The big and complicated CMS-855-A is used by providers to apply for enrollment in the Medicare program or make a change in their enrollment information. CMS-855-A is used for paper enrollment while PECOS is used for online filing of forms.
In this webinar by nationally renowned speaker Duane Abbey, Ph.D., you will be able to appreciate the CMS Forms 855-A & B along with the six different variations and understand the process of obtaining and maintaining billing privileges for Medicare. During the 90-min session you’ll review the data elements and information requirement for the CMS-855-A and 855-B. You will understand how the CMS 855-A relates to the CMS 855-B; recognize the need for CMS to gather appropriate information concerning ownership, management and operations for billing purposes; and understand how the NPIs and other reporting requirements affect both the CMS-855-A &B.
Attending this session will help you appreciate the use of the other CMS-855 forms relative to the CMS-855-A & B. Also, you will be able to recognize the need to develop organizational resources to maintain multiple CMS Form 855-A along with multiple 855-B forms. Additionally, Dr. Abbey will review and explain the use of PECOS for Internet-based filing of the CMS-855 forms and provide an overview of anticipated changes for maintaining billing privileges with Medicare.
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Claim Filing Personnel, Coding and Billing Personnel, Compliance Personnel, Financial Personnel, Accreditation and Licensing Personnel, Other Personnel Interested in Billing Privileges with the Medicare Program
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, enrollment and other financially related concerns of organizations....
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