Presented by Michael Tidd
Thursday, April 8, 2021
Update on Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs)
CMS utilizes MACs (Medicare Administrative Contractors to process Medicare claims. These entities represent CMS and made decisions on the validity of claims, reviewing and processing ADRs, providing edits and payments for home health agencies. It is important to keep abreast of their processing to ensure agencies don’t receive denials. Join us to learn of the latest information regarding how MACs are handling Face to Face and Certification/Recertifications
Discuss the relevance of the Medicare Authorized Contractors
Understand how MACs are processing Face to Face Encounters after the CARES act.
Verbalize what MACs are requiring in the Certification and Recertification Statements.
Michael Tidd has over 19 years of experience in the Home Care Industry and is a frequent speaker at HealthCare Synergy Workshops and Webinars. He is a Software Developer, LVN and Certified in ICD-9/10 Coding and OASIS (COS-C, HCS-D). As the Clinical Manager for HealthCare Synergy, he directs the Outsourced Management Services, assists in directing the development of the Healthcare Assistant Web Edition, oversees the Clinical Documentation Auditing provided to clients and directs the Clinical Form Development for the Healthcare Assistant Web Edition. Michael continues to educate agencies in the ongoing regulations that CMS produces, the proper application of the Medicare Conditions of Participation and completing timely, accurate and defendable clinical documentation to survive in the current Medicare Reimbursement Model.