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Gimme 15 Minutes-How are New Medical Codes Made?

Friday, February 23, 2018

Join us on Monday, March 12, 2018 at 12:00 PM for a free webinar event covering how medical codes are made.

Have you ever wondered about the process that goes into making a new CPT code? What about the decision making behind ICD-10 (and soon ICD-11) codes? In this webinar Jen will tell you everything you want to know about the when, what, who and why behind the creation of medical codes.

If you are interested in this free event, you can register here. After registering, you will receive an email about how to access the webinar.

Won’t be available for the event? No worries! All our past webinars are posted to our YouTube channel. Keep an eye on our events schedule so you can keep your calendar free for the next one.


Gimme 15 Minutes: Double Event Day!

Friday, February 02, 2018

By Audrey Landers

Join us on Monday, February 12 for two educational webinars hosted by SCG Health CEO Jen Searfoss!

Attesting to Advancing Care Information (Meaningful Use) and Improvement Activities
The first event will be held from 12:00 PM – 12:15 PM EST, you can register for free here.

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services launched an updated website for eligible clinicians to attest to their 2017 data for the Advancing Care Information and Improvement Activities categories of the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS). This Gimme 15 Minutes webinar demonstrates the new website and how eligible clinicians and their authorized staff may attest to activities in 2017.

If you want to do some reading beforehand, you can read our blog post which explains what attestation means and its importance.

OIG Work Plan Highlights for Compliance
The second event will be held from 12:30 PM – 12:45 PM EST, you can register for free here.

Every year, the Office of the Inspector General in the Department of Health and Human Services gives a heads up to what they are interested in looking more into for recoveries, fraud and waste. This Gimme 15 Minutes webinar covers the highlights of the December 2017 publication and what it means for medical practices.

If you want to do some research beforehand, you can check out the December updates here.

We hope you’ll join us for both events, but if you have to miss one or even both, you can still view them later. All our past webinars are posted to our YouTube channel. Keep an eye on our events schedule so you can keep your calendar free for the next one.



Gimme 15 Minutes- Pass-Thru Billing

Friday, January 26, 2018

By Audrey Landers

Join us on Monday, February 5, 2018 at 12:30 PM for a free webinar event covering pass-through billing.

SCG Health founder and CEO Jen Searfoss will be discussing the general health plan reimbursement policy prohibiting pass-thru billing and practical solutions for medical practice managers.

If you are interested in this free event, you can register here. After registering, you will receive an email about how to access the webinar.

Won’t be available for the event? No worries! All our past webinars are posted to our YouTube channel. Keep an eye on our events schedule so you can keep your calendar free for the next one.


Gimme 15 Minutes- Attesting to Advancing Care Information (Meaningful Use) and Improvement Activities

Friday, January 19, 2018

By Audrey Landers

Join us on Monday, January 29, 2018 at 12:30 PM EST for a free webinar event about the ACI attestation.

SCG Health founder and CEO Jennifer Searfoss will be demonstrating how to use the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Service’s (CMS) newly updated website to attest to their 2017 data for the Merit-based Incentive Payment System.

If you want to do some reading beforehand, you can read our blog post which explains what attestation means and its importance. 

If you are interested in this free event, you can register here. After registering, you will receive an email about how to access the webinar.

Won’t be available for the event? No worries! All our past webinars are posted to our YouTube channel. Keep an eye on our events schedule so you can keep your calendar free for the next one.


Gimme 15 Minutes- Pass-Thru Billing

Friday, January 05, 2018

By Audrey Landers

EDIT 1/15/18: This event has been rescheduled to Monday, February 5, 2018 at 12:30 PM EST. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause for attendees.

Join us on Monday, January 15, 2018 at 12:30 PM for a free webinar event covering pass-through billing.

SCG Health founder and CEO Jen Searfoss will be discussing the general health plan reimbursement policy prohibiting pass-thru billing and practical solutions for medical practice managers.

If you are interested in this free event, you can register here. After registering, you will receive an email about how to access the webinar.

Won’t be available for the event? No worries! All our past webinars are posted to our YouTube channel. Keep an eye on our events schedule so you can keep your calendar free for the next one.


Gimme 15 Minutes- MIPS Low Volume Exception Explained

Friday, December 29, 2017

By Audrey Landers

Start the New Year off right and join us on Monday, January 8, 2017 at 12:30 PM EST for our first Gimme 15 Minutes webinar event of 2018!

Physicians may be exempt from meeting certain requirements in the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) if they receive too few Medicare payments or too little reimbursement from the federal payor. Tune in to this free event to hear SCG Health founder Jennifer Searfoss' introduction to this Low Volume Exception, and what it could mean for providers in 2018.

If you are interested in this free event, you can register here. After registering, you will receive an email about how to access the webinar.

Won’t be available for the event? No worries! All our past webinars are posted to our YouTube channel. Keep an eye on our events schedule so you can keep your calendar free for the next one.


December events: Physician Prescribing Data and Rules for No Shows

Friday, December 15, 2017

By: Audrey Landers

Join us for our last two events of 2017. SCG Health CEO Jen Searfoss will be covering two different topics as part of our free Gimme 15 Minutes webinar series.

Pharma Data on Physician Prescribing will be held on Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at 12:30 PM EST. We’ve written before about how accepting gifts from pharmaceutical company sales reps can affect prescribing habits. In this Webinar, Jen will be discussing the Sunshine Act, the Open Payments public disclosure of physician payments by pharma, device manufacturers and GPOs and how to review that information.

Register for the Pharma Data on Physician Prescribing webinar here.

Medicare & Medicaid Rules for No Shows will be held on Wednesday, December 27, 2017 at 12:30PM EST. No show patients can be an expensive and disruptive burden for medical practices. While many offices have instated missed appointment charges to help combat this issue, the differences in policy between Medicare and Medicaid can complicate things. Join us and learn more about these rules and SCG Health’s advocacy for consistent rules for all Medicare and Medicaid patients.

Register for the Medicare & Medicaid Rules for No Shows webinar here.

Won’t be available for the events? No worries! All our past webinars are posted to our YouTube channel. Keep an eye on our events schedule so you can keep your calendar free for the next one.




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