LMOA - February 2018 Meeting Invitation

February 7, 2018

The Lakeland Medical Office Association (LMOA) invites you to attend our February luncheon and meeting. Please note that this presentation is 1 hour longer than our standard programs.

PROGRAM:  Medicare Denials and How to Avoid Them

For this presentation, Medicare requested and analyzed a data run for our local zip codes to see what was happening here.  This customized presentation will review issues, denials, and concerns that providers in our area are currently experiencing.  When you complete this education, you will have more information on:

  • Determining Patient Eligibility
  • The Medicare Secondary Payer Program
  • Timely Filing Requirements
  • Documentation Requirements when using a Not Otherwise Classified (NOC) code
  • How Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) consolidated billing rules can affect who you bill for services
  • Unprocessable Claims
  • Duplicate Denials
  • An Overview of Local Coverage Determinations
  • Frequency of Services
  • Use of the Advance Beneficiary Notice of Non-Coverage
  • Modifier GY
  • Modifier 25
  • Telehealth Services
  • National Correct Coding Initiative
  • New Medicare Cards
  • Care Plan Oversight
  • Home Health Certification and Recertification
  • Anesthesia Overview

PRESENTER:    Ellen Berra, Specialist, Provider Outreach & Education, WPS Gov’t Health Administrators 

DATE:              Wednesday, February 21, 2018

TIME:               11:45 am - 3:00 pm    (Lunch 11:45 - 12:30, program begins at 12:30, ends at 3:00) 

LOCATION:      Hilton Garden Inn, 1300 Cinema Way, Benton Harbor, MI

COST:               LMOA Members - $15.00 per person; non-members and late registrants are $30 per person (any rsvp received after noon on 2/16/18 is late)

PAYMENT:       Payment can be made at the door via a check made payable to Lakeland Medical Office Association, or with cash (exact change please), or you can mail your check to LMOA, PO Box 144, Stevensville, MI  49127.

*RSVPs are required to attend to ensure adequate seating and lunch.  We must have your RSVP by noon on Friday, February 16, 2018.  Click on the link below to register & submit your RSVP.    

We hope to see you there!  https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/LMOA_Registration

If you have any questions or if you have any difficulty with the link, please contact Monica Roney at 927.5207 or mroney@lakelandhealth.org.


​ LMOA is an independent, non-profit organization dedicated to providing quality education to southwestern Michigan's healthcare community.