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.
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All times listed are in the Central Time Zone.
Thursday, November 15, 2018
Part A The Path to Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) Basics, Billing, and More Novitasphere Overview
This class will provide an overview of SNF coverage requirements, RUG codes, and consolidated billing. Additionally, we will provide guidance on billing requirements and special billing processes such as: benefits exhaust, demand billing, no-payment billing, and level of care changes. We will also review SNF claim errors to assist you in lowering your error rate.
Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Part A Credit Balance Overview
This course will provide an overview of credit balance reporting. During this course you will complete the certification page and detail page of the credit balance report. Also, the course will review how, when and where to submit your credit balance report while highlighting the most common submission errors. Providers will also receive answers to the most frequently asked questions as well as important tips and resources to assist in completing the report
Tuesday, November 27, 2018
Novitasphere Hot Topics
This course will discuss Novitasphere hot topics and provide answers to the most frequently asked questions. We will also provide tips and resources to assist you when using Novitasphere.
Monday, December 3, 2018
This course is an introduction to the Novitasphere portal for Part A customers. We will present an overview on how to access Novitasphere and will review the available features for Part A customers. These features include: eligibility inquiry and credit balance.
Tuesday, December 4, 2018
Part A Novitasphere Overview
This course will cover the most current updates and reminders and assist IHS providers with recognizing the current top claim errors and will provide suggestions on how to avoid them. Topics will focus on an overview of the IHS Part A and Part B Top Claims Errors, Denials vs Rejections, Claim Filing Reminders and suggestions on improving the accuracy of your billing.
Wednesday December 5, 2018
JH Part A Ask-the-Contractor Webinar
The ACT gives providers the opportunity to ask representatives from our operational departments general questions on a variety of topics. The ACT will review topics of provider interest on: CERT errors, Electronic Data Interchange (EDI), enrollment reminders, Medicare quarterly updates, website improvements, and upcoming education
Thursday, December 6 , 2018
National Correct Coding Initiative (NCCI) Edits W7020 and W7040
This class will address the recent changes for the National Correct Coding Initiative (NCCI) edits W7020 and W7040 and who it applies to. Attendees will learn how to properly bill when NCCI edits apply. We will discuss the initiatives, navigate the NCCI tables and edits, provide modifier information, and documentation requirements.
Monday December 10, 2018 through Tuesday, December 11, 2018
2018 Novitas Solutions Medicare Symposium - Houston, TX
Whether you’re a new or an experienced provider, Medicare can sometimes be challenging to navigate. Novitas Solutions invites you to join us at the 2018 Medicare Symposium to explore the most current information and resources available to help you remain compliant with the Medicare program.
This year’s conference offers numerous classes, during multiple sessions, dedicated to providing you with the knowledge necessary to be a successful Medicare provider. You have the option of attending a class within each session, or customizing your participation to your own personal schedule and area of interest.
Thursday, December 13, 2018 - Friday, December 14, 2018
2018 Novitas Solutions Virtual Symposium
Novitas Solutions is now offering a Virtual Symposium! If you’ve missed the opportunity to attend in-person, the 2018 Virtual Symposium provides an opportunity for our customers to participate by webinar in the classes offered at our in-person events.
This year’s conference events offer numerous classes, during multiple sessions, dedicated to providing you with the knowledge necessary to be a successful Medicare provider. Our instructors have prepared interactive and engaging presentations similar to our live sessions.
Participants can opt to participate all day in each session or on a session-by-session basis. Each webinar session lasts 1.5 hours and attendees will receive 1.5 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) per session.
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.
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.
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.