Skilled Nursing Facility Billing Boot Camp

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Skilled Nursing Facility Billing Boot Camp

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Skilled Nursing Facility Billing Boot Camp

Course Overview

Skilled Nursing Facility Billing Boot Camp provides hands-on, how-to education focusing on billing for Medicare Part A and B, the ins and outs of consolidated billing, and accurately completing the UB-04, plus, guidance on understanding the SNF coverage criteria and a breakdown of the different beneficiary notices.

Attendees will be able to return to their facility with the tools they need to understand the latest billing and reimbursement regulations, including how to navigate the many billing processes to ensure their SNF is receiving appropriate reimbursement for services provided.

Billers Association Members (BAM) save 10% off the registration fee. Call 800-650-6787 to receive your special discount rate or sign up to become a Billers Association Member today!

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Skilled Nursing Facility Billing Boot Camp

Course Locations & Dates

Below is the current course schedule for Skilled Nursing Facility Billing Boot Camp. We update this schedule on a regular basis.

Registrations are processed in the order received. Class size is limited and classes often sell out. We recommend against making travel arrangements until after we have confirmed your course registration.

To register for a class, click the "Register" button.
If you would like to register multiple attendees (large groups), call 800-650-6787 for assistance.

Locations marked as "Tentative" are subject to change.

To view our cancellation policy, click here.

 

March 2019


Nashville, TN

 

March 7 - 8, 2019
8:30AM – 5:00PM - both days

Hyatt House® Nashville at Vanderbilt
2100 Hayes Street
Nashville, TN 37203
615-320-9000
Hotel website


Room Rate: $159/night
Room Rate Cut-Off: February 8, 2019

 

June 2019


Chicago, IL

 

June 20 - 21, 2019
8:30AM – 5:00PM - both days

Hyatt Place Chicago/Hoffman Estates
2750 Greenspoint Parkway
Hoffman Estates, IL 60169
847-839-1800
Hotel website


Room Rate: $109/night
Room Rate Cut-Off: June 3, 2019

 

September 2019


Las Vegas, NV

 

September 26 - 27, 2019
8:30AM – 5:00PM - both days

Hyatt Place Las Vegas
4520 Paradise Road
Las Vegas, NV 89169
702-369-3366
Hotel website


Room Rate: $135/night
Room Rate Cut-Off: September 2, 2019

 

November 2019


Orlando, FL

 

November 7 - 8, 2019
8:30AM – 5:00PM - both days

Homewood Suites by Hilton® Nearest Universal Orlando®
5893 American Way
Orlando, FL 32819
407-226-0669
Hotel website


Room Rate: $129/night
Room Rate Cut-Off: October 10, 2019

 

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Skilled Nursing Facility Billing Boot Camp

Course Outline/Agenda

DAY 1
Module 1: Intro to SNF Medicare

  • Medicare A, B, C, and D
  • Medicare administrative agencies 
  • Spell of illness/benefit periods 
  • SNF eligibility criteria 

Module 2: Medicare Coverage

  • Coverage basics 
  • Physician certification and recertification 
  • Documentation requirement basics 
  • Beneficiary notices 


Module 3: Part A Billing

  • Completing the UB-04 for Part A
  • The relationship between claim and documentation
  • Linking the MDS to reimbursement


Module 4: Special Part A Billing Scenarios

  • No-pay claims
  • Benefits-exhaust claims
  • LOA claims
  • Medicare C agreements, preadmission screening, and billing
  • Medicare as a secondary payer


DAY 2
Module 5: Part B Billing

  • Completing the UB-04 for Part B
  • Therapy caps 
  • Applying codes and modifiers appropriately
  • Ancillary billing 


Module 6: Consolidated Billing

  • Five major categories of consolidated billing 
  • Medicare allowable amounts
  • Tools and resources


Module 7: Triple Check and Medical Review

  • Conducting the triple check meeting
  • Compliance issues
  • Additional Development Requests (ADRs)
  • Medical review (audit) agencies


Module 8: Payment Reform

  • Patient-Driven Payment Model overview
  • Alternative payment models
  • Accountable care organizations
  • Volume- to value-based pay


*Please Note: Agenda is subject to change.

Skilled Nursing Facility Billing Boot Camp

Learning Objectives

  • Locate key Medicare sources of authority to find answers to Medicare questions
  • Identify the eligibility criteria for a SNF Part A admission
  • List the technical criteria for a SNF Part A admission
  • Determine best practices for SNF Part A admissions
  • Understand the required coding for Part B therapy claims
  • Understand how to resolve discrepancies between documentation and claims 
  • Accurately complete the UB-04 
  • Describe the scenarios for the appropriate use of beneficiary notices 
  • Identify potential items and services subject to consolidated billing 
  • Understand the political landscape and the evolution of payment reform
  • Understand the differences between the PDPM and RUG-IV classification systems, and how reimbursement rates are assigned under PDPM

 

Skilled Nursing Facility Billing Boot Camp

Questions/Answers

What is the focus of the Skilled Nursing Facility Billing Boot Camp? 
HCPro's Skilled Nursing Facility Billing Boot Camp covers the latest Medicare billing rules and regulations so that you can help your facility bill appropriately for services and prevent payment denials. This two day course provides hands-on, how-to education focusing on billing for Medicare Part A and B, the ins and outs of consolidated billing, accurately completing the UB-04. Plus, guidance on understanding the SNF coverage criteria and a breakdown of the different beneficiary notices. 

Where is the course offered? 
Open registration courses are offered at various locations around the country, typically at mid-priced business hotels, such as the Hyatt Place or Hilton Garden Inn. For a current schedule of upcoming open registration courses, click on "Locations/Dates" above. 

Does HCPro offer this course on-site? 
In addition to our open registration courses, we also offer the Skilled Nursing Facility Billing Boot Camp as an on-site course (with a substantial discount) for organizations that have a number of employees who need training. For more information on hosting an on-site course at your facility/offices, click on Host an On-Site Course. 

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? 

  • Business office manager 
  • Business office staff 
  • Billers 
  • Billing Director 
  • Accounting Director 
  • Accounting staff 
  • CFO 
  • Administrators/Owners/Executive Directors 
  • Reimbursement Specialists 

What material does the course cover? 
To view the course outline, click on "Course Outline" above. 

How is the course taught? 
The course is taught using a combination of lecture, class discussion, and hands-on exercises/case studies. 

What do I need to bring to class? 
When you arrive at class, you will receive an extensive notebook of course materials. These manuals will contain all the materials needed for the training. Please ensure room in your luggage for the return trip. 

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 customer service at 800-650-6787 or via email at customerservice@hcpro.com

Need to train a group?

Bring our industry-leading instructors to your facility! Hosting a Boot Camp is a cost-effective and convenient solution for training your staff on the latest regulations. For more information, call 877-233-8734 or contact one of our account managers.