Palmetto Announces Fall Workshops

Palmetto GBA has announced their 2013 Part A/B Fall Tour Workshop: Passport to Excellence, where a wide variety of topics addressing Medicare coverage and billing updates, as well as clinical and documentation information affecting the Medicare provider community will be discussed. Each workshop will run from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. ET.  Registration begins at 8:00 a.m.
The 2013 Fall Tour is for all Part A/B provider specialties and is recommended for administrators, billers, physicians, nurses and other healthcare professionals that submit claims to Medicare. It will provide insight for new, intermediate and advanced staff.
Specific Part A coverage and billing topics will include Claims Error Rate Testing (CERT), RAC, appeals, provider enrollment, remittance advice, ICD-9 vs. ICD-10, and Palmetto GBA tips and reminders.  Part B coverage and billing topics will include appeals, commonly used modifiers, Online Provider Services (OPS), National Correct Coding Initiative (NCCI) (common bundles, etc.), Additional Documentation Request (ADR)/medical review (conducting self-audits), and common denials/responses (CERT).

Additional information including specific Virginia locations and dates along with online registration is available here.