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Event Profile

Annual Reimbursement Update for 2017

December 14, 2016

Location: Online

Website: https://www.diabeteseducator.org/event/WEBI161214


Event Date: December 14, 2016
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 Pacific.

Program Overview

This is AADE's annual update on reimbursement issues and changes for 2017 for diabetes educators. It will include an overview of Medicare's decision to ensure the National Diabetes Prevention Program (National DPP) will be a reimbursable benefit as of January 2018. 

Learning Outcome

Webinar attendees will have increased knowledge of how to attain appropriate reimbursement in 2017.

Agenda

1. Update for 2017
   a. Payment Rates
   b. Discussion on DSMT utilization
   c. Chronic Care Management
2. Common Reasons for Denials
3. Frequently Asked Questions
4. Diabetes Prevention Program - Proposed Medicare Coverage
5. Questions and answers

Activity Type:

This is a knowledge-based learning activity. This 90-minute online session includes a presentation followed by a question and answer period.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this presentation, participants will be able to:

-- Review essential coding and coverage criteria for DSMT.
-- Describe Medicare changes in 2017 impacting DSMT and MNT.
-- Assess potential impact on healthcare reform on diabetes management.
-- Review the final ruling of the proposed changes to the physician fee schedule as it relates to diabetes prevention programs.

Intended Audience

The 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.

Faculty

Patty Telgener, RN, MBA, CPC
Vice President, Reimbursement Services
Emerson Consultants, Inc.
Boulder, Colorado

Joanna Craver DiBenedetto, BS, MNM
Director of Prevention
American Association of Diabetes Educators
Chicago, Illinois

Accreditation Statement

Registered Nurses

The American Association of Diabetes Educators is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

This educational program will provide 1.5 contact hours of continuing education credit.

AADE is also accredited by the California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP # 10977).

AADE is an Iowa Board of Nursing approved provider, #366. AADE awards this program 1.8 contact hours or .18 CEUs (1 contact hour = 50 minutes, or 0.1 CEUs). The CE certificate must be retained by the licensee for a period of four years.

Registered Dietitians

The American 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 materials.

Registered Pharmacists

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 1.5 contact hours (0.15 CEUs) of continuing education credit.
ACPE Universal Program Number: 0069-0000-16-324-L01-P
Effective Dates: 12/14/2016 - 12/14/2018

Certified Diabetes Educators

To satisfy the requirements for renewal of certification for the National Certification Board of Diabetes Educators (NCBDE), continuing education activities must be diabetes related and approved by a provider on the NCBDE list of Approved Providers (www.ncbde.org). NCBDE does not approve continuing education. The American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) is on the NCBDE list of Approved Providers.

Board Certified Advanced Diabetes Management (BC-ADM)

AADE is the administering body for the Advanced Diabetes Management credentials. Continuing education programs offered by AADE can be used toward fulfilling BC-ADM Certification and recertification requirements.

Faculty Disclosures

It 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:

Speakers

Patty Telgener, RN, MBA, CPC, Boulder, CO - Consultant: Medtronic, Dexcom, Senseonics
Joanna Craver DiBenedetto, BS, MNM, Chicago, IL, has no relevant financial disclosures to report.

Planners

Leslie E. Kolb, MBA, BSN, RN, AADE, Chicago, IL, has no relevant financial disclosures to report.
Magen Lapointe, AADE, Chicago, IL, has no relevant financial disclosures to report.

The approval of this educational offering by the AADE does not imply endorsement of specific therapies, treatments, or products discussed in the presentations.

Disclosure of Relevant Financial Relationships and Mechanism to Identify and Resolved Conflicts of Interest

Undertaking review of the educational activity by a content reviewer to evaluate for potential bias, balance in presentation, evidence-based content or other indicators of integrity, and absence if bias, and reviewing participant feedback to evaluate for commercial bias in the activity.

Successful Completion

To 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 education@aadenet.org in the event you choose not to complete the evaluation form.

Test Your Computer

To ensure that your participation is successful, please test your system as soon as possible so if you do have technical challenges, you will have time to get them sorted out. Click here to test your computer.

It is OK to fail Step 4; you do NOT need to download the "Adobe Connect Add-in".

System Requirements

While you can participate with a 56K dialup internet connection, it is recommended that you have a high-speed broadband (or better) internet connection. Please be sure you close as many open programs on your system as possible.

Click here for operating system requirements

Pricing

Member Price (Individual): $ 50.00

Non-Member Price (Individual): $ 65.00

Member Group Price (Site): $125.00

Non-Member Group Price (Site): $155.00

Note: Group registration entitles you to one computer connection and one phone connection for participants at a single physical site, and CE credit for all participants, regardless of the number of individuals participating at your site. Rebroadcasting, redistribution, and resale are prohibited.

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.

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