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DME MAC POE Calendar of Events

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Ask-the-Contractor Teleconferences (ACT)
Event Date Start Time End Time Details
Lower Limb Prostheses Prior Authorization ACT Call 4/16/2020 02:00 PM EST 03:30 PM EST This Ask the Contractor Teleconference will focus on the upcoming Condition of Payment Prior Authorization for Lower Limb Prostheses - there are six HCPCS codes involved. The POE moderators will review the prior authorization process and provide dates and timeframes before opening the phone lines for O and P supplier questions.
Webinars / Teleconferences
Event Name Date Start Time End Time Details
Documentation Req - Principles Webinar 4/2/2020 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.
Auditing Entities Webinar 4/7/2020 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 provides tips for audit responses.
Medicare 101 Webinar 4/8/2020 10:30  EST 12:00  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.
Documentation Req - Orders and CMNs Webinar 4/9/2020 10:30  EST 12:00 PM EST This webinar reviews the elements for the standard written order for DMEPOS items. Time will be spent discussing CMN and DIF forms. This is part 2 of 3 in the series.
Immunosuppressive Drugs Webinar 4/14/2020 10:30 AM EST 12:00 PM EST This webinar will detail the coverage criteria and documentation requirements for immunosuppressive medication after an organ transplant.
Medicare 102 Webinar 4/15/2020 10:30 AM EST 12:00 PM EST The Medicare 102 webinar will help suppliers with handling situations after claims have been submitted. Learn how to handle denied or rejected claims, what to look for on the Remittance Advice, filing a Redetermination case and more!
Documentation Req - Refill and Delivery Webinar 4/16/2020 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.
Lower Limb Prostheses Webinar 4/21/2020 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. The prior authorization process will also be discussed.
Power Mobility Devices 4/23/2020 10:30 AM EST 12:00 PM EST This webinar will detail the coverage criteria and documentation requirements for power mobility devices. The condition of payment prior authorization process will be reviewed during the webinar.
Ostomy Supplies Webinar 4/24/2020 10:30 AM EST 12:00 PM EST This webinar will review the coverage criteria and documentation requirements for ostomy supplies.
Advanced Modifier Engine Webinar 4/29/2020 10:30 AM EST 12:00 PM EST The Advanced Modifier Engine is the best thing to happen to modifiers! This brand new tool is going to change the way you look at modifiers and claims forever.
Advanced Modifier Engine Webinar 5/4/2020 02:30 PM EST 04:00 PM EST The Advanced Modifier Engine is the best thing to happen to modifiers! This brand new tool is going to change the way you look at modifiers and claims forever.
Spinal Orthoses Webinar 5/5/2020 10:30 AM EST 12:00 PM EST This webinar will review the coverage criteria and documentation requirements for spinal orthoses.
Nebulizers Webinar 5/6/2020 10:30 AM EST 12:00 PM EST This webinar will review the coverage criteria and documentation requirements for nebulizers and inhalation medication.
External Infusion Pumps Webinar 5/7/2020 10:30 AM EST 12:00 PM EST Join us for an in-depth review of external infusion pumps, as well as related infusion medications and supplies that are covered under this LCD and Policy Article.
Documentation Req - Principles Webinar 5/8/2020 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.
Medicare 101 Webinar 5/11/2020 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.
Ankle-Foot/Knee-Ankle-Foot Orthoses Webinar 5/12/2020 10:30 AM EST 12:00 PM EST This webinar will review the coverage criteria and documentation requirements for ankle-foot and knee-ankle-foot orthoses.
Glucose Monitors Webinar 5/13/2020 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.
Continuous Glucose Monitors Webinar 5/14/2020 10:30 AM EST 12:00 PM EST This webinar will detail the coverage criteria for CGMs, outline the billing requirements for the supply allowance, and review some FAQs.
Documentation Req - Orders and CMNs Webinar 5/15/2020 10:30 AM EST 12:00 PM EST This webinar reviews the elements for the standard written order for DMEPOS items. Time will be spent discussing CMN and DIF forms. This is part 2 of 3 in the series.
Medicare 102 Webinar 5/18/2020 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 denied or rejected claims, what to look for on the Remittance Advice, filing a Redetermination case and more!
Reopenings and Redeterminations Webinar 5/19/2020 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.
Documentation Req - Refill and Delivery Webinar 5/22/2020 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.
Lower Limb Prostheses Prior Authorization Webinar 5/26/2020 10:30 AM EST 12:00 PM EST This webinar will review the HCPCS for the Condition of Payment Prior Authorization program, the prior authorization process and resources available on the CGS websites.
Ventilators Webinar 5/28/2020 10:30 AM EST 12:00 PM EST This webinar will review the NCD coverage criteria and documentation requirements for ventilators.
Oxygen Webinar 6/3/2020 10:30 AM EST 12:00 PM EST This webinar will review the coverage criteria and documentation requirements for oxygen and oxygen equipment.
Surgical Dressings Webinar 6/4/2020 10:30 AM EST 12:00 PM EST This webinar will review the coverage criteria and documentation requirements for surgical dressings.
Oxygen LiveLine Plus Webinar 6/5/2020 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.
Documentation Req - Principles Webinar 6/9/2020 10:30 AM EST 12:00  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.
PAP Webinar 6/10/2020 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.
Knee Orthoses Webinar 6/11/2020 10:30 AM EST 12:00 PM EST This webinar will review the coverage criteria and documentation requirements for knee orthoses.
PAP LiveLine Plus Webinar 6/12/2020 10:30 AM EST 12:00 PM EST This is our PAP Q and A webinar where we will discuss available resources and review the primary reasons for claim denials from pre- and post-pay audits. Bring your PAP questions to the webinar.
Medicare 101 Webinar 6/15/2020 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.
Documentation Req - Orders and CMNs Webinar 6/16/2020 10:30 AM EST 12:00 PM EST This webinar reviews the elements for the standard written order for DMEPOS items. Time will be spent discussing CMN and DIF forms. This is part 2 of 3 in the series.
Advanced Modifier Engine Webinar 6/18/2020 10:30 AM EST 12:00 PM EST The Advanced Modifier Engine is the best thing to happen to modifiers! This brand new tool is going to change the way you look at modifiers and claims forever.
Medicare 102 Webinar 6/22/2020 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 denied or rejected claims, what to look for on the Remittance Advice, filing a Redetermination case and more!
Documentation Req - Refill and Delivery Webinar 6/23/2020 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.
Urological Supplies Webinar 6/24/2020 10:30 AM EST 12:00 PM EST This webinar will review the coverage criteria and documentation requirements for urological supplies.
Lower Limb Prostheses Prior Authorization Webinar 6/25/2020 10:30 AM EST 12:00 PM EST This webinar will review the HCPCS for the Condition of Payment Prior Authorization program, the prior authorization process and resources available on the CGS websites.
Diaabetic Shoes Webinar 10/28/2020 10:30 AM EST 12:00  EST This webinar will take an in-depth look at the coverage criteria and documentation requirements for Therapeutic Shoes for Persons with Diabetes as well as the roles of the Certifying Physician versus the Prescribing Physician.
Tradeshow
Event Name Date Start Time End Time Location Details
2020 NHIA Annual Conference 4/7/2020 03:15 PM  04:45 PM  Gaylord Rockies Convention Center, 6700 North Gaylord Rockies Boulevard, Aurora, CO 80019 Update on NHIAs 2020 Annual Conference NHIA has been closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation in the U.S. and has made the decision to cancel the 2020 Annual Conference in Denver, Colorado, scheduled for April 5-9, 2020. The decision was made out of concern for the safety of attendees and in response to public health advisories to limit travel and large gatherings where increased exposure to the virus is likely to occur. We want to thank everyone that has been working tirelessly to ensure a fantastic conference. NHIA will continue to monitor the virus and assess options for providing virtual content or holding the conference later in 2020. Please visit https://www.eventscribe.com/2020/NHIA/ for the announcement.
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