External Review Programs to be Focus of Complimentary Webinar

May 4, 2016

External Review Programs to be Focus of Complimentary Webinar

Expert Speakers to Explore Current Regulatory & Market Trends

Annapolis, MD / PRWeb / May 4, 2016 – RegQuest™, one of the nation’s premier online regulatory compliance resources focusing on medical management and insurance functions, is pleased to announce a webinar specifically centered on external review regulations, practices and programs. This webinar, titled External Review: Navigating Nuances in Regulatory and Market Trends, will take place on May 24, 2016 at 12:00 p.m. EST.

As consumers take on a more active role in their health care decisions, the importance of external review (ER) has grown. However, compliance with state and federal ER laws can be a nuanced endeavor. In this informative session, industry leaders will discuss ER regulatory requirements and focus on the important part these regulations play in consumer protection. In addition, an analysis of the differences between state law and the NAIC Uniform Model Act will be reviewed.

Expert speakers featured on the Webinar include:

·         Tom Naughton, President, Health Division for MAXIMUS Federal

·         Julie O’Brien, BSN, RN, MS, President, AliCare Medical Management and President, National Association of Independent Review Organizations (NAIRO)

·         Gib P. Smith, Executive Director, NAIRO

This webinar on External Review is the third in an ongoing series provided by RegQuest. To find out more about these webinars, visit www.regquest.com or click here to register. A Q&A session will follow each presentation, so don’t miss this opportunity to hear from these nationally renowned experts on the topics impacting External Review regulations and market trends.

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RegQuest, Your Regulatory Compliance Resource, details many of the regulatory, business and legal forces directly impacting health plans, care management organizations, employers and other stakeholders.  Currently, the must-have online guide includes 50 state surveys and details how federal regulatory requirements impact the medical management system, including utilization management (UM) and external review (ER) processes. Coming soon, additional subscription modules will be available for purchase detailing grievance procedure (GP), mental health parity (MHP) regulations, and much more.  RegQuest offers insightful and detailed reports on a variety of topics providing its subscribers with actionable information.  For subscription information or to schedule a demo, contact us at info@regquest.com or (443) 808-0818.