Wednesday, June 23, 2010

New Health Reform Law Appeal Certification Class Announced for Hospitals to Comply with New PPACA Deadline - 09/23/2010

The First PPACA Appeal Certification Class for Hospitals Was Announced by New Federal Reform Law, Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, PPACA, Signed into Law by President Obama on March 23, 2010, Mandates Full Compliance with PPACA New Claim Appeal Process For All Group Health Plans And Healthcare Providers Effective Sept. 23, 2010

Hanover Park, IL (PRWEB) June 24, 2010 -- announced the nation's first New Health Reform Law Appeal Process Certification class, PPACA Appeal Certification (PAC), for hospitals in order to meet the compliance deadline for Sept. 23, 2010, as required by new Federal Health Reform Law, Patient Protection And Affordable Care Act, PPACA, signed into law by President Obama on March 23, 2010, as the most significant healthcare law changes in the past 45 years since Medicare was created. Since HHS, DOL and IRS released the first set of Interim Final Rules on June 17, 2010 for implementing PPACA by Sept. 23, 2010, Federal government has practically initiated enforcement historical clock envisioned by President Obama. About 5,815 Hospitals without PPACA compliance by Sept. 23, 2010 will be found in violation of PPACA with unexpected claim denials by health plans under PPACA.'s PPACA Appeal Certification (PAC) Class for Hospitals is an 8-day in 4 sessions, face to face on-site class, with 30-day off-site online support, with complete and comprehensive training on PPACA mandated ERISA Internal Appeal Process and NAIC Model External Appeal Process under PPACA SEC. 2719. Price starts with $50,000 for a group of 5 PPACA Claim Specialists. The PAC training class is on-site and in-house without any travel expenses or hassles for the hospital staff.

PPACA Appeal Certification (PAC) Class is also available to all other healthcare and TPA professions.

According to Dr. Jin Zhou, President of, his company has been teaching weekly and monthly webinars on PPACA ever since PPACA was enacted on March 23, 2010, attended by professionals from every segment of the industry with great success. There have been strong awareness and demand by hospitals for PPACA compliance by Sept 23, 2010, especially when hospitals are faced with new Medicare fee cut and increasingly disappointing reimbursement by managed care payers.

"Compliance with PPACA by hospitals will be the most important investment with reward for mandate compliance, as PPACA Appeal Process will control more than 50% of hospital reimbursement or income for most hospitals in addition to Medicare reimbursement", said Dr. Jin Zhou, the nation's top ERISA and Reimbursement expert.

Dr. Jin Zhou also alerted hospital reimbursement professionals and executives that Federal Government, DOL, HHS and IRS have issued new sets of regulations to implement and enforce PPACA, and PPACA federally mandates ERISA appeal process for all group health plans and healthcare providers. More new Federal Regulations are released at DOL and HHS web sites:
"Affordable Care Act Regulations and Guidance"
As Dr. Zhou noted from DOL, HHS & IRS PPACA Fact Sheet, The New PPACA on Sept. 23, 2010 will cover about 133 million people under self-insured health plans, 43 million under fully insured plans, and 17 million under individual market. A total of 193 million people will be governed under PPACA on Sept. 23, 2010, and an estimated 32 million more will be covered under PPACA by 2014. No hospital can afford to ignore 193 million people's healthcare coverage and possible reimbursement, said Dr. Jin Zhou.

DOL Fact Sheet: Keeping the Health Plan You Have: The Affordable Care Act and "Grandfathered" Health Plans (U.S. Department of Labor), June 14, 2010

HHS Fact Sheet: The Affordable Care Act's New Patient's Bill of Rights (U.S. Department of Health & Human Services), June 22, 2010

Dr. Zhou further explained that PPACA has adopted ERISA claim regulation, in its entirety, the 35 year old ERISA law and the "established process", for PPACA internal appeal process, and NAIC Review Model as External Appeal Process that is binding for all health plans.

In the past 10 years in USA, has been the only ERISA Specialized Company offering the most practical and comprehensive ERISA education, consulting and publishing services for healthcare providers in administrative ERISA appeals for real problem oriented denials under the most mysterious 35-year-old federal law, ERISA. Dr. Jin Zhou, the President of has been referred to as "the Godfather of ERISA Claims" for providers in the healthcare industry. is dedicated to helping hospitals with compliant PPACA and ERISA appeals to get paid legally, for what the working class Americans and their families are legally entitled to under federal law ERISA and health plan provisions, to eliminate billions of dollars in uncompensated care costs for hospitals and prevent working American family from bankruptcies as a result of unpaid medical bills, and to minimize revenue cycle outsourcing dilemmas for hospitals already in financial respiratory failures.

For more information, please visit, or contact Dr. Jin Zhou, president of, at 630-808-7237.

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