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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
Upon completion of this course, the Learner will be able to:
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 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.
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.
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.
3 Contact Hours
Cognition affects every aspect of daily living. Because so many older patients have cognitive impairment, proficiency in cognitive assessment is critically important to effective diagnosis, treatment, education, and support. Clinical success and treatment outcome depend upon a clear assessment of cognitive functioning. The BCAT Test System gives you the tools necessary to rapidly assess memory, executive functions, and other aspects of cognition in order to improve treatment and improve function. The primary goal of this program is to equip you with the knowledge and skills necessary to be proficient in administering, scoring, and interpreting the BCAT Test System.
Those who complete this course become Certified BCAT Test System Administrators.
Availability: 365 days from registration, unless other agreement applies
NO DYNAMIC LEARNING OR CLIENT MEMBERSHIP DISCOUNTS CAN BE USED TOWARDS THIS TRAINING PROGRAM PURCHASE
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to :
Dynamic Group is an approved provider of continuing education courses by the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA). This program is offered for .3 CEU, Intermediate Level, Performance Skills; Occupational Therapy Process: Intervention, Outcome. The assignment of AOTA CEU’s does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.
This course is AOTA approved for .3 CEU.
NBCOT 3.75 PDU (course includes assessment component)
This course is also approved by:
Dr. William E. Mansbach, PHD
Dr. Mansbach is the founder and CEO of Mansbach Health Tools LLC, which supports the BCAT.
For many years he was the Chief Operating Officer of MedOptions, a multi-state behavioral healthcare company specializing in geriatric mental health. Prior to MedOptions, he was co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Comprehensive Geriatric Services, a Maryland-based company providing mental health services to residents in long-term care settings.
Dr. Mansbach has a national reputation as a clinician and consultant in the aging field. He has been a pioneer in the development of Memory Clinics, and is the creator of the BCAT® system, a series of cognitive screening tests. He has published and presented numerous articles and workshops on geriatric mental health and cognitive assessment, and is active in creating healthcare policy. Dr. Mansbach sits on the Maryland Governor’s Alzheimer’s Disease Council.
William E. Mansbach, PHD, Contracted Instructor/Author Dynamic Group (Dynamic Learning Online, Inc.)
Financial - Author for The BCAT, receives royalty payments.
Non-financial - No relevant non-financial relationship exists.
Audience / Teaching Methods
This course is intended for intermediate learners, who practice in the areas of Speech-Language-Hearing, Occupational Therapy, Social Work and Case Management.
Content is evidence-based, delivered in text format with audio, graphics, web links, and activities that support the learner objectives. A Final Exam is required with multiple attempts allowed to obtain a minimum passing grade of 80%. Learner must also participate a minimum of 80% of the 3 CE awarded hours in the course material to be eligible to print the certificate of completion.