Live Webcast

Medicare Rules & Important Regulatory Issues for 2018

Thursday, November 16, 2017:
1:00pm - 2:00pm ET
(12:00pm CT, 11:00am MT, 10:00am PT)

Presented by:
Karen Lui, BSN, MS; and Phillip Porte, BA
Government Affairs; Principal, GRQ, LLC

Registration will close at 
10:00 a.m. CT on November 16th

This webinar will review new or changes to Medicare regulations in 2018 that could impact cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation programs.  Some of the topics that will be discussed are CMS final rules on site of service, final 2018 Medicare billing & payment information, and the new Medicare coverage policy for supervised exercise therapy for peripheral artery disease.  There will also be time allotted for Q & A.  

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Webcast Registration Rates:
EducationAdvantage and Joint Affiliate Members: Free!
Professional and Student Members: $65
Non-members: $99

Learning Objectives: 
1. Attendees will describe how CMS sets reimbursement rates for hospital outpatient services, focusing on pulmonary rehabilitation.
2. Attendees will identify appropriate coding, billing, and documentation required by CMS in 2018.
3. Attendees will review consistencies and variations in CMS documentation requirements for cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation services.
4. Attendees will understand how the location of cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation services determines reimbursement rates.

Financial Disclosure:
All individuals who have the ability to control or influence the content of an educational activity have disclosed  all relevant relationships within the past 12 months with any commercial interest. Relevant relationships are relationships with a commercial interest if the products and services of the commercial interest are related to the content of the educational activity.

Karen Lui, BSN, MS

No Relevant Disclosures

Phillip Porte, BA

No Relevant Disclosures

Nadine A. Greco, MS
Education Committee Chair

No Relevant Disclosures  

Deborah Sullivan, MS, APRN, BC 
Education Committee Chair

No Relevant Disclosures

CE Credit:

This activity has been planned and implemented by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR) for the advancement of patient care.  Successful completion of a post assessment and completion of a course evaluation are required to earn continuing education credit. This course has been approved by the Professional Education Committee of the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation for a maximum of 1.0 AACVPR Continuing Education Credit.

To Claim CE:
Successful completion is required in order to claim CE including 100% score on the knowledge assessment and completion of the course evaluation. All knowledge assessments and course evaluations are included in the Webcast Recording product. Instructions will be sent following the live webcast on how to access the Webcast Recording and take the knowledge assessment and course evaluation.

Please note that additional CE requests must identify the paid registrant with whom they are watching the Webcast. Additional CE will be available to purchase following the Live Event.


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