Medicare for FQHCs

July 13, 2020 to July 14, 2020

This course is day 1 and 2 of the Medicare for FQHCs virtual workshop. To register for this training, please click here.


Please Note: This training is limited to community health centers and look-alikes. If you are not affiliated with a health center and would like to attend, please contact us.


As the Medicare population continues to grow and the complexity of the program increases, health centers need to improve their Medicare expertise in order to optimize care for Medicare patients, maximize Medicare payment, and avoid Medicare compliance pitfalls.

This three-day intensive training will help health center personnel address challenges and identify opportunities in serving Medicare patients. Topics addressed include the following:

  • The Medicare FQHC PPS
  • Establishing G code charges
  • The Medicare FQHC cost report – why it is still important
  • Medicare Part A and Part B enrollment
  • Coordination of benefits for Medicare-Medicaid dual eligible beneficiaries
  • Payment from Medicare Advantage plans
  • Medicare coinsurance considerations
  • Beyond core FQHC services: new Medicare opportunities for health centers (e.g., care management services, virtual communication services)
  • Telehealth and Medicare

Participants can expect to leave the training with a greater understanding of how to structure health center provider enrollment policies, billing and coding practices, fee schedules, and service offerings in order to provide effective care for Medicare patients.

Target Audience

  • Health Center CEOs
  • CFOs
  • COOs
  • Revenue cycle managers and billing managers

Please Note: This training is limited to community health centers and look-alikes. If you are not affiliated with a health center and would like to attend, please contact us.

Learning Objectives

After this training you will be able to:

  • Understand how to structure health center provider enrollment policies
  • Describe common billing and coding challenges
  • Identify strategies to provide effective care for Medicare patients
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 12.25 Certificate of Attendance
  • 14.60 CPE
    FTLF is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors.
Course opens: 
01/13/2020
Course expires: 
01/15/2021
Event starts: 
07/13/2020 - 11:00am
Event ends: 
07/14/2020 - 4:00pm
Parent activity set: 
FTLF Virtual Classroom
Monday, July 13, Tuesday, July 14, and Friday, July 17, 2020
*All specific agenda times are subject to change*
 

Day 1

Monday, July 13, 2020
11:00 am - 4:15 pm ET
11:00 am - 11:30 amIntroductions and Logistics
11:30 am - 12:00 pmMedicare and the FQHC Landscape
12:00 pm - 12:15 pmBreak
12:15 pm - 1:15 pmTop 6 Medicare Enrollment Questions
1:15 pm - 1:30 pmBreak
1:30 pm - 2:15 pmThe Medicare FQHC PPS: A Legal Overview
2:15 pm - 2:30 pmBreak
2:30 pm - 4:00 pmPutting It All Together:
  • FQHC Services: Covered Benefit
  • The FQHC Visit: Unit of Payment
  • Where the Rubber Meets the Road: FQHC Billing Basics
4:00 pm - 4:15 pmWrap-Up

Day 2

Tuesday, July 14, 2020
11:00 am - 4:00 pm ET
11:00 am - 11:15 amQuestions from Day 1
11:15 am - 12:00 pmG Codes and Charge-Setting
12:00 pm - 12:15 pmBreak
12:15 pm - 1:00 pmCoinsurance and the Sliding Fee Discount Schedule
1:00 pm - 1:15 pmBreak
1:15 pm - 2:15 pmHow Medicare Pays for Services Outside the Medicare for FQHC PPS
2:15 pm - 2:30 pmBreak
2:30 pm - 3:45 pmTelehealth and Other Remote Services in Medicare
3:45 pm - 4:00 pmWrap-Up

Day 3

Friday, July 17, 2020
11:00 am - 3:00 pm ET
11:00 am - 11:15 amQuestions from Day 2
11:15 am - 12:00 pmBilling and Payment Issues Involving Multiple Payers
12:00 pm - 12:15 pmBreak
12:15 pm - 1:15 pmMedicare Advantage: Wraparound
1:15 pm - 1:30 pmBreak
1:30 pm - 2:30 pmCare Management Services in Medicare
2:30 pm - 3:00 pmFinal Questions and Wrap-Up

FTLF'S VIRTUAL CLASSROOM

This live, interactive training will take place in FTLF's Virtual Classroom, hosted by Zoom.  Should you have any technical questions or would like more information, please contact us at learning@ftlf.com or 1-855-200-3822.

 

SUSANNAH VANCE GOPALAN

A Partner in the firm’s health law practice group, Susannah focuses on health care litigation and regulatory counseling, with a focus on Medicaid and Medicare payment, financing, and compliance issues. She brings regulatory expertise to bear when advising clients and pursuing litigation on their behalf. Susannah has experience negotiating Medicaid waivers and managed care arrangements on behalf of providers, provider associations, and governmental entities. She represented a group of providers in reaching a settlement in major Medicaid litigation. [Full Bio]

REBEKAH WALLACE PARDECK (ACHIEVE REVENUE MANAGEMENT, LLC)

President and Owner of Achieve Revenue Management, LLC, Rebekah has more than 20 years of coding, revenue cycle management, operations, and training experience. She provides training and revenue cycle management services to federally qualified health centers, rural health clinics, and medical practices and community health centers.

Previously, Rebekah worked for over a decade as a consultant with a national accounting firm and as the director of operations for management service organizations and hospital-owned multispecialty physician practices. She is experienced in consulting on professional revenue cycle analysis and enhancement, medical practice operations, patient flow redesign, business process improvement and development, staffing analysis and redesign, practice efficiency and productivity and educational sessions and training. [Full Bio]

Participants can earn up to 14.40 CPE credits in Specialized Knowledge and Applications upon completion of all course requirements.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • Prerequisites: None 
  • Target Audience: Health Center CEOs, CFOs, COOs, Revenue cycle managers, and billing managers
  • Advanced Preparation: None  
  • Program Level: All
  • Delivery Method: Group-Live 

Feldesman Tucker Leifer Fidell LLP is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website www.nasbaregistry.org (formerly www.learningmarket.org).

Available Credit

  • 12.25 Certificate of Attendance
  • 14.60 CPE
    FTLF is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors.
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This course is day 1 and 2 of the Medicare for FQHCs virtual workshop. To register for this training, please click here.

 
Please Note: This training is limited to community health centers and look-alikes. If you are not affiliated with a health center and would like to attend, please contact us.

Registration Instructions

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Groups of 3+ are eligible for a 10% discount on each registration fee. Please contact us for more information.

Cancellation/Transfer Policy

Please see our COVID-19 FAQs for the latest updates to our transfer and cancellation policies. 

All cancellation or transfer requests must be received in writing at learning@ftlf.com. Requests for refunds or transfers for in-person events will be granted according to the following schedule:

  • 30 or more days prior to the event, requests for a full refund or a transfer without a fee will be granted.
  • Between 11 to 29 days prior to the event, requests for cancellations will be granted a 50% refund and requests for transfers will be granted, space permitting and subject to a transfer fee.
  • Within 10 days of the event start date, no requests for refunds or credits will be granted. At FTLF's discretion, late transfers may be granted, space permitting and subject to a transfer fee.

If there are extenuating circumstances regarding your cancellation, please reach out to the FTLF Training Team directly at learning@ftlf.com.