AMBA Webinars

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Liles Parker currently serves as "Compliance Legal Counsel" for the American Medical Billing Association (AMBA). Our attorneys founded and co-sponsored a monthly, interactive webinar series with the AMBA which is participated in by hundreds of health care providers and medical billers each and every month. These free webinars are currently approved for the following CEU credit:

1 CEU through AMBA

1 CEU through AAPC

1 CEU through PMI

Please see below for a list of upcoming webinars:

Tuesday, January 12th, 2021

12:00 p.m. EST / 11 CST / 09:00 a.m. PST

10 Steps You Can Take to Improve Your Compliance Efforts in 2021

Robert W. Liles-founder-lilesparkerPaul.Weidenfeld-lilesplarker

Despite your best efforts, there are several steps you can take (many of which can be initiated tomorrow) which will significantly improve your compliance from a coding / billing / HIPAA / OSHA standpoint. Attorneys Robert Liles and Paul Weidenfeld will discuss ways your organization can reduce its level of risk. This webinar is scheduled for 60 minutes with a Q & A session to follow. Registration is free for all AMBA members and Liles Parker clients. Please register here.

Tuesday, February 9th, 2021

12:00 p.m. EST / 11 CST / 09:00 a.m. PST

What’s the Difference Between an OIG Exclusion and a CMS Preclusion?

Paul.Weidenfeld-lilesplarker Robert W. Liles-founder-lilesparker

The Office of Inspector General (OIG) has released guidance for health care providers participating in Medicare. In this webinar, attorneys Paul Weidenfeld and Robert W. Liles will discuss the importance of exclusion screening, how to screen and which exact databases must be screened – according to both federal and state regulations, how often and which employees providers must screen, and how providers must document their exclusion screening efforts to comply with the law. This webinar is scheduled for 60 minutes with a Q and A session to follow. Registration is free for all AMBA members and Liles Parker clients. Please register here.

Tuesday, April 13th, 2021

12:00 p.m. EST / 11 CST / 09:00 a.m. PST

Discounts and Waivers – When are They Permissible? When are They Likely Illegal?

jason cabell-associate-lilesparkerLes-Johnson-partner-Lilesparker

Both health care providers and third-party billers often have a difficult time trying to determine whether their efforts qualify as “good faith efforts to collect” outstanding amounts. Additionally, what does HHS-OIG mean when it says that “routine” waivers are likely to violate the federal Anti-Kickback Statute. When can you give someone a discount? In this webinar, attorneys Jason Cabell and Lester Johnson will discuss the risks your practice may run when waiving cop-payments and deductibles for patients covered by governmental and private payor plans. Registration is free for all AMBA members and Liles Parker clients. Please register here.

Tuesday, May 11th, 2021

12:00 p.m. EST / 11 CST / 09:00 a.m. PST

The Recent Changes to the Medicare and Medicaid Safe Harbors and How they Affect Health Care Providers and Their Relationships

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CMS and OIG have recently revised several of the existing safe harbors and adopted several new safe harbors that can affect health care providers and suppliers. In this webinar, attorneys Michael Cook and Heidi Kocher will discuss these important developments. The presenters will provide an in-depth discussion of these changes and discuss how providers should respond. Registration is free for all AMBA members and Liles Parker clients. Please register here.