Top Medicare Billing Pitfalls and How to Avoid Them

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Prerecorded Event
Melanie Witt, RN, MA
60 Minutes
Product Description

Understand Common Medicare Billing Pitfalls and Learn Ways To Avoid Them

Medicare rules and regulations are ever-changing and staying updated can get complicated and time consuming at times. Moreover, waiting for the appeal process might result in loss of pay for you. But on the positive side, Medicare lets you know in writing what is and is not covered.  

Join our renowned speaker Melanie Witt, RN, CPC, COBGC, MA and get to know all the tools and gain knowledge to code with confidence and get paid on time. You also learn how to browse through the CMS website and find what you need in an instant.

This session will help you:

  • Understand diagnostic tests and get more knowledge of these rules ahead of time to avoid denial, especially for those tests that require physician supervision
  • Follow clear guidance to avoid adding modifier -90 to lab tests as it may result in a denial.  Learn about CLIA certification and what it means for your office practice.
  • Get familiar with the form to use and the requirements that must be met for your ABN to be recognized.
  • Learn the codes and criteria to be successful in collecting what you are due – from the correct sources to bill for Medicare Preventive services.
  • Get the scoop on surgical inclusive services and all the Medicare rules that will clarify what you can bill and what you can’t.
  • Get to know the rules of Bundling so you can code with ease and confidence using the correct modifiers

Who should attend? Ob/gyn providers, family practice providers, coders, billers, practice managers

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About Our Speaker

Melanie Witt - Ob Gyn Coding Expert

Melanie Witt, RN, MA is an independent coding education consultant and a well-known speaker and recognized expert in the area of coding and reimbursement for ob-gyn services. She is the former program manager of the Department of Coding and Nomenclature at the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Witt is also the consulting editor for Ob-Gyn Coding Alert.

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