Modality: Webinar/Teleconference

Web URL: www.gha.org

Title: Financial Implications of MS-DRGs

Date: January 23, 2008

Time: 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. EST

Curriculum: DRG Series

Sponsor: Coding Institute/Eli Research

Contact: Malia W. Kalua, (888) 779-3781, maliak@eliresearch.com

Modality: Teleconference

Web URL: www.EliResarch.com

Title: Observation Services

Date: January 24, 2008

Time: 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. PST

Curriculum: Compliance Curriculum

Sponsor: Code Correct

Contact: Wendy Verkist, (877) 937-3600 ext 227, wendyv@codecorrect.com

Modality: Webinar/Teleconference

Web URL: www.CodeCorrect.com

 

Title: A Cost-Based Approach to Pricing & Transparency: How to Develop Pricing Strategies in Compliance

Date: January 25, 2008

Time: 12:45 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Curriculum: Chargemaster Curriculum

Sponsor: World Research Group

Contact: Julie Burstein (646) 723-8057

Modality: On-Site Workshop – Orlando, Florida

Web URL: www.worldgrg.com

Title: APC Update for CY2008

Date: January 29, 2008

Time: 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. EST

Curriculum: APC Series

Sponsor: AHC Media LLC

Contact: Mark Granger, (404) 262-5461, Mark.Granger@AHCMedia.com

Modality: Webinar/Teleconference

Web URL: www.AHCMedia.com

 

 

February 2008

 

Title: Observation Services

Date: February 12, 2008

Time: 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. EST

Curriculum: Compliance Curriculum

Sponsor: Georgia Hospital Association

Contact: Carol Hughes, (770) 249-4541,

CHughes@gha.org

Modality: Webinar/Teleconference

Web URL: www.gha.org

Title: ED Coding, Billing & Reimbursement for APCs

Date: February 13, 2008

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon CST

Curriculum: CBR Curriculum

Sponsor: Instruct-Online/Care Learning

Contact: Sharon Ingle, (319) 626-2528, Sharon@instruct-online.com

Modality: Webinar/Teleconference

Web URL: www.Instruct-Online.com

Title: Chargemaster Review & Compliance Issues

Date: February 14, 2008

Time: 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Curriculum: Chargemaster Curriculum

Sponsor: Instruct-Online/Care Learning

Contact: Sharon Ingle, (319) 626-2528, Sharon@instruct-online.com

Modality: Webinar/Teleconference

Web URL: www.Instruct-Online.com

Title: Basic Managed Care Contracts

Date: February 15, 2008

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon CST

Curriculum: Basic Healthcare Curriculum

Sponsor: Instruct-Online/Care Learning

Contact: Sharon Ingle, (319) 626-2528, Sharon@instruct-online.com

Modality: Webinar/Teleconference

Web URL: www.Instruct-Online.com

Title: Financial Implication of MS-DRGs

Date: February 26, 2008

Time: 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. EST

Curriculum: DRG Series

Sponsor: AHC Media LLC

Contact: Mark Granger, (404) 262-5461, Mark.Granger@AHCMedia.com

Modality: Webinar/Teleconference

Web URL: www.AHCMedia.com

Title: OIG Work Plan – Part 1

Date: February 27, 2008

Time: 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. EST

Curriculum:

Sponsor: Coding Institute/Eli Research

Contact: Malia W. Kalua, (888) 779-3781, maliak@eliresearch.com

Modality: Teleconference

Web URL: www.EliResarch.com

 

 

March 2008 ß To Be Announced

 

Title: To Be Announced

Date: March 11, 2008

Time: 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. EST

Curriculum:

Sponsor: Georgia Hospital Association

Contact: Carol Hughes, (770) 249-4541,

CHughes@gha.org

Modality: Webinar/Teleconference

Web URL: www.gha.org

Title: Conducting Coding, Billing & Reimbursement Audits

Date: March 12, 2008

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon

Curriculum: CBR Compliance Curriculum

Sponsor: Instruct-Online/Care Learning

Contact: Sharon Ingle, (319) 626-2528, Sharon@instruct-online.com

Modality: Webinar/Teleconference

Web URL: www.Instruct-Online.com

Title: Effective Use of Modifiers

Date: March 13, 2008

Time: 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. CST

Curriculum: CBR Curriculum

Sponsor: Instruct-Online/Care Learning

Contact: Sharon Ingle, (319) 626-2528, Sharon@instruct-online.com

Modality: Webinar/Teleconference

Web URL: www.Instruct-Online.com

Title: Basic APCs (Ambulatory Payment Classifications)

Date: March 14, 2008

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 Noon

Curriculum: APC Series

Sponsor: Instruct-Online/Care Learning

Contact: Sharon Ingle, (319) 626-2528, Sharon@instruct-online.com

Modality: Webinar/Teleconference

Web URL: www.Instruct-Online.com

Title: Conducting Emergency Department Audits

Date: March 25, 2008

Time: 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. EST

Curriculum: CBR Compliance Curriculum

Sponsor: AHC Media LLC

Contact: Mark Granger, (404) 262-5461, Mark.Granger@AHCMedia.com

Modality: Webinar/Teleconference

Web URL: www.AHCMedia.com

Title: OIG Work Plan – Part 2

Date: March 26, 2008

Time: 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. EST

Curriculum:

Sponsor: Coding Institute/Eli Research

Contact: Malia W. Kalua, (888) 779-3781, maliak@eliresearch.com

Modality: Teleconference

Web URL: www.EliResarch.com

 

 

April 2008 ß To Be Announced

 

Title: To Be Announced

Date: April 8, 2008

Time: 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. EST

Curriculum:

Sponsor: Georgia Hospital Association

Contact: Carol Hughes, (770) 249-4541,

CHughes@gha.org

Modality: Webinar/Teleconference

Web URL: www.gha.org

Title: Critical Access Hospitals: Coding, Billing & the Chargemaster

Date: April 9, 2008

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon

Curriculum: Critical Access Series

Sponsor: Instruct-Online/Care Learning

Contact: Sharon Ingle, (319) 626-2528, Sharon@instruct-online.com

Modality: Webinar/Teleconference

Web URL: www.Instruct-Online.com

Title: Chargemasters: Coding Interface

Date: April 10, 2008

Time: 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Curriculum: Chargemaster Curriculum

Sponsor: Instruct-Online/Care Learning

Contact: Sharon Ingle, (319) 626-2528, Sharon@instruct-online.com

Modality: Webinar/Teleconference

Web URL: www.Instruct-Online.com

Title: Basic Diagnosis Related Groups (DRGs)

Date: April 11, 2008

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon

Curriculum: Basic Healthcare Curriculum

Sponsor: Instruct-Online/Care Learning

Contact: Sharon Ingle, (319) 626-2528, Sharon@instruct-online.com

Modality: Webinar/Teleconference

Web URL: www.Instruct-Online.com

Title: Conducting DRG Audits

Date: April 22, 2008

Time: 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. EST

Curriculum: Compliance Curriculum

Sponsor: AHC Media LLC

Contact: Mark Granger, (404) 262-5461, Mark.Granger@AHCMedia.com

Modality: Webinar/Teleconference

Web URL: www.AHCMedia.com

Title: Ambulatory Payment Classifications (APCs)

Date: April 24, 2008

Time: 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. PST

Curriculum: APC Series

Sponsor: Code Correct

Contact: Wendy Verkist, (877) 937-3600 ext 227, wendyv@codecorrect.com

Modality: Webinar/Teleconference

Web URL: www.CodeCorrect.com

 

 

 

 

May 2008

Title: To Be Announced

Date: May 6, 2008

Time: 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. EST

Curriculum:

Sponsor: Georgia Hospital Association

Contact: Carol Hughes, (770) 249-4541,

CHughes@gha.org

Modality: Webinar/Teleconference

Web URL: www.gha.org

Title: EMTALA and ED Audits

Date: May 7, 2008

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon CST

Curriculum: Compliance Curriculum

Sponsor: Instruct-Online/Care Learning

Contact: Sharon Ingle, (319) 626-2528, Sharon@instruct-online.com

Modality: Webinar/Teleconference

Web URL: www.Instruct-Online.com

Title: Chargemasters: Charge Capture

Date: May 8, 2008

Time: 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. CST

Curriculum: Chargemaster Curriculum

Sponsor: Instruct-Online/Care Learning

Contact: Sharon Ingle, (319) 626-2528, Sharon@instruct-online.com

Modality: Webinar/Teleconference

Web URL: www.Instruct-Online.com

Title: Basic Resource Based Relative Value System (RBRVS)

Date: May 9, 2008

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon CST

Curriculum: Basic Healthcare Curriculum

Sponsor: Instruct-Online/Care Learning

Contact: Sharon Ingle, (319) 626-2528, Sharon@instruct-online.com

Modality: Webinar/Teleconference

Web URL: www.Instruct-Online.com

Title: Understanding Payment System Interfaces

Date: May 27, 2008

Time: 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. EST

Curriculum: CBR Curriculum

Sponsor: AHC Media LLC

Contact: Mark Granger, (404) 262-5461, Mark.Granger@AHCMedia.com

Modality: Webinar/Teleconference

Web URL: www.AHCMedia.com

 

 

 

June 2008

Title: To Be Announced

Date: June 10, 2008

Time: 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. EST

Curriculum:

Sponsor: Georgia Hospital Association

Contact: Carol Hughes, (770) 249-4541,

CHughes@gha.org

Modality: Webinar/Teleconference

Web URL: www.gha.org

Title: Conducting APC Audits

Date: June 11, 2008

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon CST

Curriculum: Compliance Curriculum

Sponsor: Instruct-Online/Care Learning

Contact: Sharon Ingle, (319) 626-2528, Sharon@instruct-online.com

Modality: Webinar/Teleconference

Web URL: www.Instruct-Online.com

Title: Chargemaster: Revenue Codes

Date: June 12, 2008

Time: 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Curriculum: Chargemaster Curriculum

Sponsor: Instruct-Online/Care Learning

Contact: Sharon Ingle, (319) 626-2528, Sharon@instruct-online.com

Modality: Webinar/Teleconference

Web URL: www.Instruct-Online.com

Title: Basic Chargemasters

Date: June 13, 2008

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon CST

Curriculum: Chargemaster Curriculum

Sponsor: Instruct-Online/Care Learning

Contact: Sharon Ingle, (319) 626-2528, Sharon@instruct-online.com

Modality: Webinar/Teleconference

Web URL: www.Instruct-Online.com

Title: Conducting Coding, Billing and Reimbursement Audits

Date: June 24, 2008

Time: 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Curriculum: Compliance Curriculum

Sponsor: AHC Media LLC

Contact: Mark Granger, (404) 262-5461, Mark.Granger@AHCMedia.com

Modality: Webinar/Teleconference

Web URL: www.AHCMedia.com

 

 

 

 

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