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2024-04-25T13:00:00-04:00
This Let’s Chat session will focus on questions our Part A providers have regarding the topic of Medicare Secondary Payer (MSP). Let's Chat ... This Let’s Chat session will focus on questions our Part A providers have regarding the topic of Medicare Secondary Payer (MSP). Let's Chat sessions are informal opportunities for our providers to chat with our Provider Outreach and Education (POE) team about selected topics. During these sessions, you may ask us questions about the selected topic and our panel of relevant subject-matter experts will provide answers. We encourage you to bring and ask your questions, but you may attend and listen into the session even if you do not have questions to ask. Note: We cannot address beneficiary or claim-specific questions with protected health information (PHI). For these questions, please contact our Provider Contact Center (PCC). Since this is a Q&A session, there is no presentation material(s) to download.

Who Should Attend

All of our Part A provider types including HH+H , FQHC and RHCs who have questions regarding MSP.

Registration Information

Preregistration for this free webinar is mandatory. Space is limited. Once registration is completed, an email including instructions for accessing the event will be sent to the email address provided. You will need the link provided in the confirmation email in order to attend. Please do not share your link with others; it is unique to your registration.

Additional Information

  • There are no materials to download for this session
  • Number of CEUs and MUCs offered: 1
04/25/2024
1:00PM - 2:00PM EST
2024-05-01T10:30:00-04:00
During this webinar, providers and office staff members will learn about Medicare Part B overpayments and the appropriate steps to reporting an ... During this webinar, providers and office staff members will learn about Medicare Part B overpayments and the appropriate steps to reporting an overpayment. Subject-matter experts will be on hand to answer your questions following the presentation.

Who Should Attend

Providers and suppliers who submit claims to Medicare Part B. New providers and new staff members. Small and large provider groups are encouraged to attend this session as the topic and education format is appropriate for all provider types.

Registration Information

Preregistration for this free webinar session is mandatory. Once registration is completed, an email including instructions for accessing the event will be sent to the email address provided. You will need the link provided in the confirmation email in order to attend. Please do not share your link with others; it is unique to your registration.

Additional Information

  • Materials will be shared two days prior to the webinar
  • Number of CEUs and MUCs offered: 1
05/01/2024
10:30AM - 11:30AM EST
2024-04-23T10:00:00-04:00
During this webinar, we'll review what NGSConnex has to offer including registration, logging in, creating and managing accounts, a brief ... During this webinar, we'll review what NGSConnex has to offer including registration, logging in, creating and managing accounts, a brief discussion of transactions that can be completed and available resources. If you are new to NGSConnex or would like a refresher on what the NGSConnex portal offers, this webinar is for you.

Who Should Attend

All providers and staff members who bill Medicare claims to NGS are encouraged to attend.

Registration Information

Preregistration for this free webinar session is mandatory. Once registration is completed, an email including instructions for accessing the event will be sent to the email address provided. You will need the link provided in the confirmation email in order to attend. Please do not share your link with others; it is unique to your registration.

Additional Information

  • There are no materials for this webinar
  • Number of CEUs and MUCs offered: 1
04/23/2024
10:00AM - 11:00AM EST
2024-04-18T10:00:00-04:00
During this webinar, we’ll provide an overview of our website and guide you through the many resources NGSMedicare has available right at your ... During this webinar, we’ll provide an overview of our website and guide you through the many resources NGSMedicare has available right at your fingertips. We’ll address any questions you have following the overview; we hope you’ll join us.

Who Should Attend

All Part B providers to include staff members of an individual, group, or organization. Small and large provider practices are encouraged to attend this session as the topic and education format is appropriate for all Part B provider types.

Registration Information

Preregistration for this free webinar session is mandatory. Once registration is completed, an email including instructions for accessing the event will be sent to the email address provided. You will need the link provided in the confirmation email in order to attend. Please do not share your link with others; it is unique to your registration.

Additional Information

  • Number of CEUs and MUCs offered: 1
04/18/2024
10:00AM - 11:00AM EST
2024-04-18T09:00:00-04:00
Are you new to the Medicare Program? Attend our Introduction to Medicare Part I and II Webinars! Each session will be 1 hour with 15 minutes of ... Are you new to the Medicare Program? Attend our Introduction to Medicare Part I and II Webinars! Each session will be 1 hour with 15 minutes of Q&A. Part I will focus on: Jurisdictions, NGS Website/Medicare Education, Medicare Enrollment Process, Electronic Billing, Medicare Compliance, Medicare Part B, Deductibles/Coinsurance and Fee Schedules.

Who Should Attend

New providers, office, and billing staff who submit claims to National Government Services for Medicare beneficiaries.

Registration Information

Preregistration for this free webinar session is mandatory. Space is limited. Once registration is completed, an email including instructions for accessing the event will be sent to the email address provided. You will need the link provided in the confirmation email in order to attend. Please do not share your link with others; it is unique to your registration.

Additional Information

  • Number of CEUs and MUCs offered: 1.5
04/18/2024
9:00AM - 10:15AM EST
2024-04-18T11:00:00-04:00
Are you new to the Medicare Program? Attend our Introduction to Medicare Part I and II Webinars! Each session will be 1 hour with 15 minutes of ... Are you new to the Medicare Program? Attend our Introduction to Medicare Part I and II Webinars! Each session will be 1 hour with 15 minutes of Q&A. Part II will focus on: Local Coverage Determinations, Claim Filing Guidelines, Preventive Services, Front Office (Help For the Office), Medigap/Supplemental Insurance/Advantage Plans, Checking Patient Eligibility and NGSConnex.

Who Should Attend

New providers, office, and billing staff who submit claims to National Government Services for Medicare beneficiaries.

Registration Information

Preregistration for this free webinar session is mandatory. Space is limited. Once registration is completed, an email including instructions for accessing the event will be sent to the email address provided. You will need the link provided in the confirmation email in order to attend. Please do not share your link with others; it is unique to your registration.

Additional Information

  • Number of CEUs and MUCs offered: 1.5
04/18/2024
11:00AM - 12:15PM EST
2024-04-16T10:00:00-04:00
Ensure that your patients obtain the wellness examinations they are eligible for by knowing the difference between the Initial Preventive Physical ... Ensure that your patients obtain the wellness examinations they are eligible for by knowing the difference between the Initial Preventive Physical Examination and Annual Wellness Visit. During this webinar, we will review the coverage, coding, and billing guidelines for both of these services and provide you with resources to locate information associated with them.

Who Should Attend

This webinar will be of interest to all Part B providers who furnish these types of preventive services to their Medicare patients.

Registration Information

Once registration is completed, an email including instructions for accessing the event will be sent to the email address provided. You will need the link provided in the confirmation email in order to attend. Please do not share your link with others; it is unique to your registration.

Additional Information

  • Number of CEUs and MUCs offered: 1.5
04/16/2024
10:00AM - 11:15AM EST
2024-04-17T11:00:00-04:00
National Government Services (NGS) is committed to reducing provider burden associated with Medicare claim denials, reopenings and appeals. Filing ... National Government Services (NGS) is committed to reducing provider burden associated with Medicare claim denials, reopenings and appeals. Filing an inquiry on a Medicare claim can be frustrating and costly to your organization. This delay in payment will cost your organization time and money. It’s critical to provide all necessary information on the initial claim to avoid the reopening/redetermination administrative burden. To help you avoid common pitfalls that could delay getting your claim paid, we encourage you to attend this open forum session for an opportunity to ask questions about this topic. Answers will be provided by Provider Outreach and Education Subject Matter Experts.

Who Should Attend

Physicians, nonphysican practitioners and associated billing/office staff who submit claims to Medicare Part B. New providers and new staff members. Small and large provider groups are encouraged to attend this session as the topic and education format is appropriate for all provider types.

Registration Information

Preregistration for this free webinar session is mandatory. Once registration is completed, an email including instructions for accessing the event will be sent to the email address provided. You will need the link provided in the confirmation email in order to attend. Please do not share your link with others; it is unique to your registration.

Additional Information

  • There are no CEUs or MUCs offered for this open forum session
04/17/2024
11:00AM - 12:00PM EST
2024-04-23T10:00:00-04:00
During this webinar, we'll educate new staff, or those needing a refresher on basic Medicare Part B ambulance billing guidelines. During this webinar, we'll educate new staff, or those needing a refresher on basic Medicare Part B ambulance billing guidelines.

Who Should Attend

Ambulance providers/suppliers who bill National Government Services for Medicare Part B claims.

Registration Information

Preregistration is mandatory for this free webinar. Once registration is completed, an email including instructions for accessing the event will be sent to the email address provided. You will need the link provided in the confirmation email in order to attend. Please do not share your link with others; it is unique to your registration.

Additional Information

  • Materials will be added two days prior to the webinar
  • Number of CEUs and MUCs offered: 1.5
04/23/2024
10:00AM - 11:30AM EST
2024-04-25T11:00:00-04:00
During this webinar we’ll provide and in-depth overview of Medicare Part B drug and biological coverage guidelines, pricing, reimbursement and ... During this webinar we’ll provide and in-depth overview of Medicare Part B drug and biological coverage guidelines, pricing, reimbursement and proper billing criteria. We’ll also share educational resources to help ensure proper claim submission.

Who Should Attend

Part B physicians and nonphysician practitioners who furnish these types of services to their patients.

Registration Information

Preregistration for this free webinar session is mandatory. Once registration is completed, an email including instructions for accessing the event will be sent to the email address provided. You will need the link provided in the confirmation email in order to attend. Please do not share your link with others; it is unique to your registration.

Additional Information

  • Number of CEUs and MUCs offered: 1
04/25/2024
11:00AM - 12:00PM EST
2024-05-02T09:00:00-04:00
During this webinar, we’ll provide an understanding of how to view and manage reassignments through the group enrollment in PECOS, including to ... During this webinar, we’ll provide an understanding of how to view and manage reassignments through the group enrollment in PECOS, including to add or terminate reassignments. Individual providers must currently have an active enrollment with the state the group is practicing to be able to add a reassignment through the group enrollment.

Who Should Attend

Part B providers, suppliers, groups, organizations, physicians, nonphysician practitioners and provider credentialing staff.

Registration Information

Preregistration is mandatory for this free webinar. Once registration is completed, an email including instructions for accessing the event will be sent to the email address provided. You will need the link provided in the confirmation email in order to attend. Please do not share your link with others; it is unique to your registration.

Additional Information

  • Number of CEUs and MUCs offered: 1
05/02/2024
9:00AM - 10:00AM EST
2024-05-07T10:00:00-04:00
During this webinar, we'll provide an understanding of how to complete the CMS-855B provider enrollment paper application for a clinic, group, or ... During this webinar, we'll provide an understanding of how to complete the CMS-855B provider enrollment paper application for a clinic, group, or supplier.

Who Should Attend

Part B providers and suppliers.

Registration Information

Preregistration for this free webinar is mandatory. Once registration is completed, an email including instructions for accessing the event will be sent to the email address provided. You will need the link provided in the confirmation email in order to attend. Please do not share your link with others; it is unique to your registration.

Additional Information

  • Number of CEUs and MUCs offered: 1
05/07/2024
10:00AM - 11:00AM EST
2024-05-09T12:00:00-04:00
During this webinar, we’ll provide an understanding of how to complete the CMS-855A provider enrollment paper application. During this webinar, we’ll provide an understanding of how to complete the CMS-855A provider enrollment paper application.

Who Should Attend

Part A, FQHC and HH+H institutional suppliers. 

Registration Information

Preregistration for this free webinar is mandatory. Once registration is completed, an email including instructions for accessing the event will be sent to the email address provided. You will need the link provided in the confirmation email in order to attend. Please do not share your link with others; it is unique to your registration.

Additional Information

  • Number of CEUs and MUCs offered: 1
05/09/2024
12:00PM - 1:00PM EST
2024-05-02T13:30:00-04:00
During this webinar, we’ll discuss how to obtain access to the Internet-based Provider Enrollment Chain & Ownership System (PECOS) and gain ... During this webinar, we’ll discuss how to obtain access to the Internet-based Provider Enrollment Chain & Ownership System (PECOS) and gain connection to provider enrollment record as well as understand other CMS systems and how they relate. These systems include National Plan and Provider Enumeration System (NPPES) and Identity & Access (I&A) Management System. This session will not include detailed instructions on how to complete and submit for provider enrollment applications via PECOS.

Who Should Attend

This webinar is intended for Part A, FQHC, HH+H and Part B providers and suppliers.

Registration Information

Preregistration for this free webinar session is mandatory. Once registration is completed, an email including instructions for accessing the event will be sent to the email address provided. You will need the link provided in the confirmation email in order to attend. Please do not share your link with others; it is unique to your registration.

Additional Information

  • Number of CEUs and MUCs offered: 1
05/02/2024
1:30PM - 2:30PM EST
2024-05-01T08:00:00-04:00
During this webinar, learn about important changes in the revalidation process, how to determine Medicare enrollment revalidation due date and ... During this webinar, learn about important changes in the revalidation process, how to determine Medicare enrollment revalidation due date and information to avoid disruption in Medicare billing.

Who Should Attend

This webinar is intended for Part A, FQHC, HH+H and Part B providers and suppliers.

Registration Information

Preregistration is mandatory for this free webinar. Once registration is completed, an email including instructions for accessing the event will be sent to the email address provided. You will need the link provided in the confirmation email in order to attend. Please do not share your link with others; it is unique to your registration.

Additional Information

  • Number of CEUs and MUCs offered: 1
05/01/2024
8:00AM - 9:00AM EST
2024-04-16T10:00:00-04:00
During this webinar, we’ll address the Medicare requirements for marriage and family therapist (MFT) and mental health counselor (MHC) specialty ... During this webinar, we’ll address the Medicare requirements for marriage and family therapist (MFT) and mental health counselor (MHC) specialty types and provide an overview of how to enroll using PECOS as well as using the CMS-855I paper application.

Who Should Attend

MFT and MHC nonphysician practitioners who are sole owners, sole proprietors and/or reassign any/all Medicare benefits are encouraged to attend.

Registration Information

Preregistration for this free webinar is mandatory. Once registration is completed, an email including instructions for accessing the event will be sent to the email address provided. You will need the link provided in the confirmation email in order to attend. Please do not share your link with others; it is unique to your registration.

Additional Information

  • Number of CEUs and MUCs offered: 1
04/16/2024
10:00AM - 11:00AM EST
2024-04-18T08:00:00-04:00
During this session, you’ll have the opportunity to ask questions about all accepts of provider enrollment. Answers will be provided by a panel of ... During this session, you’ll have the opportunity to ask questions about all accepts of provider enrollment. Answers will be provided by a panel of subject-matter experts. As this is a question-and-answer session, there is no presentation available.

Who Should Attend

Part A, FQHC, HH+H and Part B providers and suppliers.

Registration Information

Preregistration for this free webinar session is mandatory. Once registration is completed, an email including instructions for accessing the event will be sent to the email address provided. You will need the link provided in the confirmation email in order to attend. Please do not share your link with others; it is unique to your registration.

Additional Information

  • There are no materials to download for this session
  • There are no MUCs or CEUs offered or this session
04/18/2024
8:00AM - 9:00AM EST
2024-04-16T13:00:00-04:00
During this webinar, we’ll provide an understanding of how to utilize the CMS Internet-based Provider Enrollment Chain & Ownership System (PECOS) ... During this webinar, we’ll provide an understanding of how to utilize the CMS Internet-based Provider Enrollment Chain & Ownership System (PECOS) to be comfortable in navigating the system to submit a provider enrollment electronic application.

Who Should Attend

Part A, FQHC, HH+H and Part B providers and suppliers.

Registration Information

Preregistration for this free webinar session is mandatory. Once registration is completed, an email including instructions for accessing the event will be sent to the email address provided. You will need the link provided in the confirmation email in order to attend. Please do not share your link with others; it is unique to your registration.

Additional Information

  • Number of CEUs and MUCs offered: 1
04/16/2024
1:00PM - 2:00PM EST
2024-05-16T12:00:00-04:00
During this session, you’ll have the opportunity to ask questions about all accepts of provider enrollment. Answers will be provided by a panel of ... During this session, you’ll have the opportunity to ask questions about all accepts of provider enrollment. Answers will be provided by a panel of subject-matter experts. As this is a question-and-answer session, there is no presentation available.

Who Should Attend

Part A, FQHC, HH+H and Part B providers and suppliers.

Registration Information

Preregistration for this free webinar session is mandatory. Once registration is completed, an email including instructions for accessing the event will be sent to the email address provided. You will need the link provided in the confirmation email in order to attend. Please do not share your link with others; it is unique to your registration.

Additional Information

  • There are no materials to download for this session
  • There are no MUCs or CEUs offered or this session
05/16/2024
12:00PM - 1:00PM EST
2024-05-14T13:00:00-04:00
During this webinar, we’ll provide an understanding of how to utilize the CMS Internet-based Provider Enrollment Chain & Ownership System (PECOS) ... During this webinar, we’ll provide an understanding of how to utilize the CMS Internet-based Provider Enrollment Chain & Ownership System (PECOS) to be comfortable in navigating the system to submit a provider enrollment electronic application.

Who Should Attend

Part A, FQHC, HH+H and Part B providers and suppliers.

Registration Information

Preregistration for this free webinar session is mandatory. Once registration is completed, an email including instructions for accessing the event will be sent to the email address provided. You will need the link provided in the confirmation email in order to attend. Please do not share your link with others; it is unique to your registration.

Additional Information

  • Number of CEUs and MUCs offered: 1
05/14/2024
1:00PM - 2:00PM EST
2024-05-07T13:30:00-04:00
During this webinar, we’ll provide an understanding of how to complete the CMS-855I provider enrollment paper application for a group member, sole ... During this webinar, we’ll provide an understanding of how to complete the CMS-855I provider enrollment paper application for a group member, sole proprietor, or sole owner and we’ll also focus on reassigning Medicare benefits.

Who Should Attend

Individual physician and nonphysician practitioners who are a sole owner, sole proprietor and/or reassign any/all Medicare benefits. It is also intended for any group, entity, or individual that will be adding, updating, or terminating reassignment for individual physician or nonphysician practitioner.

Registration Information

Preregistration for this free webinar is mandatory. Once registration is completed, an email including instructions for accessing the event will be sent to the email address provided. You will need the link provided in the confirmation email in order to attend. Please do not share your link with others; it is unique to your registration.

Additional Information

  • Number of CEUs and MUCs offered: 1
05/07/2024
1:30PM - 2:30PM EST
2024-04-25T10:00:00-04:00
While the Medicare program generally excludes routine foot care services from coverage, there are specific indications or exceptions under which ... While the Medicare program generally excludes routine foot care services from coverage, there are specific indications or exceptions under which there are program benefits. Medicare payment may be made for routine foot care when the patient has a systemic disease, such as metabolic, neurologic, or peripheral vascular disease, of sufficient severity that performance of such services by a nonprofessional person would put the patient at risk. During this webinar, we will review the Local Coverage Determination policy for Routine Foot Care and Debridement of Nails (L33636) and the Related Local Coverage Article (A57759).

Who Should Attend

Part B Podiatrists and billing staff who submit claims to Medicare Part B are encouraged to attend this session.

Registration Information

Preregistration for this free webinar session is mandatory. Once registration is completed, an email including instructions for accessing the event will be sent to the email address provided. You will need the link provided in the confirmation email in order to attend. Please do not share your link with others; it is unique to your registration.

Additional Information

  • Materials will be added two days prior to the webinar
  • Number of CEUs and MUCs offered: 1.5
04/25/2024
10:00AM - 11:15AM EST
2024-05-14T08:30:00-04:00
During this webinar, we’ll provide a brief overview of an Opioid Treatment Program (OTP) provider, an understanding of submitting the CMS-855A or ... During this webinar, we’ll provide a brief overview of an Opioid Treatment Program (OTP) provider, an understanding of submitting the CMS-855A or CMS-855B paper application and how to complete the provider enrollment Internet-based PECOS to initially enroll with Medicare as an OTP.

Who Should Attend

Part A and Part B providers furnishing opioid use disorder treatment services at Opioid Treatment Program Facilities.

Registration Information

Preregistration for this free webinar session is mandatory. Once registration is completed, an email including instructions for accessing the event will be sent to the email address provided. You will need the link provided in the confirmation email in order to attend. Please do not share your link with others; it is unique to your registration.

Additional Information

  • Number of CEUs and MUCs offered: 1
05/14/2024
8:30AM - 9:30AM EST
2024-04-18T13:00:00-04:00
During this webinar, we’ll give direction for the PECOS application on understanding how to manage signatures and respond to additional ... During this webinar, we’ll give direction for the PECOS application on understanding how to manage signatures and respond to additional information request from submitted applications.

Who Should Attend

This webinar is intended for Part A, FQHC, HH+H, and Part B providers and suppliers.

Registration Information

Preregistration for this free webinar session is mandatory. Once registration is completed, an email including instructions for accessing the event will be sent to the email address provided. You will need the link provided in the confirmation email in order to attend. Please do not share your link with others; it is unique to your registration.

Additional Information

  • Number of CEUs and MUCs offered: 1
04/18/2024
1:00PM - 2:00PM EST
2024-05-07T11:00:00-04:00
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) implemented a prior authorization program for certain hospital outpatient department (OPD) ... The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) implemented a prior authorization program for certain hospital outpatient department (OPD) services for date of services (DOS) on or after 7/1/2020. CMS believes prior authorization for certain hospital OPD services will ensure that Medicare beneficiaries continue to receive medically necessary care while protecting the Medicare Trust Fund from improper payments and keeping the medical necessity documentation requirements unchanged for providers. As a condition of payment, Prior Authorization is now required for eight categories of services when provided in a hospital outpatient department. This session will include a detailed program overview focusing on how to successfully submit requests, pursue a streamlined process, and recognize commonly found errors. Hospital providers, physicians, and other Medicare practitioners are invited to join this webinar to learn all about this program!

Who Should Attend

All providers whose facilities perform current prior authorization outpatient department (PA OPD) procedures are encouraged to attend this session as the topic and education format are integral to PA OPD program success

Registration Information

Preregistration for this free webinar session is mandatory. Space is limited. Once registration is completed, an email including instructions for accessing the event will be sent to the email address provided. You will need the link provided in the confirmation email in order to attend. Please do not share your link with others; it is unique to your registration.

Additional Information

  • CEUs or MUCs offered: 1
05/07/2024
11:00AM - 12:00PM EST
2024-06-11T11:00:00-04:00
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) implemented a prior authorization program for certain hospital outpatient department (OPD) ... The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) implemented a prior authorization program for certain hospital outpatient department (OPD) services for date of service (DOS) on or after 7/1/2020 and subsequently added an exemption process. Join this session to learn more about the exemption process. This session includes a detailed review on how to become exempt and remain exempt.

Who Should Attend

All providers whose facilities perform current prior authorization outpatient department (PA OPD) procedures are encouraged to attend this session as the topic and education format are integral to PA OPD program success.

Registration Information

Preregistration for this free webinar session is mandatory. Space is limited. Once registration is completed, an email including instructions for accessing the event will be sent to the email address provided. You will need the link provided in the confirmation email in order to attend. Please do not share your link with others; it is unique to your registration.

Additional Information

  • CEUs or MUCs offered: 1
06/11/2024
11:00AM - 12:00PM EST
2024-04-23T13:00:00-04:00
Do you see the same rejections and return to providers (RTPs) over and over? Do you know how to correct the most common errors and more ... Do you see the same rejections and return to providers (RTPs) over and over? Do you know how to correct the most common errors and more importantly how to avoid them in the future? In this session we’ll review the most common reason codes assigned to the home health notice of admission (NOA) and period of care claims, and discuss steps to correct them. There will also be an opportunity for questions and answers after a brief presentation.

Who Should Attend

Billing staff, billing managers and compliance officers of all home health providers with National Government Services as their MAC.

Registration Information

Preregistration for this free webinar session is mandatory. Space is limited. Once registration is completed, an email including instructions for accessing the event will be sent to the email address provided. You will need the link provided in the confirmation email in order to attend. Please do not share your link with others; it is unique to your registration.

Additional Information

  • Materials for this session will be added to this Event Details Page two (2) days prior to the event.
  • Number of CEUs and MUCs offered: 1
04/23/2024
1:00PM - 2:00PM EST
2024-05-07T10:30:00-04:00
Duplicate denials continue to be one of the top billing errors. Unnecessary duplicate filing of Medicare claims cost the provider's office ... Duplicate denials continue to be one of the top billing errors. Unnecessary duplicate filing of Medicare claims cost the provider's office valuable time and resources as well as Medicare's time and money to process them. Please join us for tips on how to avoid them.

Who Should Attend

All provider types to include staff members of an individual, group, or organization. Small and large provider practices are encouraged to attend this session as the topic and education format is appropriate for those provider types.

Registration Information

Preregistration for this free webinar session is mandatory. Once registration is completed, an email including instructions for accessing the event will be sent to the email address provided. You will need the link provided in the confirmation email in order to attend. Please do not share your link with others; it is unique to your registration.

Additional Information

  • Number of CEUs and MUCs offered: 1
05/07/2024
10:30AM - 11:30AM EST
2024-04-23T11:30:00-04:00
This webinar will assist Part B providers with navigating tables for the National Correct Coding Initiative and the medically unlikely edits. ... This webinar will assist Part B providers with navigating tables for the National Correct Coding Initiative and the medically unlikely edits. We'll also review proper modifiers to use to avoid denials. There will be time for your questions following the presentation.

Who Should Attend

Physicians, nonphysican practitioners and associated billing/office staff who submit claims to Medicare Part B. New providers and new staff members. Small and large provider groups are encouraged to attend this session as the topic and education format is appropriate for all provider types.

Registration Information

Preregistration for this free webinar session is mandatory. Once registration is completed, an email including instructions for accessing the event will be sent to the email address provided. You will need the link provided in the confirmation email in order to attend. Please do not share your link with others; it is unique to your registration.

Additional Information

  • Number of CEUs and MUCs offered: 1.5
04/23/2024
11:30AM - 12:45PM EST
2024-05-07T09:00:00-04:00
This webinar will assist Part B providers with navigating tables for the National Correct Coding Initiative and the medically unlikely edits. ... This webinar will assist Part B providers with navigating tables for the National Correct Coding Initiative and the medically unlikely edits. We'll also review proper modifiers to use to avoid denials. There will be time for your questions following the presentation.

Who Should Attend

Physicians, nonphysican practitioners and associated billing/office staff who submit claims to Medicare Part B. New providers and new staff members. Small and large provider groups are encouraged to attend this session as the topic and education format is appropriate for all provider types.

Registration Information

Preregistration for this free webinar session is mandatory. Once registration is completed, an email including instructions for accessing the event will be sent to the email address provided. You will need the link provided in the confirmation email in order to attend. Please do not share your link with others; it is unique to your registration.

Additional Information

  • Number of CEUs and MUCs offered: 1.5
05/07/2024
9:00AM - 10:15AM EST
2024-05-14T09:00:00-04:00
Join us as we review billing guidelines for physical and occupational therapy. We'll review when to apply the KX modifier and the importance of ... Join us as we review billing guidelines for physical and occupational therapy. We'll review when to apply the KX modifier and the importance of appropriate medical documentation. National Government Services has a Local Coverage Determination (L33631) and a Billing and Coding Article (A56566) for Outpatient Physical and Occupational Therapy Services. It will be beneficial to review this policy prior to attending the session. There will be an opportunity to address your questions following the presentation.

Who Should Attend

Medicare Part B Physical Therapists and Occupational Therapists are encouraged to attend this session.

Registration Information

Preregistration for this free webinar session is mandatory. Once registration is completed, an email including instructions for accessing the event will be sent to the email address provided. You will need the link provided in the confirmation email in order to attend. Please do not share your link with others; it is unique to your registration.

Additional Information

  • Materials will be added two days prior to the webinar
  • Number of CEUs and MUCs offered: 1.5
05/14/2024
9:00AM - 10:30AM EST
2024-04-17T10:00:00-04:00
In an effort to raise awareness and increase utilization of tobacco use counseling, we’ll focus on the effects of nicotine dependence including ... In an effort to raise awareness and increase utilization of tobacco use counseling, we’ll focus on the effects of nicotine dependence including affected health consequences during this webinar. Medicare coverage, coding, billing and documentation guidelines for tobacco use counseling for outpatient and hospitalized beneficiaries will also be covered. National Government Services (NGS) and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) resources will be provided and a brief question and answer period will be offered at the end of the session.

Who Should Attend

All providers who provide preventive services to Medicare beneficiaries are encouraged to attend.

Registration Information

Preregistration for this free webinar session is mandatory. Once registration is completed, an email including instructions for accessing the event will be sent to the email address provided. You will need the link provided in the confirmation email in order to attend. Please do not share your link with others; it is unique to your registration.

Additional Information

  • Number of CEUs and MUCs offered: 1
04/17/2024
10:00AM - 11:00AM EST
2024-05-08T10:00:00-04:00
During this webinar, we'll review the Medicare coverage, coding, and billing guidelines for intensive behavioral therapy for obesity and screening ... During this webinar, we'll review the Medicare coverage, coding, and billing guidelines for intensive behavioral therapy for obesity and screening for depression in adults.

Who Should Attend

This webinar will be of interest to all Part B providers who furnish these types of preventive services to their Medicare patients.

Registration Information

Once registration is completed, an email including instructions for accessing the event will be sent to the email address provided. You will need the link provided in the confirmation email in order to attend. Please do not share your link with others; it is unique to your registration.

Additional Information

  • Materials will be added two days prior to the webinar
  • Number of CEUs and MUCs offered: 1
05/08/2024
10:00AM - 11:00AM EST
2024-05-21T11:00:00-04:00
During this webinar, we’ll provide an overview of our website and guide you through the many resources NGSMedicare has available right at your ... During this webinar, we’ll provide an overview of our website and guide you through the many resources NGSMedicare has available right at your fingertips. We’ll address any questions you have following the overview; we hope you’ll join us.

Who Should Attend

All Part B providers to include staff members of an individual, group, or organization. Small and large provider practices are encouraged to attend this session as the topic and education format is appropriate for all Part B provider types.

Registration Information

Preregistration for this free webinar session is mandatory. Once registration is completed, an email including instructions for accessing the event will be sent to the email address provided. You will need the link provided in the confirmation email in order to attend. Please do not share your link with others; it is unique to your registration.

Additional Information

  • Materials will be added two days prior to the webinar
  • Number of CEUs and MUCs offered: 1
05/21/2024
11:00AM - 12:00PM EST
2024-04-24T13:00:00-04:00
Do you see the same rejections and return to providers (RTPs) over and over? Do you know how to correct the most common errors and more ... Do you see the same rejections and return to providers (RTPs) over and over? Do you know how to correct the most common errors and more importantly how to avoid them in the future? In this session we’ll review the most common reason codes assigned to the hospice the hospice notice of election (NOE) and claims, and discuss steps to correct them. There will also be an opportunity for questions and answers after a brief presentation.

Who Should Attend

Billing staff, billing managers and compliance officers of all hospice providers with National Government Services as their MAC.

Registration Information

Preregistration for this free webinar session is mandatory. Space is limited. Once registration is completed, an email including instructions for accessing the event will be sent to the email address provided. You will need the link provided in the confirmation email in order to attend. Please do not share your link with others; it is unique to your registration.

Additional Information

  • Materials for this session will be added to this Event Details Page two (2) days prior to the event.
  • Number of CEUs and MUCs offered: 1
04/24/2024
1:00PM - 2:00PM EST
2024-04-23T13:00:00-04:00
Do you find yourself struggling with understanding your denials, rejections and return to provider (RTP) claims? Do you want to be proactive in ... Do you find yourself struggling with understanding your denials, rejections and return to provider (RTP) claims? Do you want to be proactive in order to avoid unnecessary errors? During this session, we will review the top claim errors based on recent data analysis. Attendees will learn how to utilize reason codes to understand why a claim denied, rejected or RTP'd to assist you with cash flow consistency. Learn helpful tips on preventing the most common errors. Resources will also be provided.

Who Should Attend

All providers who submit claims on a UB-04 or its electronic equivalent.

Registration Information

Preregistration for this free webinar is mandatory. Once registration is completed, an email including instructions for accessing the event will be sent to the email address provided. You will need the link provided in the confirmation email in order to attend. Please do not share your link with others; it is unique to your registration.

Additional Information

  • Materials for this session will be added to this Event Details Page two (2) days prior to the event
  • Number of CEUs and MUCs offered: 1
04/23/2024
1:00PM - 2:00PM EST
2024-06-11T11:00:00-04:00
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) implemented a prior authorization program for certain hospital outpatient department (OPD) ... The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) implemented a prior authorization program for certain hospital outpatient department (OPD) services for date of service (DOS) on or after 7/1/2020 and subsequently added an exemption process. Join this session to learn more about the exemption process. This session includes a detailed review on how to become exempt and remain exempt.

Who Should Attend

All providers whose facilities perform current PA OPD procedures are encouraged to attend this session as the topic and education format are integral to PA OPD program success.

Registration Information

Preregistration for this free webinar session is mandatory. Space is limited. Once registration is completed, an email including instructions for accessing the event will be sent to the email address provided. You will need the link provided in the confirmation email to attend. Please do not share your link with others; it is unique to your registration.

Additional Information

  • Materials for this session will be added to this Event Details Page two (2) days prior to the event.
  • Number of CEUs and MUCs offered: 1
06/11/2024
11:00AM - 12:00PM EST
2024-04-30T09:00:00-04:00
This webinar is intended to educate providers and office staff members on how to complete a clean claim to avoid claim rejections, developments, ... This webinar is intended to educate providers and office staff members on how to complete a clean claim to avoid claim rejections, developments, or denials. We will guide you through the CMS-1500 claim form and the electronic equivalent loops and segments. We will also review some common errors found in claims submission, which will help you in submitting claims correctly the first time. If you are a paper or electronic claims submitter, new to submitting claims or just need a refresher on claim submissions, this webinar is for you. We hope you will join us!

Who Should Attend

New or established physicians, nonphysician practitioners, groups and staff members.

Registration Information

Preregistration for this free webinar session is mandatory. Once registration is completed, an email including instructions for accessing the event will be sent to the email address provided. You will need the link provided in the confirmation email in order to attend. Please do not share your link with others; it is unique to your registration.

Additional Information

  • Number of CEUs and MUCs offered: 1.5
04/30/2024
9:00AM - 10:30AM EST
2024-04-25T09:00:00-04:00
When claims are submitted with invalid, incomplete or incorrect information, our claims processing system will detect these errors and will reject ... When claims are submitted with invalid, incomplete or incorrect information, our claims processing system will detect these errors and will reject claims as unprocessable. Our goal is to assist our providers in submitting claims correctly the first time. Join us as we review the common errors found and what appropriate next steps should be taken.

Who Should Attend

All provider types to include staff members of an individual, group, or organization. Small and large provider practices are encouraged to attend this session as the topic and education format is appropriate for those provider types.

Registration Information

Preregistration for this free webinar session is mandatory. Once registration is completed, an email including instructions for accessing the event will be sent to the email address provided. You will need the link provided in the confirmation email in order to attend. Please do not share your link with others; it is unique to your registration.

Additional Information

  • Materials will be added two days prior to the webinar
  • Number of CEUs and MUCs offered: 1.5
04/25/2024
9:00AM - 10:30AM EST
2024-04-30T11:00:00-04:00
This webinar includes the top continuous errors we find at National Government Services with claim submissions. Join us to learn how to correct ... This webinar includes the top continuous errors we find at National Government Services with claim submissions. Join us to learn how to correct your claims. We will also include an interactive segment on the different claim scenarios that cause claim and payment delays and offer steps to correct them.

Who Should Attend

New or established physicians, nonphysician practitioners, groups and staff members.

Registration Information

Preregistration for this free webinar session is mandatory. Once registration is completed, an email including instructions for accessing the event will be sent to the email address provided. You will need the link provided in the confirmation email in order to attend. Please do not share your link with others; it is unique to your registration.

Additional Information

  • Materials will be added two days prior to the webinar
  • Number of CEUs and MUCs offered: 1.5
04/30/2024
11:00AM - 12:30PM EST
2024-05-30T11:00:00-04:00
This webinar includes the top continuous errors we find at National Government Services with claim submissions. Join us to learn how to correct ... This webinar includes the top continuous errors we find at National Government Services with claim submissions. Join us to learn how to correct your claims. We will also include an interactive segment on the different claim scenarios that cause claim and payment delays and offer steps to correct them.

Who Should Attend

New or established physicians, nonphysician practitioners, groups and staff members.

Registration Information

Preregistration for this free webinar session is mandatory. Once registration is completed, an email including instructions for accessing the event will be sent to the email address provided. You will need the link provided in the confirmation email in order to attend. Please do not share your link with others; it is unique to your registration.

Additional Information

  • Materials will be added two days prior to the webinar
  • Number of CEUs and MUCs offered: 1.5
05/30/2024
11:00AM - 12:30PM EST
2024-05-30T09:00:00-04:00
This webinar is intended to educate providers and office staff members on how to complete a clean claim to avoid claim rejections, developments, ... This webinar is intended to educate providers and office staff members on how to complete a clean claim to avoid claim rejections, developments, or denials. We will guide you through the CMS-1500 claim form and the electronic equivalent loops and segments. We will also review some common errors found in claims submission, which will help you in submitting claims correctly the first time. If you are a paper or electronic claims submitter, new to submitting claims or just need a refresher on claim submissions, this webinar is for you. We hope you will join us!

Who Should Attend

New or established physicians, nonphysician practitioners, groups and staff members.

Registration Information

Preregistration for this free webinar session is mandatory. Once registration is completed, an email including instructions for accessing the event will be sent to the email address provided. You will need the link provided in the confirmation email in order to attend. Please do not share your link with others; it is unique to your registration.

Additional Information

  • Number of CEUs and MUCs offered: 1.5
05/30/2024
9:00AM - 10:30AM EST
2024-05-28T09:00:00-04:00
When claims are submitted with invalid, incomplete or incorrect information, our claims processing system will detect these errors and will reject ... When claims are submitted with invalid, incomplete or incorrect information, our claims processing system will detect these errors and will reject claims as unprocessable. Our goal is to assist our providers in submitting claims correctly the first time. Join us as we review the common errors found and what appropriate next steps should be taken.

Who Should Attend

All provider types to include staff members of an individual, group, or organization. Small and large provider practices are encouraged to attend this session as the topic and education format is appropriate for those provider types.

Registration Information

Preregistration for this free webinar session is mandatory. Once registration is completed, an email including instructions for accessing the event will be sent to the email address provided. You will need the link provided in the confirmation email in order to attend. Please do not share your link with others; it is unique to your registration.

Additional Information

  • Materials will be added two days prior to the webinar
  • Number of CEUs and MUCs offered: 1.5
05/28/2024
9:00AM - 10:30AM EST
2024-04-18T13:00:00-04:00
This session is focused on the basics of Rural Health Clinics (RHCs). We will discuss what RHCs are, how to enroll as an RHC, and what types of ... This session is focused on the basics of Rural Health Clinics (RHCs). We will discuss what RHCs are, how to enroll as an RHC, and what types of Medicare services are covered and noncovered in this facility type. In addition, attendees will learn about how RHCs are paid through the All Inclusive Rate (AIR) for services rendered and the requirements for submitting quarterly Credit Balance Reports and annual Cost Reports. Helpful resources and references also will be provided.

Who Should Attend

Rural Health Clinic staff. Small providers are encouraged to attend this session as the topic and education format is appropriate for those provider types.

Registration Information

Preregistration for this free webinar session is mandatory. Space is limited. Once registration is completed, an email including instructions for accessing the event will be sent to the email address provided. You will need the link provided in the confirmation email in order to attend. Please do not share your link with others; it is unique to your registration.

Additional Information

  • Materials for this session will be added to this Event Details Page two days prior to the event.
  • Number of CEUs and MUCs offered: 1.0
04/18/2024
1:00PM - 2:00PM EST
2024-08-29T13:00:00-04:00
This Let’s Chat session will focus on questions our Part A providers have regarding the topic of Medicare Secondary Payer (MSP). Let's Chat ... This Let’s Chat session will focus on questions our Part A providers have regarding the topic of Medicare Secondary Payer (MSP). Let's Chat sessions are informal opportunities for our providers to chat with our Provider Outreach and Education (POE) team about selected topics. During these sessions, you may ask us questions about the selected topic and our panel of relevant subject-matter experts will provide answers. We encourage you to bring and ask your questions, but you may attend and listen into the session even if you do not have questions to ask. Note: We cannot address beneficiary or claim-specific questions with protected health information (PHI). For these questions, please contact our Provider Contact Center (PCC). Since this is a Q&A session, there is no presentation material(s) to download.

Who Should Attend

All of our Part A provider types including HH+H , FQHC and RHCs who have questions regarding MSP.

Registration Information

Preregistration for this free webinar is mandatory. Space is limited. Once registration is completed, an email including instructions for accessing the event will be sent to the email address provided. You will need the link provided in the confirmation email in order to attend. Please do not share your link with others; it is unique to your registration.

Additional Information

  • There are no materials to download for this session
  • Number of CEUs and MUCs offered: 1
08/29/2024
1:00PM - 2:00PM EST
2024-05-30T13:00:00-04:00
This Let’s Chat session will focus on questions our Part A providers have regarding the topic of Medicare Secondary Payer (MSP). Let's Chat ... This Let’s Chat session will focus on questions our Part A providers have regarding the topic of Medicare Secondary Payer (MSP). Let's Chat sessions are informal opportunities for our providers to chat with our Provider Outreach and Education (POE) team about selected topics. During these sessions, you may ask us questions about the selected topic and our panel of relevant subject-matter experts will provide answers. We encourage you to bring and ask your questions, but you may attend and listen into the session even if you do not have questions to ask. Note: We cannot address beneficiary or claim-specific questions with protected health information (PHI). For these questions, please contact our Provider Contact Center (PCC). Since this is a Q&A session, there is no presentation material(s) to download.

Who Should Attend

All of our Part A provider types including HH+H , FQHC and RHCs who have questions regarding MSP.

Registration Information

Preregistration for this free webinar is mandatory. Space is limited. Once registration is completed, an email including instructions for accessing the event will be sent to the email address provided. You will need the link provided in the confirmation email in order to attend. Please do not share your link with others; it is unique to your registration.

Additional Information

  • There are no materials to download for this session
  • Number of CEUs and MUCs offered: 1
05/30/2024
1:00PM - 2:00PM EST
2024-06-20T13:00:00-04:00
This Let’s Chat session will focus on questions our Part A providers have regarding the topic of Medicare Secondary Payer (MSP). Let's Chat ... This Let’s Chat session will focus on questions our Part A providers have regarding the topic of Medicare Secondary Payer (MSP). Let's Chat sessions are informal opportunities for our providers to chat with our Provider Outreach and Education (POE) team about selected topics. During these sessions, you may ask us questions about the selected topic and our panel of relevant subject-matter experts will provide answers. We encourage you to bring and ask your questions, but you may attend and listen into the session even if you do not have questions to ask. Note: We cannot address beneficiary or claim-specific questions with protected health information (PHI). For these questions, please contact our Provider Contact Center (PCC). Since this is a Q&A session, there is no presentation material(s) to download.

Who Should Attend

All of our Part A provider types including HH+H , FQHC and RHCs who have questions regarding MSP.

Registration Information

Preregistration for this free webinar is mandatory. Space is limited. Once registration is completed, an email including instructions for accessing the event will be sent to the email address provided. You will need the link provided in the confirmation email in order to attend. Please do not share your link with others; it is unique to your registration.

Additional Information

  • There are no materials to download for this session
  • Number of CEUs and MUCs offered: 1
06/20/2024
1:00PM - 2:00PM EST
2024-07-25T13:00:00-04:00
This Let’s Chat session will focus on questions our Part A providers have regarding the topic of Medicare Secondary Payer (MSP). Let's Chat ... This Let’s Chat session will focus on questions our Part A providers have regarding the topic of Medicare Secondary Payer (MSP). Let's Chat sessions are informal opportunities for our providers to chat with our Provider Outreach and Education (POE) team about selected topics. During these sessions, you may ask us questions about the selected topic and our panel of relevant subject-matter experts will provide answers. We encourage you to bring and ask your questions, but you may attend and listen into the session even if you do not have questions to ask. Note: We cannot address beneficiary or claim-specific questions with protected health information (PHI). For these questions, please contact our Provider Contact Center (PCC). Since this is a Q&A session, there is no presentation material(s) to download.

Who Should Attend

All of our Part A provider types including HH+H , FQHC and RHCs who have questions regarding MSP.

Registration Information

Preregistration for this free webinar is mandatory. Space is limited. Once registration is completed, an email including instructions for accessing the event will be sent to the email address provided. You will need the link provided in the confirmation email in order to attend. Please do not share your link with others; it is unique to your registration.

Additional Information

  • There are no materials to download for this session
  • Number of CEUs and MUCs offered: 1
07/25/2024
1:00PM - 2:00PM EST
2024-06-04T09:00:00-04:00
Do you spend a lot of time researching your Medicare patients? Join this session to learn the benefits of utilizing self-service tools to get the ... Do you spend a lot of time researching your Medicare patients? Join this session to learn the benefits of utilizing self-service tools to get the information you need. Learn how to make the most of your time and the resources available to you.

Who Should Attend

This session is applicable to all traditional Medicare Part A provider’s staff at urban and rural hospitals, facilities and health centers who submit claims via the UB-04/CMS-1450, the 837 Institutional claim or FISS DDE. Please note these sessions are not geared toward HH+H or Part B suppliers/providers.

Registration Information

Preregistration for this FREE webinar session is mandatory. Space is limited. Once registration is completed, an email including instructions for accessing the event will be sent to the email address provided. You will need the link provided in the confirmation email in order to attend. Please do not share your link with others; it is unique to your registration.

Additional Information

  • Materials for this session will be added to this Event Details Page two days prior to the event
  • Number of CEUs and MUCs offered: 1.5
06/04/2024
9:00AM - 10:30AM EST
2024-06-04T11:00:00-04:00
Did you know that eligibility and enrollment errors are consistently among the top claim rejections and return to provider (RTP) claims errors ... Did you know that eligibility and enrollment errors are consistently among the top claim rejections and return to provider (RTP) claims errors across all provider types? These errors cause unnecessary rework and cash flow delays for your facility which can be prevented by having an efficient and thorough patient registration process. Learn about the various options National Government Services offers for providers to verify Medicare enrollment and eligibility in real-time. In addition, we will discuss the importance of properly identifying when a patient has another payer which is primary to Medicare, as well as regulations for when patients are enrolled in a Medicare Advantage Organization (MAO) plan. The session will include common errors and tips on how to avoid them at your facility.

Who Should Attend

This session is applicable to all traditional Medicare Part A provider’s staff at urban and rural hospitals, facilities and health centers who submit claims via the UB-04/CMS-1450, the 837 Institutional claim or FISS DDE. Please note these sessions are not geared toward HH+H or Part B suppliers/providers.

Registration Information

Preregistration for this FREE webinar session is mandatory. Space is limited. Once registration is completed, an email including instructions for accessing the event will be sent to the email address provided. You will need the link provided in the confirmation email in order to attend. Please do not share your link with others; it is unique to your registration.

Additional Information

  • Materials for this session will be added to this Event Details Page two days prior to the event
  • Number of CEUs and MUCs offered: 1.5
06/04/2024
11:00AM - 12:30PM EST
2024-06-04T13:00:00-04:00
Are you responsible for looking up whether a service is covered in the Medicare program at your facility? Are you confused about where you should ... Are you responsible for looking up whether a service is covered in the Medicare program at your facility? Are you confused about where you should be looking to find the information you need to make this determination? If you ever had claims denied due to a local coverage determination (LCD) or a national coverage determination (NCD), you definitely should attend this webinar. You can avoid these costly and sometimes unnecessary claim denials! Don’t miss out on the opportunity to attend this session where we will review the National Government Services’ Medical Policy Center and the Medicare Coverage Database on the CMS website to assist you with finding the resources you should be familiar with!

Who Should Attend

This session is applicable to all traditional Medicare Part A provider’s staff at urban and rural hospitals, facilities and health centers who submit claims via the UB-04/CMS-1450, the 837 Institutional claim or FISS DDE. Please note these sessions are not geared toward HH+H or Part B suppliers/providers.

Registration Information

Preregistration for this FREE webinar session is mandatory. Space is limited. Once registration is completed, an email including instructions for accessing the event will be sent to the email address provided. You will need the link provided in the confirmation email in order to attend. Please do not share your link with others; it is unique to your registration.

Additional Information

  • Materials for this session will be added to this Event Details Page two days prior to the event
  • Number of CEUs and MUCs offered: 1.5
06/04/2024
1:00PM - 2:30PM EST
2024-06-04T15:00:00-04:00
Do you understand when to issue an Advanced Beneficiary Notice (ABN) to a Medicare beneficiary for outpatient services? Join this session to learn ... Do you understand when to issue an Advanced Beneficiary Notice (ABN) to a Medicare beneficiary for outpatient services? Join this session to learn more about issuing the ABN in voluntary and mandatory situations, three payment liability conditions and how to bill Medicare for outpatient services when your facility issues an ABN. You will also be provided with information on billing outpatient noncovered charges. Note: This session is for outpatient providers who bill Medicare on a UB-04/CMS-1450 claim form or the 837I claim.

Who Should Attend

This session is applicable to all traditional Medicare Part A provider’s staff at urban and rural hospitals, facilities and health centers who submit claims via the UB-04/CMS-1450, the 837 Institutional claim or FISS DDE. Please note these sessions are not geared toward HH+H or Part B suppliers/providers.

Registration Information

Preregistration for this FREE webinar session is mandatory. Space is limited. Once registration is completed, an email including instructions for accessing the event will be sent to the email address provided. You will need the link provided in the confirmation email in order to attend. Please do not share your link with others; it is unique to your registration.

Additional Information

  • Materials for this session will be added to this Event Details Page two days prior to the event
  • Number of CEUs and MUCs offered: 1.5
06/04/2024
3:00PM - 4:30PM EST
2024-06-06T09:00:00-04:00
The goal of the Medical Review Program is to identify and prevent inappropriate payment of Medicare claims, educate providers, and to ... The goal of the Medical Review Program is to identify and prevent inappropriate payment of Medicare claims, educate providers, and to appropriately pay for Medicare covered services. Through data analysis, information collection and clinical review of medical records, Medical Review is able to ensure Medicare coverage, coding and medical necessity requirements are met. Join us for a session where we will review the targeted probe and educate (TPE) program and how to respond effectively and timely to additional development requests (ADRs).

Who Should Attend

This session is applicable to all traditional Medicare Part A provider’s staff at urban and rural hospitals, facilities and health centers who submit claims via the UB-04/CMS-1450, the 837 Institutional claim or FISS DDE. Please note these sessions are not geared toward HH+H or Part B suppliers/providers.

Registration Information

Preregistration for this FREE webinar session is mandatory. Space is limited. Once registration is completed, an email including instructions for accessing the event will be sent to the email address provided. You will need the link provided in the confirmation email in order to attend. Please do not share your link with others; it is unique to your registration.

Additional Information

  • Materials for this session will be added to this Event Details Page two days prior to the event
  • Number of CEUs and MUCs offered: 1.5
06/06/2024
9:00AM - 10:30AM EST
2024-06-06T11:00:00-04:00
CMS developed the National Correct Coding Initiave (NCCI) program to promote national correct coding. Incorrect coding often leads to improper ... CMS developed the National Correct Coding Initiave (NCCI) program to promote national correct coding. Incorrect coding often leads to improper payment and increases the paid claims error rate. If you have received claim denials related to Medically Unlikely Edits (MUEs) or Procedure to Procedure (PTP) edits, join us for a session where we will review the background of NCCI and how you can avoid common coding errors and ways they can be avoided.

Who Should Attend

This session is applicable to all traditional Medicare Part A provider’s staff at urban and rural hospitals, facilities and health centers who submit claims via the UB-04/CMS-1450, the 837 Institutional claim or FISS DDE. Please note these sessions are not geared toward HH+H or Part B suppliers/providers.

Registration Information

Preregistration for this FREE webinar session is mandatory. Space is limited. Once registration is completed, an email including instructions for accessing the event will be sent to the email address provided. You will need the link provided in the confirmation email in order to attend. Please do not share your link with others; it is unique to your registration.

Additional Information

  • Materials for this session will be added to this Event Details Page two days prior to the event
  • Number of CEUs and MUCs offered: 1.5
06/06/2024
11:00AM - 12:30PM EST
2024-06-06T13:00:00-04:00
Did you know Medicare providers are required to identify and bill payers primary to Medicare and submit Medicare Secondary Payer (MSP) claims to ... Did you know Medicare providers are required to identify and bill payers primary to Medicare and submit Medicare Secondary Payer (MSP) claims to us in most situations? Join this session to learn how to prepare and submit compliant MSP claims after you receive payment from a primary payer. We will review MSP claim codes and instructions for entering MSP claims in the Fiscal Intermediary Standard System Direct Data Entry (FISS DDE). Stop receiving your MSP claims back as return to provider (RTP) or rejected and learn how to submit MSP claims correctly the first time!

Who Should Attend

This session is applicable to all traditional Medicare Part A provider’s staff at urban and rural hospitals, facilities and health centers who submit claims via the UB-04/CMS-1450, the 837 Institutional claim or FISS DDE. Please note these sessions are not geared toward HH+H or Part B suppliers/providers.

Registration Information

Preregistration for this FREE webinar session is mandatory. Space is limited. Once registration is completed, an email including instructions for accessing the event will be sent to the email address provided. You will need the link provided in the confirmation email in order to attend. Please do not share your link with others; it is unique to your registration.

Additional Information

  • Materials for this session will be added to this Event Details Page two days prior to the event
  • Number of CEUs and MUCs offered: 1.5
06/06/2024
1:00PM - 2:30PM EST
2024-06-06T15:00:00-04:00
National Government Services (NGS) wants your input! We are dedicated to providing superior customer service and are committed to finding new ways ... National Government Services (NGS) wants your input! We are dedicated to providing superior customer service and are committed to finding new ways to improve. Join us to share your thoughts and ideas on how we can help you! This session offers an open discussion between you and NGS staff to provide your feedback on a variety of topics such as: Ideas for future education and preferred training method (webinar, podcast, YouTube, Medicare University, face to face); What barriers or provider burdens are you experiencing and how can we help?; Do you use the various self-service tools available and do you have any ideas for improvement?

Who Should Attend

This session is applicable to all traditional Medicare Part A provider’s staff at urban and rural hospitals, facilities and health centers who submit claims via the UB-04/CMS-1450, the 837 Institutional claim or FISS DDE. Please note these sessions are not geared toward HH+H or Part B suppliers/providers.

Registration Information

Preregistration for this FREE webinar session is mandatory. Space is limited. Once registration is completed, an email including instructions for accessing the event will be sent to the email address provided. You will need the link provided in the confirmation email in order to attend. Please do not share your link with others; it is unique to your registration.

Additional Information

  • Materials for this session will be added to this Event Details Page two days prior to the event
  • Number of CEUs and MUCs offered: 1.5
06/06/2024
3:00PM - 4:30PM EST
2024-05-22T12:00:00-04:00
Performant, the CMS Recovery Audit Contractor (RAC) for Regions 1 and Region 2, will be providing an overview of the RAC program and detailed ... Performant, the CMS Recovery Audit Contractor (RAC) for Regions 1 and Region 2, will be providing an overview of the RAC program and detailed information over the course of 3 sessions that will assist you with navigating the RAC processes. During this session, we’ll review results letters, discussion period, and electronic submission of medical documentation (esMD).

Who Should Attend

Part A and Part B providers and suppliers.

Registration Information

Preregistration for this free webinar session is mandatory. Once registration is completed, an email including instructions for accessing the event will be sent to the email address provided. You will need the link provided in the confirmation email in order to attend. Please do not share your link with others; it is unique to your registration.

Additional Information

  • Materials will be shared with attendees following the webinar
  • Number of MUCs and CEUs offered: 1
05/22/2024
12:00PM - 1:00PM EST
2024-05-29T10:00:00-04:00
This webinar will help the ambulance community understand the importance of medical necessity as it pertains to Medicare’s coverage guidelines. This webinar will help the ambulance community understand the importance of medical necessity as it pertains to Medicare’s coverage guidelines.

Who Should Attend

Ambulance providers, suppliers and billing support who submit claims to National Government Services for Medicare beneficiaries.

Registration Information

Preregistration for this free webinar session is mandatory. Once registration is completed, an email including instructions for accessing the event will be sent to the email address provided. You will need the link provided in the confirmation email in order to attend. Please do not share your link with others; it is unique to your registration.

Additional Information

  • Materials will be shared two days prior to the webinar
  • Number of CEUs and MUCs offered: 1
05/29/2024
10:00AM - 11:00AM EST
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2023-12-20T11:00:00-05:00

End of the Public Health Emergency and Billing Telehealth Services

12/20/2023
2023-12-18T11:30:00-05:00

PECOS: Manage Signatures and Additional Information Requests

12/18/2023
2023-12-14T13:00:00-05:00

Submitting Revalidation via CMS-855A Paper Application for Part A Providers

12/14/2023
2023-12-19T10:00:00-05:00

Submitting Revalidation via PECOS

12/19/2023
2023-12-28T15:00:00-05:00

Counseling to Prevent Tobacco Use

12/28/2023
2023-12-19T09:00:00-05:00

Reducing Unprocessable Claim Rejections

12/19/2023
2023-12-19T11:00:00-05:00

Proper Medicare Part B Claim Submissions

12/19/2023
2023-12-20T10:30:00-05:00

Steps to Claim Corrections

12/20/2023
2023-12-20T13:00:00-05:00

Psychiatric Collaborative Care Management and Behavioral Health Integration

12/20/2023
2023-12-21T09:00:00-05:00

The National Correct Coding Initiative and Medically Unlikely Edits for Part B Providers

12/21/2023
2023-12-21T10:30:00-05:00

How to Avoid Duplicate Claims

12/21/2023
2023-12-28T09:00:00-05:00

The Incident To Provision for Medicare

12/28/2023
2024-01-04T10:30:00-05:00

Learning Medicare Secondary Payer Interactively

01/04/2024
2024-01-02T10:00:00-05:00

PECOS: View and Manage Reassignments through Group Enrollment

01/02/2024
2024-01-18T11:00:00-05:00

PECOS: Manage Signatures and Additional Information Requests

01/18/2024
2024-01-16T13:00:00-05:00

Submitting Revalidation via PECOS

01/16/2024
2024-02-06T13:30:00-05:00

PECOS: View and Manage Reassignments through Group Enrollment

02/06/2024
2024-01-02T14:00:00-05:00

Getting Access to PECOS

01/02/2024
2024-02-08T12:00:00-05:00

Getting Access to PECOS

02/08/2024
2024-01-04T12:30:00-05:00

Provider Enrollment Revalidation Overview

01/04/2024
2024-02-06T09:00:00-05:00

Provider Enrollment Revalidation Overview

02/06/2024
2024-01-09T09:00:00-05:00

Provider Enrollment: Completing the CMS-855B Paper Application

01/09/2024
2024-02-13T10:00:00-05:00

Provider Enrollment: Completing the CMS-855B Paper Application

02/13/2024
2024-01-09T13:00:00-05:00

Provider Enrollment: Completing the CMS-855A Paper Application

01/09/2024
2024-02-15T12:00:00-05:00

Provider Enrollment: Completing the CMS-855A Paper Application

02/15/2024
2024-01-11T11:00:00-05:00

Provider Enrollment: Completing the CMS-855I Paper Application

01/11/2024
2024-02-13T13:30:00-05:00

Provider Enrollment: Completing the CMS-855I Paper Application

02/13/2024
2024-02-20T13:30:00-05:00

Submitting Revalidation via PECOS

02/20/2024
2024-02-20T10:00:00-05:00

Provider Enrollment: Opioid Treatment Program

02/20/2024
2024-01-31T10:00:00-05:00

Preventive Services: Flu and PPV Vaccines

01/31/2024
2024-01-23T09:00:00-05:00

The National Correct Coding Initiative and Medically Unlikely Edits for Part B Providers

01/23/2024
2024-02-20T09:00:00-05:00

The National Correct Coding Initiative and Medically Unlikely Edits for Part B Providers

02/20/2024
2024-01-23T10:30:00-05:00

How to Avoid Duplicate Claims

01/23/2024
2024-02-20T10:30:00-05:00

How to Avoid Duplicate Claims

02/20/2024
2024-02-13T09:00:00-05:00

Physical/Occupational Therapy Billing

02/13/2024
2024-01-09T10:00:00-05:00

Counseling to Prevent Tobacco Use

01/09/2024
2024-01-25T10:00:00-05:00

Telehealth and Tobacco Counseling

01/25/2024
2024-01-10T11:00:00-05:00

NGSConnex: MBI and Eligibility Lookup

01/10/2024
2024-01-25T10:00:00-05:00

A Guided Tour of the NGSMedicare Part B Website

01/25/2024
2024-02-01T10:30:00-05:00

Submitting Part B Medicare Secondary Payer Claims Appropriately

02/01/2024
2024-01-25T14:00:00-05:00

Home Health Lunch and Learn: Homebound Documentation

01/25/2024
2024-02-15T14:00:00-05:00

Home Health Lunch and Learn: Homebound Documentation

02/15/2024
2024-02-08T14:00:00-05:00

Home Health Lunch and Learn: Skilled Nursing Services

02/08/2024
2024-02-13T11:00:00-05:00

Prior Authorization Program for Certain Hospital Outpatient Department Services

02/13/2024
2024-03-12T11:00:00-04:00

Exemption Process for the Prior Authorization Program for Certain Hospital Outpatient Department Services

03/12/2024
2024-02-22T11:00:00-05:00

A Guided Tour of the NGSMedicare Part B Website

02/22/2024
2024-02-15T10:00:00-05:00

Repetitive Scheduled Non-Emergent Ambulance Transports Prior Authorization

02/15/2024
2024-01-24T13:00:00-05:00

Medicare Part B Ambulance Coverage, Basics and Billing

01/24/2024
2024-01-25T13:30:00-05:00

Ambulance Services and Establishing Medical Necessity for Part B Providers

01/25/2024
2024-01-30T10:00:00-05:00

Steps to Claim Corrections

01/30/2024
2024-02-27T09:00:00-05:00

Reducing Unprocessable Claim Rejections

02/27/2024
2024-02-27T11:00:00-05:00

Proper Medicare Part B Claim Submissions

02/27/2024
2024-02-08T10:30:00-05:00

Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Database

02/08/2024
2024-02-07T12:00:00-05:00

Opioid Treatment Program

02/07/2024
2024-02-29T10:00:00-05:00

Steps to Claim Corrections

02/29/2024
2024-01-31T11:00:00-05:00

Preventive Services Overview

01/31/2024
2024-01-26T13:00:00-05:00

Hospice Lunch and Learn: Hospice Documentation to Support Terminality

01/26/2024
2024-02-21T13:00:00-05:00

Hospice Lunch and Learn: Hospice Documentation to Support Terminality

02/21/2024
2024-03-06T13:00:00-05:00

Hospice Lunch and Learn: Hospice Documentation to Support Terminality

03/06/2024
2024-04-03T13:00:00-04:00

Hospice Lunch and Learn: Hospice Documentation to Support Terminality

04/03/2024
2024-03-13T13:00:00-04:00

Hospice Lunch and Learn: Hospice Transfers

03/13/2024
2024-02-28T13:00:00-05:00

Hospice Lunch and Learn: Hospice General Inpatient Care

02/28/2024
2024-03-20T13:00:00-04:00

Hospice Lunch and Learn: Hospice General Inpatient Care

03/20/2024
2024-04-10T13:00:00-04:00

Hospice Lunch and Learn: Hospice General Inpatient Care

04/10/2024
2024-02-14T10:00:00-05:00

Counseling to Prevent Tobacco Use

02/14/2024
2024-02-29T10:00:00-05:00

Counseling to Prevent Tobacco Use

02/29/2024
2024-02-29T12:00:00-05:00

Preventive Services: Screening for Cardiovascular Disease and Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

02/29/2024
2024-02-22T09:00:00-05:00

Introduction to Medicare Part I

02/22/2024
2024-02-22T12:30:00-05:00

Introduction to Medicare Part II

02/22/2024
2024-02-14T13:00:00-05:00

SNF Town Hall: Coverage and Documentation

02/14/2024
2024-02-12T09:00:00-05:00

Provider Enrollment: Initially Enrolling a MFT and MHC in the Medicare Program

02/12/2024
2024-03-11T14:00:00-04:00

Provider Enrollment: Initially Enrolling a MFT and MHC in the Medicare Program

03/11/2024
2024-02-27T13:00:00-05:00

Medicare Part B Ambulance Coverage, Basics and Billing

02/27/2024
2024-03-20T10:00:00-04:00

Ambulance Services and Establishing Medical Necessity for Part B Providers

03/20/2024
2024-03-05T09:00:00-05:00

Getting Access to PECOS

03/05/2024
2024-03-05T14:00:00-05:00

Provider Enrollment Revalidation Overview

03/05/2024
2024-03-07T13:00:00-05:00

PECOS: View and Manage Reassignments through Group Enrollment

03/07/2024
2024-03-14T13:00:00-04:00

Provider Enrollment: Completing the CMS-855I Paper Application

03/14/2024
2024-03-12T11:00:00-04:00

Provider Enrollment: Completing the CMS-855A Paper Application

03/12/2024
2024-03-12T14:00:00-04:00

Provider Enrollment: Completing the CMS-855B Paper Application

03/12/2024
2024-03-21T13:00:00-04:00

PECOS: Manage Signatures and Additional Information Requests

03/21/2024
2024-03-19T10:00:00-04:00

Submitting Revalidation via PECOS

03/19/2024
2024-03-12T09:00:00-04:00

The National Correct Coding Initiative and Medically Unlikely Edits for Part B Providers

03/12/2024
2024-03-12T10:30:00-04:00

How to Avoid Duplicate Claims

03/12/2024
2024-03-13T13:00:00-04:00

Opioid Treatment Program

03/13/2024
2024-03-19T09:00:00-04:00

A Guided Tour of the NGSMedicare Part B Website

03/19/2024
2024-03-19T10:30:00-04:00

Medicare Part B Preventive Services: Bone Mass Measurements, Colorectal and Prostate Cancer Screenings

03/19/2024
2024-03-26T09:00:00-04:00

Reducing Unprocessable Claim Rejections

03/26/2024
2024-03-26T11:00:00-04:00

Proper Medicare Part B Claim Submissions

03/26/2024
2024-03-28T10:00:00-04:00

Steps to Claim Corrections

03/28/2024
2024-03-07T09:00:00-05:00

Physical/Occupational Therapy Billing

03/07/2024
2024-02-22T14:00:00-05:00

Home Health Lunch and Learn: Skilled Therapy Services

02/22/2024
2024-02-28T11:00:00-05:00

The Medicare Appeals Process: What You Need to Know

02/28/2024
2024-02-27T13:00:00-05:00

Rural Health Clinic (RHC) Top Claim Errors

02/27/2024
2024-02-21T11:00:00-05:00

Quarterly Review of the Top Part A Claims Error

02/21/2024
2024-04-11T11:00:00-04:00

Home Health Billing Coffee Break

04/11/2024
2024-04-09T10:30:00-04:00

Hospice Billing Coffee Break

04/09/2024
2024-02-20T11:00:00-05:00

Home Health Billing Part One: The Notice of Admission (NOA)

02/20/2024
2024-02-27T11:00:00-05:00

Home Health Billing Part Two: The Period of Care Claim

02/27/2024
2024-03-12T13:00:00-04:00

Medicare Signature Guidelines

03/12/2024
2024-03-13T09:00:00-04:00

Counseling to Prevent Tobacco Use

03/13/2024
2024-03-21T10:00:00-04:00

Counseling to Prevent Tobacco Use

03/21/2024
2024-03-19T11:30:00-04:00

Chiropractic Billing and Documentation

03/19/2024
2024-03-14T15:00:00-04:00

Billing Telehealth Services for Part B Providers

03/14/2024
2024-03-13T12:00:00-04:00

New Medicare Coverage of Intensive Outpatient Program Services

03/13/2024
2024-03-26T13:00:00-04:00

Medicare Overpayment Process

03/26/2024
2024-04-04T10:00:00-04:00

Medicare Secondary Payer Provisions Group and Nongroup Health Plans

04/04/2024
2024-04-10T10:00:00-04:00

Repetitive Scheduled Non-Emergent Ambulance Transports Prior Authorization

04/10/2024
2024-04-11T10:30:00-04:00

Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Database

04/11/2024
2024-04-02T10:00:00-04:00

PECOS: View and Manage Reassignments through Group Enrollment

04/02/2024
2024-04-09T08:30:00-04:00

Provider Enrollment: Completing the CMS-855B Paper Application

04/09/2024
2024-04-09T13:00:00-04:00

Provider Enrollment: Completing the CMS-855A Paper Application

04/09/2024
2024-04-11T11:00:00-04:00

Provider Enrollment: Completing the CMS-855I Paper Application

04/11/2024
2024-04-02T14:00:00-04:00

Getting Access to PECOS

04/02/2024
2024-04-04T12:30:00-04:00

Provider Enrollment Revalidation Overview

04/04/2024
2024-03-27T11:00:00-04:00

NGSConnex: Claim Status Lookup and Inquiries

03/27/2024
2024-04-04T09:00:00-04:00

How to Avoid Duplicate Claims

04/04/2024
2024-04-11T09:00:00-04:00

Physical/Occupational Therapy Billing

04/11/2024
2024-04-10T10:00:00-04:00

Counseling to Prevent Tobacco Use

04/10/2024