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Forms of Physician Practice Reimbursement

 Forms of Physician Practice Reimbursement
CPE Credit

Program Type: Recorded Webinar(Audio, PPT)
Program Level: Update
Prerequisites: Participants need a background in the subject area and desire to keep current.
Advanced Preparation: None
Delivery Method: Group Internet-Based
CPE Credits: Two (2) Hours
Fields of Study: Accounting
Item Number: 15PHC0903
Shipping Weight: 0lbs. 0oz.
Price: $110.00
Program Description

The way in which a physician practice is reimbursed varies depending on the type of services provided. For example, certain entities are paid based on how many procedures are performed, while others are based on the number of patients the entity is responsible for providing service to, how long procedures last, or how many days the patient was under the care of the entity.

Learning Objectives

After completing this webinar, attendees will be able to:

- Identify how healthcare providers are reimbursed for their services
- Select the inputs to the reimbursement data and the use of this data for compensation planning and benchmarking analysis
- Summarize how to convert the data underlying Medicare reimbursement data and other publicly reported Medicare data to benchmark company operations

Who Should Attend

CEOs, CFOs, attorneys, accountants, and other practitioners who are involved with financial arrangements between referral sources, including financial arrangements between referring physicians, hospitals, and other medical providers


Lynn E. Handy, CPC, CPC-H, CPC-I, CCS-P, CHC, LPN
Ms. Lynn Handy has more than 35 years of health care experience in medical office management, insurance billing and coding, and professional nursing. She is an accomplished medical practice consultant and an experienced educator in the areas of insurance billing and coding, physician E/M coding and documentation training, computerized insurance billing and Medicare compliance. Ms. Handy has developed provider training presentations in all specialties and has trained thousands of providers in a variety of training environments ranging from 1:1 provider training sessions, specialty department trainings and general training sessions.

Ms. Handy worked with Greg Sinaiko in successfully building the professional coding and auditing service line. Ms. Handy developed the CPC coding curriculum that was the foundation for training thousands of coders over the past 11 years at The Coding Source. Currently, she manages over 200 coders and support staff in the Professional Coding, Auditing and Consulting Services. She also manages a team of auditors that perform Risk Adjustment Data Validation audits for Health plans.

Ms. Handy has mentored a highly successful coding management team empowering them to build a multi-specialty coding team. Ms. Handy has proven success in designing and implementing strategic initiatives focused on improving operational efficiency, maximizing revenue and reducing cost.

Prior to working for Altegra Health, Inc. Ms. Handy was the Director of Professional Development at RevCare, Inc., and the Corporate Compliance, Audit & Education Program Manager at Sharp Healthcare. She has taught Insurance Billing and Medical Terminology courses at both Cypress Collge and the Unversity of San Diego.