Doctor Wronged by Medicare: CMS Questions Billings of $670

Monday, Oct. 16, 2017
10-10:30 a.m. ET; 7-7:30 a.m. PT
Former Tennessee Senator Roy Herron
Janelle Ali-Dinar, PhD; Duane Abbey, PhD;
Nancy Beckley, MS, MBA, CHC;
David Glaser, Esq.; and Ronald Hirsch, MD, FACP, CHCQM
Bryan Merrick, MD, a physician at the Tennessee-based McKenzie Medical Center who has been practicing medicine for more than three decades, had his Medicare billing privileges pulled by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) due to what he describes as simple clerical errors. Discussing the case during the next edition of Monitor Mondays will be former Tennessee State Senator Roy Herron, an attorney, who says this is “the worst and most egregious abuse of an individual by government that I have seen in over a quarter-century of dealing with the government.”
The broadcast rundown also will include:
  • Monday Rounds: Ronald Hirsch, MD, vice president of R1 Physician Advisory Services, will be making his Monday Rounds with another installment of his popular segment.
  • Hot Topics: Monitor Mondays senior correspondent Nancy Beckley, president and CEO for Nancy Beckley and Associates, will have all the latest news and the Monitor Mondays Listener Survey.
  • America’s Rural Health Report: Topic authority Janelle Ali-Dinar, vice president of rural health for MyGenetx, will return to report on saving healthcare for rural populations.
  • Risky Business: Healthcare attorney David Glaser with Fredrikson & Byron will have another example of a potentially troublesome issue that could pose a risk to your facility.
  • Focus on CHIP: Author, educator and consultant Duane Abbey, founder of Abbey & Abbey Consultants, Inc., will report on the status of Congress reauthorizing the Children’s Health Insurance Plan (CHIP).

Register now for this special news broadcast coming your way on Monday, Oct. 16, 2017 at 10 a.m. ET.

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Chuck Buck

Chuck Buck is the publisher of RACmonitor and is the program host and executive producer of Monitor Monday.

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