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The Importance of Billing Accuracy: Understanding the Changes Related to COVID-19
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Join us as our content expert, Julie Kearney with Kearney & Associates, reviews reimbursement changes that are occurring almost daily for skilled nursing facilities. During these challenging times, it’s is imperative that facilities are coding and billing accurately.

When: June 26, July 24, August 21, September 18, and October 23, 2020
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM each day
Where: Live Webinar Series
United States
Presenter: Julie Kearney, President, Kearney & Associates
Contact: Blake Weller

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As you know all too well, reimbursement changes have been occurring almost daily for skilled nursing facilities. It is expected these changes will continue through at least September. During these challenging times, it’s is imperative that facilities are coding and billing correctly. Our expert presenter, Julie Kearney, will share these timely and important updates to maintain accuracy for your facility’s reimbursement. Join us for our 1-hour live webinar each month for five consecutive months where we will provide current updates, review recent changes and allow time for open forum Q & A with Julie.

Participants will be able to:
• Describe COVID-19 updates related to Medicare & Medicaid
• Describe the various payment changes under COVID-19
• List the new ICD-10 codes for COVID-19


Our Expert Presenter
Julie Kearney, BS, MS
Kearney & Associates

Kearney & Associates relies on the proven skills of its founder, Julie Kearney, to respond to the growing need for consulting and technology services for both Long Term Care and Assisted Living facilities. Julie brings over 30 years of industry experience in meeting her clients' needs. After receiving her Bachelor of Science degree in Health Services Management from Ferris State University, she continued her education, receiving a Master of Science Degree in Business Administration from Central Michigan University. Julie is also a Licensed Nursing Home Administrator.

This program is generously supported by: 


June 26
July 24
August 21
September 18
October 23

Each live webinar will begin at 9:30 am and conclude at 10:30 am EST

Webinars will be recorded and are provided at no additional cost for series registrants. Email to receive a copy of the recording.
Recordings will not be available for resale and do not provide CE credit

Series Registration Rates (Includes remaining three webinars)
Member: $120
Member (Additional): $90
Non-Member: $220
You are welcome to have unlimited staff join you with only one paid registration.
Please note that only the registered attendee will be eligible to receive continuing education credit.

Target Audience 
Administrators, DONs, ADONs, Managers, Supervisors, Unit Managers, MDS Nurses, Billing and Coding staff members.

Continuing Education
NAB: This program has been approved for Continuing Education for five (5.0) total participant hours by NAB/NCERS—Approval #___________.

The LeadingAge Michigan Educational Foundation is approved as a provider (#0558-001) of nursing continuing professional development by the Wisconsin Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This program will award five (5.0) nursing contact hour.

One (1.0) credit hour will be award for the successful completion of each live webinar. Participants can earn up to five (5.0) contact hours for successful completion of the entire series.

Completion Requirements 
-Online registration with unique email address
-Log in via GoToWebinar at the beginning of each event
-Attendance for the entire duration of each live webinar—attendance will be monitored and recorded through GoToWebinar
-Completion of the online evaluation that will be provided electronically after the conclusion of each webinar
-Once the evaluation is complete you can access your certificate in your profile on our website at

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Planning Committee
Laura Funsch, BSN, MS, NHA; Laura Fuller, CMP; Dalton Herbel, BS, NHA; and Blake Weller, BA

The planners and presenters agree to ensure the content for this educational activity is evidence-based or based on the best-available evidence, and is presented free from bias. There is no conflict of interest and the content does not promote the products or services of any individual presenter or organization.

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