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"MEDICARE & PRIVATE INSURANCE CHANGES AND UPDATES" Conference Description

Our "New Medicare Changes~ MACRA, Billing, Coding & Compliance " conferences are designed for all health care providers that deal with Medicare and private insurance companies.   We address your current, local Medicare changes, compliance with new policies, and how to effectively deal with insurance companies to ensure maximum payment. 

You Will Learn

YOUR MEDICARE & PRIVATE INSURANCE CHANGES AND UPDATES

  • New CMS and insurance company regulations that you must know
  • ICD-10 and CPT updates including NCCI edits
  • Avoiding fee schedule reductions including new measures and requirements
  • Common coding mistakes and how they impact revenue
  • Defending yourself against audits and reviews
  • Appealing denials, reductions, and recoupments from Medicare and insurance companies
  • Modifier use to get paid what you deserve
  • Dealing with reduced reimbursement due to VCC payments

ICD-10 CODING CHANGES

  • New, revised, and deleted codes and rules
  • Combination codes and when they are required
  • Incomplete/inaccurate ICD-10 codes
  • Learn why omitting external cause codes can affect payments
  • Using the required additional codes to define manifestation and etiology

COLLECTING THE MAXIMUM LAWFUL REIMBURSEMENT

  • State specific prompt payment laws and your rights
  • Avoiding reduced reimbursement due to Virtual Credit Card (VCC) payments
  • Why you should be receiving $350 for your narrative reports
  • Who to complain to when claims are illegally delayed
  • Controlling your fee schedules

 APPEALING DENIED CLAIMS

  • Refiling claims vs. appealing
  • RAC, CERT, and ZPIC audits
  • Common and costly errors
  • How to file an effective appeal

REGISTRATION INFORMATION

The conferences are from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm. The early registration fee (must be received eight weeks prior to conference) is $177 per person with every 4th person free. After the early registration deadline, the registration fee is $197 per person with every 4th person free. Your registration fee includes your course workbook to follow along with and take notes. You receive your certificate of completion, CEUs, and access to our toll-free helpline (for one full year from your conference date) for any questions or issues that arise after the conference. This course is multi-disciplinary in nature. Pre-registration is required to ensure specialties in attendance have their relevant information addressed.

QA HELPLINE Your registration fee includes attendance at the live conference and one-year’s access to our QA helpline. We answer questions you have, help you implement new information, and help with those claims that you are fighting to get paid. If you are having problems, we want to help!

If the purpose of attending the conference is to maintain or improve skills related to your employment or business, your registration fee may be tax deductible according to IRC 1.162-5. Please consult your tax adviser.

Click here to view a brochure outlining all topics covered in the course. Please call 800-669-3328 with any questions.   

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