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Medicare Beneficiary Identifier (MBI): Transitioning to the New Medicare Card Successfully and Avoiding Costly Denials  

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Medicare Beneficiary Identifier (MBI): Transitioning to the New Medicare Card Successfully and Avoiding Costly Denials seminar agenda print utility

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Seminar Summary:

Medicare has removed social security numbers from their ID cards, and implemented an 11-character alpha numeric Medicare Beneficiary Identifier (MBI). A new Medicare Beneficiary Identifier (MBI) will replace the SSN-based Health Insurance Claim Number (HICN) on the new Medicare cards for Medicare transactions like billing, eligibility status, and claim status. This means that your entire system of communicating and getting paid by Medicare is about to change. (see full course description)

 

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Training Course Syllabus:


Objectives of the Presentation

Identifying the new cards
Understanding the transition phase
How to prepare your office for the transition
What you need to know to get ready for the new MBI
How will the transition phase effect your office
How to file claims during and after the transition period

Why Should you Attend

Is your organization ready for the transition to the new Medicare cards? The issuing of new cards and MBIs (Medicare Beneficiary Identifiers) requires all practices to prepare and adjust their workflows and technology systems to ensure they are prepared for this major information change in order to avoid payment delays. You´ll want to make sure that your organization understands the upcoming changes and can implement a plan for the transition.

In this webinar, our Coding and Billing Expert Michael Reynolds, CPC, CCP-P, CPMB, CBCS, OS, will walk you through how to avoid the most common errors related to Medicare´s new cards, and how to keep your reimbursement flowing.

Areas Covered

CMS Updates about the new Medicare Beneficiary Identifier (MBI)
Changes for the newly designed Medicare Card
What providers should do now to be ready:
Master how to read the new Medicare cards to avoid denied claims
Updating your payments processing system to avoid putting payments on hold
Educating Front desk team to handle questions from patients
Medicare´s MBI look up tool - How to use it to get accurate information
Determine what information you should keep on your patients to avoid a breach
Ensure all your relevant systems have been updated to continue to get paid for your Medicare claims
How to execute a Patient verification Process
How to avoid electronic health record software pitfalls
Navigating the transition period

Who will Benefit

Private Practitioners, Physicians, Physician assistant, Nurse practitioners, Office managers, Health IT professionals, Quality assurance officers, Clinical staff members, Clinical management and practice administrators, Physician practice office managers, Auditors, Office administrators, Hospital executives that manage outpatient clinics, Healthcare compliance specialists, Coding professionals, Outpatient Clinic Managers/Directors/ Hospital Administrators/CFO's/ MD's. Any organization that participates Medicare, CFO, Administrators, CEO's, Department Heads for Bookkeeping and billing departments Any Participant in the Medicare Programs : Hospitals /Skilled Nursing Facilities/ Physician's offices/Outpatient Clinics Ancillary service providers

Seminar Summary:

Medicare has removed social security numbers from their ID cards, and implemented an 11-character alpha numeric Medicare Beneficiary Identifier (MBI). A new Medicare Beneficiary Identifier (MBI) will replace the SSN-based Health Insurance Claim Number (HICN) on the new Medicare cards for Medicare transactions like billing, eligibility status, and claim status. This means that your entire system of communicating and getting paid by Medicare is about to change. (see full course description)

 

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