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Novitas Medicare Part B 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

Reminder:

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 (EST)

Ends (EST)

Event Name

CEUs

Media Type

Registration

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

11:00 AM

12:00 AM

Part B Novitasphere Claim Correction Overview

This course will examine how to determine when a claim correction can be performed in Novitasphere and how to complete a clerical reopening. We will also provide examples of claims that can and cannot be updated through the Novitasphere Claim Correction feature.

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Webinar

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Wednesday, November 22, 2017

11:00 AM

12:00 PM

Advantages of Electronic Billing

This course will explore the benefits of electronic billing. We will discuss the steps to become an electronic biller and the products and services offered by EDI. We will also discuss reports offered by EDI to assist you in tracking your electronic claims.

1.0

Webinar

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Wednesday, November 29, 2017

10:00 AM

11:00 AM

JL Part B Ask-the-Contractor Webinar

Novitas Solutions is conducting an 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 updates, website improvements, and upcoming education.   Representatives from various departments will be available to answer your questions. We look forward to your participation.  

 

Webinar

Registration

Thursday, November 30, 2017

2:00 PM

3:00 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.

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Webinar

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Friday, December 1, 2017

11:00 AM

12:00PM

Part B Novitasphere Portal Overview

This course is an introduction to the Novitasphere portal for Part B 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!

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Webinar

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Monday, December 4, 2017

2:00 PM

3:30 PM

2017 Novitas Symposium Encore: Part B Redetermination Versus Reopening: Which One 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

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Tuesday, December 5, 2017

2:00 PM

3:30 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

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Wednesday, December 6, 2017

2:00 PM

3:30 PM

2017 Novitas Symposium Encore: Part B Building the Foundation to Proper Modifier Reporting

This class will provide you with the essential tools and techniques of proper modifier billing. Attendees will receive an overview of proper modifier reporting, review principles of global surgery concepts, evaluation and management modifiers, and other modifiers. We will conclude with valuable tools and techniques to reduce your administrative work and submit your claims correctly the first time.

1.5

Webinar

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Friday, December 8, 2017

10:00 AM

1:00 PM

Accuracy Matters

How much does rework cost your organization? Do you spend endless hours on claim corrections?
Please join us for our “Accuracy Matters Workshop” to learn how to properly report modifiers most commonly billed in error, as well as our online self-service tools such as: Novitasphere portal, a new Modifiers webpage, and Global Surgery Calculator, that will help you reduce your administrative work and submit Medicare claims correctly the first time. This workshop is a win-win situation for your organization when you no longer have to spend extra time and money on claim corrections, and can spend more time and attention on patients and other activities important to your organization

Location:
Cooper University Main Hospital
1 Cooper Plaza
Roberts Pavilion 10th Floor Room P1014
Camden, NJ 08103

Registration begins at 9:30

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In-Person

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Friday, December 8, 2017

11:00 AM

12:00 PM

Novitasphere Provider Portal Enrollment Overview

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

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Webinar

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Friday, December 8, 2017

1:00 PM

2:00 PM

JL Part B Presents: Prior Authorization of Repetitive Non-Emergent Ambulance Transport

This course is for JL providers enrolled as an independent ambulance supplier that bills for repetitive scheduled non-emergent ambulance transports. We will review the process for prior authorization emphasizing the guidelines and medical record documentation

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Webinar

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Tuesday, December 12, 2017

11:00 AM

12:30 PM

2017 Novitas Symposium Encore: Part B Scoring Evaluation and Management Services Part 1- Review of the Score Sheet

You will learn the key components of an Evaluation and Management (E/M) service (history, exam, medical decision making) and how they relate to the score sheet used by Novitas Solutions. Excerpts of medical records will be used as examples of crediting the key components using the score sheet. We will provide answers to the most frequently asked questions, and provide tips and resources to assist you when coding E/M services.

1.5

Webinar

Register

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

9:00 AM

12:00 PM

Accuracy Matters

How much does rework cost your organization? Do you spend endless hours on claim corrections?
Please join us for our “Accuracy Matters Workshop” to learn how to properly report modifiers most commonly billed in error, as well as our online self-service tools such as: Novitasphere portal, a new Modifiers webpage, and Global Surgery Calculator, that will help you reduce your administrative work and submit Medicare claims correctly the first time. This workshop is a win-win situation for your organization when you no longer have to spend extra time and money on claim corrections, and can spend more time and attention on patients and other activities important to your organization

Location:

Hackensack University Medical Center
92 Second Street
HUMC - John Theurer Cancer Center, Conference Room 1 and 2
Hackensack, NJ 07601


Registration begins at 8:30

3

In-Person

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Tuesday, December 12, 2017

1:00 PM

4:00 PM

Accuracy Matters

How much does rework cost your organization? Do you spend endless hours on claim corrections?
Please join us for our “Accuracy Matters Workshop” to learn how to properly report modifiers most commonly billed in error, as well as our online self-service tools such as: Novitasphere portal, a new Modifiers webpage, and Global Surgery Calculator, that will help you reduce your administrative work and submit Medicare claims correctly the first time. This workshop is a win-win situation for your organization when you no longer have to spend extra time and money on claim corrections, and can spend more time and attention on patients and other activities important to your organization

Location:
Hackensack University Medical Center
92 Second Street
HUMC - John Theurer Cancer Center, Conference Room 1 and 2
Hackensack, NJ 07601

Registration begins at 12:30

3

In-Person

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Tuesday, December 12, 2017

2:00 PM

3:30 PM

2017 Novitas Symposium Encore: Part B Scoring Evaluation and Management Services Part 2 - Interactive Scoring

This is an interactive class where you will review medical records and score them using the Novitas Score Sheet. We recommend that you attend the Scoring Evaluation and Management Services Part 1 – Review of the Score Sheet prior to attending this class.

1.5

Webinar

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Wednesday, December 13, 2017

11:00 AM

12:30 PM

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

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

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Webinar

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Wednesday, December 13, 2017

2:00 AM

3:30 PM

2017 Novitas Symposium Encore: Exploring the Wonderful World of PECOS and Revalidation - Cycle 2 for Part B Providers and Suppliers

Tackle your enrollment needs by submitting your applications through the Internet-based Provider Enrollment, Chain and Ownership System (Internet-based PECOS). This course will provide you with a comprehensive overview of completing PECOS for Part B initial enrollments and revalidation. Join us for this comprehensive overview of several Part B enrollment scenarios in PECOS including Groups/Suppliers, Individuals, Reassignment of Benefits, and Revalidation. PECOS is, fast, easy and can be instantly accessed. Don’t miss this session!

1.5

Webinar

Register

Thursday, December 14, 2017

8:30 AM

11:30 AM

Accuracy Matters

How much does rework cost your organization? Do you spend endless hours on claim corrections?
Please join us for our “Accuracy Matters Workshop” to learn how to properly report modifiers most commonly billed in error, as well as our online self-service tools such as: Novitasphere portal, a new Modifiers webpage, and Global Surgery Calculator, that will help you reduce your administrative work and submit Medicare claims correctly the first time. This workshop is a win-win situation for your organization when you no longer have to spend extra time and money on claim corrections, and can spend more time and attention on patients and other activities important to your organization

Location

Hackensack Meridian Health Riverview Medical Center
1 Riverview Plaza
Two Rivers Conference Suite & Shrewsbury Conference Room
Red Bank, NJ 07701

Registration begins at 8:30

3

In-Person

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Thursday, December 14, 2017

2:00 PM

3:30 PM

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

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

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Friday, December 15, 2017

11:00 AM

12:30 PM

2017 Novitas Symposium Encore: 90 Minutes of Medicare Part B

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 practice. All this in just 90 minutes!

1.5

Webinar

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Tuesday, December 19, 2017

10:00 AM

11:00 AM

Part B Novitasphere Claim Submission Overview

This course will focus on how to submit claims through the Novitasphere portal. We will show you how to submit an 837 ANSI batch claim file, how to enter single claims into the Direct Data Entry feature, and how to download your electronic claim reports.

1.0

Webinar

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Tuesday, December 19, 2017

2:00 PM

3:00 PM

Part B Novitasphere Claim Correction Overview

This course will examine how to determine when a claim correction can be performed in Novitasphere and how to complete a clerical reopening. We will also provide examples of claims that can and cannot be updated through the Novitasphere Claim Correction feature.

1.0

Webinar

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Wednesday, December 20, 2017

2:00 PM

3:00 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

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Thursday, December 21, 2017

11:00 AM

12:00 PM

Part B Novitasphere Claim Correction Overview

This course will examine how to determine when a claim correction can be performed in Novitasphere and how to complete a clerical reopening. We will also provide examples of claims that can and cannot be updated through the Novitasphere Claim Correction feature.

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:  11/20/2017