Medicare Boot Camp®—Long-Term Care Version


Aug 10, 2020 – 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

(daily for 3 times)

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Medicare Boot Camp®—Long-Term Care Version
About this Event


Course Overview

HCPro's Medicare Boot Camp®—Long-Term Care Version covers the latest Medicare rules and regulations so that you can help your facility provide quality resident care, document successfully, bill appropriately for services, and prevent payment denials.

Medicare Boot Camp—Long-Term Care Version follows a Medicare patient from preadmission through discharge, addressing the function of each department, and uncovering the pitfalls along the way.

The Medicare Boot Camp—Long-Term Care Version offers the help you need to:

Locate key Medicare sources of authority so that you can find answers to your Medicare questions
Identify facility challenges involving all parts of Medicare (A, B, C, D)
Address Medicare Advantage plan hurdles and methods to overcome payment obstacles
Enhance skilled documentation to meet medical necessity and level of care requirements
Determine proper PDPM reimbursement driven by the MDS
Complete MDS assessments accurately and timely
Appropriately apply consolidated billing principles
Optimize reimbursement under PDPM, the SNF Value Based Purchasing Program and the Quality Reporting Program
Evaluate and improve your ICD-10 coding practices and processes
Accurately prepare UB-04 claims and mitigate risks for claims audits
Compare the Medicare medical review entities, their review focus, and the levels of the appeals process
Implement processes to achieve compliance through Compliance and Ethics, as well as Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement programs
Benefits of HCPro's Medicare Boot Camp—Long-Term Care Version include:

A focus on the actual rules—Learn how to find and apply CMS rules and guidelines to ensure skilled nursing services furnished to Medicare beneficiaries are assessed and billed accurately and appropriately.
Hands-on learning—Participants complete a set of exercises at the end of each module to ensure they understand the concepts and know how to apply them to real-world situations.
Custom-designed course materials—Materials are developed by instructors and editors specifically for this intensive learning format. Each participant receives comprehensive course materials and convenient access to current Medicare statutes, regulations, and guidelines.
Small class size—Class size is limited to ensure individual attention.
Highly rated—Course participants consistently give the course an overall rating of 4.8 or higher (on a 5-point scale).

Medicare Boot Camp—Long-Term Care Version is offered throughout the year and across the United States at various locations. Click “Locations/Dates" for more information.

Learning Objectives


Identify key sources of authority for Medicare in a SNF
Describe the Medicare Part A coverage criteria requirements
Describe the political landscape and the evolution of healthcare reform
Explain how quality impacts payment through the SNF Quality Reporting Program, Value-Based Purchasing Program, and public reporting
Explain how the MDS 3.0 impacts resident care, survey outcomes, and payment
Identify the components of the UB-04 for the purposes of SNF billing
Demonstrate how to select appropriate ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes and the impact of coding on reimbursement
Compare the Medicare medical review entities, their review focus, and the levels of the appeals process
Demonstrate documentation techniques to support skilled services
Identify the components of an effective compliance and ethics plan
Discuss methods to enhance Medicare compliance
Agenda/Course Outline


Module 1: Overview of the Medicare Program

Module 2: SNF Coverage and Documentation

Module 3: Beneficiary Notices Initiative

Module 4: The Resident Assessment Instrument and the Minimum Data Set 3.0


Module 5: PDPM, SNF PPS Payment, SNFVBP, and SNFQRP

Module 6: SNF Billing Under Part A

Module 7: SNF Consolidated Billing

Module 8: Part B Outpatient Therapy and Ancillary Billing


Module 9: ICD-10 Coding for SNFs

Module 10: Medicare Medical Review and Appeals Process: Medicare A, B, C

Module 11: Medicare Documentation

Module 12: QAPI and Medicare Compliance and Ethics

*Agenda/Outline is subject to change based on regulatory updates.


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