Medicare Boot Camp®—Long-Term Care Version Online

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Medicare Boot Camp®—Long-Term Care Version Online

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Medicare Boot Camp®—Long-Term Care Version Online

Course Overview

HCPro's Medicare Boot Camp®—Long-Term Care Version Online 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. The easy-to-use online platform means you can learn at the and place convenient to you!

Medicare Boot Camp®—Long-Term Care Version Online 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 Online 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 

Check out all the benefits of this HCPro online Boot Camp:

  • 60-day access to video instruction after purchase: View video sessions and complete all assignments, including review of all answer keys.
  • 24-hour access: Video instruction is available at any time of day—you choose the time that works for you.

Benefits of HCPro's Medicare Boot Camp®—Long-Term Care Version Online 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.
  • 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 Online is now offered virtually so that you can train from the comfort of your own home!

Medicare Boot Camp®—Long-Term Care Version Online


Below is the current course schedule for upcoming Medicare Boot Camp®—Long-Term Care Version Online classes.

To view our cancellation policy, click here.



Class Dates

Registration Deadline

September 2020 - November 2020

09/29/2020 - 11/28/2020 09/28/2020

October 2020 - December 2020

10/13/2020 - 12/12/2020 10/12/2020

October 2020 - December 2020

10/27/2020 - 12/26/2020 10/26/2020

November 2020 - January 2021

11/10/2020 - 01/09/2021 11/09/2020

November 2020 - January 2021

11/24/2020 - 01/23/2021 11/23/2020

December 2020 - February 2021

12/08/2020 - 02/06/2021 12/07/2020

December 2020 - February 2021

12/22/2020 - 02/20/2021 12/21/2020

Medicare Boot Camp®—Long-Term Care Version Online

Course Outline/Agenda

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.

Medicare Boot Camp®—Long-Term Care Version Online

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

Medicare Boot Camp®—Long-Term Care Version Online


What is the focus of the Medicare Boot Camp®—Long-Term Care Version Online?
Medicare Boot Camp—Long-Term Care Version Online
is a comprehensive course that covers all the latest Medicare regulations and rules to help you locate the answers to your most troublesome Medicare questions, enhance your skilled documentation to meet medical necessity and level of care requirements, determine the correct RUG-IV payment category driven by the MDS, seamlessly manage blending scheduled and unscheduled MDS assessments, and analyze your ICD-10 coding system implementation. It also follows a Medicare patient from preadmission through discharge, addressing the patient needs and the related function of each department as well as identifying the pitfalls along the way to ensure that your staff is providing quality resident care, performing accurate documentation, and properly billing for services. Participants of the boot camp not only receive a wealth of knowledge, but also guidance on how to implement effective processes and systems to mitigate the risks associated with survey concerns, improper payments, and audits.

Medicare Boot Camp®—Long-Term Care Version Online: How does it work?
You'll receive the same content and instruction that you would experience at our classroom-based, nationally recognized Boot Camps.

Here's how it works:

  • 60-day access after purchase to online instruction: View sessions and complete all assignments including review of all answer keys.
  • 24-hour access: Instruction is available any time of day. You choose the time that works for you
  • Interactive learning: Course participants work more than 140 exercises and questions based on the course content. 

What if I need to cancel or transfer my registration?

Cancellation Policy

Please click here to view our cancellation policy. 

Who should attend this course?

  • Reimbursement directors and staff members
  • Finance directors and staff members
  • Business office managers and staff members
  • Directors of nursing and nursing department staff members
  • SNF coding professionals
  • Therapy staff members
  • Administrators and owners
  • MDS coordinators
  • Quality assurance managers and staff members
  • Compliance officers and auditors
  • State surveyors
  • MAC personnel
  • Long-term care lawyers, consultants, and CPAs
  • Legal department personnel
  • Staff nurses
  • Nurse managers
  • Medical records professionals
  • EMR/EHR developers

How long will I have access to the content?
The online portal location for your class sessions and materials will be available for 60 days from the class start date.

Does the course require any previous experience or training?
No. The course starts with Medicare fundamentals and does not assume that participants have any particular background or experience. However, because of the fast-paced nature of the course, it is highly recommended (but not required) that participants have at least one year of experience working in a long-term care setting. Familiarity with the MDS and the ICD-9-CM, ICD-10-CM, and HCPCS coding systems is helpful, but not required.

How is the course taught?
The course is taught using a combination of online lecture, interactive course work, and exercises/case studies.

Does HCPro ever share contact information (e.g., name, address, phone number, email address, etc.) with other companies?
Historically, we have not shared contact information with anyone outside of our company. However, it is possible that at some point we might share contact information with other companies that offer products and services that we think would be of interest to our customers. If you would like us to keep your contact information confidential, please let us know so that we can flag your information in our customer database as "Do Not Share."

How do I get more information?
Contact our sales team at 615-724-7200 or email