Reimbursement for Diabetes Education: Getting it right
June 17, 2015
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|Event Date: June 17, 2015|
|Event Time: 1:00–2:30 p.m. Eastern Time|
Please Note: All times are Eastern. Our 90-minute webinars
begin at 1:00 pm Eastern / 12:00 noon Central / 11:00 am Mountain / 10:00 am
Get the essentials of handling reimbursement for diabetes self-management education and support (DSMES) programs.
This activity enables participants to learn of the wide range of covered Medicare benefits that are complimentary to DSME in order to increase the sustainability and growth of their DSME programs.
This is a knowledge-based learning activity. This 90-minute online session includes a presentation followed by a question and answer period.
Learning ObjectivesAt the end of this presentation, participants will
be able to:
- Describe the procedure codes and frequency (hours, visits) for both initial and follow-up Medicare MNT.
- Describe the ICD-9 diagnosis code that must be entered as the first diagnosis on a Medicare claim for the obesity therapy benefit.
- State the 2 types of healthcare professionals who are allowed to render and bill for the Medicare MNT benefit.
- State the types of healthcare professionals who are allowed to bill for the Medicare DSMT benefit.
- Explain why it makes good business sense to ask for and review a reimbursement tracking report regularly.
Intended AudienceThe AADE Webinars are knowledge-based
activities designed for individual or groups of diabetes educators, including
RNs, RDs, Pharmacists, Nurse Practitioners, Clinical Nurse Specialists,
Physician Assistants, MDs, and other health care providers interested in staying
up to date on current practices of care for their patients with diabetes and
other related conditions.
Mary Ann Hodorowicz, RD, MBA, CDE, CEC, LD
Mary Ann Hodorowicz Consulting, LLC
Palos Heights, Illinois
Association of Diabetes Educators is accredited as a provider of continuing
nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on
This educational program will provide 1.5 contact hours
of continuing education credit.
AADE is accredited as a provider of
continuing nursing education by the California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP
AADE is an Iowa Board of Nursing approved provider #366. This
program provides 0.18 CEUs (1 contact hour = 50 minutes, or 0.1 CEUs).
Association of Diabetes Educators, (AM001) is a Continuing Professional
Education (CPE) Accredited Provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration
(CDR). Registered dietitians (RDs) and dietetic technicians, registered (DTRs)
will receive 1.5 continuing professional education units (CPEUs) for completion
of this program. Continuing Professional Education Provider Accreditation does
not constitute endorsement by CDR of a provider, program, or
The American Association of Diabetes
Educators is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a
provider of continuing pharmacy education. This program provides 1.50 contact
hours (0.150 CEUs) of continuing education credit.
ACPE Universal Program
Effective Dates: 6/17/15-6/17/17
Faculty DisclosuresIt is the policy of the American Association of
Diabetes Educators to require that anyone who has an opportunity to affect
continuing education activities content (e.g. authors, presenters and program
planners) with products or services from a commercial interest with which s/he
has financial relationships, discloses those financial relationship/s with
commercial entities to participants.
Disclosure of a relationship is not intended to suggest or condone bias in
any presentation, but is made to provide participants with information that
might be of potential importance to their evaluation of a presentation.
Relevant disclosures (or lack thereof) among educational activity planners
and faculty are as follows:
- Mary Ann Hodorowicz, has no relevant financial disclosures to report.
- Nancy Stonis, AADE, Chicago, IL, has no relevant financial disclosures to report.
- Anne Willmore, AADE, Chicago, IL, has no relevant financial disclosures to
The approval of this educational offering by the AADE does not imply
endorsement of specific therapies, treatments, or products discussed in the
InstructionsTo receive a Statement of Credit you must attend the entire
session. Your Statement of Credit will be issued electronically immediately upon
submission of the evaluation form. Contact email@example.com in the event
you choose not to complete the evaluation form.
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(Individual): $ 50.00
Price (Individual): $ 65.00
Price (Site): $125.00
Group Price (Site): $155.00
Note: Registration entitles you to one computer connection, one telephone
connection, and CE credit for all participants, regardless of the number of
individuals participating at your site.
Refunds will be honored minus a $25 processing fee if received in writing via
fax (312/424-2427) at least 48 hours prior to the program.