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Webinar

Cutting Through Prior Authorization Headaches: Strategies to Thrive

By Matt Bridge and Ryan Chapin

Tuesday, June 18, 2024 @ 2 pm EST

Prior authorizations have become increasingly complex over the years, especially with the shift from fee-for-service to value-based care. The process involves time-consuming steps that include gathering and submitting medical documents to insurance companies, waiting for approval, and sometimes dealing with denials and appeals. With vastly different approval processes among payers, it is a growing challenge for staff to manage the requirements, which have significant financial, operational, and patient impacts.

Join our webinar to hear best practices to cut through prior authorization headaches and master strategies to adapt to payer changes. Our subject matter experts will share effective approaches to reduce the administrative burden of prior authorizations, improve operational efficiency, and enhance patient experiences. Participants will gain actionable insights to streamline the prior authorization process by exploring people, processes, and technology strategies that optimize workflows. Attendees will also hear the latest updates to the regulatory landscape.

Learning Objectives:

  • Recognize the financial, operational, and patient impact of the current prior authorization processes and the importance of streamlining for practice efficiency.
  • Discover how to optimize the prior authorization process by standardizing workflows, reducing manual tasks, and effectively communicating with payers to minimize delays and errors.
  • Explore the role of leveraging technology in simplifying the prior authorization process, including tools and platforms that can automate steps and provide analytics for better decision-making.
  • Gain insights into the best practices to manage prior authorizations through various staffing models that can enhance your revenue cycle management and maximize your return on investment.
  • Learn more about the evolving healthcare regulatory landscape as it relates to prior authorizations.
Matthew Bridge

Matthew Bridge

Speaker

As senior vice president of RCM services at AGS Health, Matt oversees strategic growth initiatives for the company’s Patient Access and Patient Financial Services business units. He possesses more than 15 years of experience in professional and managed services with expertise throughout the revenue cycle continuum. Matt’s career has provided him with broad experiences covering diverse provider settings and a deep understanding of the challenges facing customers of all provider types. He is passionate about mentoring and coaching others as they pursue their career journeys in revenue cycle and healthcare business management. Matt possesses a bachelor’s degree in business administration and management from Curry College in Milton, MA.

Ryan Chapin

Ryan Chapin

Speaker

As Executive Director of Strategic Solutions at AGS Health, Ryan assists with strategic growth initiatives for the company’s Patient Access and Patient Financial Services business units. He possesses more than 8 years of experience in professional and managed services with expertise in delivering clients transformational engagements focused on improving financial and operational metrics, and the patient experience. Leveraging his background in Revenue Cycle Consulting, Ryan brings a true consultative approach to how AGS conducts business with our customers.

Tuesday, June 18, 2024 @ 2 pm EST
Duration: 60 Minutes (No CEU Credit)
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Webinar – Cutting Through Prior Authorization Headaches: Strategies to Thrive

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