Events & Webinars
Do you contract with a Medicare Advantage Organization or other payer using a risk adjustment methodology? Are your coders accurately capturing chronic health conditions? Does the thought of risk adjustment coding keep you up at night?
Join the Baker Newman Noyes (BNN) revenue cycle team, including certified risk adjustment coders (CRC™), for a two-day seminar for healthcare professionals interested in risk adjustment documentation and coding. While risk adjustment has been around for a long time, a solid understanding is essential for proper documentation of a patient’s overall health status. BNN has put together a hands-on program to ensure understanding of risk adjustment coding, the importance of documentation, how to optimize and improve overall risk scores, and much more.
June 22-23 in Farmington, CT
Who should attend?
Inpatient and outpatient coding professionals; CDI specialists; CDI, HIM, coding managers and directors; physicians and other healthcare professionals; and physician practice managers.
Click here to learn more and review the agenda and learning outcomes.
(Seating is limited and registration is required.)
Join the Baker Newman Noyes healthcare consulting professionals for a full day of hands-on experience through interactive discussions and sample case studies. This program will provide in-depth information to accurately assign E/M levels for professional billing services.
When: Saturday, March 18, 2017 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Where: Central Maine Medical Center, 12 High Street, Lewiston, Maine
Cost: $149 (lunch included) - Register by February 25 and save $30
Who should attend?
Physician office staff, hospital outpatient coders, billers, practice managers, medical assistants, emergency department coders, inpatient professional fee coders, and compliance professionals.
Click here for more information and to register. Please register by March 12.
This educational sessions is presented by the Lewiston Chapter of the AAPC and is approved for 7 CEUs.
REGISTRATION OPEN: Evaluation & Management Documentation and Coding (20 hour) Class
Join the Baker Newman Noyes healthcare consulting team for a 5-day course on evaluation and management (E/M) chart auditing in a medical practice.
There are two sessions available:
Session 1: April 6, 2017 - April 27, 2017
Session 2: May 18, 2017 - June 13, 2017
Where: Molina Healthcare, 45 Commerce Center Drive, Augusta, Maine 04330
ONLINE AAPC Approved Professional Medical Coding Course
The Baker Newman Noyes (BNN) Healthcare Consulting Division is offering an online course on Medical Coding in preparation for Certified Professional Coding (CPC) Certification, led by Gina Hobert, MBA, CPC, CPC-I, CEMC, Senior Manager. This self-paced course, developed by the AAPC, will take students through the 2016 Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®), International Classification of Disease (ICD-10-CM), and HCPCS books to address proper use and proper coding. This course is intended to educate students on rules of coding and prepare them for the AAPC Certified Professional Coder (CPC) Exam.
BNN’s program is available on an open enrollment basis, so there’s no waiting for a new session to begin. You can get started at any time and progress through your studies independently, at your own pace.
The CPC Medical Coding Course at BNN is 100% online for your convenience. Through online study you will access your study guides and online course materials from your computer.
Click here to download the enrollment form. Instructions for submitting the form are included on page two (2) of the document.
Click here to access our Frequently Asked Questions about the online Medical Coding Course.
CPT is a registered trademark of the American Medical Association.
Now On Demand: Distributions from Private Foundations: Rules, Pitfalls, and Best Practices
The rules governing grants and other distributions from private foundations are complex, and the penalties for noncompliance can be significant. Topics covered include:
- How the mandatory 5% distributable amount is calculated
- What types of distributions qualify (or not) toward meeting the payout requirement
- The penalties and taxes that can apply if the rules are not followed
- Internal procedures that can help a private foundation stay in compliance
- How these rules intersect with the myriad other provisions affecting private foundations
Now On Demand: Operational Requirements of the 501(r) Treasury Regulations, Part I and II
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) added new requirements to 501(c)(3) hospitals to maintain their tax-exempt status. Compliance with these requirements can mean making changes to complex policies in your organization.
Janet Hodgdon presented a two part webinar on these new requirements. Click here to access part one on the financial assistance policies. Click here to access part two on the amounts generally billed and extraordinary collection activities.
CPE credit is available for both sessions.
Now On Demand: Hot Topics for Banking Executives
The banking industry has seen a host of legislative and regulatory changes this year. To follow-up on our banking and financial services newsletter Issues of Interest, our banking practice invites you access this webinar for an in-depth recap of three key updates affecting banks and other financial institutions across the country. This webinar was held live on October 14 and is available on demand. CPE credit is available. To learn more and to register, click here.
Now On Demand: Accounting & Reporting Developments for Healthcare and NFPs: What You Need To Know
On April 22, the FASB issued its exposure draft: “Financial Statements of Not-for-Profit Organizations.” Additionally, the past Form 990 season has identified some areas that warrant discussion. As always, the focus is on not-for-profit organizations that apply FASB standards. Join Baker Newman Noyes (BNN) in a live webinar for a discussion on financial statement reporting and Form 990 issues for healthcare entities and other tax-exempt organizations. Click here to learn more.
Baker Newman Noyes (BNN) sponsors and participates in numerous events throughout the year. Whether presenting, speaking or recruiting on campus, our professionals are actively involved. We encourage you to check our website often or sign up below to be informed of upcoming events. We hope to see you at a future BNN event.
If you would like to have a BNN expert speak at your next event, please contact us. You may also search for an individual by specialty via our professional directory.