Sessions & Speakers

2024 Essentials & Fundamentals

Juliet Ugarte Hopkins

Medicare’s Two-Midnight Rule and Medicare Basics

Juliet Ugarte Hopkins, MD, ACPA-C
(Pronouns: She/Her)
Payor Peer-to-Peer Physician Advisor with R1 RCM, Inc.
Founder/CEO of Velvet Hammer Physician Advising LLC

Ronald Hirsch

Condition Code 44 and Self-Denials

Ronald Hirsch, MD, FACP, CHRI, ACPA-C
Vice President / Regulation & Education Group, R1 Physician Advisory Solutions

Carolyn Dutton

Determining Status Outside of the Two-Midnight Rule (Non-Medicare Payors)

Carolyn Dutton, MD, FACEP, FACP
Physician Advisor, Atrium Health

Erica Remer

The Physician Advisor Role in Clinical Documentation Integrity

Erica Remer, MD, CCDS, ACPA-C
President, Erica Remer, MD, Inc

Ahmed Abuabdou

Medicare Severity DRGs | Peer-to-Peers and Denials

Ahmed Abuabdou, MBBS, MBA, ACPA-C
Chief Clinical Officer, University of Arkansas Medical Center

Alvin Gore

Medicare Notifications

Alvin Gore, MD
Physician Advisor, Providence Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital

Ben Kartchner

Chairing the Utilization Management Committee

Ben Kartchner, MD, ACPA-C
Associate Chief Medical Officer and Physician Advisor, Brundage Group

Denise Goodman

Physician Advisors and Pediatrics

Denise Goodman, MD, MS, FCCM
Attending Physician, Division of Critical Care Medicine, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago

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