Intersect Healthcare Appeals Webinar Addresses New CMS Issues and Appeal Case Studies

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AppealMasters is offering a free online webinar on Wednesday, October 26, at 1 p.m.

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Healthcare auditing, coding and compliance professionals will be able to participate in a free online webinar on Wednesday, October 26, at 1 p.m. EST, presented by AppealMasters. Appeals expert Denise Wilson will present Case Studies involving national coverage determinations (NCD’s), local coverage determinations (LCD's) and hyperbaric oxygen (HBO) services, plus examine new issues including Pacemakers and MRI’s.

These denials in Region A are due to changes with NCD's, LCD's & HBO services. Participants will also learn how providers in Region D responded to issues revolving around the appearance of a new recovery audit contractor (RAC) audit type.

AppealMasters is a service division of Intersect Healthcare, one of the nation's leading providers of payor compliance and audit and denial management software for healthcare providers, and was developed to assist providers in responding to virtually every RAC appeal process and providing educational programs on how to construct winning appeals.

“IHI AppealMasters is committed in sharing knowledge freely with healthcare providers, and the vast majority of our attendees have consistently related positive feedback in employing our methods of improving document performance,” stated Mark McGraw, Intersect Healthcare’s Vice President of Audit and Appeal Services. IHI AppealMasters can be a vital resource for Compliance, HIM, and RAC teams in hospitals nationwide that seek free or low cost continuing education.

“Most people don’t realize the slim margins most hospitals operate on today, and these complimentary webinars offer quality education to healthcare providers that have already stretched their resources to the max,” added Mr. McGraw. “It is our service to the hospital and surrounding communities that we can help ease some of that burden.”

The AppealMasters team is led by Denise Wilson, RN, RRT, MS, who was appointed as Director of Appeal Services and brings over 29 years of experience in healthcare management. Denise has extensive experience as a successful Medicare appeals specialist and has personally managed over 350 appeal cases with a 95% success rate at the ALJ level. Denise shares her knowledge and experience of RAC appeals processes and the design of successful appeals through free webinars and onsite education programs.

About AppealMasters
AppealMasters, a service division from Intersect Healthcare, is a dedicated group of hospital advocates and appeals experts focused on “Truth, Precision, & Accuracy.” Intersect Healthcare is a leading innovator of web-based Payer Denial, Audit Management and Appeal Processing software for healthcare providers. Our RAC software and appeal services are utilized by over one hundred hospitals nationwide, from individual community hospitals to larger health systems.

About Intersect Healthcare
Intersect Healthcare is a leading provider of risk management, compliance and audit management solutions currently licensed for to over one hundred healthcare providers nationwide. To learn more about Intersect Healthcare and the VERACITY™ suite of products, please call 410-252-4343 x 12 or visit http://www.intersecthealthcare.com.

Questions regarding the webinar should be directed to Mark McGraw, Vice President, (410) 252-4343 x12, mmcgraw(at)intersecthealthcare(dot)com.

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