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.

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Skilled Nursing Facility Billing Boot Camp

Course Location & Date

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.

 

October 2017

Brentwood (Nashville), TN  

 

October 16 - 17, 2017
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. - both days

HYATT PLACE Nashville/Brentwood 
202 Summit View Drive 
Brentwood, TN 37027 
615-661-9477 
615-661-9936 
Hotel Website

Room Rate: $139.00
Room Rate Cut-Off: 9/25/17
GROUP CODE: G-CCD1

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Skilled Nursing Facility Billing Boot Camp

Course Outline/Agenda

Day 1 

  • Module 1 – Opening, Intro to Medicare in a SNF & Terminology 
    • Intro to Medicare in a SNF 
    • Intro to Medicare administrative agencies 
    • SNF Eligibility criteria 
    • Verification of benefits 
  • Module 2 – Medicare Coverage in a SNF 
    • Spell of illness/benefit periods 
    • Coverage basics 
    • PPS and RUGs 
    • ADLs and Depression indicators 
    • Physician certs and recerts 
    • Documentation requirement basics 
    • Beneficiary Notices 
  • Module 3 - Part A Billing & No Pay/Benefits Exhaust Claims 
    • Completing the Part A UB04 
    • Benefits Exhaust and No Pay claims 
    • Adjustment/Correction/Cancel claims 
  • Module 4 – Part B Billing 
    • Completing the Part B UB04 
    • Therapy caps 
    • Manual Medical Review of Part B 
    • Multiple Procedure Payment Reduction 
    • Other Part B billable items 


Day 2 – Advanced Billing Issues

  • Module 5 –Triple Check Process and Medical Review 
    • Performing the triple check process 
    • Compliance and Billing 
    • Additional Development Requests 
    • RACs, MACs, and other auditors 
  • Module 6 – Consolidated Billing 
    • 5 major categories of consolidated billing 
    • How to determine if an item is included or excluded 
    • How to determine Medicare allowable amount 
  • Module 7 – Medicare Advantage and Medicare as Secondary Payer 
    • Medicare Advantage 
    • MSP 
  • Module 8 – Tying it all Together 
    • Importance of the Admissions Process to Billing 
    • Q&A 

Skilled Nursing Facility Billing Boot Camp

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this program, participants will be able to: 

  • Locate key Medicare sources of authority so that you can find answers to your Medicare questions 
  • Identify the eligibility criteria for a SNF Part A admission 
  • List the technical criteria for a SNF Part A admission 
  • Determine facility best practices for SNF Part A admissions 
  • Review the required coding for Part B therapy claims 
  • Calculate the expected payment for Part B therapy claims 
  • Understand how to resolve discrepancies between documentation and claims 
  • Accurately complete the UB-04 
  • Describe the appropriate use of beneficiary notices 
  • Identify potential items and services subject to consolidated billing 
  • Know why it is important to review what services a Part A resident is receiving off-site prior to the services being performed 
  • Know the questions to ask to determine whether chemotherapy and other services will be excluded from the Part A PPS per diem 
  • Recognize why the same service performed in a different location might be payable by the SNF 
  • Perform a triple check process

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