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Webinars / Teleconferences
Event Name Date Start Time End Time Details
Documentation Req - Principles Webinar 4/25/2017 10:30 AM EST 12:00 PM EST The agenda includes an overview of the principles of documentation, amendments and corrections to medical records, signature requirements and Comprehensive Error Rate Testing CERT. This is part 1 of 3 in the series.
Documentation Req - Orders and CMNs Webinar 4/26/2017 10:30 AM EST 12:00 PM EST This webinar reviews the elements for a valid detailed written order versus a five element order and a dispensing order. Time will be spent discussing CMN and DIF forms. This is part 2 of 3 in the series.
Documentation Req - Refill and Delivery Webinar 4/27/2017 10:30 AM EST 12:00 PM EST This webinar will detail documentation requirements for continued use and continued need, refills on recurring items, proof of delivery and ABNs. This is part 3 of 3 in the series.
Knee Orthoses Webinar 4/28/2017 10:30 AM EST 12:00 PM EST This webinar will review the coverage criteria and documentation requirements for knee orthoses.
Documentation Requirements - Principles Webinar 5/2/2017 10:30 AM EST 12:00 PM EST The agenda includes an overview of the principles of documentation, amendments and corrections to medical records, signature requirements and Comprehensive Error Rate Testing CERT. This is part 1 of 3 in the series.
Lower Limb Prostheses Webinar 5/4/2017 10:30 AM EST 12:00 PM EST This webinar will focus on the coverage criteria, including K levels, as well as the documentation requirements for lower limb prostheses.
External Infusion Webinar 5/5/2017 10:30 AM EST 12:00 PM EST Join us for an in-depth review of external infusion pumps, along with the infusion drugs and supplies that are covered under this LCD and Policy Article.
Doc Requirements - Orders and CMNs Webinar 5/9/2017 10:30 AM EST 12:00 PM EST This webinar reviews the elements for a valid detailed written order versus a five element order and a dispensing order. Time will be spent discussing CMN and DIF forms. This is part 2 of 3 in the series.
Medicare 101 Webinar 5/9/2017 02:30 PM EST 04:00 PM EST Medicare 101 is our Introduction to Medicare and a great training tool for new staff! We will provide an overview of billing DME claims to the Medicare program.
Medicare 102 Webinar 5/10/2017 02:30 PM EST 04:00 PM EST The Medicare 102 webinar will help suppliers with handling situations after claims have been submitted. Learn how to handle unprocessable claims, denied or rejected claims, what to look for on the Remittance Advice and more!
Manual Wheelchair Bases Webinar 5/11/2017 10:30 AM EST 12:00 PM EST This webinar will detail the coverage criteria and documentation requirements for the various manual wheelchair bases.
Surgical Dresssings Webinar 5/12/2017 10:30 AM EST 12:00 PM EST This webinar will review the coverage criteria and documentation requirements for surgical dressings.
Doc Requirements - Refill and Delivery Webinar 5/16/2017 10:30 AM EST 12:00 PM EST This webinar will detail documentation requirements for continued use and continued need, refills on recurring items, proof of delivery and ABNs. This is part 3 of 3 in the series.
Hospital Beds Webinar 5/17/2017 10:30 AM EST 12:00 PM EST This webinar will review the coverage criteria and documentation requirements for hospital beds and related accessories.
Reopenings and Redeterminations Webinar 5/18/2017 10:30 AM EST 12:00 PM EST This webinar will guide the attendee through the process of handling claim denials from both a Reopenings and a Redeterminations perspective.
Respiratory Assist Devices Webinar 5/19/2017 10:30 AM EST 12:00 PM EST This webinar will detail the coverage criteria and documentation requirements for RADs.
Oxygen Webinar 5/23/2017 10:30 AM EST 12:00 PM EST This webinar will review the coverage criteria and documentation requirements for oxygen and oxygen equipment.
Participation and Assignment Webinar 5/24/2017 10:30 AM EST 12:00 PM EST This webinar focuses on the nuances of being a participating or nonparticipating supplier as well as billing claims assigned versus nonassigned. There will be time for questions from the webinar attendees after the presentation.
Oxygen LiveLine Plus Webinar 5/25/2017 10:30 AM EST 12:00 PM EST This is our Oxygen Q and A webinar where we will discuss available resources and review the primary reasons for claim denials from pre- and post-pay audits.
Enteral Nutrition Webinar 5/30/2017 10:30 AM EST 12:00 PM EST This webinar will review the coverage criteria and documentation requirements for enteral nutrition.
Prior Authorization Process Webinar 5/31/2017 10:30 AM EST 12:00 PM EST This webinar will outline the new Condition of Payment Prior Authorization process and the Prior Authorization Demonstration Project. Current HCPCS codes that are applicable for PAR submissions will be discussed.
Hospital Beds Webinar 6/1/2017 10:30 AM EST 12:00 PM EST This webinar will review the coverage criteria and documentation requirements for hospital beds and related accessories.
Support Surfaces Webinar 6/2/2017 10:30 AM EST 12:00 PM EST This webinar will define the various stages of pressure ulcers, as well as look at the coverage criteria and documentation requirements for support surfaces found in the three LCDs.
PAP Webinar 6/6/2017 10:30 AM EST 12:00 PM EST This webinar will provide an overview of the coverage criteria and outline the documentation requirements for positive airway pressure devices and related accessories.
Medicare 101 Webinar 6/7/2017 02:30 PM EST 04:00 PM EST Medicare 101 is our Introduction to Medicare and a great training tool for new staff! We will provide an overview of billing DME claims to the Medicare program.
Glucose Monitors Webinar 6/8/2017 10:30 AM EST 12:00 PM EST This webinar will review the coverage criteria and documentation requirements for glucose monitors and diabetic testing supplies.
Documentation Req - Principles Webinar 6/9/2017 10:30 AM EST 12:00 PM EST The agenda includes an overview of the principles of documentation, amendments and corrections to medical records, signature requirements and Comprehensive Error Rate Testing CERT. This is part 1 of 3 in the series.
Power Mobility Devices Webinar 6/13/2017 10:30 AM EST 12:00 PM EST This webinar will review the coverage criteria and documentation requirements for power mobility devices.
Wheelchair Options Webinar 6/14/2017 10:30 AM EST 12:00 PM EST This webinar will review the coverage criteria and documentation requirements for wheelchair options and accessories.
Wheelchair Seating Webinar 6/15/2017 10:30 AM EST 12:00 PM EST This webinar will review the coverage criteria and documentation requirements for wheelchair seating.
Documentation Req - Orders and CMNs Webinar 6/16/2017 10:30 AM EST 12:00 PM EST This webinar reviews the elements for a valid detailed written order versus a five element order and a dispensing order. Time will be spent discussing CMN or DIF forms. This is part 2 of 3 in the series.
Medicare 102 Webinar 6/22/2017 02:30 PM EST 04:00 PM EST The Medicare 102 webinar will help suppliers with handling situations after claims have been submitted. Learn how to handle unprocessable claims, denied or rejected claims, what to look for on the Remittance Advice and more!
Documentation Req - Refill and Delivery Webinar 6/23/2017 10:30 AM EST 12:00 PM EST This webinar will detail documentation requirements for continued use and continued need, refills on recurring items, proof of delivery and ABNs. This is part 3 of 3 in the series.
Auditing Entities Webinar 6/27/2017 10:30 AM EST 12:00 PM EST This webinar outlines the purpose behind each auditing entity, whether they audit pre- or post-pay claims, and tips on audit responses.
External Breast Prostheses Webinar 6/28/2017 10:30 AM EST 12:00 PM EST This webinar will review the coverage criteria and documentation requirements for external breast prostheses.
Oral Anticancer Drugs Webinar 6/30/2017 10:30 AM EST 12:00 PM EST This webinar will review the coverage criteria and documentation requirements for oral anticancer drugs.
State/Regional Association Meeting
Event Name Date Start Time End Time Location Details
FAHCS Spring Conference 5/3/2017 04:30 PM  05:30 PM  Holiday Inn Westshore: 700 N Westshore Blvd, Tampa, FL 33609 Liz Daniels, Provider Relations Senior Analyst, will represent CGS at the Florida Alliance of Home Case Services Spring Conference. Liz will review recent changes in the Medicare program, including changes implemented due to the CURES Act. For registration and meeting details access the FAHCS Website at: https://www.fahcs.us/
Sleep Dallas 5/19/2017 01:00 PM  03:00 PM  Gaylord Texan Resort Conference Center, Grapevine, TX Angie Cooper, Provider Relations Senior Analyst, will represent CGS at Sleep Dallas on May 19 at the Gaylord Texan. Angie will participate in a session that addresses Medicare coverage of oral appliances for OSA. Intended for dentists and their teams who treat sleep apnea, this is the 7th Annual Event. Please send a request for details to: jwingsze@sleepdallas.com.
Tradeshow
Event Name Date Start Time End Time Location Details
NHIA Annual Conference and Exposition 5/24/2017 01:30 PM  03:00 PM  Orlando Hilton, 6000 Destination Parkway, Orlando, FL Judie Roan and Michael Hanna will represent CGS at the National Home Infusion Association annual meeting May 22-25, 2017. They will participate in a session reviewing recent changes in the Medicare program and CERT error trends on May 24, 2017, at 1:30 PM Eastern. If you are plan on attending NHIA this year, come by Booth 719 with any Medicare-related questions, as all MACs will be represented during exhibit hall hours. Visit http://www.nhia.org/ac17/ for additional information and registration details.
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