LegalHealthJanuary 16, 2018

Wolters Kluwer opens registration for webinar series for healthcare Compliance & Reimbursement professionals

The series, which offers free CEUs to participants, will provide healthcare professionals with resources and expertise to improve compliance and reimbursement in 2018.

Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S. today announced that registration is open for the first three webinars in its 2018 series to help healthcare professionals ensure the integrity of compliance and reimbursement programs in 2018. Participants will have the opportunity to earn free CEUs by attending each live webinar.

"Healthcare professionals face a wide range of challenges in this constantly changing regulatory environment, and it is more crucial than ever before to have the right tools and information for a comprehensive compliance program," said Maria Bounos, Practice Lead Coding & Reimbursement Solutions at Wolters Kluwer. "We created this webinar series as a direct response to our customers' needs and chose topics that are most relevant to the pain points they experience."

The series kicks off on Thursday, January 18, with "Revamping, Renewing and Refreshing Compliance Programs". Dr. Cornelia M. Dorfschmid, Ph.D., CHC, and Jillian Bower Concepcion, MPA, CHC, CHPC will cover best practices on how to refresh a compliance program in the midst of evolving regulatory expectations. To register click the link below:
Revamping, Renewing and Refreshing Compliance Programs 
Thursday, January 18, 1 PM – 2 PM EST 
Webinar participants will be eligible for HCCA CEUs.

On January 25, Patty Telgener, RN, MBA from Canary Insights will lead "Navigating Medical Necessity: Resources for Medicare, Medicaid and Commercial Payers". Healthcare professionals will receive practical information on medical policy and best practices to keep up with changes in coding and medical necessity. To register click the link below:
Navigating Medical Necessity: Resources for Medicare, Medicaid and Commercial Payers
Thursday, January 25, 1 PM – 2 PM EST
Webinar participants will be eligible for AHIMA CEUs.

The third webinar in the series, titled "Risk Adjustment Documentation and Coding for CDI Professionals", will take place on February 1. Shannon E. McCall, RHIA, CCS, CCS-P, CPC, CPC-I, CEMC, CRC, CCDS will review coding guidelines and their application to the CMS-Hierarchical Condition Category (HCC) methodology, including identification of opportunities for improved documentation.  To register click the link below:
Risk Adjustment Documentation and Coding for CDI Professionals 
Thursday, February 1, 1 PM – 2 PM EST 
Webinar participants will be eligible for AHIMA and AAPC CEUs.

"Between evolving regulations and expectations from a range of government agencies, many organizations are unsure of what an effective compliance plan looks like," said Bounos. "We are thrilled to offer this webinar series to our customers and colleagues to help them gain a clearer understanding of when and how to manage an effective and successful compliance program in 2018."

Wolters Kluwer recently launched the next generation of both the MediRegs platform, which allows healthcare compliance and reimbursement professionals to easily receive and manage primary regulatory and coding information, and the ComplyTrack platform, which provides advanced automated workflow tools to those professionals. These powerful solutions allow users to minimize claims denials, secure their bottom line and ensure the integrity of programs, revenue and audit documentation with advanced primary source content, embedded workflow and expert tools.

To learn more about the redesigned MediRegs platform visit: https://lrus.wolterskluwer.com/store/mediregs/

To learn more about the next generation ComplyTrack platform, visit: https://lrus.wolterskluwer.com/store/complytrack/

About Wolters kluwer

Wolters Kluwer (WKL) is a global leader in professional information, software solutions, and services for the health, tax & accounting, governance, risk & compliance, and legal & regulatory sectors. We help our customers make critical decisions every day by providing expert solutions that combine deep domain knowledge with specialized technology and services.

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