Medicare Preventive Services National Provider Call:
Five New Medicare Preventive Services

Wednesday, August 15, 2012
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Eastern Time

Registration is no longer available for this event.

Description
Did you know that five new preventive services are now covered by Medicare?
  • Screening and Behavioral Counseling Interventions in Primary Care to Reduce Alcohol Misuse
  • Screening for Depression in Adults
  • Intensive Behavioral Therapy for Cardiovascular Disease
  • Screening for Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) and High-Intensity Behavioral Counseling (HIBC) to prevent STIs
  • Intensive Behavioral Therapy for Obesity

CMS experts will be on hand to discuss these new services, when to perform them, who can perform each service, who is eligible, and how to code and bill for each service, followed by a question and answer session.

Call participants are encouraged to review materials on the five new preventive services prior to the call:

Target Audience
Physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, health educators, registered dietitians, nutrition professionals, medical billers and coders, and other interested health care professionals

Presentation
The presentation for this call will be posted prior to the call on the FFS National Provider Calls web page. In addition, a link to the slide presentation will be emailed to all registrants on the day of the call.

Registration will close at 12:00 p.m. ET on the day of the call, or when available space has been filled.

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Continuing Education Credits Notification
Continuing education credits may be awarded by some professional organizations for participation in CMS National Provider Conference Calls. If you plan to request continuing education credit from your professional organization and if this organization requires proof of registration, you will personally need to register so that you receive a confirmation e-mail. For more information on continuing education credits for participating in CMS National Provider Calls, please visit http://www.cms.gov/NPC/20_CEC_Notification.asp. If you have specific questions concerning continuing education credits, please contact your organization, not CMS.

Registration Assistance
If you need assistance with registration please e-mail BLH at cms-npc@blhtech.com.

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