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Training

CBSI professionals have extensive experience in training and education.

At healthcare association annual meetings, the American Healthcare Association (AHCA) annual exposition, the Health Financial Management Association (HFMA) and dozens of corporate seminars, CBSI professionals have been there to teach the latest clinical and financial information. We offer training programs in different parts of the country and customized programs specifically for your needs.


We also conduct training by harnessing the power of your computer and the Internet.

You can receive state of the art training without ever leaving your office. Web-based training, however, is more than just watching a program. It's interactive, allowing each participate to ask questions through an online chat feature. The presentation you participate in will include, live audio, live PowerPoint presentations, real time online question and answers, a copy of the handout material and live polling to assure the audience is grasping the concepts being discussed. Embracing the power of the Internet will help your facility meet its training needs by compressing time, distance, and expense, while at the same time enabling you to engage in a revolutionary training environment.



Below is just a sample of trainings we offer. If you are looking for something more specific or detailed to your organization please reach out to us.


Medicare 101 and Regulatory Updates

Do you have new employees? Do you have a good grasp on the latest changes in Medicare rules and how they impact payment? This session will provide an overview of the Medicare system starting with the very basics of Medicare Coverage and ending with a regulatory update of the most recent changes in Medicare rules and how they affect each department in your facility.


Medicare Enrollment and Eligibility

In order to understand Medicare coverage, length of stay, skilled care or spell of illness; it is necessary to understand how a person becomes eligible and enrolled in Medicare in the first place. In addition, you may find potential admissions, packing Medicare cards, who are no longer eligible for Medicare due to incarceration, illegal alien or other dis-enrolling criteria. This seminar covers the nuances of Medicare eligibility, enrollment and dis-enrollment.


Medicare Billing Update

This full day presentation will focus on Medicare Part A and Part B billing, coverage and documentation requirements and is appropriate for anyone with Medicare billing responsibility. We will provide a thorough regulatory update and provide a detailed description of how each regulatory change affects your billing practices and cash flow. This presentation includes comprehensive coverage of PPS excluded services along with the correct billing for ambulance services. We review all components of the PPS and MDS systems. This presentation also provides a full understanding of Medicare Part B billing under the latest fee schedule that will be available for most items. We will provide sample UB-04s along with case studies that review a variety of billing situations under both Medicare Part A and Medicare Part B programs. In addition, we will discuss, proper charge structures, tracking Medicare bad debts and completing the quarterly credit balance report.


Medicare Part A Billing and Coverage

This session will provide the details on technical and clinical coverage requirements under the latest PPS rules. This session also includes detailed information on what is considered part of the all-inclusive rate, what is not and what to do if you aren’t sure. Along with Medicare coverage examples, we provide complete examples of billing for Medicare Part A services on the UB-04.


Medicare Part B Billing and Coverage

This presentation will review the basics of SNF Medicare Part B billing. We will discuss the services and supplies that can be billed by a SNF using form UB-04. We will include the basic elements of the Medicare Part B claim, common billing errors and tips on how to prevent and reduce denials. Are you aware of what is billable to Medicare Part B on the UB-04? Do you know how to bill for surgical supplies, orthotic devices, vaccines, or glucose tests? Do you know when they are covered? Come learn the latest Medicare Part B billing, coverage and documentation techniques that will enhance your bottom line. This session will include complete UB-04 billing examples - also, coverage criteria for Part B rehab services by CPT code, prosthetic and orthotic devices by HCPCS code and other ancillary services.


SNF Consolidated Billing

Regulations related to the SNF's responsibility for bundled services are detailed and complex. Learn which services and supplies are bundled to the SNF and how to manage the process.


MDS Training & Documentation

Do you know how the MDS drives reimbursement? This session will provide detailed information on how to complete the MDS in accordance with the RAI manual. We will review the most critical element of the MDS, the RAI protocol for completion and how it drives the RUG-III and facility payment. We will also review documentation that should be in place to support the MDS under the new PPS medical review standards.


Billing for Prosthetics and Orthotic devices

This presentation will review the Medicare Part A and Part B billing criteria for items that fall into the prosthetic and orthotic device coverage provision. This includes Tracheotomy, Ostomy, Urological and Surgical Supplies. We will discuss the coverage provisions and documentation requirements. We will provide several examples of a properly completed UB-04 along with tips on how to reduce denials and streamline the billing process. This section of the Skilled Nursing Facility manual is often misunderstood. Participate in this presentation and learn how to bill for these items using form UB-04. Included in this presentation is a review of recent regulations related to billing for Medicare Part B services. We will also discuss contracting tips and profitability analysis.


Billing for Rehabilitation Services

This presentation will review the basics of billing for rehabilitation under both Medicare Part A and Medicare Part B. This will include coverage criteria, documentation requirements, tracking therapy minutes, converting treatment minutes to units and tracking minutes for the MDS. We will provide several examples of properly completed UB-04s along with tips on how to reduce denials and streamline the billing process. Included in this presentation is a review of recent regulations related to billing for rehabilitation services. We will also discuss contracting tips and profitability analysis.


Billing for other Ancillary Services

This presentation will review the basic criteria for billing other ancillary services. This will include Medicare Part A and Part B billing requirements for radiology, vaccines, mammography screens, waived laboratory tests and ambulance services. We will review the basic coverage criteria and documentation requirements. We will provide several examples of a properly completed UB-04 along with tips on how to reduce denials and streamline the billing process. Included in this presentation is a review of recent regulations related to billing for Medicare Part B services. We will also discuss contracting tips and profitability analysis.


Washington Medicaid Payment System

This new price-based payment system changed a decades- old Medicaid payment system and impacts every Medicaid nursing home provider in the state. Learn the latest on the mechanics of the new payment system. How can you manage the low acuity penalty’s impact on your Medicaid payment? Learn the importance of the Payroll Based Journal and how it will be used to monitor staffing requirements. We will cover the latest information and what it means to your facility and your bottom line.


Software Training [Point Click Care, Net Solutions]

Ever wonder if you're getting the most out of your software system? Do your current processes work to leverage the full software potential? Our financial specialists will review your processes, make best practice recommendations to ensure the outcomes. Our accountants and revenue cycle specialist are well versed regarding the implementation, setup and use of both Net Solutions and Point Click Care. We can provide training and support in a host of areas related to these products.


Business Office Processes

Our accounting and revenue cycle specialists know processes and procedures and that work. We are able to provide training in a host of business office related processes to include; Accounts Payable, Collections, Trust Reconciliation, Therapy Cap Tracking, Monthly Close, Bad Debt tracking and Revenue Recognition. While some of these tasks may appear simple, they none the less, must be completed timely and accurately.


Compliance & Fraud and Abuse

Compliance seems so obvious until you dig into the detail. Our CEO has worked in long term care compliance since before the first OIG model compliance plan in 2000. We assist with training in all facets of compliance from plan overview to how to conduct employee screening and monitoring.