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Cracking the Codes: Getting it Right—Immunization Coding and Payment webinar, offered by Sanofi Pasteur, is now available online. This complimentary webinar provides a review of correct coding for vaccination billing to ensure entitled payment. The webinar covers reporting and documentation requirements for decreased financial liability and tips for a successful vaccine business model.

NC Medicaid EHR Incentive Program will be holding a series of 30-minute webinars for our provider community on January 30, 2013. Join every Wednesday at 12:30 for important information from the NC Medicaid EHR Incentive Program. First webinar on January 30th will be an introduction to the NC Medicaid EHR Incentive Program. Check out these weekly webinars online 

NC Medicaid EHR Incentive Program will hold a webinar on Preparing for Attestation on February 6, 2013. This webinar will provide you a step-by-step tour through the planning process, covering program registration with CMS, ensuring your EHR is certified with the ONC Certified Health IT Product List, creating an account with the NC Medicaid Incentive Payment System (NC-MIPS), and orientation to program website and attestation guide resources. Check it out here.

Behavioral Health Intensive Program will hold two sessions: the adult only session will be held on February 1,8 & 9, 2013 and the child session will be held on February 15 and March 8 & 9, 2013.  This intensive program is for Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners who work with large numbers of patients with behavioral health needs.

The program begins with topics in adult behavioral health presented in a three-day in-person training followed by five monthly web-based case discussions (“webinars”). This is followed by another three-day in-person training accompanied by five monthly webinars in child and adolescent behavioral health. Monthly group phone supervision and case discussion with a psychiatrist is provided throughout the program for a total of 10 months. In addition, the program includes its own web-based Learning Center that provides copies of the presentations, articles, scales, self assessment tools and group discussions. Education on policy, legal issues and billing psychiatric codes is also provided. Learn more here.

2013 CODEquest Coding College will take place on Saturday, February 2, 2013 at the Benton Convention Center, Winston Salem, NC. This conference is a venture between the North Carolina Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons, American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Academy of Ophthalmic Executives. The six-hour course covers 2013 Ophthalmology coding updates, audit updates, information regarding sample coding surgical cases, tips for best run practices, examples of costly coding errors and mistakes, and an ICD-10 workshop. Registration is available online.


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