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Medicare 8 Minute Rule High Risk Area in Medicare Coding and Billing-
#5001 Medicare 8 Minute Rule High Risk Area in Medicare Coding and Billing

DESCRIPTION

Medicare 8 Minute Rule is a compliance education mini-module that reviews Medicare regulations for calculating the number of codes that can be billed in a treatment session. Minutes that do not support the codes billed is frequently a reason for denial by Medicare contractors, and presents a high level of coding risk.

This mini-module is designed for PTs, OTs, and SLPs that provide outpatient therapy that is billed to Medicare Part B. Medicare 8 Minute Rule is part of the compliance education series including annual compliance education on fraud & abuse, and a series of short mini-modules on high risk areas.

Availability: 120 days from registration, unless other agreement applies

OBJECTIVES

Upon completion of this course, the Learner will be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of specific areas of rehab compliance risk.
  • Understand compliance risks associated with billing federal healthcare programs.
  • Learn the importance of applying the 8 minute rule when coding for outpatient therapy.

ACCREDITATIONS

Upon successfully completing this course, therapist will receive a certificate of attendance for .25 content hour.

Author and Instructor

Nancy Beckley is President of Nancy Beckley & Associates LLC providing consulting services to the rehab professional. Nancy is certified in Healthcare Compliance by the Healthcare Compliance Certification Board. Currently Nancy serves on the Board of Directors of the National Association of Rehabiliatation Agencies & Providers (NARA). She recently completed several years of service on the Part A and Part B Provider Outreach Education and Advisory Panel for First Coast Services Options (Florida Medicare). She also served on CMS’s Professional Expert Technical Panel for Comprehensive Outpatient Rehabilitation Facilities (CORF). She organized and conducted the rehab industry’s first compliance seminar twelve years ago following the OIG publication of the first compliance guidance (for hospitals).

She is the author of a current book on rehab managed care contracting: Managed Care for Rehab Providers Made Easy: Mastering Contracts and Obtaining Fair Reimbursement.

Her articles have appeared in a number of national publications and she serves on a number of editorial boards including Rehab Management Magazine. Several articles on rehab compliance have been published in Compliance Today. Nancy also services on the Editorial Board of Rehab Management, as well as the Advisory Board of the RAC Report newsletter. She was the long-time Contributing Editor for Briefings on Outpatient Rehab: Reimbursement and Regulations, and authored the Q & A column.

Teaching Methods

Teaching methods for this course include: Course content delivered in a text format with audio in a Flash format. A Final exam is required with multiple attempts allowed to obtain a minimum passing score of 80% to receive certificate.

Price:$10.00
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Medicare Cap, Threshold & ABN Examining Medicare Use of Financial Limitations-
#5002 Medicare Cap, Threshold & ABN Examining Medicare Use of Financial Limitations

DESCRIPTION

Medicare Cap, Threshold & ABN is a compliance education mini-module that reviews the Medicare therapy caps and the $3700 therapy thresholds that trigger manual medical review and highlights the use of the Advanced Beneficiary Notice of Non-Coverage (ABN) for 2013.

This mini-module is designed for PTs, OTs, and SLPs that provide outpatient therapy that is billed to Medicare Part B. Medicare Cap, Threshold & ABN and is part of the compliance education series including annual compliance education on fraud & abuse, and a series of short mini-modules on high risk areas

Availability: 120 days from registration, unless other agreement applies

OBJECTIVES

Upon completion of this course, the Learner will be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of specific areas of rehab compliance risk.
  • Understand compliance risks associated with billing federal healthcare programs.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the use of the ABN in 2013.

ACCREDITATIONS

Upon successfully completing this course, therapist will receive a certificate of attendance for .25 content hour.

Author and Instructor

Nancy Beckley is President of Nancy Beckley & Associates LLC providing consulting services to the rehab professional. Nancy is certified in Healthcare Compliance by the Healthcare Compliance Certification Board. Currently Nancy serves on the Board of Directors of the National Association of Rehabiliatation Agencies & Providers (NARA). She recently completed several years of service on the Part A and Part B Provider Outreach Education and Advisory Panel for First Coast Services Options (Florida Medicare). She also served on CMS’s Professional Expert Technical Panel for Comprehensive Outpatient Rehabilitation Facilities (CORF). She organized and conducted the rehab industry’s first compliance seminar twelve years ago following the OIG publication of the first compliance guidance (for hospitals).

She is the author of a current book on rehab managed care contracting: Managed Care for Rehab Providers Made Easy: Mastering Contracts and Obtaining Fair Reimbursement.

Her articles have appeared in a number of national publications and she serves on a number of editorial boards including Rehab Management Magazine. Several articles on rehab compliance have been published in Compliance Today. Nancy also services on the Editorial Board of Rehab Management, as well as the Advisory Board of the RAC Report newsletter. She was the long-time Contributing Editor for Briefings on Outpatient Rehab: Reimbursement and Regulations, and authored the Q & A column.

Teaching Methods

Teaching methods for this course include: Course content delivered in a text format with audio in a Flash format. A Final exam is required with multiple attempts allowed to obtain a minimum passing score of 80% to be eligible to print the certificate of completion.

Price:$10.00
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Medicare The Daily Note Documentation of Coding, Billing and Therapy Provided-
#5003 Medicare The Daily Note Documentation of Coding, Billing and Therapy Provided

DESCRIPTION

Medicare: The Daily Note is a compliance education mini-module that identifies the specific Medicare requirement for the daily note. The daily note documents the services (codes) that are billed, and is a high risk area of compliance for therapy practices.

This mini-module is designed for PTs, OTs, and SLPs that provide outpatient therapy that is billed to Medicare Part B. Medicare The Daily Note is part of the compliance education series including annual compliance education on fraud & abuse, and a series of short mini-modules on high risk areas.

Availability: 120 days from registration, unless other agreement applies

OBJECTIVES

Upon completion of this course, the Learner will be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of specific areas of rehab compliance risk.
  • Understand compliance risks associated with billing federal healthcare programs.
  • Learn the required elements of the daily note and the associated billing risks if not properly documented.

ACCREDITATIONS

Upon successfully completing this course, therapist will receive a certificate of attendance for .25 content hour.

Author and Instructor

Nancy Beckley is President of Nancy Beckley & Associates LLC providing consulting services to the rehab professional. Nancy is certified in Healthcare Compliance by the Healthcare Compliance Certification Board. Currently Nancy serves on the Board of Directors of the National Association of Rehabiliatation Agencies & Providers (NARA). She recently completed several years of service on the Part A and Part B Provider Outreach Education and Advisory Panel for First Coast Services Options (Florida Medicare). She also served on CMS’s Professional Expert Technical Panel for Comprehensive Outpatient Rehabilitation Facilities (CORF). She organized and conducted the rehab industry’s first compliance seminar twelve years ago following the OIG publication of the first compliance guidance (for hospitals).

She is the author of a current book on rehab managed care contracting: Managed Care for Rehab Providers Made Easy: Mastering Contracts and Obtaining Fair Reimbursement.

Her articles have appeared in a number of national publications and she serves on a number of editorial boards including Rehab Management Magazine. Several articles on rehab compliance have been published in Compliance Today. Nancy also services on the Editorial Board of Rehab Management, as well as the Advisory Board of the RAC Report newsletter. She was the long-time Contributing Editor for Briefings on Outpatient Rehab: Reimbursement and Regulations, and authored the Q & A column.

Teaching Methods

Teaching methods for this course include: Course content delivered in a text format with audio in a Flash format. A Final exam is required with multiple attempts allowed to obtain a minimum passing score of 80% to be eligible to print the certificate of completion.

Price:$10.00
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Medicare Billing Risks How to Avoid Medicare Billing Risks in Outpatient Therapy-
#5004 Medicare Billing Risks How to Avoid Medicare Billing Risks in Outpatient Therapy

DESCRIPTION

Medicare Billing Risks is a compliance education mini-module that identifies areas in which therapy practices can identify risk. Risk assessment is an essential part of a compliance plan, and Medicare billing is a high risk area.

This mini-module is designed for PTs, OTs, and SLPs that provide outpatient therapy that is billed to Medicare Part B. Medicare Billing Risks is part of the compliance education series including annual compliance education on fraud & abuse, and a series of short mini-modules on high risk areas.

Availability: 120 days from registration, unless other agreement applies

OBJECTIVES

Upon completion of this course, the Learner will be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of specific areas of rehab compliance risk.
  • Understand compliance risks associated with billing federal healthcare programs.
  • Learn how to identify and mitigate billing risks in outpatient therapy.

ACCREDITATIONS

Upon successfully completing this course, therapist will receive a certificate of attendance for .25 content hour.

Author and Instructor

Nancy Beckley is President of Nancy Beckley & Associates LLC providing consulting services to the rehab professional. Nancy is certified in Healthcare Compliance by the Healthcare Compliance Certification Board. Currently Nancy serves on the Board of Directors of the National Association of Rehabiliatation Agencies & Providers (NARA). She recently completed several years of service on the Part A and Part B Provider Outreach Education and Advisory Panel for First Coast Services Options (Florida Medicare). She also served on CMS’s Professional Expert Technical Panel for Comprehensive Outpatient Rehabilitation Facilities (CORF). She organized and conducted the rehab industry’s first compliance seminar twelve years ago following the OIG publication of the first compliance guidance (for hospitals).

She is the author of a current book on rehab managed care contracting: Managed Care for Rehab Providers Made Easy: Mastering Contracts and Obtaining Fair Reimbursement.

Her articles have appeared in a number of national publications and she serves on a number of editorial boards including Rehab Management Magazine. Several articles on rehab compliance have been published in Compliance Today. Nancy also services on the Editorial Board of Rehab Management, as well as the Advisory Board of the RAC Report newsletter. She was the long-time Contributing Editor for Briefings on Outpatient Rehab: Reimbursement and Regulations, and authored the Q & A column.

Teaching MethodS

Teaching methods for this course include: Course content delivered in a text format with audio in a Flash format. A Final exam is required with multiple attempts allowed to obtain a minimum passing score of 80% to be eligible to print the certificate of completion.

Price:$10.00
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