What a great webinar – lots of practical information about contracts, and especially about proper billing practices and how to minimize your exposure and risk, and make sure how you bill is in accordance with the law. The recording includes all of the live Q/A!
Because “I didn’t know is NOT a defense”, NYTherapyguide is pleased to moderate this webinar with Garfunkel Wild, P.C. Two attorneys and 2 topics:
Legal Ramifications in BILLING Policies and
Legal Issues in EMPLOYMENT Agreements
Billing issues covered:
- Maintaining Different Fee Schedules – a review of legal issues relating to the establishment of different fee schedules based on who is paying your bill
- Waiver/Reduction of Cost-Sharing Amounts – an analysis of legal issues relating to the routine failure to collect co-payments, deductibles, and co-insurance amounts
- Billing for “Non- Productive visits” – how can you get paid for no shows and last minute cancellations?
- Managed Care Contracting 101 – key clauses to look for, read and understand in your participation agreement with a managed care plan
- Practice liability for billing errors or misconduct committed by outsourced billing companies – are you responsible?
- Insurance company audits and recovery efforts – contractual and statutory/regulatory limits, and how to respond to audit and recovery requests/demands
- Employment Agreements – An analysis from the perspective of the employer and the employee/independent contractor
- Are You Protected? – Will include a review of various provisions, including exclusivity; outside activities; restrictive covenants (confidentiality, non-solicitation and non-competition); termination; professional liability insurance coverage, etc.
- The Art of Negotiating – A review of what you need to know when negotiating an agreement
About the Speakers:
Robert Schiller, Esq. Mr. Schiller’s practice includes the representation of hospitals, physicians, and other health care providers on business, regulatory and transactional matters, particularly managed care. He has negotiated participation agreements with a wide range of payors, represented providers in claims payment, third-party payor recovery audits, and contractual interpretation disputes, as well as network termination disputes and administrative proceedings. Having spent 8 years as in-house regulatory counsel with Empire BCBS, Mr. Schiller brings a unique perspective to his representation of providers in these types of matters.
Barry B. Cepelewicz, M.D. Esq. He is a member of the firm’s Business; Compliance and White Collar Defense; Health Care; Health Care Information and Technology; and Litigation and Arbitration Groups. Mr. Cepelewicz holds dual degrees in law and medicine, providing a unique perspective to providers on health-care related matters.
Suitable for OT PT ST. Information is not state specific.
You will be eligible for a certificate for 1.5 contact hours upon completion of a post webinar quiz. Fee includes all material and access to the recorded webinar 24/7/365.
Please note that this webinar is for informational purposes only and does not replace individual consultations with an attorney.