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How to Win Authorization and Influence Reviewers: The Battle for More Visits

Course: #4417Level: Advanced 1 Hour 596 Reviews
Recorded WebinarAudio

Authorization denied. Are you tired of having your length of stay or your number of visits dictated by an impersonal algorithm, or an insurance reviewer that does not understand the "case" (person) that you are working with? Do you feel that you have lost control over your professional role and clinical decision-making about prognosis, intensity, and interventions? Are you experiencing burnout because of your battles with peer-to-peer reviews and forms? Finally, do you feel incapable and caught between payers, families, administrations, and policies - leaving you to blame for not advocating effectively enough for the people that you entered your profession to help and defend? Let's talk about how to win these battles, proactively, and restore your agency, trust, and peace.

Course created on June 29, 2022

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Course Type: Recorded Webinar, Audio

CEUs/Hours Offered: AK/1.0; AL/1.0; AR/1.0; AZ/1.0; CA/1.0; CO/1.0; CT/1.0; DC/1.0; DE/1.0; FL/1.0; GA/1.0; HI/1.0; IA/1.0; IACET/0.1; ID/1.0; IL/1.0; IN/1.0; KS/1.0; KY/1.0 Category 2; LA/1.0; MA/1.0; MD/0.1; ME/1.0; MI/1.0; MN/1.0; MO/1.0; MS/1.0; MT/1.0; NC/1.0; ND/1.0; NE/1.0; NH/1.0; NJ/1.0; NM/1.0; NV/0.1; NY/1.0; OH/1.0; OK/1.0; OR/1.0; PA/1.0; RI/1.0; SC/1.0; SD/1.0; TN/1.0; TX/1.0; UT/1.0; VA/1.0; VT/1.0; WA/1.0; WI/1.0; WY/1.0

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to list three examination strategies to position rehabilitation professionals for proactive insurance authorization.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe two communication strategies that should be used in peer to peer (payer to reviewer) conversations over authorization.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe the clinical decision making processes that govern treatment, patient education, and progress testing while providing care for persons with third party payment that is subject to managed care or utilization review.

Agenda

0-5 Minutes Background, review of learning outcomes
5-10 Minutes Introduction to the trends and emergence of insurance authorization
10-20 Minutes The evolving methods of insurance decision making
20-30 Minutes The initial examination as a proactive tool in authorizations
30-40 Minutes Clinical decision making in treatment, patient education, and progress testing in managed care or utilization review
40-55 Minutes Communicating your case: EMR, verbal, and appeal letters
55-60 Minutes Summary, Q & A

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Presenter Disclosure:
Financial disclosures: Mike Studer received an honorarium for this course.
Non-financial disclosures: Mike Studer has no non-financial disclosures.


Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by PhysicalTherapy.com, a Continued site.

Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

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