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Novitas Medicare Part A Educational Events Calendar

Join us for one of our powerful educational events. Learn more about the Medicare program and discover ways to improve the accuracy and efficiency of your Medicare billing process by participating in the free educational events hosted by Novitas Solutions.

Reminders:

Event handouts and other educational materials for each event are available in the Novitas Medicare Learning Center. Instructions for retrieving these materials are available in the Quick Reference Guide.
CEUs may be awarded for successful completion of Novitas Solutions education events (e.g., 1 CEU per 60 minutes of attendance). It is Novitas’ expectation that attendees participate in the event in its entirety. This can exclude the Question and Answer session if the attendee has no questions.
Not registered for an event, but would still like to see the handouts? All of our educational handouts are available via the Novitas Medicare Learning Center.

Don’t have your personalized training account yet? Register today in the Novitas Medicare Learning Center.

All times listed are in the Central Time Zone.

Date

Starts (CST)

Ends (CST)

Event Name

CEUs

Media Type

Registration

Thursday, November 30, 2017

1:00 PM

2:00 PM

New and Small Provider - Part 3 Self-Service

This course is the third of a three part series focused on educating new and small providers and staff on the Medicare program. Topics will focus on: a review of the remittance advice and the resources available for electronic billing and tips on using the Interactive Voice Response unit.

1.0

Webinar

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Friday, December 1, 2017

1:00 PM

2:00 PM

Part A Novitasphere Portal Overview

This course is an introduction to the Novitasphere portal for Part A customers. We will present an overview on how to access Novitasphere and explore the many features this program has to offer. These features include: eligibility inquiry claim submission, electronic remittance advice, claim correction, and more!

1.0

Webinar

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Tuesday, December 5, 2017

10:00 AM

11:30AM

2017 Novitas Symposium Encore: Part A Redetermination Versus Reopening: Which Once Do I Choose

This class will focus on the Medicare redetermination and reopening process. You will learn the different levels of appeal, as well as the difference between a redetermination and a reopening. We will conclude with examples of redeterminations, and how to utilize our self- service tools.

1.5

Webinar

Register

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

1:00 PM

2:30 PM

2017 Novitas Symposium Encore: Part A/B Insight Into the National Correct Coding: Initiative Program

Initiative (NCCI) and the Medically Unlikely Edits (MUE). Attendees will learn how to properly bill when NCCI and MUE edits apply. We will discuss the initiatives, navigate the NCCI tables and edits via the website, provide modifier information, and documentation requirements. We will conclude with an interactive discussion of NCCI modifier and MUE scenarios.

1.5

Webinar

Register

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

10:00 AM

11:00 AM

JH Part A Ask-the-Contractor Webinar

During the ACT we will be reviewing topics of provider interest on: CERT errors, Electronic Data Interchange (EDI), enrollment reminders, Medicare quarterly updates, website improvements, and upcoming education. In attendance on the ACT will be representatives from our operational departments to answer your questions on a variety of topics. Please register on the Events Calendar page on our website. We look forward to your participation.

 

Webinar

Register

Thursday, December 7, 2017

1:00 PM

2:30 PM

2017 Novitas Symposium Encore: Hospital Services: Inpatient Part A

This course will provide an overview of Inpatient Hospital services, admission orders and billing. This course is designed for Part A providers and staff. It is essential for billing and coding professionals to understand Medicare guidelines in order to ensure that proper reimbursement is obtained and to be compliant with Medicare guidelines. This course will review several elements that impact the billing process.

1.5

Webinar

Register

Friday, December 8, 2017

10:00 AM

11:00 AM

Novitasphere Provider Portal Enrollment Overview

This course we will discuss the steps to enroll in Novitasphere, including the Enterprise Identity Management (EIDM) registration process.

1.0

Webinar

Register

Monday, December 11, 2017

1:00 PM

2:30 PM

2017 Novitas Symposium Encore: Part A Skilled Nursing Facility Basics, Billing and More

This webinar will provide an overview of SNF coverage and billing requirements. We will provide guidance on consolidated billing and special billing processes such as: benefits exhaust, demand billing, no-payment billing, and level of care changes. We will also review top reported errors to assist you in lowering your error rate.

1.5

Webinar

Register

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

10:00 AM

11:30 AM

2017 Novitas Symposium Encore: Part A/B Keep Your Medicare patients Well by Promoting Preventive Services

This class will discuss coverage guidelines for a better understanding of preventive services. We will demonstrate valuable billing information.

1.5

Webinar

Register

Thursday, December 14, 2017

10:00 AM

11:30 AM

2017 Novitas Symposium Encore: Part A 90 Minutes of Medicare

Discover what Novitas has to offer to make your job easier! In this course we will show you the resources that are at your fingertips and the key changes that will impact your facility. All this in just 90 minutes!

1.5

Webinar

Register

Friday, December 15, 2017

1:00 PM

2:30 PM

2017 Novitas Symposium Encore: Your Guide to Understanding Medicare Secondary Payer Part A

This class will introduce you to Medicare Secondary Payer (MSP) basics, billing, coordination of benefits, and common errors. The information you will receive in this class will enhance your knowledge and will help to ensure proper billing and coding of MSP claims.

1.5

Webinar

Register

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

1:00 PM

2:00 PM

Ability | PC-ACE Overview

This course will review the ABILITY | PC-ACE program. Join us for a demonstration on how to submit your claim file via Secure File Transfer Protocol (SFTP) or through the Novitasphere Portal. Attendees will learn how to configure the software, claim entry, file preparation, view acknowledgement reports and 835 ERA files.

1.0

Webinar

Register

Friday, January 26, 2018

8:00 AM

4:30 PM

2017 Novitas Solutions Medicare Symposium - Houston, TX

NOTE: This symposium was rescheduled from September 14, 2017 due to the effects of Hurricane Harvey.

Novitas Solutions invites you to join us at our annual Medicare educational in-person event, 2017 Novitas Solutions Medicare Symposium. This event is for Part A and Part B Medicare providers, and their billing and compliance representatives. Classes will highlight the tools and information you need to avoid billing pitfalls and remain complaint with the Medicare program. Spend the day with us or attend as many classes that interest you. We look forward to seeing you at this FREE event.

Location
Crowne Plaza Houston Reliant/Medical Center
8686 Kirby Drive

Houston, TX 77054


Registration begins at 7:30 AM

6

In-Person

Register

Note: In order to participate in an educational event, you must be registered in the Novitas Medicare Learning Center with the specific focus area (Jurisdiction and Line of Business) listed with each event. If you are not registered in the specific focus area of the event you want to attend, you will not be able to view or register for that event in the Novitas Medicare Learning Center.

Take advantage of 24-hour access to free online training

We do our best to provide the Medicare training and information you need -- when it fits into your busy schedule. So, in addition to our live training events, we also offer you the advantage of self-paced, free online educational courses that will allow you and your staff to train when and where it is most convenient for you. In addition, our comprehensive course catalog allows you to find the Medicare training that fits your specific needs.

Learn more at the Novitas Medicare Learning Center -- explore our catalog of available online courses.

Join Us for Our Next Exciting Medicare Educational Event

We are continuing to plan even more interactive educational events to keep you up-to-date on the latest Medicare issues and to help inform, educate, and enhance the performance of your billing staff. Check our schedule of events each week, and register for any of the training events that interest you. You’ll have the opportunity to expand your knowledge of Medicare and to fully understand program changes -- before and after their implementation.

You’ll also learn how to take full advantage of available provider resources, have your questions answered by our Medicare experts, and obtain CEU (Continuing Education Unit) credits for participation in eligible events.

Note: Not all Novitas Medicare educational events are eligible for CEU credit. Please check with your licensing or accrediting organization for specific CEU eligibility and documentation requirements.


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Last modified:  11/22/2017