If you’ve heard of “PEPPER” but have never used this report, consider attending this session which will cover all the basics about the Program for Evaluating Payment Patterns Electronic Report (PEPPER). PEPPER is a free comparative data report that CMS contractor RELI group produces for CMS. PEPPER supports provider efforts related to correct coding/billing and adherence to Medicare payment policy by highlighting areas that may be at risk for improper Medicare payments. This session will focus on areas of interest to the HIM community.
October 30, 2019
CEU: 1.0 – External Forces
Kimberly Hrehor, MHA, RHIA, CHC, PMP
Kimberly Hrehor, MHA, RHIA, CHC, PMP is a program director with the RELI Group. She currently manages a contract with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to develop, produce and distribute comparative billing reports for a variety of healthcare providers that summarize Medicare claims data in areas that are vulnerable to improper Medicare payments. Her previous experience includes health information management, quality/performance improvement, and compliance.