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Section: Wounds

Know Your P’s and Q’s - Regulatory Guidance to Maximize Reimbursement

Kara Couch, MS, CRNP, CWCN-AP, CHWS

Kara Couch MS, CRNP, CWCN-AP, CHWS discusses national vs local coverage determination policies. She reviews quality measures and how they apply to wound patients. She also discusses regulatory changes as a result of the pandemic health emergency as well as describe the merit-based incentive payment system and ways to improve your score in 2020.

CEU (Credits: 0.75)

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Goals and Objectives
  1. Compare National vs Local Coverage Determination Policies
  2. Review quality measures and how they apply to wound patients
  3. Discuss regulatory changes as a result of the Pandemic Health Emergency
  4. List examples of public policy advocacy from grassroots to federal levels.
  5. Describe the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) and ways to improve your score in 2020
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  • CEU (Credits: 0.75)

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    Release Date: 02/03/2020 Expiration Date: 01/31/2021

  • Author
  • Kara Couch, MS, CRNP, CWCN-AP, CHWS

    George Washington University Hospital
    Universal Health Services
    Wound Healing and Limb Preservation Center
    Division of Vascular Surgery
    Washington, DC

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