CEU Catalog

Title Certification Topic Code Credit Hours
Air Ambulance Elective CAC, CACO Medicare Rules & Regulations 1.00 Purchase
This lesson covers medical necessity and other hot topics in an era of increased scrutiny of air ambulance transportation. $40.00  
Billing for Non-Transport and Other Non-Traditional Services CAC, CACO Ambulance Billing Procedures 1.00 Purchase
Though Medicare still, for the most part, only reimburses for ambulance transports, many EMS agencies charge patients and other payers for non-transport services.  This may include “treat and release” services or fees for on-scene care, community paramedicine or Mobile Integrated Healthcare services, transports of flight crews and a host of other non-traditional services.  This session will help you understand the legal landscape for billing these non-transport services, and help you maximize the revenue to which your agency may be entitled. $40.00  
Body Cameras in the Age of Privacy CAPO, CACO Compliance 1.00 Purchase
In light of well-publicized recent events, many EMS agencies are considering equipping providers with body cameras.  But, there are serious privacy concerns that come with using “body cams.”  In this timely discussion, we’ll examine the pros and cons of using body cameras and highlight exactly how HIPAA permits and limits their use.  We’ll discuss your duty to back up these recordings, how videos should be stored, and when you might have to redact recordings.   You’ll also learn when patients, and potentially the public, might have a right to body cam videos.      $40.00  
Compliance Benchmarking: Using Data to Stop Trouble in its Tracks CAC, CACO Compliance 1.00 Purchase
Knowing how well your agency is performing when it comes to billing and compliance is critical.  Benchmarking not only helps you understand your agency’s financial performance, it can help you spot troubling trends before they consume you.  But knowing what to measure – and what the findings mean – is the key to successful compliance benchmarking.  This session will help you design an effective set of compliance benchmarks – and then use them to monitor performance and avoid trouble down the road. $40.00  
Compliance Hotlines: How to Set One Up - and How it Can Save Your Agency CAPO, CACO Compliance 1.00 Purchase
One of the OIG’s recommended elements of an effective compliance program is to have a compliance “hotline” in place.  Compliance hotlines can take many forms, and this session will explore the various options to help you set up a working program.  Most importantly, we’ll discuss how to handle compliance inquiries and complaints – including effective follow-up – to keep your problems “in house” whenever possible and reduce the chance of costly whistleblower complaints and government investigations and audits. $40.00  
Compliance Update - 2020 CACO Compliance 1.00 Purchase
Not eligible for CAC mandatory or elective credit. This lesson includes all of the compliance changes and new information for 2020.  Not eligible for CAC mandatory or elective credit. $90.00
Dealing with Requests for Patient Information From Law Enforcement, Attorneys, Family Members and Others CAC, CAPO, CACO HIPAA 1.00 Purchase
Almost every EMS agency faces a daily challenge when they interact with the police and other law enforcement agencies who demand patient information from your organization or your crew members.  Another common situation is dealing with attorney requests for patient information.  Ambulance services also have to field requests from patients, family members, personal representatives and others. This session will cut through some of the fog that has fallen over these areas of HIPAA compliance, and tell you exactly in which circumstances you can release PHI to law enforcement officers, attorneys, patient representatives, and others.  We’ll also tell you how to properly document those disclosures so they can’t come back and bite you down the road. $40.00  
HIPAA's Dirty Dozen: Snooping and 11 Other Ways Your Staff are Putting Your Agency at Risk CAC, CAPO, CACO HIPAA 1.00 Purchase
When health care providers are asked about their biggest “HIPAA risk,” they typically think of headline-grabbing incidents like a major data breach.  Yet one of the most common HIPAA violations is “snooping,” where your own employees view the medical records of friends, coworkers and even celebrities. The reality is your staff members, not outside hackers, often pose the greatest risk to your patient data.  In this session, you’ll learn the 12 most common ways your staff members are setting you up for a HIPAA violation and get proven techniques to lessen your core risks.     $40.00
How to Prevent Lawyers From Screwing Up Your Revenue Cycle CAC, CACO Other 1.00 Purchase
Whether your patient was involved in an accident or you’re now taking him to court to collect an unpaid bill, there’s a chance that your patient is represented by legal counsel.  As much as your patient’s lawyer may try to convince you that you have no right to collect your payment, or tries to get you to hold off on collecting with a “letter of protection” or similar agreement, the truth is that having a lawyer in the picture doesn’t have to screw up your revenue cycle.  We’ll teach you how to get the money your agency is legally entitled to when your patient has a lawyer, and help you separate fact from legal baloney in the process.  $40.00  
How To Win Appeals CAC, CACO Appeal Procedures 1.00 Purchase
This lesson features practical, tested strategies for winning reimbursement appeals. $40.00  
Making Sense of Signatures: AOBs, PCSs, ABNs, PCRs and More CACO Medicare Rules & Regulations 1.00 Purchase
Not eligible for CAC elective credit. Just about every type of EMS document, whether clinical or operational, requires signatures.  This session brings all of the various signature rules into one session and presents them all in a logical fashion that demystifies the whole process of maintaining signature compliance in all of your ambulance documentation.  Not eligible for CAC elective credit. $85.00  
Medicaid Matters CAC, CACO Other 1.00 Purchase
This lesson discusses Medicaid, a joint federal and state program with broad guidelines established by federal law and specific guidelines established by each state. $40.00    
Medicare and Reimbursement Update - 2019 CACO Ambulance Billing Procedures 1.00 Purchase
Not eligible for CAC mandatory or elective credit. This lesson includes all of the Medicare and Reimbursement updates and new information for 2019.  Not eligible for CAC mandatory or elective credit. $90.00
Medicare and Reimbursement Update - 2020 CACO Medicare Rules & Regulations 1.00 Purchase
Not eligible for CAC mandatory or elective credit. This lesson includes all of the Medicare and Reimbursement updates and new information for 2020.  Not eligible for CAC mandatory or elective credit. $90.00
Navigating the 60 Day Overpayment Rule CACO Compliance 1.00 Purchase
Not eligible for CAC elective credit. This lesson covers the Medicare regulations that provide extensive detail on how providers are required to detect, report and return Part B overpayments within 60 days of being identified.  Not eligible for CAC elective credit. $85.00
Non-Emergency Prior Authorization Program CAC, CACO Ambulance Billing Procedures 1.00 Purchase
This lesson covers the basics of Medicare’s Non-Emergency Prior Authorization Program, an anti-fraud program targeted at ambulance suppliers who transport patients on a scheduled, repetitive basis. $85.00    
Part A vs. Part B: The Ins and Outs of Facility Billing Rules CACO Ambulance Billing Procedures 1.00 Purchase
Not eligible for CAC mandatory or elective credit. One of the foggiest areas of ambulance billing involves transports to and from medical facilities. This session address not only the rules, but also specific strategies to improve communication, and contracting tips to better solidify your revenue stream from this critical segment of your business. Not eligible for CAC mandatory or elective credit. $90.00
Privacy Update - 2020 CACO, CAPO HIPAA 1.00 Purchase
Not eligible for CAC mandatory or elective credit. This lesson provides an overview of  HIPAA  changes and new information for 2020.   Not eligible for CAC mandatory or elective credit. $90.00
PWW Media 2018-2019 abc360 Update - Webinar Recording CAC, CACO, CAPO Mandatory 1.00 Details
The 2018-2019 abc360 update is your stream of ambulance billing and compliance information that won't end with your conference attendance. This webinar contains "breaking news" and important changes. The purchase includes the recording and handouts. $129.00
PWW Media Everything You Need to Know About the New 60-Day Medicare Overpayment Rules Webinar Recording CAC, CACO Compliance 1.00 Details
The so called 60-day overpayment rule, one of the most sweeping fraud and abuse measures affecting the ambulance industry, established very specific guidelines on how all Medicare providers must identify and refund overpayments.  Compliance with these new regulations is absolutely critical for every Medicare-enrolled ambulance supplier/provider because failing to follow them could trigger significant monetary damages and liability under the Federal False Claims Act.  Listen as PWW attorneys answer questions about the rule and provide essential tips for compliance. $99.00