Credentialing: Medicare Enrollment (855I/R) Approval Tactics
One of the most common causes of declined Medicare enrollment is incomplete and inaccurate applications. The problem is that the enrollment directions are convoluted even for seasoned professionals. It almost seems like they get some sort of joy out of making the process hard to understand.
The negative results associated with a declined Medicare enrollment for CMS forms 855I and 855R are significant. They range from a delay in your reimbursement, to your providers being unable to see Medicare patients at all. Accordingly, mastering the various credentialing requirements is essential to the success and compliance of your organization.
This is where credentialing expert, Tammy West, MHA/ED, CPMSM, CPCS, can help. Tammy will walk you through each essential step of the Medicare credentialing process. In only 90 minutes, you’ll receive proven credentialing strategies that will help ensure you get it right the first time.
Here are just a few of the practical, must-have application enrollment tactics you’ll receive by ordering this 90-minute online training:
This training is for ANYONE who needs help enrolling providers in Medicare. It’s also perfect for those that just want to simplify their enrollment and improve their approval success. During this practical, online training session you’ll receive a breakdown of each specific step you must take to ensure your providers are enrolled accurately and efficiently the first time you submit their application. Utilizing these proven strategies will give you the tools to seamlessly complete all required Medicare application questions for both your new and existing providers.
Medicare enrollment continues to be a challenge for thousands of practices nationwide. Multiple, similar enrollment forms, confusing language and the importance of getting it right the first time makes this online training session a must-have for all professionals enrolling providers into Medicare. So, don’t wait, order today.
Tammy West, MHA/ED, CPMSM, CPCS
Tammy West is a professional healthcare consultant with extensive experience working in CVOs, hospitals and other healthcare facilities. Tammy is dual-certified by the National Association Medical Staff Services (NAMSS) as a Certified Professional Medical Services Management (CPMSM) and Certified Provider Credentialing Specialist (CPCS). Tammy has 23 years healthcare administration experience and 10 years experience in credentials verification and provider enrollment. Prior to becoming a consultant, Tammy managed an NCQA accredited CVO that performed centralized credentials verification, provider enrollment and payer credentialing for a large health system in eastern North Carolina. Tammy has extensive experience with CMS, TJC and NCQA requirements for provider credentialing and medical staff services.
This program meets AAPC guidelines for 1.5 CEUs. On Demand product requires successful completion of a Post-Test for Core A and all specialties except CIRCC, CPEDC, CDEO and CPEDC for continuing education units.
“Great session... this was our first experience with Coding Leader and we will highly recommend to other facilities for education.”
- Tracy Paz, Practice Administrator, Moscow Medical, Moscow, ID
“Explanation of the paper application was done well.”
- Tracy Ragas, Director of Administration, MedCentris, Hammond, LA
“I got some informative information especially exactly when the 855R is needed. Great refresher.”
- Glenda Myers, Revenue Cycle Manager, David Raines Community Health Center, Inc, Shreveport, LA
“Excellent, Good Information.”
- Sarah Vasquez, HR, Presisio County Health Services, Presidio, TX
“The slide presentation was very nice as far as visualizing what the speaker was talking about. When I look at the actual form I will recognize the areas we discussed and what information is supposed to be filled in there. It was informative and helpful.”
- Stephanie Hatton, Credentialing Coordinator, The Centers for Kidney Care, Tyle, TX
“The information was very helpful.”
- Regina Keaton, Site Supervisor, Dermatology Associates of GA, Inc, Decatur, GA
“I thought the webinar was very informative. I am just taking over the role of credentialing and the webinar gave me a better understanding of the Medicare Application.”
- Margret Guy, Credentialing, Crossing Healthcare, Inc, Decatur, IL
“It was very informative and I enjoyed the question and answer session.”
- Tilynnetta Reynard, Privileging Specialist, PDP of Texas, PLLC, Inc, Dallas, TX
“The webinar was very informative.”
- Lisa Borkowski, Credentialing Coordinator, Holy Redeemer Hospita, Jenkintown, PA