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Symposium Events

Noridian's Spring 2024 Virtual Symposium - "Medicare's Greatest Hits"

Come and join us for Noridian's Educational Virtual Symposium concerts of "Medicare's Greatest Hits" on April 17 and 18 for Part A and Part B providers and their billing staff. This year's venue will host a variety of presentations on some of the most requested topics. In this two-day event filled with one-hour sessions, you have the opportunity to listen and speak to representatives from several Noridian teams, including Contractor Medical Directors, Education, Enrollment, Durable Medical Equipment (DME), and a guest speaker from CMS. The complete event listing and registration links for one or more of the webinar topics is available in the Noridian website, Schedule of Events, under Symposium Events section.

Date Time Title CEUs Line of Business
04/17/2024 7 - 8 a.m. PT Title: Medicare Secondary Payer (MSP) Auditions to become Medicare's Next Greatest Hit

Description: During this audition, you'll have an opportunity to see what it takes to be Medicare's next greatest hit. We'll see common "off-key" issues along the road to stardom and how to avoid them. Let's look at both the A and B side of the album, leaving no note unturned. You won't want to miss this opportunity to audition and incorporate Part A and B vocals (claims).
Speaker: Jan Ervin, Provider Outreach and Education Representative [PDF]
1 A/B
04/17/2024 8 - 9 a.m. PT Title: All you Need is Love and Documentation

Description: There's nothing you can say that can't be written and Medical Review will address documentation for lab retesting, Vitamin B12 and D, off label FDA drugs, x-rays and other radiological. How "all you need" is to obtain the important documentation from the ordering physician.

Speaker: Shannon Dietz, RN, Medical Review Clinical Nurse [PDF]
1 A/B
04/17/2024 9 - 10 a.m. PT Title: Anthems of Anesthesia Billing: Review of Golden Oldies and Today's Top Hits

Description: Tune in to hear our Cover Band's review of important guidelines for the golden oldies of anesthesia billing and some tips for the new wave topics of pain procedures.

Speaker: Jeanna Blitz, MD, FASA, DFPM, Contractor Medical Director, Part A and Part B [PDF]
1 A/B
04/17/2024 11 a.m. - Noon PT Title: The Classics and Remixes: Hot Topics at CMS

Description: Join this session to hear updates to old classics as well as brand new releases of CMS Medicare Part A and B policy.

Speaker: Dr. Ashby Wolfe, CMS Regional Chief Medical Officer [PDF]
1 A/B
04/17/2024 Noon - 1 p.m. PT Title: Common Laboratory Lyric Denials and How to Avoid Disharmony

Description: This instrumental ensemble will leave you applauding for more.

Speaker: Cheryl Hanson, Provider Outreach and Education Representative [PDF]
1 B
04/17/2024 1 - 2 p.m. PT Title: Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) Symphony: Overcoming Key Errors with Harmonious Solutions

Description: Identify FQHCs Funkytown common claim submission billing issues, errors, and solutions.

Speaker: Miriam Ocampo Funderburk, Provider Outreach and Education Representative [PDF]
1 A
04/18/2024 7 - 8 a.m. PT Title: PECOS Can Help

Description: Current PECOS is a familiar song to many and now with an updated version (PECOS remix) coming can help providers have a more successful enrollment experience. In the beginning of learning the enrollment music, everyone may hit bad notes with various compliance issues such as rejections, or denials. Using PECOS and other resources these can be overcome, and enrollment teams will have their music come together and be beautiful. Let PECOS help.

Speaker: Julie Schroeder and Kathryn Grueneich, Provider Enrollment Education Representatives [PDF]
1 A/B
04/18/2024 8 - 9 a.m. PT Title: Heavy Mental and Behavioral Health New Releases

Description: Attend our concert of new Mental Health releases and remixes of previous hits. Join us for these Behavioral Health ballads of 2024.

Speaker: Cheryl Hanson and Valerie Cavett, Provider Outreach and Education Representatives [PDF]
1 A/B
04/18/2024 9 - 10 a.m. PT Title: Jamming Out with Provider Audit and Reimbursement

Description: Get tickets for our show! The setlist includes: The Electric Slide - MCReF and Electronic Filing; ABC - Affiliation Agreements for Teaching Hospitals; Don't Go Breaking My Heart - Cost Report Rejections; Call me Maybe - Who do I get in touch with?

Speaker: Claire Schmitt, Provider Audit and Reimbursement Education Representative [PDF]
1 A
04/18/2024 11 - Noon PT Title: Tuning up with Part B Telehealth

Description: Feeling out of tune with the new and existing Telehealth "tracks"? Then register for the "sweet sounds" of this Part B presentation to learn what 2024 has "re-recorded".

Speaker: Tammy Ewers, CPC, Provider Outreach and Education Representative [PDF]
1 B
04/18/2024 Noon - 1 p.m. PT Title: Oxygen "On the Radio" and Sleep Studies (PAP) Top Denials and Solutions

Description: Just breathe and know that every breath you take will be discussed of how to cut down those respiratory and sleep errors.

Speaker: Ashley DeCoteau, DMEPOS Education Representative [PDF]
1 A/B
04/18/2024 1 - 2 p.m. PT Title: Missin' You... Interrupted Stays, Leaves, and Transfers

Description: They're leavin'... don't know when they'll be back again! If you're IPF, IRF, LTCH, or SNF, you know this heart-breaker. Don't mess around... we'll give you the policy parameters on those Part A stays where your patient didn't totally abandon you. Join us for this definitive session on coverage and billing in these special situations.

Speaker: Tim Morrissey, Provider Outreach and Education Representative [PDF]
1 A

Last Updated Apr 10 , 2024