Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System 2019 Updates

December 13, 2018

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Learning outcomes

In this webinar, we will:

  • Review the changes in the 2019 OPPS final and interim rules
  • Highlight key procedural coding and reimbursement changes
  • Cover changes that could affect operational changes
  • Share when these changes will be implemented
  • Identify what the changes will mean for hospitals


Jean C. Russell, MS, RHIT, Epoch Health Solutions, LLC, Partner
Jean Russell has over thirty years of healthcare and information system experience. Her areas of expertise include the Medicare outpatient prospective payment systems (APCs, and APGs), as well as ICD-10-CM/PCS training, Charge Description Master (CDM), admission status reviews, and outpatient coding and compliance. She is a frequent speaker at the national, state and local levels for HFMA and AHIMA professional groups. Jean has her Masters from the University of Houston in Biomedical Engineering; her Bachelors from Colgate University in Biology; and her RHIT from the independent study program through the American Health Information Management Association. Jean is an AHIMA – approved ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer.

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