DME Coding and Billing-Billing Guidelines for Medicare and Commercial Carriers

On-Demand Schedule Fri, January 22, 2021 - Fri, January 29, 2021
Duration 60 Mins
Level Basic & Advanced
Webinar ID IQW19G0750

Topics covered in this seminar include:

  • Basics of DME
  • Modifiers
  • Payers
  • Denials
  • Appeals

Overview of the webinar

After completing this seminar, you will gain a better understanding of:

  • DME Modifiers
  • Place of service
  • Information required for processing of claims
  • Denial assistance
  • How to appeal an incorrect decision
  • Dealing with payers
  • Finding policies

Who should attend?

  • Billers, Billing Managers/supervisors/directors
  • Practice Administrators
  • Auditors
  • Authorization staff

Why should you attend?

This training will help you understand DME and supply billing. Simplify the process by submitting claims correct the first time. Modifiers and place of service is very important, we will review the different payer nuances and explain the reasoning behind these rules. At the end of the training you will feel confident in coding for any HCPCS code and be able to fight costly denials and get them paid. Insurance companies are always trying to save a buck, but supplies are DME are costly to the practice and should be reimbursed by insurance. Find out about common bundling edits and how to avoid these. 

Faculty - Ms.Stephanie Thomas

Stephanie Thomas has a widespread background in medical billing, internal audit and health care administration. She is a Certified Professional Coder as well as a Certified Anesthesia and Pain Coder. Stephanie’s combination of clinical experience, coding education and revenue cycle management offer insights that speak well to both the clinician and the revenue cycle expert. Stephanie’s experience includes working in large and small private practices, ambulatory surgery centers as well as with hospital-based physicians. She is responsible for proposing, budgeting, staffing, leading and conducting various compliance and internal reviews. Stephanie is currently a member of the American Academy of Professional Coder’s (AAPC) and Society for Pain Practice Management (SPPM). She speaks nationally on billing and compliance topics regularly and has nearly 20 years of experience in this field.

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