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Webinars / Teleconferences
Event Name Date Start Time End Time Details
Ankle-Foot and Knee-Ankle-Foot Orthoses Webinar 7/25/2017 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.
Nebulizers Webinar 7/26/2017 10:30 AM EST 12:00 PM EST This webinar will review the coverage criteria and documentation requirements for nebulizers and inhalation medication.
Oxygen Webinar 7/28/2017 10:30 AM EST 12:00 PM EST This webinar will review the coverage criteria and documentation requirements for oxygen and oxygen equipment.
PAP Webinar 8/1/2017 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.
PAP LiveLine Plus Webinar 8/3/2017 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 8/4/2017 10:30 AM EST 12:00 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.
Oxygen Webinar 8/8/2017 10:30 AM EST 12:00 PM EST This webinar will review the coverage criteria and documentation requirements for oxygen and oxygen equipment.
Documentation Req - Principles Webinar 8/9/2017 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.
Oxygen LiveLine Plus Webinar 8/10/2017 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.
Reopenings and Redeterminations Webinar 8/11/2017 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.
Diabetic Shoes - an A/B and DME Webinar 8/16/2017 12:30 PM EST 02:00 PM EST This webinar will define and detail Medicares coverage criteria and documentation requirements for diabetic shoes. The webinar is designed for Medicare Part A and Part B providers as well as DME suppliers. There will be time for questions at the conclusion of the presentation portion of the webinar.
Medicare 102 Webinar 8/18/2017 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!
Lower Limb Prostheses Webinar 8/22/2017 10:30 AM  12:00 PM  This webinar will focus on the coverage criteria, including K levels, as well as the documentation requirements for lower limb prostheses.
Knee Orthoses Webinar 8/23/2017 10:30 AM EST 12:00 PM EST This webinar will review the coverage criteria and documentation requirements for knee orthoses.
Spinal Orthoses Webinar 8/24/2017 10:30 AM EST 12:00 PM EST This webinar will review the coverage criteria and documentation requirements for spinal orthoses.
Documentation Req - Refill and Delivery Webinar 8/30/2017 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.
Ankle-Foot/Knee-Ankle-Foot Orthotics Webinar 9/1/2017 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 orthotics.
Oral Anticancer Drugs Webinar 9/6/2017 02:30 PM EST 04:00 PM EST This webinar will review the coverage criteria and documentation requirements for oral anticancer drugs.
Immunusuppressive Drugs Webinar 9/7/2017 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.
Nebulizers Webinar 9/8/2017 10:30 AM EST 12:00 PM EST This webinar will review the coverage criteria and documentation requirements for nebulizers and inhalation medication.
Medicare 101 Webinar 9/12/2017 10:30 AM EST 12:00 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 9/13/2017 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 - Principles Webinar 9/14/2017 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.
Surgical Dressings Webinar 9/15/2017 10:30 AM EST 12:00 PM EST This webinar will review the coverage criteria and documentation requirements for surgical dressings.
Glucose Monitors Webinar 9/19/2017 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 - Orders and CMNs Webinar 9/21/2017 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.
MM9968 CURES Act LiveLine Plus Webinar 9/22/2017 02:30 PM  04:00 PM  This webinar will begin with an overview, time frame, and s on the mass adjustments per MLN Matters Article MM6698. The bulk of the time will be left for supplier questions about the process.
Urological Supplies Webinar 9/22/2017 10:30 AM EST 12:00 PM EST This webinar will review the coverage criteria and documentation requirements for urological supplies.
Power Mobility Devices Webinar 9/26/2017 10:30 AM EST 12:00 PM EST This webinar will review the coverage criteria and documentation requirements for power mobility devices.
Wheelchair Options and Accessories Webinar 9/27/2017 10:30 AM EST 12:00 PM EST This webinar will review the coverage criteria and documentation requirements for wheelchair options and accessories.
Documentation Req - Refill and Delivery Webinar 9/28/2017 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.
Wheelchair Seating Webinar 9/29/2017 10:30 AM  12:00 PM  This webinar will review the coverage criteria and documentation requirements for wheelchair seating.
State/Regional Association Meeting
Event Name Date Start Time End Time Location Details
ADMEA Summer Meeting 8/9/2017 01:30 PM CST 02:30 PM CST Embassy Suites, Hoover, Alabama Michael Hanna, Provider Relations Senior Analyst, will represent CGS Administrators at the Alabama Durable Medical Equipment Association 2017 Summer Meeting. Michael will present a session on recent changes in the Medicare program on August 9. He will also present a Standard Documentation Requirements session on August 10. Please visit www.admea.org for registration and the full meeting schedule.
Tradeshow
Event Name Date Start Time End Time Location Details
AOPA 9/7/2017 02:30 PM MST 03:30 PM MST Mandalay Bay Convention Center, Las Vegas, NV The DME CERT Outreach and Education Task Force will present a session at the American Orthotic and Prosthetic Association 2017 O and P World Congress. This annual meeting for AOPA will be at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV, from September 6 9, 2017. The DME CERT Task Force session is scheduled for Thursday, September 7, 2016, from 1:30 2:30 PM Pacific in Room B7. The DME CERT Task Force session will review prevalent errors the CERT contractor found while reviewing orthotics and prosthetics Medicare claims. There will be time for questions at the conclusion of the presentation portion of the session.
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