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Medicare Minute MD℠

Series Intro

Medicare Minute MD℠ The myCGS Web Portal

Length: 7:54

Course Summary: In this special edition of Medicare Minute MD, Dr. Robert Hoover, the Jurisdiction C Medical Director, highlights some of the benefits of using the myCGS web portal.

Date Recorded: 05.08.20

Series Intro

Medicare Minute MD℠ Telehealth

Length: 13:45

Course Summary: In this special edition of Medicare Minute MD, Dr. Robert Hoover, the Jurisdiction C Medical Director, discusses Medicare's Telehealth Benefit and provides insight into various arrangements for telemedicine that all treating practitioners need to consider before engaging in these types of practices. This video was produced by CGS Administrators, LLC, the Jurisdictions B and C DME MAC, in collaboration with Noridian Healthcare Solutions, the Jurisdiction A and Jurisdiction D DME MAC.

Date Recorded: 08.17.18

Series Intro

Medicare Minute MD℠ Medicare and Surgical Dressings

Length: 6:42

Course Summary: In this program, Dr. Robert Hoover, CGS Chief Medical Officer, will examine the surgical dressings policy.

Date Recorded: 01.1.17

Series Intro

Medicare Minute MD℠ Medicare and Oral Anti-Cancer Drugs

Length: 5:12

Course Summary: In this program, Dr. Robert Hoover, CGS Chief Medical Officer, will examine the oral anti-cancer drug policy.

Date Recorded: 01.1.17

Series Intro

Medicare Minute MD℠ Oxygen Policy Pearls

Length: 13:44

Course Summary: In this Medicare Minute MD℠ program, Dr. Robert Hoover, Medical Director for CGS Administrators, Jurisdiction C DME MAC explains the NOTT study, testing and Medicare's Oxygen Policy.

Date Recorded: 04.01.15

Series Intro

Medicare Minute MD℠ Introduction to Series

Length: 7:34

Course Summary: In this introductory Medicare Minute MD℠ program, Dr. Robert Hoover, CGS Chief Medical Officer, discusses basic concepts underlying medical policies with emphasis on physicians and other health care providers who prescribe durable medical equipment items and services. Information includes reasonable and necessary medical determinations versus benefit category decisions.

Date Recorded: 03.06.15

Medicare and Benefits

Medicare Minute MD℠ Medicare and Benefit Categories

Length: 15:06

Course Summary: In this program, Dr. Robert Hoover, CGS Chief Medical Officer, continues his education on medical policies and explains the benefit categories included in Local Coverage Determinations and related Policy Articles. Medicare Minute MD℠ is produced for the benefit of physicians and other health care providers who prescribe durable medical equipment items and services.

Date Recorded: 03.06.15

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Medicare Minute℠ – The New Provider 360 Program

Length: 6:56

Course Summary: CGS Administrators is serving up a new Provider 360 program, open to providers and suppliers in DME MAC Jurisdictions B and C and A/B MAC Jurisdiction 15.

Date Recorded: 05.14.21

CGM

Medicare Minute℠ – Standard Written Orders – Final Rule 1713

Length: 11:33

Course Summary: In this program, Dr. Robert Hoover, CGS Chief Medical Officer, discusses Standard Written Orders requirements from the CMS Final Rule 1713

Date Recorded: 12.27.19

Provider Road Trip

Medicare Minute℠ CGS Road Trip Immunosuppressive Drugs Episode 5

Length: 6:50

Course Summary: CMS listened to transplant coordinators and pharmacies around the country and determined that while allowing early delivery to the beneficiary's home was helpful, it didn't fully address the critical issue of an uninterrupted drug supply post-transplant. As a result, CMS decided to relax their rules further.

Date Recorded: 02.07.19

Provider Road Trip

Medicare Minute℠ CGS Road Trip Oxygen Questions Episode 4

Length: 7:26

Course Summary: Dr. Hoover and the team at CGS have been on the road again! Watch the latest segment in his Medicare Minute Road Trip video series where he provides answers to questions he's received about the Oxygen Local Coverage Determination (LCD).

Date Recorded: 12.03.18

Provider Road Trip

Medicare Minute℠ CGS Road Trip Checklists Episode 3

Length: 6:21

Course Summary: In this edition of Medicare Minute Road Trip, Dr. Robert Hoover, Jurisdiction C Medical Director, gives some valuable tips on developing and using checklists. Come along with him as he provides more "lessons learned" on the CGS Provider 360 visits to suppliers in Jurisdiction C.

Date Recorded: 10.04.18

CGM

Medicare Minute℠ – Performance Improvement Plans

Length: 6:07

Course Summary: In this program, Dr. Robert Hoover, CGS Chief Medical Officer, discusses performance improvement plans or PIPs, included as part of CGS' Targeted Probe and Educate (TPE) process.

Date Recorded: 08.31.18

Provider Road Trip

Medicare Minute℠ CGS Road Trip Immunosuppressive Drugs Episode 2

Length: 10:10

Course Summary: In this program, Dr. Robert Hoover, CGS Chief Medical Officer, finds the national CERT error rate for immunosuppressive drugs, as a policy group, was almost 28% in the November 2017 report. The CERT error rate in Jurisdiction C  was 34%.

Date Recorded: 05.16.18

TPE

Medicare Minute℠ Target Probe and Educate

Length: 4:24

Course Summary: In this program, Dr. Robert Hoover, CGS Chief Medical Officer, will explain Target Probe and Educate. 

Date Recorded: 08.25.17

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Medicare Minute℠ CERT

Length: 3:31

Course Summary: Dr. Robert Hoover, Medical Director for CGS Administrators, Jurisdiction C DME MAC discusses common errors across multiple policy groups and provides detailed information on how to avoid the errors.

Date Recorded: 08.02.13

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Medicare Minute℠ Check your…fax

Length: 3:36

Course Summary: Dr. Robert Hoover, Medical Director for CGS Administrators, Jurisdiction C DME MAC reminds you of the importance of using the correct fax number when requesting an appeal.

Date Recorded: 10.14.13

LCDs

Medicare Minute℠ LCDs and Policy Articles: What's the Difference?

Length: 3:14

Course Summary: Dr. Robert Hoover, Medical Director for CGS Administrators, Jurisdiction C DME MAC explains how the Benefit Improvement and Protection Act (BIPA) of 2000 impacted today's LCDs and Policy Articles. Learn the relationship between LCDs and PAs and why they are important to you when filing Medicare claims.

Date Recorded: 08.28.13

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Medicare Minute℠ Nebulizer Drug Calculators

Length: 2:14

Course Summary: Dr. Robert Hoover, Medical Director for CGS Administrators, Jurisdiction C DME MAC explains how CGS online calculators improve your ability to accurately calculate units of measure for Nebulizer drugs.

Date Recorded: 08.28.13

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Medicare Minute℠ Oxygen Testing and the Chronic Stable State

Length: 4:17

Course Summary: Dr. Robert Hoover, Medical Director for CGS Administrators, Jurisdiction C DME MAC explains how the Nocturnal Oxygen Therapy Trial influenced today's Medicare coverage for the Oxygen benefit.

Date Recorded: 07.01.13

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Medicare Minute℠ Salvage Claims

Length: 3:24

Course Summary: Dr. Robert Hoover, Medical Director for CGS Administrators, Jurisdiction C DME MAC talks about billing for custom fabricated items when the beneficiary cancels the order, their condition changes, or they pass away before delivery.

Date Recorded: 07.01.13


Website

NOTE: The website navigation tutorial applies to all CGS medicare contracts

Web Tutorial

CGS Website Tutorial

Length: 4:00

Course Summary: This video tutorial describes how to navigate the CGS website, find provider education materials, locate information, and understand different features.

Date Recorded: 03.01.21

Google Authenticator

Installing Google Authenticator for Instant MFA Codes

Length: 3:47

Course Summary: Google Authenticator provides instant multifactor authentication (MFA) codes for DME myCGS log ins. No more waiting on emails or text messages! This video walks you through each step of adding Google Authenticator to your cell phone or as a web browser extension.

Date Recorded: 08.18.21

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