Talk Ten Tuesdays

The Enigma of Sepsis: Providers vs. Payers

November 13, 2018 Episode 348
Talk Ten Tuesdays
The Enigma of Sepsis: Providers vs. Payers
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Talk Ten Tuesdays
The Enigma of Sepsis: Providers vs. Payers
Nov 13, 2018 Episode 348
Chuck Buck | Erica Remer, MD | Timothy Powell, CPA | Rhonda Taller | Dheeraj Mahajan, MD | Roland Dale, RHIA
When it comes to defining sepsis, who wins? Is it providers, who rely on the current definition of sepsis as “life-threatening organ dysfunction caused by a dysregulated host response to infection?” Or do payers prevail – the ones who control the reimbursement?
Show Notes

When it comes to defining sepsis, who wins? Is it providers, who rely on the current definition of sepsis as “life-threatening organ dysfunction caused by a dysregulated host response to infection?” Or do payers prevail – the ones who control the reimbursement? And under what circumstances would you ever side with a carrier that has denied a claim of sepsis?

Reporting our lead story during this edition of Talk Ten Tuesdays will be Roland Dale, responsible for denials prevention, for Hardin Medical Center, who shares his experience in these situations while offering important and timely advice.

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