Monitor Mondays

The Seema Verma Blog Post That’s Making Providers Anxious

July 08, 2019
Monitor Mondays
The Seema Verma Blog Post That’s Making Providers Anxious
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Monitor Mondays
The Seema Verma Blog Post That’s Making Providers Anxious
Jul 08, 2019
Chuck Buck | Ronald Hirsch, MD | Knicole Emanuel, Esq. | David Glaser, Esq. | Duane Abbey, PhD | Ellen Fink-Samnick | John K. Hall, MD, JD
Seema Verma, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) administrator, has raised the anxiety levels of healthcare providers with her blog post on May 2, 2019. With an ominous warning, Verna said that the RAC ADRs will be guided by the volume of claims a provider submits based on an undefined “type” of a claim.
Show Notes

Seema Verma, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) administrator, has raised the anxiety levels of healthcare providers with her blog post on May 2, 2019. With an ominous warning, Verna said that the RAC ADRs will be guided by the volume of claims a provider submits based on an undefined “type” of a claim. Does this signal that observation claims could be reviewed simply based on the volume of claims?  Reporting this developing story during the next edition of Monitor Monday will be John K. Hall, MD, founder of The Aegis Firm. 

Other segments to appear during the live broadcast include:

  • RAC Report: Healthcare attorney Knicole Emanuel will return to the broadcast to report on the latest audits by Recovery Audit Contractors (RACs) and other third-party auditors. Emanuel, a member of the RACmonitor editorial board, is a partner in the Potomac Law Group.

  • SDoH Report: Ellen Fink-Samnick, a nationally recognized expert on social determinants of health (SdoH), will have the latest news on this trending topic that is attracting significant media attention. Ellen will also conduct the Monitor Mondays Listener Survey.

  • Monday Focus: Several different trends are simultaneously affecting physician payment even delimiting consideration to the Medicare program.  Reporting on these trends and their impact on physician reimbursement and compliance requirements will the author, educator and consultant Duane Abbey, president of Abbey & Abbey Consultants, Inc.

  • Risky Business: Healthcare attorney David Glaser will return to Monitor Mondays with his popular segment, in which he reports on problematic issues facing providers.

  • Monday Rounds: Ronald Hirsch, MD, vice president of R1 RCM, will be making his Monday Rounds with another installment of his popular segment. 


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