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Durham, NC (PressExposure) February 19, 2013 -- AudioEducator is the country's top healthcare training provider of business-enhancing information. The focus here is on training of healthcare professionals to do their jobs better without travelling or expending any additional effort. AudioEducator offers choices and flexibility. You can attend their webinars, request for replays for the webinars already done, or buy CD recordings and PDF transcripts.

Hospitals and the CMS-855-A: This is a 90-minute audio event, presented by coding expert Duane Abbey, Ph.D., scheduled for Tuesday, Feb 19, 2013 at 1pm ET. This session will cover:

1 Understand the process of obtaining and maintaining billing privileges for Medicare.

2 Identify the CMS Form 855-A and the six different variations.

3 Review the data elements and information requirement for the CMS-855-A.

4 Draw the connective line from the CMS 855-A to the other CMS-855 forms.

5 Recognize the need for CMS to gather appropriate information concerning ownership, management and operations for billing purposes.

6 Develop organizational resources to maintain multiple CMS Form 855-A.

7 Highlight how the NPIs and other reporting requirements affect the CMS-855-A.

8 Acknowledge the use of PECOS for Internet-based filing of the CMS-855 forms.

9 Appreciate current and anticipated changes for maintaining billing privileges with Medicare

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Billing And Coding For Behavioral Health: Expert speaker Dreama Sloan-Kelly, MD, CCS, will present this audio event on Wednesday, Feb 20, 2013 at 1pm ET. Take a look at what you'll learn:

1 How to document for time spent counseling and how to use the time to choose your E/M code.

2 When is it appropriate to choose a Psychiatric Code from the Medicine Section of the CPT vs. E/M?

3 How to document for the diagnosis the patient is dealing with and what is the appropriate code to choose.

4 Why do some diagnoses lead to automatic denials from the payer, and how do you deal with that?

5 Developmental testing - beyond just the screening - when is it appropriate and how to bill for it.

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Non-Emergent Care in the Emergency Department: This is a 90-minute power packed event presented by expert speaker Duane Abbey, Ph.D., scheduled for Thursday, Feb 21, 2013 at 1pm ET.

Conference Agenda:

1 Overview of ED Services
2 Growth in Volume of Non-emergent Care
3 EMTALA Considerations
4 Hospital Organizational Structuring
5 Coding and Billing Considerations
6 Predicting the Future
7 Special Case Studies
8 Sources for Further Information

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