Optimizing Revenue: Master Third-Party Payer Management in Healthcare Setting


Original price was: $349.00.Current price is: $249.00.
Original price was: $399.00.Current price is: $251.00.
Original price was: $349.00.Current price is: $254.00.
Original price was: $349.00.Current price is: $255.00.

Are you looking to enhance your medical office’s efficiency and revenue by better managing third-party payer relationships? Join this comprehensive webinar, where you will be guided through critical aspects of dealing with third-party payers.

Provider contracts with third-party payers are complex agreements that encompass various components. These typically include the scope of services and covered benefits, detailing which services are included and under what conditions. Reimbursement rates and payment processes are also key, outlining how providers will be compensated for their services. Quality measures and performance standards are often stipulated to ensure that providers meet certain benchmarks. Understanding these terms and provisions is vital for maximizing reimbursement, preventing denials, and maintaining a smooth revenue cycle.

Provider credentialing is critical to the success of your medical practice. Credentialing involves verifying and assessing healthcare providers qualifications, competence, and professional background. This procedure ensures that healthcare professionals are adequately educated, trained, and licensed to provide safe and ethical care. The importance of provider credentialing lies in its role in patient safety, legal and regulatory compliance, insurance reimbursement, and provider network management. By thoroughly vetting the credentials of healthcare providers, medical facilities can maintain a high standard of care, mitigate risks associated with unqualified practitioners, and uphold the trust of patients and the community at large.

Key topics covered in this webinar include credentialing with third-party payers, where you will understand the credentialing process and learn best practices for timely and accurate credentialing to avoid delays in patient care and reimbursements. We will delve into the contracting process and how to secure the best contracts, providing insights into identifying and securing the most favorable contracts for your practice. Understanding the key components of contracts is essential, and you will learn to identify terms and conditions that can impact your practice’s operations and revenue.

Stay compliant by understanding the rules and regulations in contracting, learning to navigate regulatory requirements to avoid legal pitfalls. Discover effective negotiating techniques to secure the best possible terms in your contracts and learn how to approach negotiations with confidence and strategic insight. We will explore the best negotiation strategies to maximize your practice’s benefits, teaching you how to address payer concerns. Additionally, you will identify opportunities to increase revenue with your current payer mix and learn strategies to manage and optimize revenue from Out-of-Network patients.

Attending this webinar will enhance your understanding of third-party payer dynamics, improve your practice’s financial health through better contracts and negotiation strategies, ensure compliance with regulations, and avoid costly errors. This webinar is ideal for medical office managers, healthcare administrators, billing and coding professionals, physicians, and practice owners. Don’t miss this opportunity to gain valuable insights and practical strategies for effectively managing third-party payers in your medical office.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Learn the various components of payer contracts
  • Understand the credentialing process
  • Learn effective negotiating techniques
  • Know when to sign a contract and when to walk away
  • Understand the benefits of joining a payer network
  • Learn how to optimize revenue from Out-of-Network patients
  • Understand the importance of timely credentialing
Areas Covered in the Session:
  • Credentialing with Third-Party Payers
  • Contracting Process and Securing the Best Contracts
  • Key Components of Contracts
  • Rules and Regulations in Contracting
  • Negotiating Techniques
  • Best Negotiation Strategies
  • Increasing Revenue with Current Payer Mix and Out-of-Network Patients
  • Live Q&A session
Recommended participants:
  • Healthcare Administrators
  • Physicians
  • Non-Physician Practitioners
  • Medical Office Managers
  • Billers and Coders
  • Medical Assistants
  • Nurses
  • Agency Owners
  • Clinical Supervisors
  • Directors of Nursing
  • Quality Improvement/ Quality Assurance Managers
  • Compliance Officers
  • Clinicians
  • Administrative Staff
  • Out-of-Network Providers
  • C-level Executives
  • Office Managers and Staff
  • Billing Managers
  • Medical Billing Companies
  • Insurance Companies
  • Hospital Revenue Cycle Staff
  • Credentialing Staff
  • Medical Providers who are Involved in the Payment Process of their Practice
Presenter Biography:

Jan Hailey, MHL, CMC, CMCO, CMIS, CMOM, CMCA-E/M, has more than 30 years of experience in healthcare. She is proficient in administration, coding, and billing roles, and teaches medical office professionals around the country how to excel in their careers. Jan’s affinity for teaching has helped countless healthcare providers and medical office professionals over the years. During her expansive career, she has led comprehensive interdisciplinary teams working closely with providers, management, staff, communities, and payers to develop strategies for process improvement, quality gap closures, and patient experience.

Jan has a Master of Health Leadership degree and five professional certifications in office management, coding, insurance processing, auditing, and compliance. She is a WPS Government Health Administrators (Medicare) Provider Outreach and Advisory Group member and has also been instrumental in Workforce Development Initiatives.

Additional Information:

After registration, You will receive an email with login information and handouts (presentation slides) that you can print and share with all participants at your location.

System Requirement:
  • Internet Speed: Preferably above 1 MBPS
  • Headset: Any decent headset and microphone which can be used to talk and hear clearly
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