Live Webcast

 Medicare Rules & Important Regulatory Issues for 2016

Thursday, November 19th, 2015:
1:00pm - 2:00pm ET
(12:00pm CT, 11:00am MT, 10:00am PT)

Presented by: Karen Lui, RN, MS; and Phillip Porte, BA
Government Affairs; and Principal

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The purpose of this webinar is to provide cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation programs with the latest changes in Medicare regulations for 2015 so programs can update policies & procedures, remain compliant with rules, and consider programmatic changes to enhance compliance.

Course Objectives:
-Participants will become familiar with new pulmonary rehab and respiratory care APCs, how these relate to new payment rates, and significance to a changing Medicare fee-for-service reimbursement model
-Participants will be knowledgeable about CMS regulations for CR ITPs, coding/billing, documentation

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.

AACVPR Education Committee Co-chairs:   

Alison Bailey, MD, FACC 

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Karen Lui, RN, MS      

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Phillip Porte, BS

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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.

AACVPR is approved as a nurse continuing education sponsor (License # 236000060) by the State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation.  AACVPR designates this live Webcast for 1.0 continuing education (CE) credits for advanced practice nurses, registered nurses, and licensed practice nurses.

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 Credits

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.

Click here to download the additional CE form.

Please note that additional CE requests must identify the paid registrant with whom they are watching the Webcast.

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