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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 Eastern Time Zone.

Date

Starts

Ends

Event Details

CEUs

Media Type

Registration

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

2:00 PM

3:30 PM

Medicare Part A Updates - 2018 First Quarter

This course will review the latest quarterly Medicare Part A updates. Our discussion will include current change requests from CMS, Novitas initiatives and topics of interest.

1.5

Webinar

Register

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

11:00 AM

12:00 PM

ABILITY | PC-ACE Overview

This course will review the ABILITY | PC-ACE program. Join us for a demonstration on how to configure the software, submit your claim file via Secure File Transfer Protocol (SFTP) or Novitasphere Portal, and retrieve your electronic reports.

1

Webinar

Register

Thursday, January 18, 2018

2:00 PM

3:00 PM

Local Coverage Determination (LCD) Additions and Revisions

The class will discuss new Local Coverage Determinations (LCDs) and updates to existing LCDs. We will review new Local Coverage Articles and revisions. We will explore draft LCDs posted for comments and retired LCDs.

1

Webinar

Register

Friday, January 19, 2018

11:00 AM

12:00 PM

JL Part A Prior Authorization of Non Emergent Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

This course is for New Jersey facilities that bill for Non-Emergent Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy. We will review the background and process for prior authorization, while emphasizing the guidelines and documentation requirements.

1

Webinar

Register

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

2:00 PM

3:30 PM

Part A Billing of Drugs and Biologicals

This course will provide an understanding of billing Drugs and Biologicals. We will review coverage, Modifier JW, billing examples, and common billing errors.

1.5

Webinar

Register

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

10:00 AM

11:30 AM

Targeted Probe and Educate

This course provides guidelines on the Medical Review process Targeted Probe and Educate process. We will discuss the review and education process, the selection criteria, education opportunities and much more to get you ready for this new process.

1.5

Webinar

Register

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

12:00 PM

1:30 PM

Part A Unlock a World of Discovery through the Novitas Website

This course will provide navigation through the various centers of the Novitas Solutions website. Through this course you will enhance your search results and discover many self-service options available to you.

1.5

Webinar

Register

Wednesday,

February 14, 2018

10:00 AM

11:00 AM

JL Part A Ask The Contractor Webinar

The Ask The Contractor webinar gives providers the opportunity to ask representatives from our operational departments general questions on a variety of topics. We will review topics of provider interest on: CERT errors, Electronic Data Interchange (EDI), enrollment reminders, Medicare quarterly updates, website improvements, and upcoming education.

1.0

Webinar

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:  01/12/2018