EPAS Recordings Archive

Below are links to the archived EPAS Shows.

Shows are listed in Chronological Order, Newest First

 

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EPAS: P2P Strategies That Overturn IPOL Surgery Denials

Do you know how a Surgeon can correctly choose his/her own codes? Do you know why even a professional Coder might choose the wrong code? Do you know that you ...
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EPAS: Reducing Unnecessary Observation Stays

Do you know the difference a Physician Advisor can make on OBS Rates? Do you know what a True OP is versus True IP versus True OBS? Do you know ...
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EPAS: The Role of the Physician Advisor in the Emergency Room

Can a Physician Advisor make a difference in Emergency Room documentation? Do you know why and how to create an ER Peer Review Process? Do you know how to analyze ...
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EPAS: Strategies to Avoid Denials for IPOL Surgeries

Do you know how to EASILY find the right codes for these Surgeries? Do you know all the rules about Admission Orders for these Procedures? Do you know what tools ...
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EPAS: Encephalopathy and Altered Mental Status

Do you know how to confirm and/or discount these diagnoses? Do you know when Altered Mental Status is NOT Encephalopathy? Do you know how MUSIC will help you properly document ...
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EPAS: Pitfalls of Acute Myocardial Infarction Documentation

Do you know how to document everything your coders need for AMI? Do you know what the FOUR key elements are for coding AMI? Do you know how to properly ...
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EPAS: Managing Physician Conflict

Do you know how to deconstruct conflict at the Personal Level? Do you know what the FIVE styles of Conflict Resolution are? Do you know how to prepare for and ...
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EPAS: Compliant Use of HINN & ABN Forms

Do you know which forms to use for Outpatient or Inpatient? Do you know what the four types of HINN forms are used for? Do you know what the prohibitions ...
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EPAS: Medicare Reimbursement Primer for Physician Advisors

Do you know the 3 Medicare Rules you need to understand to get paid appropriately? Do you know the most common denials and why they happen? Do you know why ...
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EPAS: Infusing Documentation for Blood Transfusions

Do you know why about 27% of all blood components transfused are unnecessary? Do you know the latest results of studies comparing Hgb Level thresholds? Do you know how those ...
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EPAS: The Physician Advisor & Artificial Intelligence: The New Dream Team?

What can you trust about Artificial Intelligence? What is Artificial Intelligence already doing in Healthcare today Can Artificial Intelligence really help with something like TKA Status? How (and Why) should ...
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EPAS: Total Knee Arthroplasty – IP or OP?

What do you do when CMS can't make up their mind? What's different about documentation for Inpatient NOW? What documentation points to Outpatient NOW? How (and Why) do you teach ...
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EPAS: Turbo-Charging Your Analytics for CDI

Ok, in case you don't recognize it, that's a Turbo-Charger, above... How can you detect trends in under-documentation? How can you detect trends in over-documentation? How does Benchmarking mislead you ...
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EPAS: Hunting and Bagging Opportunity Days

How can you detect unnecessary hospital days? How do you reduce the number of those days? How do you get the data and the resources to do that? Hunting ...
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EPAS: On the Ins and Outs of GI Bleed

Which kinds of cases are trending up or down? How do you prove medical necessity for this? Which of the 3 common "Scores" is best to use? On the ...
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EPAS: Reinventing the Wheel – Ambulatory Dysfunction and Back Pain – Then and Now

Should you still be diagnosing Failure to Thrive? Can you instead go with Ambulatory Dysfunction? What is the effect on your Patient if you do that? Reinventing the Wheel: ...
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EPAS: Moving from WHAT to HOW – A New Way to Do CDI

Can you teach your CDI Specialists to look for Quality Metrics, too? Moving from WHAT to HOW: Discussion of CDQI - A New Concept in CDI: The Quality-Geared Approach No ...
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EPAS: What Lies Beneath: Differentiation in TIA/CVA

Are you looking beneath what's showing? How to make sure you're dealing with the right diagnosis... What Lies Beneath: Differentiation in TIA/CVA Cases Discussion of TIA/CVA Cases, Coding, Documentation, Medical ...
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EPAS: The Walking Dread – Ambulatory Dysfunction

How Do YOU Decide? How Systems Deal with Patient Care, Safety Concerns, Patient Status, and Who's Responsible for What The Walking Dread: Ambulatory Dysfunction Discussion of Patient Status, Documentation, Teams ...
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EPAS: Dealing with HOT STUFF in Your PEPPER Report

What's in YOUR Pepper? How One Physician Advisor Was Able to Positively Impact SEPSIS Mortality Rates After Studying PEPPER Reports How to Deal with HOT STUFF in PEPPER Discussion of ...
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EPAS: The Three Fates of Medical Records

A Surgeon's Story of how he learned to stop worrying and love documentation. The Three Fates of Medical Records: Documentation, Sharing & Security Discussion of How Documentation is Much More ...
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EPAS: Doctors without Limits

You've heard of Doctors without Borders? Well. this doesn't involve as much travel... Doctors without Limits Discussion of Learning a Non-Clinical Skill Set as a Medical Legal Consultant No Frills, ...
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EPAS: Survivor – Beyond Payor Islands

SURVIVOR:  Beyond Payor Islands Discussion of How to Survive the Move from Fee-For-Service to Value-Based-Payment No Frills, No Fluff Case Discussions on Disease Specific Topics BY Physician Advisors Every Week ...
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EPAS: Extirpation of Inpatient Length of Stay

Extirpation of Inpatient Length of Stay ( extirpation [ek-ster-pey-shun]  -  in medical coding, removal of foreign body ) Discussion of Identifying & Analyzing Leading Indicators to Reduce Inpatient Length of Stay ...
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EPAS: Drawing Down Sepsis

Drawing Down Sepsis Discussion of Identifying, Treating, Repeating Exams, Coding and Documentation of Sepsis No Frills, No Fluff Case Discussions on Disease Specific Topics BY Physician Advisors Every Week Sepsis ...
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EPAS: Managing Chronic Care Management

Managing Chronic Care Management Discussion of Managing, Enabling and the Impact of Chronic Care Management Services (CCM) No Frills, No Fluff Case Discussions on Relevant Processes & Disease Specific Topics ...
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EPAS Scheduling and Compensation Models

Learn from Hospitalist Scheduling & Compensation Models Discussion of Scheduling & Compensation Models for Hospitalists vs. Physician Advisors No Frills, No Fluff Case Discussions on Disease Specific Topics BY Physician ...
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EPAS: Learn to Leverage Data to Enhance Physician Advisor Performance

Learn to Leverage Data to Enhance Physician Advisor Performance Discussion of Results YOU Can Obtain from USING Both CMI and CDI to Improve the Bottom Line No Frills, No Fluff Case ...
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EPAS: Hooking Pneumonia

"Hooking" Pneumonia Discussion of Pneumonia: Management, Medicolegal, Reimbursement, Case Studies No Frills, No Fluff Case Discussions on Disease Specific Topics BY Physician Advisors Every Week
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EPAS: Acute Kidney Injury

Appeasing Acute Kidney Injury Discussion of Acute Kidney Injury, Management, Medicolegal, Reimbursement and Case Studies No Frills, No Fluff Case Discussions on Disease Specific Topics BY Physician Advisors Every Week ...
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EPAS: Cellulitis

Covering Cellulitis Discussion of Cellulitis, Telehealth & Wound Care, Malpractice Concerns, Plus Case Studies No Frills, No Fluff Case Discussions on Disease Specific Topics BY Physician Advisors Every Week
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EPAS: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Capturing, Controlling and Obstructing COPD On our maiden show, we proudly introduce our weekly format, and go over the pitfalls and proclivities of regulatory and reimbursement details, for treating and ...
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