Nov 2, 2011

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FREE WEBINAR!  Increase Revenue - Take Your Appeals to the Next Level

Are your appeal letters designed for maximum mileage?  Medical organizations send detailed, persuasive appeal letters every day.  Despite these well-written efforts, many appeal letters result in "Denial Upheld."  This is no the end of the road, but rather a case for Level II appeals.

Join us on Thursday, November 3 at 1:00 pm EDT, for a free webinar: Increase Revenue - Take Your appeals to the Next Level.

During this hour, you'll hear industry expert, Tammy Tipton, president of Appeals Solutions, discuss:

  • Easily customize your appeal letters for Level II appeals - ensure that none of your higher level appeals are rejected due to "no new information."

  • Use carrier appeal form letters most effectively - payer-specific appeal customizations can make a significant difference.

  • Address poor quality appeal review - you have the right to request a review by higher level personnel.

Don't let a denied appeal become a write-off.  Take your appeals to the next level.  Participants can earn 1.0 Continuing Education Unit (CEU) from the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) by attending.

Complete information and registration is at: Free Appeals Webinar for CEU Credits.


Contesting A Carrier's Unreasonably Short Appeal Filing Deadline

Healthcare appeal letter development involves time.  For that reason, the National Association of Insurance Commission has recommended carriers provide at least six months for appeal filing.  Read our article regarding a carrier's attempt to enforce a 45 appeal filing deadline and how bad appeal submission instructions from a carrier can set your efforts back.  The article also quotes the ERISA claims procedure regulations which require most employer-sponsored group health benefits plans to provide a 180 days for appeal submission. . . . 

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AppealLettersOnline.com Featured Appeal Letters

AppealLettersOnline.com has a number of appeal letters which cite state appeal response requirements.

AppealLettersOnline.com has added a letter citing the ERISA appeal response deadline the appeals topic, Stalled Claims under the subtopic, ERISA Full and Fair Review Requirements.  Don't let a coding denial go unchallenged just because the denial is ambiguous!

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AppealLettersOnline.com Now Features Four On-Demand Appeal Audioconferences with CEU Credits

AppealLettersOnline.com members can now access the following on-demand audioconference recordings. The audioconference are available for the price of $247/audioconference.  Click on any audioconference below for a complete description of content and course materials.

During the month of October, any AppealLettersOnline.com member renewing their membership at the yearly rate ($279) will get free access to one audioconference recording and 1 CEU.

These on-demand audioconferences are now available:

  • 5 Sentences To Improve Your Medical Appeal Letters

  • 25 Appeal Letters And Using PPCAC For Today's Appeals

  • 50 Appeal Letters And How To Use Them Like A Pro

  • Medical Necessity Appeals And Demanding A Quality Review By The Payer

Each program has the prior approval of AAPC for one continuing education hour.  Granting of prior approval in no way constitutes endorsement by AAPC of the program content or the program sponsor.

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