Readmissions Reduction Program for IPPS Hospitals

Date:  Tuesday, November 6, 2012
Time:  10 - 11 a.m. Central time
CPE Credit:  One Credit Hour (Specialized Knowledge & Applications)
This information has been updated to better reflect the field of study for this webinar.
Presenters:  Lori Brunholtz

Lori Brunholtz

Managing Director


Health Care

Two Warren Place
6120 S. Yale Avenue, Suite 1400
Tulsa, OK 74136-4223


 & William Clark

William Clark


Health Care

Two Warren Place
6120 S. Yale Avenue, Suite 1400
Tulsa, OK 74136-4223


Several changes have been made to the Medicare inpatient prospective payment system (IPPS) final rule for fiscal year 2013, including finalizing which hospitals are subject to the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program (HRRP). Join BKD as we help you understand the ins and outs of HRRP and identify opportunities to reduce penalties.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Discuss what conditions are measured now and in the future
  • Examine which hospitals are subject to the program and how penalties are calculated
  • Explain how to monitor and evaluate readmissions
  • Identify opportunities to reduce readmissions and avoid payment penalties


CPE Information

Audience:  Hospital CEOs & CFOs, finance directors, HIM personnel, physicians

Program Level:  Overview
Delivery Method:  Group Internet-Based
Advance Preparation:  None
Prerequisites:  None
Refund Policy:  There is no fee associated with this webinar.

Contact Information
If you have concerns or would like information regarding program cancellation policies or CPE credit, contact us at training@bkd.com, at 800.472.2745 or visit BKD’s FAQs.


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