Next workshop date: Sunday, September 29th 2019
Workshop fee is $210, early bird pricing through Sept. 8th; $235 thereafter.
Small class size (12 participants), 50+ page manual covering all workshop material provided, lots of opportunity for Q&A, sharing of “insider” billing tips, as well as CEU’s for CA licensed acupuncturists (Category II).
Ideal for insurance billing beginners, those who use billers and would like to start doing their own billing, also a great training for your administrative staff.
The goal of this workshop is to provide you with the education and tools you will need to feel confident accepting insurance as payment in your clinical practice. Learn how to bill insurance (and get paid!), but more UNDERSTAND HOW INSURANCE WORKS.
Not sure if you want to accept insurance? This course will help you make informed decisions about how invested you wish to be in accepting insurance as part of your business model.
Don’t think you want to take insurance at all? – this workshop is also for you – by learning how insurance works, you will stop turning away potential new clients who wish to use their insurance, but unbeknownst to them, do not actually have true coverage.
Topics to be covered include:
- Understanding different insurance policies
- Pro’s and con’s of in-network vs. out-of-network
- How to join networks… and tips on which networks to join/avoid!
- Performing a benefits inquiry
- Defining and billing CPT and E&M codes
- Charting appropriately to defend your claims
- Establishing your fee schedule
- Billed amounts vs. allowed amounts
- Filling out HCFA 1500 forms
- Tracking your claims
- Membership in an exclusive FB group for ongoing support – only available to workshop participant
NOTE: American Specialty Health’s (ASH) handling of some Blue Shield of CA PPO’s, effective January 1st, 2020, will be covered.
To register: Follow this link to register online and pay by credit/debit card. Your place in the workshop is secured upon payment. To be held at 3030 Ashby Ave. #107, in Berkeley, CA 94705, a professional meeting space.
Cancellation Policy: Registration is first come, first served; due to the small size of the class, I cannot offer refunds. If you later find that you cannot attend, you may check in with me about a waitlist, or find someone independently to take your place.
Small Class Size
Each class is limited to twelve workshop participants.
Manual - over fifty pages - containing all workshop materials.
Insurance Company Tips
Learn how the major insurance companies work - credentialing, covered/denied codes, reimbursements... and more!
Question & Answer
Bring your questions to the class ...and get answers!
Continuing Education Units for California acupuncturists.
Taught by an acupuncturist for acupuncturists.