A lecture specifically designed for health care practitioners, members of their staff, attorneys and accountants, to assist them in the navigation of the treacherous waters of compensation. Carefully selected, thought provoking, time and money saving topics include:
- Dispelling Common Workers' Compensation Myths
- Developing Effective Techniques For Obtaining Rapid Authorization
- Strategies For Prompt Payment Of Bills
- Assuring The Happiness And Well Being Of The Patient/Claimant
8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
I. Dispelling Common Workers' Compensation Myths
A. Scope and Purpose of the New York State Workers' Compensation Law [WCL]
B. Accidents vs. Occupational Diseases
C. Prima Facie Medical Evidence – The Key That Unlocks The Door To Compensation
D. Medical Benefits
E. Indemnity Benefits
10:30 a.m. - 10:40 a.m.
10:40 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
II. Developing Techniques For Obtaining Prompt Authorizations
A. Direct Contact Process – You Make The Call
B. Administrative Process
C. Hearing Process
D. Decision Process
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Lunch (On Your Own)
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
III. Strategies For Prompt Payment Of Bills
A. When Prior Authorization Is Required
B. Notice Of Treatment Issue/Disputed Bill (Form C8.1)
C. Arbitration Process
D. Effective Billing/Collection Techniques
2:30 p.m. - 2:40 p.m.
2:40 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
IV. Assuring The Happiness And Well Being Of The Patient/Claimant
A. Continuing Medical Evidence Of Disability: Just What The Doctor Ordered
B. Successful Communication With Counsel
C. Medical Testimony
D. Billing The Claimant Directly