Region 10 Medicare Bootcamp Webinar

    September 20, 2018
    12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
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    Webinar fees:  $99/organization unlimited participants

    The webinar can be viewed in a group setting or as individuals.

    Once a representative has registered and paid for the webinar a link to the GoTo meeting will be provided. This link can be distributed to members of the organization at their discretion. 

    If you plan on setting up a group viewing, we request that you submit a list of names and email addresses for all participants in so that we can track educational credits.


    CMS Edits and ANSI Standards

    Program Overview

    In the session we will review electronic edits used by Medicare to include:

    • Outpatient Code Editor (OCE)
    • Medical Code Editor  (MCE)
    • National Correct Coding Initiative (NCCI)


    Other topics include value and condition codes within the ANSI 837 standards

    Learning Objectives:  

    • Upon completion of the program, participants will be able to:
    • Understand how CMS uses edits to ensure claims are vaild for payment
    • Understand how coding compliance under NCCI can impact reimbursement
    • Understand how CMS uses value and condition codes to accomplish program objectives such as Advance Beneficiary Notfication (ABN). based on the FY17 rule.


    Speaker Information:

    Seth Avery, President and CEO, AppRev

    Seth Avery has over 25 years of experience as a healthcare executive, serving as auditor, consultant, Administrator and Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Mr. Avery has served as the CFO for a major teaching hospital in Texas and as the Executive Director of a leading New Jersey Medical School. He has worked at government, for-profit, and not-for-profit health care providers, as well as at a Big 6 organization. 

    Seth has been certified by the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) as a Certified Professional Coder (CPC) and is a past member of the National Advisory Board for the AAPC. Seth has a B.S. from Campbell University, an M.A. in Economics from the University of New Mexico and a Juris Doctor from Texas A&M University. Seth is also a 14-year veteran of the U.S. Military, serving both as a member of 5th Special Forces Group and as a Medical Service Corps officer.

    He is a frequent speaker at Healthcare Financial Management Association conferences and presents webinars providing education on various healthcare finance topics.


    Register online here.