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Effective Utilization of Physician Assistants and Best Practices in Billing and Reimbursement


June 17
8:00 am - 11:15 am
Room 110, Bioengineering Bldg.
Naomi Sampson 843-792-3587

Ms. Josanne K. Pagel, MPAS, PA-C, Executive Director of PA Services at the Cleveland Clinic Health System

Mr. Michael Powe, BS, VP Reimbursement and Professional Advocacy with AAPA

8:00 - 10:00am
PAs Delivering Care in Hospitals: New Care Models, New Opportunities

PA utilization in hospital and health systems.
Current practice models and a look into the future.

How PA fit into the transition from volume to value?

Better best practice models-examples from the Cleveland Clinic.

Benchmarking: rational expectations and achievable metrics.

10:15 - 11:15am
The Business of Medicine - Maximizing Reimbursement
What is the process for efficient hospital billing?
How to maximize reimbursement while avoiding fraud and abuse concerns?
Payer variations and the need for billing efficiency.
Productivity expectations for PAs: the pros and cons of using relative value units to determine value and ROI.
Register is not required. Anyone is welcome to attend.

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