Documentation & Utilization Protocols for DME Billing and Reimbursement Audits

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Prerecorded Event
90 Minutes
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Discover the ABCs of DME Compliance & Ensure a Compliant DME Utilization & Reimbursement System

Join us for this 90 minute On Demand webinar - "Documentation & Utilization Protocols for DME Billing and Reimbursement Audits" on Monday, September 9, 2013. This webinar can be accessed anytime of the day once registered for. This webinar has been compiled by Duane C. Abbey, CFP, Ph.D. whose consulting engagements revolve around a combination of compliance reviews, Charge Master Reviews, APC audits, and revenue enhancement for hospitals and hospital systems. He also provides consultations to hospital and physician based clinics. In addition to his consulting practice, Dr. Abbey teaches workshops and makes presentations on a regular basis. He is a regular presenter for hospital associations, medical societies, Boards of Trustees and various other organizations and groups. In addition, professional societies such as HFMA use Dr. Abbey's services to present seminars and workshops.

Highlights of the Session :

  • How does the DME fee schedule work?
  • What is involved with the CMS 855-S enrollment process?
  • To appreciate the concept of true DME versus implantable DME and medical devices.
  • To understand how DME is classified under the Medicare program
  • Certificates of Medical Necessity & Types Of CMN Submittals
  • To appreciate the DMEPOS fee schedule and payment for DME.
  • Who can bill what DME and to whom the DME should be billed.
  • ABNs, ADMCs and Upgraded DMEPOS
  • To review the various Level II HCPCS codes for DME.
  • To appreciate Medicare’s extreme compliance concerns concerning incorrect payment for DME.
  • To review specific compliance concerns relative to dispensing DME.
  • To appreciate how both hospitals and physicians become involved with DME.
  • Are implantable medical devices DME?
  • What & When should HCPCS codes should be used?
  • Should we be using advance beneficiary notices (ABNs) with DME?
  • What about take-home surgical supplies?
  • Case Studies/Exercises
  • And much more…

Who should attend? All Billing, Reimbursement and Coding Personnel, Practice Managers & Owners, NPP/PT/OT Staff, Central Supply Staff, Health Information Management Personnel,  Chargemaster Coordinators, Financial Personnel, Compliance Personnel, and Interested Physician and Clinical Personnel.

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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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