Reimbursement Opportunities in Post-Acute Care: Position Yourself for $uccess! Webinar

Credits: 1.5
Course Expiration: April 17, 2020
Professional Approvals: CDR, NCBDE
Availability:Currently Available
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Are you facing budget cuts? Learn how to bring in some revenue to help secure your position while helping your residents/patients! 

Join us for this exciting webinar to learn how to position yourself for success with Lucille Beseler, MS, RDN, LDN, CDE, FAND, President of Family Nutrition Center of South Florida, and past President of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

The goal of this presentation is to improve the bottom line while allowing more patients/residents to access much needed clinical nutrition services. Reimbursement is a key driver in patients/residents receiving access to nutrition services, as well as the development of new models of care which include nutrition professionals. Yet many RDNs and administrators do not know how to bill for nutrition services. In this presentation we will explore the complexities and the opportunities of insurance reimbursement. Topics include how to easily navigate the world of CAQH, becoming a Medicare provider, and why it is a great decision for the clinical RDN. We will also discuss other opportunities when working with senior populations.

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After attending this session attendees will be able to:

  1. Successfully bill for nutrition services (this applies to RDNs).
  2. Identify terms and procedures for MNT billing including CPT codes and diagnosis codes.
  3. Apply for an national provider number (NPI) number.
  4. Identify new reimbursement opportunities for clinical nutrition services and how to adapt to the changing landscape of healthcare.
  5. Register with CAQH.

This course is intended for: RDNs, CDEs

CDR Activity Number Live: 147818/Recorded148236
Activity Type: 171 Live Webinar OR 175 Recorded Pre-Approved CPE
CPE Level:1

Suggested Performance Indicators:

  • 3.3.1 Educates the customer on the availability of nutrition services.
  • 3.3.3 Collaborates with customers and others to support access to services.
  • 3.3.4 Engages in active discussions with others to establish a method to best meet and serve the needs of the customer and the population.
  • 5.3.2 Maintains technological security and confidentiality in the electronic sharing, transmission, storage and management of information.

Suggested CDR Learning Needs Codes:

  • 1065 Informatics
  • 4020 Community program development
  • 7050 Customer focus

Note: Numerous Other Learning Needs Codes and Performance Indicators May Apply.

Lucille Beseler, MS, RDN, LDN, CDE, FAND
President Family Nutrition Center of South Florida 

Lucille Beseler is a registered and licensed dietitian/nutritionist, Certified Diabetes Educator, author, speaker and entrepreneur. She is president and owner of the Family Nutrition Center of South Florida (FNC). Established in 1991, it was one of the first nutrition practices pioneering insurance coverage for nutrition services. Under the direction of Lucille Beseler, Family Nutrition Center has developed into a comprehensive practice providing a variety of nutrition services in multiple locations. Since its inception, the Family Nutrition Center of South Florida has seen over 300,000 children and adults for nutrition evaluation and care.
As an author, her book Nurturing with Nutrition everything you need to know about feeding infants and toddlers receives high praise from physicians and families alike.
An avid advocate for nutrition science in preventing and treating chronic disease Ms. Beseler speaks throughout the South Florida community and the country educating families on the consequences of obesity and obesity related disease. Her work includes serving on the South Florida Health Care working group, appointed by U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman-Schultz (FL).
Ms. Beseler is a sought after motivational speaker who has spoken to small audiences as well as groups of over 11,000. She has an upbeat, fun, and passionate style that audiences embrace. Beseler was the 91st President of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics representing 100,000 nutrition professionals. Her statement – “Nutrition is a Science, Nutrition is not a Fad” has highlighted the importance of the science of nutrition in transforming health.

Disclosures: Ms. Beseler serves on the scientific advisory board to the following companies: Kate Farms, NIMA and NAMA. In addition she is part of the speaker’s bureau for Akcea Pharmaceuticals and Mead Johnson Nutritionals. However, no conflict of interest exists for this webinar.

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