Pre Authorizations In 2024: How To Be Successful!

Event: Live Webinar
Event Date: February 20, 2024
Presenter: Stephanie Thomas
Event Time: 1 pm EST
Duration:60 Minutes


Cracking the Code: Tips and Tricks for Effective Pre-Authorizations in 2024

In the ever-evolving landscape of pre-authorizations, staying ahead is crucial for medical practices. As we step into 2024, the challenges persist, and the quest for efficiency intensifies. Our speaker has curated a wealth of insights, tips, and tricks to empower you in navigating the intricacies of pre-authorizations, minimizing the burden on your staff.

Each major insurance carrier has specific guidelines for procedures and tests, and success lies in knowing where to find and understand these rules. In this one-hour session, join our expert, Stephanie Thomas, as she guides you through the process of dissecting these guidelines, leveraging the information to your advantage, all while enhancing documentation and patient care.

Stephanie brings a wealth of national exposure, having worked with payers across the country. Through real-world examples, she’ll demonstrate how to research, utilize, and execute authorizations from various perspectives. Don’t miss this highly informative webinar—it’s your key to mastering the intricacies of pre-authorizations in 2024.”

Session Highlights:

  • How to research and understand payer policies
  • Understand benefit/policy limits and how to communicate effectively with patients
  • Documentation improvement ideas
  • Appealing denied authorizations
  • Peer to Peer discussions-Pros and Cons
  • When to “throw in the towel”

Session Agenda:

  • Authorization overview-types of authorization, best practices, tips and tricks
  • Researching for success
  • Documentation-how to use this information to improve care and outcomes
  • Appeals and Peer to Peer options
  • Team work

Who Should Attend:

Medical professionals from all areas that are involved in pre-authorization process, clinical documentation, process implementation, management, even front desk and scheduling team members will gather useful information from this session.

Stephanie Thomas, CPC, CANPC, COSC

Stephanie Thomas has 20 years of experience doing medical billing and coding in a variety of specialties. She has earned her credentials as both a Certified Professional Coder(CPC) AND a Certified Pain and Anesthesia Coder (CANPC). Billing is Stephanie’s passion. She has made it her mission to work with practices across the country to help them ethically and more efficiently maximize their reimbursements. She does this by simplifying complex coding and billing rules and educating providers and staff on proper utilization techniques. She is a proven coding and billing educator and regularly speaks at both local and national events.