Classify, Organize, and Bill for Durable Medical Equipment- And Do It Right

Event Information
Product Format
Prerecorded Event
Conference Date
Wed, Jul 29, 2009
90 Minutes
Product Description

True DME or implantable DME? Make sure you're not missing out on deserved reimbursement.

You know all too well the web of billing and compliance snags for supplying durable medical equipment. From dodging Stark pitfalls to nailing CMS classification, stay ahead of the rigmarole with the help of Dr. Duane Abbey. In this 90-minute audio conference, you'll get insight on the biggest compliance concerns related to supplying DME, incorrect payment, enrollment and more.


Here's what you will learn:

  • Categorization and classification is only one piece of pie. Get a DMEPOS overview in plain English. 
  • Who are you billing? Sort out your chargemaster and coding conundrums here.
  • 9 Administrative issues you must be on top of. e.g.: Which 855 form should you use?
  • What you didn't know about dispensing that could get you into trouble.
  • It's not always clear-cut: Dr. Abbey's examples and case studies with help shed some light.
  • Fight fraud scrutiny with these bulletproof policies and procedures.
  • Plus, Dr. Abbey will show where to look for the most accurate DME information – and more.

Have additional questions? You have the floor with the speaker during an interactive Q&A.

Who should attend? Hospitals and clinics — all coding, billing and reimbursement personnel, PT/OT staff, central supply staff, health information management personnel, information systems and information technology personnel, chargemaster coordinators, financial personnel, compliance personnel, and interested physician and clinical personnel.

Your registration includes:

  • Flexible enrollment. Scheduling conflict? No problem. This session is also available on CD.
  • Expert answers to your tough questions during the interactive Q&A period.
  • Complimentary attendee package, including the speaker's complete presentation handouts. Keep this quick reference tool close by for future use.
  • One low price for all the staff you can stuff into a conference room.

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About Our Speaker

Duane Abbey Hospital Coding & Compliance Expert

 Duane C. Abbey, Ph.D. is a management consultant and president of Abbey & Abbey, Consultants, Inc., which specializes in healthcare consulting and related areas. Duane earned his graduate degrees at the University of Notre Dame and Iowa State University and has more than 20 years of experience as a consultant. He performs various types of financial analysis involving business structuring, organizational development, enrolment and other financially related concerns of organizations....   More Info
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