January 26, 2018
Area(s) of Interest: Practice Management Professional Development & Education
The California Medical Association (CMA) recently hosted a free webinar examining changes to the Medicare program for 2018 and providing tips for regulatory compliance, presented by the medical director of California’s Medicare contractor, Noridian Healthcare Solutions. The webinar is now available for on-demand viewing in the CMA resource library. This download is free for all.
This review includes an overview of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ (CMS) new Targeted Probe and Educate (TPE) program, a type of Medicare audit, and its review process; changes to Local Coverage Determinations (LCDs); and CMS’ new “Patients Over Paperwork” initiative, which aims to reduce reporting requirements by simplifying documentation and reducing the hassle factor. This webinar also covers simple coding tips for evaluation and management coding and reimbursement.