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Essentials of Coding: Fraud and Waste

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Member Price $50.00Non-Member Price $75.00 In Stock

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This course will teach you the consequences and impact of healthcare fraud and waste. Emphasis will be placed on plastic surgery coding fraud, including how to detect, identify and report such fraud.

Please note that content provided in these modules is based upon the 2020 codes.

Learning Objectives
After viewing this course, the participant should be able to:
  1. Describe common types of fraud in healthcare and define the costs
  2. List examples of fraud and waste within plastic surgery
  3. Define upcoding and unbundling
  4. Recognize federal and state authorities that investigate fraud
  5. Explain the four main laws governing Medicare fraud and waste
  6. Describe methods for preventing and detecting healthcare fraud and waste
Catherine French, Director, Health Policy

Accreditation Information

Media: eLearning 
Publish Date: 6/13/2018 
Expiration Date: 6/13/2021
Estimated time to complete this course: 60 minutes
Minimum Post-test Score to Claim Credit: 80%

Directly provided by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons® (ASPS®)

Accreditation Statement
The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement
The ASPS designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTMPhysicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Intended Audience
This educational activity is intended for plastic surgery practitioners, residents, and other healthcare professionals interested in translating expanded knowledge into practice for the improvement of patient outcomes in plastic and reconstructive surgery.

None of the faculty or staff have relevant financial conflicts to disclose. The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) requires all instructors, planners, reviewers, managers, and other individuals in a position to control or influence the content of an activity to disclose all relevant financial relationships or affiliations. All identified conflicts of interest must be resolved and the educational content thoroughly vetted by ASPS for fair balance, scientific objectivity, and appropriateness of patient care recommendations. The ASPS also requires faculty/authors to disclose when off-label/unapproved uses of a product are discussed in a CME activity or included in related materials.
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Product Code: 24441