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Webinars / Teleconferences
Event Name Date Start Time End Time Details
Documentation Req - Refill and Delivery 10/24/2017 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.
Medicare 102 Webinar 10/25/2017 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!
Reopenings and Redeterminations Webinar 10/27/2017 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.
Manual Wheelchair Bases Webinar 11/1/2017 02:30 PM EST 04:00 PM EST This webinar will detail the coverage criteria and documentation requirements for the various manual wheelchair bases.
Medicare 101 Webinar 11/1/2017 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.
Wheelchair Options and Accessories Webinar 11/2/2017 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 11/3/2017 10:30 AM EST 12:00 PM EST This webinar will review the coverage criteria and documentation requirements for wheelchair seating.
Documentation Req - Principles Webinar 11/7/2017 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.
Glucose Monitors and Testing Supplies Webinar 11/8/2017 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.
New Medicare Card Project Webinar 11/9/2017 10:30 AM EST 12:00 PM EST This webinar will provide information on what DMEPOS providers and suppliers need to know about the new Medicare Beneficiary Identifier MBI that will replace the SSN-based Health Insurance Claim Number HICN on the new Medicare cards for Medicare transactions like billing, eligibility status, and claim status. The latest information on timelines, transition period, and resources will be provided.
Medicare 102 Webinar 11/10/2017 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 - Orders and CMNs Webinar 11/21/2017 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.
Documentation Req - Refill and Delivery Webinar 11/28/2017 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.
Auditing Entities 11/29/2017 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.
State/Regional Association Meeting
Event Name Date Start Time End Time Location Details
ADMEA Fall Meeting 11/2/2017 01:00 PM CST 02:00 PM CST Embassy Suites, Birmingham/Hoover, Alabama Michael Hanna, Provider Relations Senior Analyst, will represent CGS at the 2017 Fall Meeting of the Alabama Durable Medical Equipment Association. He will review recent changes in the Medicare program as well as Target, Probe and Educate for Jurisdiction C suppliers. Please visit www.admea.org for registration information and the full meeting schedule.
ADMEA Fall Meeting 11/2/2017 01:00 PM CST 02:00 PM CST Embassy Suites, Birmingham/Hoover, AL Michael Hanna, Provider Relations Senior Analyst, will represent CGS at the Alabama Durable Medical Equipment Association 2017 Fall Meeting on November 2. Michael will review recent changes in the Medicare Program as well as the Targeted Probe and Educate initiate. Visit www.admea.org for the full meeting agenda and registration information.
SCMESA Fall Insurance Workshop 11/9/2017 10:00 AM EST 11:00 AM EST Wingate Hotel, Lexington, SC Lisa Addison, Provider Outreach and Education Senior Analyst will represent CGS at the South Carolina Medical Equipment Services Association Fall Insurance Workshop. Lisa will review recent changes in the Medicare program from a CGS and CMS perspective. Go to www.scmesa.com or scmesadme@gmail.com for additional information.
Tradeshow
Event Name Date Start Time End Time Location Details
Medtrade 10/24/2017 10:00 AM EST 05:00 PM EST GWCC, Atlanta, GA The Medicare contractors will attend Medtrade at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia. Our booth is 1350, so stop by if you have questions. Medtrade educational sessions begin on Monday, October 23 and conclude on Wednesday, October 25. Go to www.medtrade.com for the full schedule and exhibit hall hours.
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