Hospitals and the CMS-855-A

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Product Format
Prerecorded Event
90 minutes
Product Description

If You Think the CMS-855-A Is Big And Complicated, You’re Not Alone. The Trick Is To Figure Out What CMS Really Wants To Know.

In this audio webinar, you’ll learn what the relationship is between the CMS-855-A and the other CMS-855 forms. Also, find out whether you need to indicate your off-campus provider-based clinics on the CMS-855-A.

Expert Duane C. Abbey, Ph.D., CFP will answer all your questions, like do you really need to provide the social security number for your hospital board members? How many different CMS-855-A forms do you need to file? How often do you need to update the CMS-855-A forms? Do your Tax Identification Numbers (TINs) make a difference? What kinds of compliance implications does the CMS-855-A have?

These top solutions will help you make sense of the CMS-855-A, so you’re never scratching your head again.

This session will help you:

  • Understand the process of obtaining and maintaining billing privileges for Medicare.
  • Identify the CMS Form 855-A and the six different variations.
  • Review the data elements and information requirement for the CMS-855-A.
  • Draw the connective line from the CMS 855-A to the other CMS-855 forms.
  • Recognize the need for CMS to gather appropriate information concerning ownership, management and operations for billing purposes.
  • Develop organizational resources to maintain multiple CMS Form 855-A.
  • Highlight how the NPIs and other reporting requirements affect the CMS-855-A.
  • Acknowledge the use of PECOS for Internet-based filing of the CMS-855 forms.
  • Appreciate current and anticipated changes for maintaining billing privileges with Medicare

Who should attend? 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

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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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