Finance and Billing

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2022 Agenda

Friday, September 16, 2022 at 1:15 pm to 2:00 pm ET                                                                                            Track: Finance and Billing 
Research Study Budgets: Accounting for the Behind-the-Scenes Workload

Research study budgets often focus on the very visible costs of conducting research such as physician time and effort and assessment charges but may overlook or underbudget ancillary services required to conduct research. Ms. Yohn will review those behind-the-scenes activities such as investigational drug management, research kit processing, imaging uploads, ancillary equipment, and time and effort related to administrative research conduct. How to accurately account for these activities in study budget negotiations will be discussed. 323
Presenter: Marianne Yohn, MMGT, CCRP, Research Project Manager II, Geisinger

Friday, September 16, 2022 at 2:05 pm to 2:50 pm ET                                                                                          Track: Finance and Billing
Compliance to Competency: Optimizing Clinical Research Billing in Revenue Cycle Operations

Dr. Verma will evaluate billing conundrum examples and their impact on research billing and the revenue stream and will assist in determining coverage limitations of clinical research services for research protocol. Compliance strategies to ensure partnership among various stakeholders will be described. 325
Presenter: Sachit Verma, MD, MBA, FAPCR, CRCP, RDMS, RVT, Director, Research Revenue and Billing, Inova Health System, Office of Research