CEU Catalog

Title Certification Topic Code Credit Hours
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
PWW Media Is ET3 Right For Me? Webinar Recording CAC, CACO, CAPO Compliance 1.50 Details
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) just released the Request for Applications (RFA) for the Emergency Triage, Treat, and Transport (ET3) Model.  CMS is not accepting applications at this time, but it released the RFA so ambulance services can start preparing today.  The ET3 Model is a voluntary, five-year program that, for the first time, offers Medicare reimbursement for transports to alternative destinations and for treatment in place.  The payment model is designed to improve the quality of care and lower costs to Medicare by reducing avoidable transports to the hospital ED and potentially reducing avoidable inpatient admissions.  The RFA outlines essential criteria for participation including that applicants must provide information about their current compliance programs to participate.    $129.00
PWW Media Navigating the New Air Ambulance Regulations CAC, CACO Ambulance Billing Procedures 1.50 Details
The new FAA law contains a host of provisions that will impact air ambulance services and anyone who bills for them.  The new law contains requirements for certain disclosures on air ambulance invoices, on provider websites and mobile apps, and more.  $299.00
PWW Media The New Age of HIPAA and Cybersecurity Starts in 2019 CAC, CACO, CAPO HIPAA 1.50 Details
How we protect our data and comply with HIPAA is about to change.  The Government dropped two major initiatives at the end of 2018 that will have a significant impact on HIPAA compliance in 2019 and beyond.  Learn about the latest in privacy and security for the EMS industry from our HIPAA Experts by viewing this webinar recording.   $129.00
PWW Media The New Federal Surprise Billing Law: What Air and Ground Ambulance Services Must Know CAC, CACO Ambulance Billing Procedures 2.00 Details
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) just released a Final Rule that will bring significant changes to the Physician Certification Statement (PCS) rules and initiate the long-awaited Ambulance Data Collection System.  The PCS revisions and the data collection initiative start on January 1, 2020.  In this webinar, we explain everything you need to know about the new PCS changes and the Ambulance Data Collection System.  Attendees will: Receive a free copy of PWW’s newly revised PCS form for 2020 Find out what the new distinction between physician and non-physician certification statement means Learn how to navigate the Medicare Ground Ambulance Data Collection Instrument Discover how to report cost and revenue data for their specific agency Find out how to look up their agency for the data collection requirements Get the opportunity to ask questions of the industry experts about the changes ​$129.00
PWW Media The New Federal Surprise Billing Law: What Air and Ground Ambulance Services Must Know CAC, CACO Ambulance Billing Procedures 2.00 Details
The game-changing new air ambulance provisions will take effect in 2022.  In this comprehensive national EMS law webinar, PWW will cover these and other critical topics: What ambulance services are covered under the new law? Do insurers have to pay providers directly, or can they pay the patient?  What are the billing limitations, and will they apply to emergency and non-emergency services alike? How does the new Independent Dispute Resolution (IDR) process work, and what if I don’t like the result? How long does an IDR determination establish my rates? Does an IDR determination apply only to one claim, or all my claims? What are the timeframes for the open negotiation period and the IDR process spelled out in the new law? What documentation and data will be required to support our rate requests when we go through the IDR process? What do ground ambulance services have to know about the new law, and what comes next? This webinar recording tackles these questions – and many more – during this crucial webinar event.  ​$129.00
PWW Media The New Medicare TPE and UPIC Audits CAC, CACO Compliance 1.50 Details
There are two new kinds of audits affecting the ambulance industry! View this webinar recording and handouts to get invaluable survival tools! These new audits include:   Targeted Probe and Educate (TPE) audits Unified Program Integrity Contractor (UPIC) audits Responding to these audits can leave you buried in paperwork, scrambling to meet deadlines and suffering potentially serious repercussions from the findings – especially if you are not properly prepared.  $129.00
PWW Media Understanding the Novitas ICD-10 Ambulance Local Coverage Rules Webinar Recording CAC, CAPO, CACO ICD/Condition Coding 1.00 Details
For those agencies where Novitas Solutions is the Medicare Administrative Contractor, listen as PWW attorneys and consultants discuss the details of the Novitas local coverage determination (LCD) and local coverage article (LCA) that bring significant change - and big impact.  The webinar featured special guest, Novitas Solutions representative Gail Atnip. $129.00
Re-Engineering Your Non-Emergency Call Intake Process CAC, CACO Compliance 1.50 Purchase
This session will address how to re-engineer your non-emergency call intake process, while at the same time anticipating and managing the inevitable push-back that comes from facilities when transport providers enhance their intake process. $60.00
Seven Essential Habits of an Effective Compliance Officer CACO Compliance 1.00 Purchase
The compliance officer is key in helping your agency meet its legal obligations and reduce the risks of whistleblower cases, negative audit outcomes and costly government investigations.  However, the compliance officer position has to be more than just “another job duty” for an already-overworked management employee – it has to be handled with care and skill.  This session will cover the seven essential habits of an effective compliance officer – come and see how you measure up, or where you can improve. $40.00  
Streamlining Your Billing Office for Maximum Efficiency CAC, CACO, CAPO Ambulance Billing Procedures 1.00 Purchase
Understanding what efficiency is….and is not.  Identify six key roadbloacks to improved efficiency in your billing office.  Provide action steps to improve efficiency. $40.00
The Anatomy of an EMS Cyber Attack CAC, CACO, CAPO HIPAA 1.00 Purchase
General look at an EMS cyber attack.  How much is your information worth and more. $40.00
The Five Biggest Compliance Mistakes Made By Fire-Based and Other Public EMS Agencies CAC, CACO Compliance 1.00 Purchase
This session will review the five biggest compliance mistakes we’ve seen in many fire-based and public-sector EMS agencies across the United States. $40.00
The Government is Knocking CAC, CACO, CAPO Claims Review/Auditing 1.00 Purchase
Why audits and investigations are scarier than lawsuits.  What is the difference between lawsuits and audits. $40.00
The Privacy and Security Risk Analysis: A Soup-to-Nuts Game Plan CAPO, CACO HIPAA 1.00 Purchase
The number of HIPAA complaints and investigations is skyrocketing under the new privacy and security regulations.  One of the first things that happens in an enforcement investigation the government’s request for your agency’s HIPAA risk analysis, yet, most EMS agencies haven’t done one.  It’s not too late.  This session will cover everything you need to know about how to perform – and document – the required privacy and security risk analysis. $40.00  
The Words Matter CAC, CACO Other 1.00 Purchase
Words are easy to take out of proper context and can be interpreted in different ways.  This session will help you to think like a lawyer. $40.00
Up In Smoke CAC, CACO, CAPO Other 1.00 Purchase
Dealing with impaired employees. Definitions and legal distinctions, history and societal issues driving cannabis use.  Medical vs. recreational use. Legas issues – state vs. federal laws.  Practical issues and considerations. $40.00
We Want Our Money: 10 Strategies for Effective Collections When the Patient and the Payer Won't Pay CAC Other 1.00 Purchase
The good news is that fewer patient accounts are self-pay.  But the bad news is that many commercial payers send payment directly to the patient, and your billers are left chasing down the patient for your agency’s money.  And with increasing deductibles and copayments under the ACA, patient balances can’t be neglected.  This session will review ten effective strategies for collecting unpaid balances within the law – and help your agency avoid taking a hit on those “tough” accounts. $40.00  
Where Compliance Meets QI: Implementing Compliance Performance Indicators CAC, CACO Compliance 1.50 Purchase
Most EMS agencies have a robust Quality Improvement (QI) process.  And some agencies have good compliance programs in place.  But we’ve found that most EMS agencies haven’t effectively closed the loop between QI and compliance.  This session will explore the importance of connecting your compliance activities to your QI program, and how you can make compliance an integral part of everyone’s job.  We’ll tell you how to implement critical Compliance Performance Indicators into your agency’s QI program and make it focus on more than clinical care alone.  $60.00  
Your Rights AND Obligations in a Government Investigation CAC, CAPO, CACO Other 1.00 Purchase
The dreaded “knock on the door” arrives – someone with a badge, a gun and a search warrant arrives at your office looking for mountains of documents and files in a government investigation.  Or, a strange document called a “subpoena duces tecum” arrives in your mail.  Or perhaps a federal investigator shows up on your biller’s doorstep one evening asking questions.  What next?  Are your employees compelled to speak to the agents? What documents must be turned over and what documents are protected by legal privileges?  Can they take my computers, hard drives or other equipment? What are the consequences for not complying with a subpoena or search warrant?  This session will help your agency formulate a comprehensive “response plan” should that unpleasant day come. $40.00