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“AR and Effective Cash Flow Management”


“Charge Master Excellence” 


“ER and Hospital Based Clinics” (Updated 10/29/2020)


“Surgery, Anesthesia, Recovery and Supplies”

(Updated 12/13/19) 

“What is Integrated CDI and why do I care?” 


"Drug Administration Uglies" 


"2021 Changes to E&M Office Visits: Audit, Financial Impact, & Documentation Guidelines"                          (Updated 3/18/2021)

What Does disruption in Healthcare Look Like

(Updated 10/30/2020)

Finding Lost Revenue: Documenting Challenges




“Mastering the Chaos- Mastering the 2 MN Rule + Probe and Educate Highlights” 


“Inpt vs. Obs-Documentation to Support the Patient Story” 


“Inpt vs. Obs-Documentation to Support the Patient  Story” (Physician Training) 


 "Top at Risk Issues-Charge Capture Audits & at Risk Patient Status Documentations" (Updated 10/30/20)


Attacking Managed Care Anguish: What's going on with the Payers?


Attacking Medicare Advantage Denials: Taking Your Power Back

(Updated 06/01/2021)

Inpt vs Obs: Plus Total Knee Anguish


Healthcare Reform Discussion


1000 Seniors turning 65



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Humana MED C Contact at Medicare:
Uvonda Meinholdt
Health Insurance Specialist
Kansas City Regional Office
Phone: 816-426-6544
FAX: 443-380-6020

UHC MED C Contact at Medicare:
Nicole Edwards
Phone: 415-744-3672

Coventry Health Care Med C/Aetna Med C
Donald Marik
Health Insurance Specialist
Denver Regional Office
Phone: 303-844-2646

Anthem Med C:
 Edgar Buyao
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
233 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 600
Chicago, IL 60601
Phone: (312) 353-5968
Fax: (443) 380-6559

Blue Cross and Anthem
Anne McMillan
Health Insurance Specialist
Chicago Regional Office
Phone: 312-353-1668

General CMS Contact:
Melanie Xiao
Health Insurance Specialist
Medicare Advantage Branch
Division of Medicare Health Plans Operations
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

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San Francisco, CA 94103-6708
Phone: 415-744-3613
FAX: 443-380-6371

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