Hosting Compliance, Coding and Reimbursement Events for the Audiology Practice


Audiology Training Events

Maximize the efficiency and profitability of your practice by attending one of our audiology training events. Our Boot Camp covers all the information you need to operate a thriving practice.

Events

Pricing and Steps to Unbundling Series: Ten Steps to Implementation Learn More
   
2020 Recorded Version of the Live Stream Boot Camp Learn More

Audiology Revenue Cycle From Scheduling to Payment: Coding, Billing, Managed Care, and Pricing Training Event - July 9 and 10, 2020 in Chicago Learn More
 

Pricing Goods and Services for a New Marketplace One-Day, ADA Day Ahead Unbundling Event - November 2, 2020 in Grapevine, TX Learn More

Boot Camp FAQs

2020 Recorded Version of the Live Stream Boot Camp Agenda and Learning Objectives

February 6, 2020 AM: Ethics, Legalities and Compliance

Ethics
Licensure
Open Payments Act
Anti-kickback
Stark laws
False claims
Food and Drug Administration guidance on hearing aids
OTC proposed regulations
HIPAA
Telehealth
Documentation and report writing

February 6, 2020 PM: Fundamentals of Coding

CPT coding
Coding scenarios
Modifiers
HCPCS
ICD10
Evaluation and management coding for audiologists
Case history
Merit Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS)

February 7, 2020 AM: Managed Care

Managed care terms
Insurance contracting
Insurance credentialing
Coverage and reimbursement tips
Third-party administrators
Billing hearing aids to third-parties
Notifications and waivers
CMS 1500 form requirements
Medicare enrollment
Medicare policies
Medicare physician order requirements
Medicaid
Place of service
Medicare Part C

February 7, 2020 PM: Pricing, Delivery and Differentiation

Disruptions and differentiation
Competition
Implementation of OTC
Pricing strategies for diagnostics and treatment, including hearing aids
Bundled and unbundled pricing models
Implementation of unbundled pricing
Implementation of over the counter options
Rental options
Subscription options
Learning Objectives

Participants will be able to:

  • List the 18 pieces of protected health information.
  • Describe how the anti-kickback statute applies to audiology.
  • List the eight warning signs of ear disease.
  • List the place of service codes most commonly used by audiologists.
  • Describe how to code different types of hearing loss.
  • Define numerous managed care terms.
  • List the Medicare coverage requirements.
  • Describe the different Medicare enrollment options.
  • Describe how to evaluate a managed care agreement.
  • Describe the differences between bundled and unbundled pricing.
  • Describe how to calculate their own breakeven amount.
  • List various basic health screenings.


What are the ways I can access Audiology Resources Boot Camp information?

Boot Camp Information can be accessed via live stream, face to face and recorded means.  Also, about 50-60% of the material, depeneding on the topic. is available via Audiology Online.

Audiology Online acess is no charge unless you plan to pursue continuing education credit. Go to www.audiologyonline.com and search Cavitt to access the educational options available. These modules were recorded in 2017 and 2018. 

The live stream boot camp is conducted each February.  This allows you to view the boot camp from the comfort of your home or office.  No travel is required! This offers up to 16 hours of continuing education.

The live stream boot camp is recorded each year and available for separate purchase. This option allows you to view the boot camp at your pace over six months.  It too offers up to 16 hours of continuing education.

Finally, we host face to face training events each year. These are one and two day events.

What types of continuing education credits are offered?

In 2020, we are offering audiology continuing education courses approved by the the American Academy of Audiology, including Tier 1 and ethics credits (if registered for the ethics, legal, and compliance section). These hours are applicable to most state licensure requirements.