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
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.
Webinar attendees will have increased knowledge of how to attain appropriate reimbursement in 2017.
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
This is a knowledge-based learning activity. This 90-minute online session includes a presentation followed by a question and answer period.
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.
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.
Patty Telgener, RN, MBA, CPC
Vice President, Reimbursement Services
Emerson Consultants, Inc.
Joanna Craver DiBenedetto, BS, MNM
Director of Prevention
American Association of Diabetes Educators
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 also accredited by the California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP
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.
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 1.5 contact
hours (0.15 CEUs) of continuing education credit.
ACPE Universal Program
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.
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:
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.
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
The approval of this educational offering by the AADE does not imply
endorsement of specific therapies, treatments, or products discussed in the
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org in the event
you choose not to complete the evaluation form.
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internet connection. Please be sure you close as many open programs on your
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(Individual): $ 50.00
Price (Individual): $ 65.00
Price (Site): $125.00
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.