Join AOPA experts for the most up-to-date information on specific topics during these one-hour webinars, held the second Wednesday of each month at 1PM ET. One registration is all it takes to provide the most reliable business information and CE credits for your staff at a single office location. If you miss a webinar, you’ll receive the recording and quiz for CE credits, so you can still take advantage of the valuable learning opportunities. Instructions for accessing the CE credit quiz can be found here.
*Includes an unlimited number of participants per telephone line. Earn 1.5 Business CEs each by returning the provided quiz within 30 days and scoring at least 80%. All webinars begin at 1 PM ET.
Webinar registration fees are non-refundable. AOPA can provide the webinar recording if registrants cannot make the scheduled webinar.
|January 13, 2021||ABNs: Strategies for Success|
A new year and a revised ABN. Learn when to use an ABN and learn how to fill it out properly. Learn how the ABN maybe used when providing upgrades. Learn how the ABN, and other steps, can protect your financial liability.
|February 10, 2021||Know Your Audit: Understanding the Difference|
RAC, SMRC, ZPIC, TPE, post payment, prepayment. There are several different types of audits and contractors out there, learn the difference between them all. Learn how each audit operates and what to expect from each contractor.
|March 10, 2021||Inpatient Billing: Working with Your Care Partners|
Hospitals, Skilled Nursing Facilities, Hospices, Emergency Rooms, etc. Knowing who to bill and when to bill when your patient is an inpatient can be confusing. Join us and review the ins and outs of O&P inpatient billing including the 2-Day Rule and SNF exemptions.
|April 14, 2021||Pedorthic Clinician Corner: Understanding and treating Charcot Foot|
Join us for the first installment of our Clinician’s Corner. This session will begin with a discussion on concepts of how and why the Diabetes patients have Charcot Arthropathy, then how to use Pedorthics and Orthotics in management of some of the most challenging feet we see in our practices. You'll earn scientific credits.
|May 12, 2021||Policy Updates & Changes: What Are You Missing?|
Medicare updates the LCDs and Policy Articles on a regular basis, are you aware of the changes and do you know how they may impact your billing and coding. Review some of the recent changes to the LCDs and Policy Articles and how to locate/identify these changes.
|June 9, 2021||Documentation: Working With Your Referral Source|
Documentation is key to reimbursement, and missing documentation from your referral sources is often the primary reason for denial. Learn some tips and strategies to ensure you are getting the documentation you require from your referral sources and in a timely manner.
|July 14, 2021||Prior Authorizations: What have We Learned and What You Need to Know|
Why are prior authorization requests being denied? Learn what steps can you take to avoid these common errors. Learn about any new details released by CMS and the DME MACs about the prior authorization process.
|August 11, 2021||Prosthetics Clinicians Corner |
Join us for our second clinician’s corner of 2021. With no Medicare Local Coverage Determination and Policy Article for Upper Extremity Prostheses, this webinar will cover what you should be looking for to support medical necessity and what type of things should be documented for Upper Extremity Prostheses.
|September 1, 2021||Missed Revenue Opportunities|
How do you bill for upgrades and deluxe features? Can you bill for missed appointments? Are you billing for all repairs and adjustments? This session will examine these questions and much more to make sure you are not missing any revenue opportunities.
|October 13, 2021||KO Policy: A Review|
This webinar will provide an in-depth review of the Knee Orthoses Local Coverage Determination and Policy Article. Review what documentation is required for coverage, which addition codes maybe used with each base code, when you must use the KX modifier, which braces require PDAC approval, and more.
|November 10, 2021||Orthotics Clinician Corner||Register|
|December 8, 2021||Year End Review & What is Ahead|
Did you miss any updates, coding guidelines or announcements? Are there any new codes or fee increases for 2022? This webinar will provide a recap of all the important Medicare announcements, updates and changes which occurred during 2021, and will take a look at any updates and changes which may be taking effect in 2022 and beyond.
Questions, contact info@AOPAnet.org or 571/431-0876.