Speeches

2016

"Advanced Audit & Facilitation Workshop for Part A and Part B Providers and Suppliers," presented to the Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA) 2016 Compliance Institute in Las Vegas, NV (April 17, 2016).

"Provider Audit Contractors and Handling Audit Appeals," presented by Andrew B. Wachler and Kimberly Brandt, Chief Healthcare Investigative Counsel, Senate Finance Committee, to the American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA) Institute on Medicare and Medicaid Payment Issues in Baltimore, MD (April 13-15, 2016).

"Medicare Settlement Conference Facilitation (SCF) Phase III," presented to the Greater New York Hospital Association (GNYHA) (March 29, 2016).

2015

"The Changing Medicare Audit Landscape: Legislative Updates and OMHA Initiatives Impacting the Medicare Appeals Process," presented by Andrew Wachler with Nancy Griswold, Chief Administrative Law Judge, Office of Medicare Hearings & Appeals (OMHA), and Kimberly Brandt, Chief Healthcare Investigative Counsel, Senate Finance Committee (December 8, 2015).

"Liability and Compliance in the EHR Era," presented by Andrew B. Wachler to St. Mary's Hospital in Livonia, MI (October 28, 2015).

"The 2016 Proposed Two-Midnight Rule: New Impacts on Admissions and Audits," presented to RAC University (August 19, 2015).

"Identifying Overpayments: The New Slippery Slope," presented to RAC Monitor (August 17, 2015).

"2016 Office of Inspector General (OIG) Proposed Rule for the Two-Midnight Rule: Back to the Future," presented by Andrew B. Wachler to RAC Monitor (July 13, 2015).

"Chasing Ambulance Reimbursement: Understanding the False Claims Act,"presented by Andrew B. Wachler to RAC Monitor (May 18, 2015).

"Medicare Audits and Appeals: Fixing a System That is Still Broken,"presented by Andrew B. Wachler to RAC Monitor (May 4, 2015).

"Who Judges the ALJs?" presented by Andrew B. Wachler to RAC Monitor (April 27, 2015).

"CMS Contractors' Renewed Audit Focus: Audit Risk Areas, Successful Appeal Strategies, and Compliance for Part B and Non-Hospital Part A Providers,"presented by Andrew B. Wachler and Lester Perling to the Health Care Compliance Association's (HCCA) 19th Annual Compliance Institute in Lake Buena Vista, FL (April 19-22, 2015).

"Provider Audit Contractors," presented by Andrew B. Wachler on a panel with Kimberly Brandt and Mark Korpela to the American Health Lawyers Association's (AHLA) Institute on Medicare and Medicaid Payment Issues (March 25-27, 2015).

"Preparing for and Surviving a Medicare Audit," presented by Kevin Miserez to the Association of Dermatology Administrators & Managers Annual Meeting in San Francisco, CA (March 19, 2015).

"Physician and Patient Appeal Rights in the Face of Commercial & Medicaid Managed Care Adverse Actions," presented by Andrew B. Wachler and moderated by Reesa N. Handelsman to the State Bar of Michigan Health Care Law Section (January 21, 2015).

2014

"Exclusive: Holistic Solutions Underway at the ALJ" presented by Andrew B. Wachler with The Honorable Nancy J. Griswold and other industry stakeholders to RAC Monitor (November 3, 2014).

"CMS 68-Percent Solution: A Decision Nears," presented to Monday RAC Monitory by Andrew B. Wachler (October 27, 2014).

"Medicare Audits & Compliance: Latest Developments & Emerging Issues Affecting Home Health Providers," presented by Jessica Forster to the National Association Home Care & Hospice (October 19-22, 2014).

"Special Fraud Alert: Problems Posed by Physician-Owned Distributorships (PODs)" presented by Reesa N. Handelsman to RAC Monitor (October 13, 2014).

"The CMS 68 Percent Solution: 935 Interest: Caution: Is this in Your Best Interest?" presented by Andrew B. Wachler with Susan Emanuel and Kristen Weetenkamp to RAC University (October 1, 2014).

"What Hospitals Need to Know: Defending Inpatient Admission Claim Denials and Best Practices for Appealing to the ALJ," presented by Jessica Forster to Physician Hospitals of America (PHA) in Phoenix, Arizona (September 24-26, 2014).

"You've Identified an Overpayment. Now What?" presented by Andrew B. Wachler to AudioEducator Knowledge for Healthcare (September 16, 2014).

"Data Versus Detection" and comments from Andrew B. Wachler regarding CMS' 68% Settlement Offer, presented to RAC Monitor (September 15, 2014).

"Recent Developments in Audits of Home Health and Hospice Providers,"presented by Andrew B. Wachler with Sandra Haig of Fidelity Health Care (McKesson Home Care) to Horizon Homecare National Users Group, Fall 2014 Conference in St. Petersburg, Florida (September 10, 2014).

"Proliferation of Narrow Networks, the Patient Right to Independent Review Act (PRIRA), and the Beaumont, Botsford, and Oakwood health systems Merger," presented by Andrew B. Wachler on Bloomfield Hills Community Television (September 4, 2014).

"Update: Settlement Conference Facilitation Pilot: Could this be the Future?" presented by Andrew B. Wachler to RAC Monitor (August 25, 2014).

"Chief Administrative Law Judge on Monitor Monday," presented by Andrew Wachler with The Honorable Nancy J. Griswold, Nancy Beckley, Steven Greenspan, and Paul Spencer (July 21, 2014).

"Senate Committee Assesses the RACs; New Appeals Pilot Bypasses the ALJ," presented by Andrew B. Wachler to Monday RAC Monitor (July 14, 2014).

"Returning with a Vengeance: CMS Contractors Going for Part B and Non-Hospital Part A Providers," presented by Andrew B. Wachler to RAC Webinar (June 4, 2014)

"Avoiding Run-ins with Commercial Insurance Payers," presented by Andrew Wachler to Monday RAC Monitor (June 2, 2014 )

"You've Identified an Overpayment. Now what?" presented by Andrew B. Wachler to RAC Monitor (May 21, 2014)

"Latest Recovery Audit News," presented by Andrew B. Wachler to RAC Monitor (May 19, 2014)

"Future of Regulatory Changes - Ambulatory Surgical Centers (ASCs) & Hospitals," presented by Andrew B. Wachler to Nueterra Administrator Conference in Hilton Head, SC (May 7, 2014)

"Billing Compliance Update and RAC Audits," presented by Andrew B. Wachler to the Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) Anesthesia Conference in San Francisco, CA (April 27, 2014)

"Significant Developments in Medicare and Medicaid Audits Affecting Hospices ", presentation by Andrew B. Wachler for the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization's 29th Management and Leadership Conference, National Harbor, MD (March 29, 2014).

"Significant Developments in Medicare and Medicaid Audits ", presented by Andrew B. Wachler for the American Health Law Association Institute for Medicare and Medicaid Payment Issues, Baltimore, MD (March 26-28, 2014).

"Medicare Audits: Audit Risks, Successful Appeal Strategies and Compliance ," presentated by Kevin R. Miserez for the Association of Dermatology Administrators 2014 Annual Meeting in Denver, CO (March 20, 2014).

"Special News Broadcast: The Pause That Refreshes?" presented by Andrew B. Wachler to RAC Monitor (February 24, 2014).

RAC Monitor's Monitor Monday Webcast Transcription (February 10, 2014).
Play Webcast
Chuck's intro of Drew - 11:50
Drew starts - 11:57
Drew ends - 15:41
Chuck thank you ends -15:59 Transcription

RAC Monitor's Monitor Monday Webcast Transcription (January 27, 2014). Play Webcast
Chuck's intro of Drew - 15:30
Drew starts - 15:34
Drew ends - 19:45
Chuck thank you ends - 19:50 Transcription

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