Teaching Hospital Medicare Reimbursement Challenges: What You Need to Know Right Now

30 January 2009 Washington, D.C. Past Event

Location

Ritz Carlton Hotel
Washington, D.C.

Agenda

January 29-30, 2009

Partner Lawrence Vernaglia is speaking at the American Health Lawyers Association's (AHLA) Legal Issues Affecting Academic Medical Centers and Other Teaching Institutions, January 29-30, 2009 in Washington, D.C.

Mr. Vernaglia is speaking on January 30, 2009 from 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. with Gregory N. Etzel from Baker & Hostetler LLP. Their session is titled "Teaching Hospital Medicare Reimbursement Challenges: What You Need to Know Right Now." Their topic includes:

  • GME/IME litigation update

    • Recent federal court cases and administrative decisions relating to graduate medical education programs
    • Case law impact on future challenges to CMS GME policy
    • GME litigation issues “on the horizon”
  • Preserving reimbursement issues under the new PRRB Rules

    • The dramatically revised appeals process with highlights on changes requiring immediate attention
    • Steps that must be taken immediately to preserve jurisdiction over critical reimbursement disputes
    • Preserving “dissatisfaction” under the new rules in order to obtain PRRB jurisdiction
    • Special appeal considerations for GME/IME issues (e.g. prior and penultimate year impacts)

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Teaching Hospital Medicare Reimbursement Challenges: What You Need to Know Right Now

Location

Ritz Carlton Hotel
Washington, D.C.

Agenda

January 29-30, 2009