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Medicare Payment Basics

Course #: 05-255

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Price: $40.00

CE Credit Hours: 2.50 Continuing Education Credit Hours

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Course Description

CEU Course Description

This course was developed from the Medpac payment basics document which discusses the payment systems for: ambulance services, ambulatory surgical center services, clinical laboratory services, critical access hospitals, durable medical equipment, home health care services, hospice services, hospital acute inpatient services, inpatient psychiatric facility services, inpatient rehabilitation facilities, long-term care hospitals, medicare advantage program, outpatient dialysis services, outpatient hospital services, outpatient therapy services, Part D, physician and other health professionals, and skilled nursing facility services.

CEU Course Objectives

1.  Discuss the Medicare Payment Program and applicability to long-term care facilities.

2.  Identify which screening tests are covered by Medicare.

3.  Explain the Medicare reimbursement amounts for bad debts for acute-care hospitals.

5.  Describe which part of Medicare that physician services can be billed to.

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