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Jurisdiction N (JN) Educational Events Calendar

Join us for one of our engaging live educational events. Learn more about the Medicare program and discover ways to improve the accuracy and efficiency of your Medicare credentialing or billing process by participating in the free educational events hosted by us. MAC JN includes providers located in Florida, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

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Access to our events is free with no required accounts to manage. Simply complete a few fields in our registration form and you are ready to participate. Click here to learn more about the process.

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CEUs may be awarded for successful completion of an educational event (e.g., 1 CEU per 60 minutes of attendance). Attendees must participate in the event in its entirety to be eligible for a completion certificate containing the CEU. Completion certificates will be available within 3 – 5 business days after the event within the MyCEUCertificate Gateway.
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Target audience:

Part A - Part A (facility services billed on a CMS UB-04 claim form or an electronic equivalent)
Part B - Part B (professional services billed on the CMS-1500 claim form or an electronic equivalent)
New provider - New provider (providers, billers, coders, office staff, etc., new to the Medicare program or looking for a refresher)

Date
Audience Focus
Language
Eastern Time (ET)
Event Description
CEUs
Wednesday, May 29
English
Start:
10:00 a.m.
End
11:30 a.m.
Compliance Training: Using Third Party Billing Companies
It is vital our providers know exactly who is handling your claims and what they are doing with your information. The POE A/B MAC Workgroup developed this third-party biller compliance training to assist you in identifying inappropriate third-party billing activities, define your provider legal responsibilities and help identify vulnerabilities your practice may have to protect you and your patients' health information.
1.5
Thursday, May 30
English
Start:
10:00 a.m.
End
11:30 a.m.
Compliant Billing for Laboratory Services
This webinar will review laboratory service ordering requirements, documentation to support the order, and recommendations to prevent claim errors while reviewing purposeful documentation and provider compliance tips.
1.5
Thursday, May 30
Spanish
Start:
10:00 a.m.
End
11:00 a.m.
Medicare Coverage for Dental Services
This event will review clarified Medicare coverage provisions for dental services. We will outline the provider enrollment process, claim submission guidelines, coverage and documentation requirements and various resources. Dentists and surgeons rendering dental services to Medicare patients and referring providers for dental services are encouraged to attend.
1.0
Monday, June 3
English
Start:
11:00 a.m.
End
12:00 p.m.
StayConnected: Principal Care Management and Advance Care Planning
Stay connected with your Medicare patient's health and wellness by participating in our Care Management workshop series. Principal care management (PCM) was introduced to provide comprehensive care management for beneficiaries with a single, high-risk condition or with multiple chronic conditions but focused on a single high-risk condition. Advance care planning is for patients to discuss their health care wishes if they become unable to make their own decisions. During this webinar, we will define principal care management and advance care planning and identify who can render these services. We will also review billing, coverage, and documentation requirements.
1.0
Tuesday, June 4
English
Start:
11:00 a.m.
End
12:30 p.m.
StayConnected: Cognitive Assessment
Stay connected with your Medicare patient's health and wellness by participating in our Care Management workshop series. Medicare covers a separate visit to more thoroughly assess your patient's cognitive function and develop a care plan, if a Medicare patient shows signs of cognitive impairment during a routine visit. This evaluation may be helpful to diagnose a person with dementia, such as Alzheimer’s disease, and to identify treatable causes or co-occurring conditions such as depression or anxiety. During this webinar, we will define cognitive assessment services and identify who can render the service. We will also review billing, coverage, and documentation requirements.
1.5
Tuesday, June 4
English
Start:
1:00 p.m.
End
2:00 p.m.
A/B DME Collaborative Nebulizers and Nebulizer Drugs Webinar
Physicians and Practitioners! Are you ordering nebulizers and nebulizer drugs for your patients? This is your opportunity to hear directly from the Medicare contractors regarding Medicare’s criteria necessary for the coverage of nebulizers and inhalation medication used with the nebulizer. Representatives from all four DME Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC) jurisdictions will join the MAC Part A/B education staff to explain what is required in the medical records, orders, and related documentation to support the coverage of nebulizers and inhalation drugs. Plenty of time will be allowed for questions during this webinar so we hope you will join the MACs on June 4, 2024, for this valuable education opportunity.
0.0
Tuesday, June 4
English
Start:
2:00 p.m.
End
3:30 p.m.
Credit Balance Reporting and Submission Errors
This course will highlight the credit balance report and provide instructions in completing the report. We will review credit balance report requirements and important due dates to ensure your facility meets all reporting requirements.
1.5
Wednesday, June 5
English
Start:
11:00 a.m.
End
12:30 p.m.
StayConnected: Chronic and Transitional Care Management
Stay connected with your Medicare patient's health and wellness by participating in our Care Management workshop series. Care planning and management becomes critical as more Medicare patients develop multiple chronic conditions. Chronic care management (CCM) and transitional care management (TCM) serve as critical components to bettering patient health outcomes by ensuring access to care, care coordination and care continuity. During this webinar, we will review Medicare coverage and billing requirements, identify types of providers who can render these services, address common improper payment errors, and conclude with documentation guidance.
1.5
Thursday, June 6
Spanish
Start:
2:00 p.m.
End
3:30 p.m.
Prior Authorization Program for Certain Hospital Outpatient Department Services
CMS implemented the prior authorization program for certain services in the hospital outpatient department (OPD). During this webinar we will share information about the program requirements, how to complete a prior authorization form, and the necessary supporting documentation for these services.
1.5
Tuesday, June 11
English
Start:
10:00 a.m.
End
11:30 a.m.
Coverage and Billing of Part A Drugs and Biologicals Including the JW and JZ Modifiers
This webinar will provide coverage and billing guidelines for drugs and biologicals for Part A services. We will review topics such as documentation and the correct reporting of units. The highlight of this webinar will be reviewing the proper use of the JW modifier and the new JZ modifier.
1.5
Tuesday, June 11
English
Start:
1:00 p.m.
End
2:30 p.m.
Psychiatric Services
This course will provide an overview of psychiatric services including diagnostic evaluations, psychological and neuropsychological testing, psychotherapy, family and group therapy and behavioral health integration services. We'll identify who can provide services, explore medical necessity and documentation requirements, as well as review recent audit findings.
1.5
Tuesday, June 11
Spanish
Start:
2:00 p.m.
End
3:30 p.m.
Repetitive Scheduled Non-Emergent Ambulance Transports (RSNAT) Prior Authorization Requirements
This webinar is for Part B ambulance suppliers enrolled as an independent ambulance supplier that bills for repetitive scheduled non-emergent ambulance transports. Under prior authorization, the supplier submits the prior authorization request and supportive medical documentation to the Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC) and receives an affirmed or non-affirmed decision prior to rendering the service. Prior authorization helps ensure that applicable coverage, payment and coding rules are met before services are rendered. This webinar will review the ambulance benefit policy, submission requirements, documentation guidelines, and end with an overview of common avoidable reasons providers receive a non-affirmed decision.
1.5
Wednesday, June 12
English
Start:
10:00 a.m.
End
11:30 a.m.
Coverage and Billing of Part B Drugs and Biologicals Including the JW and JZ Modifiers
This webinar will provide coverage and billing guidelines for drugs and biologicals for Part B services. We will review topics such as documentation and the correct reporting of units. The highlight of this webinar will be reviewing the proper use of the JW modifier and the new JZ modifier.
1.5
Wednesday, June 12
English
Start:
1:00 p.m.
End
2:00 p.m.
Modifiers of the Month: 22, 52 and 53
Claims for increased procedural services, reduced services and discontinued procedures should have supporting documentation to avoid claim denials and future appeals. With this course, we'll provide guidance on properly submitting claims with documentation when applying modifiers 22, 52 and 53.
1.0
Thursday, June 13
Spanish
Start:
10:00 a.m.
End
11:30 a.m.
Modifier of the Month: NCCI Modifiers 59, XE, XS, XU and XP
For non-evaluation and management services, modifiers 59 & X{EPSU} are used to identify distinct procedures or services not normally reported together when performed on the same day. As these modifiers are often used incorrectly, we'll use this course to explore the proper use of these modifiers, common scenarios, and supporting documentation requirements.
1.5
Thursday, June 13
English
Start:
11:00 a.m.
End
12:30 p.m.
Understanding the Fundamentals of Ambulance Services
This webinar is designed for Part A providers and Part B suppliers who provide Ground Ambulance Transportation services to Medicare beneficiaries. We will review the ambulance coverage requirements, trip record documentation guidelines and Physician’s Certification Statement (PCS) requirements for ambulance transport services to Medicare beneficiaries.
1.5
Monday, June 17
Spanish
Start:
2:00 p.m.
End
3:00 p.m.
Reporting the Correct Place of Service
This course will focus on reporting the correct place of service (POS) codes on your Medicare claims to ensure appropriate reimbursement amounts are issued. We will define the most commonly used codes and review how to use them.
1.0
Tuesday, June 18
English
Start:
11:00 a.m.
End
12:00 p.m.
SPOT Series: Part A Functions
SPOT is our free, secure internet portal available for use by our JN providers, facilities, billing services, clearinghouses and support staff. This webinar will conduct a demonstration of the Part A features available in SPOT. Features that will be reviewed during this session include beneficiary eligibility details, claim submission, claim status, remittance viewing, appeal requests, and many more.
1.0
Tuesday, June 18
English
Start:
1:00 p.m.
End
2:30 p.m.
Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) Series: SNF 5-Claim Probe and Educate and Understanding the Patient Driven Payment Model (PDPM)
The next course in our Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) series will review the SNF 5-Claim Probe and Educate initiative and how it relates to the Patient Driven Payment Model (PDPM). In this session, we will explore SNF payment resources and self-service tools available.
1.5
Tuesday, June 18
Spanish
Start:
2:00 p.m.
End
3:00 p.m.
SPOT Series: Part A Functions
SPOT is our free, secure internet portal available for use by our JN providers, facilities, billing services, clearinghouses and support staff. This webinar will conduct a demonstration of the Part A features available in SPOT. Features that will be reviewed during this session include beneficiary eligibility details, claim submission, claim status, remittance viewing, appeal requests, and many more.
1.0
Thursday, June 20
English
Start:
10:00 a.m.
End
11:30 a.m.
Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) Series: Consolidated Billing
The next course in our Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) series is designed to educate Medicare providers on SNF consolidated billing (CB). We will discuss the inclusions and exclusions with an explanation of the major categories. We will review the annual coding files and highlight tips for successful billing. We will conclude with SNF CB scenarios and examine the resources available.
1.5
Thursday, June 20
Spanish
Start:
2:00 p.m.
End
3:30 p.m.
Medicare Secondary Payer (MSP) Series: Preparing and Submitting Part B Claims
This Part B provider course in our Medicare Secondary Payer (MSP) series will provide a brief overview of the MSP program provisions and outline how to identify patient eligibility. We will progress to step-by-step guidance on claim completion and submission and conclude with interactive billing scenarios.
1.5
Monday, June 24
English
Start:
2:00 p.m.
End
3:30 p.m.
StayConnected: Medicare Program Fundamentals
Stay connected as a new provider in Medicare by attending the New Provider Roadmap Workshop series. Start your journey on the New Provider Roadmap and join our presentation to learn about the fundamentals of the Medicare Program from the provider's perspective. This webinar will explore the basics of Medicare, covered and non-covered services, benefit eligibility, deductibles and Medicare Reimbursement.
1.5
Monday, June 24
Spanish
Start:
2:00 p.m.
End
3:30 p.m.
Incident To Versus Split or Shared E/M Visits
This webinar will outline the guidelines and regulations for "incident to" and split or shared evaluation and management (E/M) services. We will review Medicare billing and coding and purposeful documentation requirements for services rendered “incident to” or split and shared services between physicians and other qualified health care professionals.
1.5
Tuesday, June 25
English
Start:
10:00 a.m.
End
11:00 a.m.
StayConnected: Enrolling in Electronic Billing
Stay connected as a new provider in Medicare by attending the New Provider Roadmap Workshop series. Learn about the endless advantages of electronic billing and let us guide you through starting the enrollment process today. This webinar will explore electronic billing benefits, products and services, enrollment forms, common enrollment scenarios and resources.
1.0
Tuesday, June 25
Spanish
Start:
2:00 p.m.
End
3:00 p.m.
StayConnected: Enrolling in Electronic Billing
Stay connected with Medicare updates and requirements by attending the New Provider Workshop series. Discover the advantages of electronic billing by knowing how to enroll exploring the benefits, products and services, completing the enrollment form. We will also share common scenarios, and will give you the resources for future details.
1.0
Wednesday, June 26
English
Start:
10:00 a.m.
End
11:30 a.m.
StayConnected: Get Started with Part A Medicare Billing
Stay connected as a new provider in Medicare by attending the New Provider Roadmap Workshop series. A key factor in becoming a successful provider and biller is to know how to complete and submit Medicare Part A claims. The webinar will continue traveling the New Provider Roadmap by exploring how to get started with claim submission, claim submission guidelines, form locator on the CMS-1450/UB-04 claim form and helpful self-service tools.
1.5
Wednesday, June 26
English
Start:
2:00 p.m.
End
3:30 p.m.
StayConnected: Get Started with Part B Medicare Billing
Stay connected as a new provider in Medicare by attending the New Provider Roadmap Workshop series. A key factor in becoming a successful provider and biller is to know how to complete and submit Medicare Part B claims. The webinar will continue traveling the New Provider Roadmap by exploring how to get started with claim submission, claim submission guidelines, fields on the CMS-1500 claim form and helpful self-service tools.
1.5
Wednesday, June 26
Spanish
Start:
2:00 p.m.
End
3:30 p.m.
Mastering the Basics of the Provider Enrollment Process
This webinar will review the basic information needed to enroll with Medicare. We will examine the different submission methods you can utilize to submit your Provider Enrollment applications. The webinar will conclude by highlighting the revalidation process that is required for all providers/suppliers who are enrolled with Medicare.
1.5
Thursday, June 27
English
Start:
10:00 a.m.
End
11:30 a.m.
StayConnected: How to Appeal a Part A Medicare Claim Decision
Stay connected as a new provider in Medicare by attending the New Provider Roadmap Workshop series. Discover options available to providers when they disagree with Medicare's claim decision. This webinar will continue through the New Provider Roadmap by conducting an appeals overview, levels of appeals, redetermination process, methods to submit an appeal and self-service tools.
1.5
Thursday, June 27
English
Start:
2:00 p.m.
End
3:30 p.m.
StayConnected: How to Appeal a Part B Medicare Claim Decision
Stay connected as a new provider in Medicare by attending the New Provider Roadmap Workshop series. Discover options available to providers when they disagree with Medicare's claim decision. This webinar will continue traveling the New Provider Roadmap by conducting an appeals overview, levels of appeals, redetermination process, methods to submit an appeal and self-service tools.
1.5
Thursday, June 27
Spanish
Start:
2:00 p.m.
End
3:30 p.m.
Medicare Secondary Payer (MSP) Series: Preparing and Submitting Part A Claims
This Part A provider webinar in our Medicare Secondary Payer (MSP) series will begin with a brief overview of the MSP program provisions and how to identify patient eligibility. We will progress to step-by-step guidance on claim completion and submission and conclude with interactive billing scenarios.
1.5

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