Nuts and Bolts of New IDEAS Reimbursement

Nuts and Bolts of New IDEAS Reimbursement
Sponsored by SNMMI Health Policy and Regulatory Affairs

Organizers
Christina Arenas, JD, MPH; Denise A. Merlino, CNMT, CPC, MBA, FSNMMI-TS

Speaker
Denise A. Merlino, CNMT, CPC, MBA, FSNMMI-TS

Course Objectives
This session will review the Medicare billing guidance for New IDEAS study, including the basics of the CPT and HCPCS codes as well as national payment rates in the varying patient settings.  The basic set up necessary to begin billing New IDEAS studies as well as the patient copayment and cost sharing will also be reviewed.  Additionally, how to work with your local Medicare Administrative Contractors (MAC) or Medicare Advantage Plans to resolve any denials will be explained. 

Learning Objectives
1. Learn the Medicare billing guidance for the study, including the basics of the CPT and HCPCS codes as well as national payment rates in the varying patient settings 
2. Understand the basic set up necessary to begin billing New IDEAS studies as well as the patient copayment and cost sharing  
3. Navigate how to work with your local Medicare Administrative Contractors (MAC) or Medicare Advantage Plans to resolve any denials 

Continuing Education Credit Information

Physicians and Physicists
The Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging Inc., (SNMMI) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing education for physicians. 
SNMMI designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.

Physicists will receive a certificate stating that this program was accredited for AMA PRA Category 1TM Credit.

Pharmacists:
The Society for Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, Inc. (SNMMI) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. This activity has been designated as knowledge-based CPE. Total available credit for pharmacists is 1.0 hours or 0.1 CEUs.

Technologists:
The SNMMI, through its Verification of Involvement in Continuing Education (VOICE) program, has approved this meeting for a maximum of 1.0 continuing education hours (CEHs). VOICE-approved credit is recognized by most licensure states and by the NMTCB and ARRT as Category A+ credit. California Scope: 1.0 Non-Imaging (NI).

This is also available as a non-credit activity for Students.

To receive CE credit, learners must achieve a score of 80% on the post-course assessment and complete the evaluation. Learners will have no more than 3 attempts to successfully complete the post-test.

 

When
5/12/2021 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
 

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