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Symposium Events

Noridian's 2023 Fall Virtual Symposium "Hitting a Home Run with Medicare" September 20 and 21 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. PT

The Fall Symposium will prepare providers and billers to hit a home run with every claim submitted. The two-day session will help providers maximize their Medicare reimbursement through session topics on enrollment, documentation requirements, audit readiness, and Targeted probe and educate (TPE) just to name a few. Join us during this virtual symposium as Noridian gives providers the tools you need to knock the ball out of the park.

The starting lineup includes speakers from CMS, Comprehensive Error Rate Testing (CERT), Clinical Medical Director, Durable Medical Equipment (DME), Supplemental Medicare Review Contractor (SMRC), Audit and Reimbursement, Enrollment, and Provider Outreach and Education (POE).

Date Time Title CEUs Line of Business
09/20/2023 8 - 9 a.m. PT

Provider Enrollment Hits, Runs and Errors

Description: Score your first run with Medicare by completing the enrollment application. Join this session to hear how the Provider Enrollment team can help reduce errors and get your application in to join the Medicare team.

Speaker(s): Sue Bennett-Coyne and Jennifer Joyce, Provider Enrollment [PDF]

1 A/B
09/20/2023 9 - 10 a.m. PT

Navigating the Field: CMS and Noridian Web Tour

Description: CMS and Noridian's websites host a baseball field full of knowledge. Familiarize yourself with basic search techniques, page navigation, and self service tools to help you navigate the field with ease.

Speaker(s): Miriam Ocampo Funderburk [PDF]

1 A/B
09/20/2023 10 - 11 a.m. PT

Policy and Practice, a CMS Update

Description: Dr. Ashby Wolfe will provide an overview of current CMS Policy, including an update on the CMS National Quality Strategy, an overview of proposed changes in the Physician Fee Schedule for CY 2023, and an update on the agency's post PHE response.

Speaker(s): Dr. Ashby Wolfe, CMS [PDF]

1 A/B
09/20/2023 12 - 1 p.m. PT

Post-Play Review: Understanding Comprehensive Error Rate Testing (CERT)

Description: CERT's goal is to eliminate improper payments through audits and education. Find out how CERT works with providers to coach them for success.

Speaker(s): Patricia Holton and Jared Gibbon, CERT [PDF]

1 A/B
09/20/2023 1 - 2 p.m. PT

Can I Have Your Autograph? Medicare Signature Requirements

Description: Are signature requirements throwing you a curveball? Would you like to better understand proper signature authentication and how to address billing errors? Noridian will lay out these requirements to ensure you hit it out of the park with your medical documentation!

Speaker(s): Kim Brantley Phillips and Valerie Cavett [PDF]

1 A/B
09/20/2023 2 - 3 p.m. PT

Pinch Hitting for your Provider: Incident-To Billing

Description: Come and discover how your non-physician providers and ancillary staff can appropriately "step up to the plate" to assist your physicians with opportunities to expand patient care.

Learn who can and cannot substitute for a physician.  We will cover the guidelines and rules of incident-to, reciprocal billing and fee-for-time compensation (formerly locum tenens) arrangements.

Speaker(s): Tammy Ewers [PDF]

1 B
09/21/2023 8 - 9 a.m. PT

Scouting Report: The Supplemental Medical Review Contractor (SMRC)

Description: Join this session for an instant replay of the SMRC and it's role in the Medicare program.

Speaker(s): Jessica Giles, SMRC [PDF]

1 A/B
09/21/2023 9 - 10 a.m. PT

Ordering Equipment: Provider Documentation for durable medical equipment, prosthetics, orthotics, and supplies (DMEPOS)

Description: Medical documentation is the key to ordering equipment for your beneficiary. The ordering physician must provide documentation to support medical necessity. Find out how Noridian's DME team supports the partnership between suppliers and providers.

Speaker(s): Kloe Roberts, DME [PDF]

1 A/B
09/21/2023 10 - 11 a.m. PT

Covering Your Bases with Provider Audit & Reimbursement

Description:  Are you getting dogged by the curveballs on your reporting to CMS? Always feeling like it's the bottom of the ninth with deadlines? Don't go down swinging anymore… Join PARD to play "small ball," identifying those best practices to get easy victories with the wage index, PS&R, cost report and electronic filing processes.

Speaker(s): Beth Sandeen, PARD [PDF]

1 A
09/21/2023 12 - 1 p.m. PT

Reading the Rulebook: Documentation Requirements

Description: What is your Documentation batting average? Avoid striking out during submission and tighten up on your documentation requirements by signing up for this session.

Speaker(s): Cheryl Hanson [PDF]

1 A/B
09/21/2023 1 - 2 p.m. PT

Medicare's Approach to the Coverage of Newer Technologies in Clinical Medicine

Description: Discuss some of these new technologies, and how Category III codes are being used to represent some of these services. We will also discuss how we are approaching coverage and payment on these services as they mature in their clinical applications.

Speaker(s): Dr. Barry Whites, CMD [PDF]

1 A/B
09/21/2023 2 - 3 p.m. PT

Keeping Score: Targeted Probe and Educate (TPE) During the First Inning

Description: The TPE review process includes three rounds of pre-payment review. Join this webinar to be successful in scoring a home run during the first round.

Speaker(s): Teresa Cirelli [PDF]

1 B


Last Updated Mon, 21 Aug 2023 20:47:51 +0000