Medicare Basics - October 17th

Your Price: $129.00
Item Number: FH8
Configuration: L
Manufacturer: Polaris Group


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October 17, 2017

1:00 PM (ET)
12:00 PM Central
11:00 AM Mountain
10:00 AM Pacific
09:00 AM Alaska
07:00 AM Hawaii
Training will last approximately 1.5 hours

With turnover of key staff and new hires, understanding Medicare basics is imperative to minimize Part A technical denials.


Training Content:

  • Detailed review of Medicare Part A benefits.
  • Review of key billing issues related to consolidated billing.
  • Review eligibility requirements.
  • Managing Spell of Illness.
  • Review what is skilled and not skilled.
  • Review continued stay requirements.
  • Physician Certifications requirements.
  • How to identify and interpret skilled level of care guidelines.
  • Medicare as secondary payer.
  • Documentation requirements for both nursing and rehab.
  • Brief review of notification requirements upon admission, continued stay and exhaustion of benefits.
  • Updates on denial letters and generic notices for both Part A and B.
  • Extensive handouts and quick references are provided


  • Directors of Nursing
  • MDS Nurses
  • Nurses
  • Therapy
  • Billing
  • QA Staff
  • Departmental Heads
  • Administrators
Three days prior to the Webinar, you will receive an email with instructions for accessing the webinar.  A phone call-in number and access code as well as directions for accessing the webinar via the internet will be provided.  We strongly recommend you go online approximately 10 minutes prior to the session to ensure there are not technical difficulties.
In addition to the expertise and advice presented during this webinar, you'll have an opportunity to have your questions answered. The training material will be provided prior to the webinar date via email with PDF attachments.  Please open and print the PDF file before the day of the webinar or at least 1 hour prior to the scheduled webinar in order to get any issues resolved in a timely manner.

Polaris Group is an approved provider of Continuing Education Credits (CECs) by the Boards in Florida and California. For those Nurses participating in a live webinar:

  • Credits for Nursing accepted in all states except Iowa.

Nurses must complete and return these three (3) documents to obtain Credits:

  • Evaluation Form
  • Participant Information Form
  • Post-Test

Polaris Group will issue Certificates for Credits to the facility contact person for distribution to participants.


  • Participation in the call is just $129 for Live only or $186 for Live with CD, per site and allows access to ONE phone line for an unlimited number of people to listen.  ALL phone lines are accounted for, with tracking provided by AT&T.
  • Webinar materials will be downloaded via a link provided to you in a separate email, once order is finalized.
  • We recommend that you log in 5 minutes early!
  • CD orders will be filled after the date of the live training, please allow 2-3 weeks for delivery of these orders.

You may choose from the following training options:

  • Live Training, $129
  • Live Training with CD, $186 
  • CD Only, $109