Cut Through Preauthorization Red Tape and Boost Your Pay up

Length: 60 Minutes Expert: Owen Dahl, LFACHE, CHBC, LSSMBB CEU: 1.0

If you want to get paid, preauthorizations are a necessary evil. You’re at the mercy of your payers’ antiquated systems. Their inefficient processes suck up hours and hours of your valuable time – and sometimes your claims STILL don’t get paid.

Prior authorizations put an extremely intense burden on your practice, your staff and you – not to mention your patients. Even though there is no way to completely eliminate the administrative hassle of preauthorizations, you can reduce the time they take and improve your overall approval rate – if you know how.

This is where preauthorization expert and consultant, Owen J. Dahl, MBA, LFACHE, CHBC, LSSMBB, can help. During his online training, you’ll receive proven tactics you can implement to cut your processing time and increase your payment percentages. During this 60-minute online training, Owen will walk you through exactly how you can perfect your prior authorization process to save you time, reduce your workload and improve your outcomes. .

Here are just a few of the step-by-step, real-world prior authorization strategies you’ll receive by attending this 60-minute online training:

  • Overturn more rejected authorizations with proven 3-step process
  • Stop prior authorizations and their payments from slipping through the cracks
  • Improve medication and testing authorizations and stop wasting time on the phone
  • Cut denials for medical necessity, and improve claim pay-up percentages
  • Improve continuity of care by getting prior authorizations approved more quickly
  • Combat payer alternative recommendations before they make them
  • Get more denials overturned with little-known appeal tactics that really work
  • Map out non-covered services and procedures to reduce wasted time
  • Head off Medicare Advantage prior authorization hold ups with fast process fixes
  • Avoid lost revenue due to patient intake errors and boost your overall revenue
  • Master Affordable Care Act pre-auth rules and avoid costly violations
  • Reduce delays in medical treatment due to slow authorization responses
  • Pin down patient responsibility and reduce payment write offs
  • Create a prior authorization map to get more of your claims paid
  • Use proven prior authorization audit tactics to streamline your processes, save time and money
  • And so much more…

IMPORTANT: The Medical Group Management Association’s (MGMA) Regulatory Burden Survey reported that 83% of practices consider preauthorizations to be “extremely burdensome.” But this doesn’t have to be the case. This expert-led online training will provide you with proven strategies to help you significantly reduce this burden, improve your overall claims’ reimbursement, and allow you to get back some of your much-needed time.

Although you’ll never get rid of all the headaches associated with getting the services you provide and the medications you prescribe pre-authorized, you can improve your processes, save time, and get paid more of the money you are due. Don’t wait, sign up for this must-see online training today.

In addition to the expert strategies above, you’ll also get answers to frontline prior authorization questions to help you save time and improve your results.

  • How can you limit the volume of info payers request before giving a prior authorization?
  • Do expedited medication prior authorizations negate the ability to file a denial appeal?
  • What form should patients sign to make them responsible for paying denied authorizations?
  • What skills should you make sure a prior authorization representative has before you hire them?

Meet Your Expert

Owen Dahl
LFACHE, CHBC, LSSMBBPrincipal of Owen Dahl Consulting

Owen is a principal of Owen Dahl Consulting, in The Woodlands, Texas. He has 53 years of experience in consulting, running a medical billing service and managing medical practices. He was also a hospital administrator. Owen speaks across the country on medical practice issues related to strategic planning, Lean and Six Sigma, culture, human resource management and the revenue cycle.

He is an adjunct professor at the University of New Orleans, the author of Think Business – Medical practice quality, efficiency and profit, contributing author of the popular book Lean Six Sigma for the Medical Practice and recently published Integration of Behavioral Health Into Medical Homes: A Rapid Implementation Guide. Owen received his Bachelor’s degree in Hospital Administration at Concordia College, Moorhead, MN and his Master’s from the University of Northern Colorado. He recently achieved his Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt through Villanova University. He served in the USAF.

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