Learn Medical Billing Secrets

Valuable Software Experience

Hands On training

Precise Medical Management Inc.

Days 1, 2, & 3 --- Presented by: Jan Spears, CEO of MJS and Associates $229.00/day

Day 1
Monday, December 8, 2008
CEU 6.5 hours

“The Faces of OASIS – 2008 and beyond” 

This training session is designed for the clinician and the operational manager to review the complete impact of the OASIS in day-to-day activities in the home health agency so that “no one puts license of the line” in completing or processing the OASIS driven reimbursement model. . He has designed, implemented and actively maintained corporate compliance programs for more than 350 Medicare and Medicaid based health providers, including home health agencies, physician clinics, residential care facilities, mental health centers and management services organizations.

Day 2
Tuesday, December 9, 2008
CEU 6.0 hours

“UnZip the Mystery of the ZPIC – What’s Ahead for the Home Health Providers in Zone 4”

ZPIC investigators will function in fraud and abuse; what targets are already laid out that could place an agency in the crosshairs of an investigation; what you should be doing NOW to get ready for WHEN an investigation occurs. This course will also address fraud and abuse initiatives that are currently underway in the zone and those that are planned by the OIG in 2009. Receive a model staff training plan that covers the bases of Medicare coverage and reimbursement guidelines and the importance of documentation in reducing your exposure to financial calamity.

************Special Guest Speaker************

"Mark Price", J.D., Attorney at Law and General Compliance Programs, Inc.
Mark Price defends health care providers in federal and state fraud investigations and prosecutions. He is general counsel to numerous health care providers and management service organizations.


Day 3
Wednesday, December 10, 2008
CEU 5.5 hours

“Non-Routine Supplies"
Wednesday Morning CEU 1.75 hrs

With recent changes in Medicare PPS, agencies can now earn supply allowances in one of six levels of reimbursement ranging from $14.19 to $555.00 per episode. A representative from Gulf South will be on hand to show you the most cost effective and comprehensive way to set up your supply room and inventory. Plus share some supply industry secrets.

“Emergency Preparedness”
Wednesday Afternoon CEU 3.75 hours
The changes in the state licensing laws effective June 2008 are just now being tested in surveys. Is your agency ready for increased scrutiny of the plans you have in place now? From Z187 to Z223, an agency can be cited for up to 14 different tags in a single survey.

Days 4 & 5 --- Presented by: Petria McKelvey, CEO of Precision Medical Billing


Day 4
Thursday, December  11, 2008
CEU hours, 6.0 hours


Come tackle the real billing issues

• RAPs
• Final Claims
• The “SECRET” behind the new Treatment Authorization Code
• Understand the new HIPPS code format
• SCICs are gone - Learn how to “RECODE” Final Claims
• Evaluate the Four Equation Models
• Learn how to bill your Non-Routine Supplies (NRS)
• Distinguish codes involved in HHRG calculations & points in each of 
  the equations
• Understanding Julian dates & why you need to know them

Day 5
Friday, December 12, 2008
CEU hours, 6.0 hours

E-Learning---A new way to train in Billing through the DDE system
(Each participant will have use of a laptop for this hands-on training)

Learn how to perform all of these functions in the DDE System
• Claim Entry (RAP & Final)
• Claim Status
• Claim Adjustments
• Claim Cancellations
• Claim Corrections
• Common Billing Errors