When:
January 11, 2018 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm America/North Dakota/Center Timezone
2018-01-11T11:30:00-06:00
2018-01-11T13:30:00-06:00
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Tammy McNeil, RHIA, CPHIT, CPEHR
402-476-1399; Ext. 504

Female doctor visiting with elderly female

 

The Affordable Care Act provides for an Annual Wellness Visit (AWV) for Medicare beneficiaries. Join us as WPS-Government Health Administrators (J5 MAC Part B- IA, KS, MO, NE) presents the documentation and billing requirements for the AWV.

Access the Medicare Learning Network – ABCs of the Medicare Wellness Visit

Presenter:

Ellen Berra
Specialist Outreach & Education
WPS Government Health Administrators

Ellen Berra has over 33 wonderful years working in the Medicare Program.  Ellen has been in many different departments over the years including claims entry, appeals, fair hearings, congressional inquiries and finally in Provider Outreach & Education.  She co-chairs two Provider Outreach & Education Advisory Groups (POE AG) who provide suggestions, feedback, support, and dissemination for our educational activities.

Fun Fact:  Ellen has more than 12 bookcases in her house and really needs at 4 to 6 more to hold all the books she owns.  Garage sales, used books stores, and dollar stores can be very dangerous and expensive places.

 

Target Audience:

  • Providers, nurses, practice administrators, billers, coders are invited to join this event

Objectives:

Upon completion of this program, participants will be able to:

  1.  Review the components of the Annual Wellness Visit
  2. Understand how to code and bill for the Annual Wellness Visit
  3. Understand the documentation requirements for the Annual Wellness Visit

Please note: This event will not be recorded for viewing at a later time.