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Please note that CEU credit for FY 2017 and all prior webinars has expired, but the archived versions are available for free, on-demand viewing.

FY 2019 Webinars

Air Date Click Link for Recorded Webinar Description Related Information
 August 2019 Accounts Receivable in the MHS and Best Practices  This webinar will provide a high-level overview of commercial best practices in Accounts Receivable processes and overall management and a look into current Service and NCR MD specific Accounts Receivable workflows and various observations of these workflows.  
 July 2019 CY 2019 Cosmetic Surgery and Cosmetic Surgery Estimator v15  This webinar will focus on the CSE v15 procedure additions, modifications, deletions, and rate methodology updates.  
 June 2019 CY 2019 Outpatient Rates This webinar will focus on the CY 2019 Outpatient rates package, the deployment date for rates, and the corresponding updates.   
 May 2019 ABACUS Custom Tools Reports Part II This webinar will discuss ABACUS Custom Tools Reports, where Custom Tools is located within ABACUS, how to run a report, and highlight specific reports and their benefits.  
 April 2019 Pharmacy Rates This webinar will focus on the pharmacy rates effective March 15, 2019, as well as background information on pricing pharmaceuticals and DHA UBO assets available to assist UBO staff.  
 March 2019 ABACUS Custom Tools Reports This webinar will discuss ABACUS Custom Tools Reports, where Custom Tools is located within ABACUS, how to run a report, and highlight specific reports and their benefits.  
February 2019 Denials Management This webinar will provide guidance on how to address various insurance payer denials. Attendees will learn how to interpret EOBs and payer denial codes, communicate effectively with payers, and use tools for measuring successful reimbursement, with a special emphasis on ABACUS-specific denials management procedures.  
January 2019 CPT/ HCPCS This webinar provided an update to the 2019 CPT® and HCPCS codes including an outline of all new, revised, and deleted codes that impact MHS coding and billing.
December 2018 DD 2570 Reporting What is DD 2570 Reporting and why MTFs use it. A review of the components of the form, along with how to enter data correctly. Importance of reporting, why it is necessary and what the information is used for. Functional/Technical demonstration of how to complete reporting using ABACUS and CHCS. Future enhancements and QA.
November 2018 VA-DoD Billing

This webinar will review the basics of VA-DoD billing including accessing and generating charges using the VA-DoD Resource Sharing Inpatient and Outpatient calculators, rates for VA-DoD pharmacy services and submitting claims to the VA for care provided in MTFs. This webinar will also discuss recent changes to the resource sharing agreements between the VA and DoD and the impact on MTFs.
October 2018 ABACUS Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) Rx Claims Overview This webinar will go over the process for setting up an electronic payer with CVS Caremark, how to check the status of an electronically submitted claims and how to interpret a claims response.  
October 2018 SIT/OHI This webinar will review the basics of SIT/OHI including OHI capture and data entry, common issues and their impact to billing processes, OHI Discovery and new workflows in MHS GENESIS.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


FY 2018 Webinars

 Air Date  Click Link for Recorded Webinar Description Related Information 
 September 2018 Revenue Cycle This webinar will focus on Revenue Cycle information, as well as background information on Cost Recovery Programs,  MHS billing systems (e.g., ABACUS) and DHA UBO assets available to assist UBO staff with Revenue Cycle questions.

August 2018 Accounts Receivable in the MHS and Best Practice This webinar will provide a high-level overview of commercial best practices in Accounts Receivable processes and overall management and a look into current Service and NCR MD specific Accounts Receivable workflows and various observations of these workflows in the May 2018 Audit Findings.
July 2018 2018 Pharmacy Rates  This webinar focuses on information on the second FY18 August Pharmacy rates update, as well as background information on pricing pharmaceuticals (e.g., prior authorization, over-the-counter pharmaceuticals) and DHA UBO assets available to assist UBO staff with RX questions.

June 2018 Cosmetic Surgery Estimator v14 Updates This webinar will focus on the CSE v14 procedure additions, modifications, deletions, and rate methodology update.

June 2018 CY 2018 Outpatient Rates This webinar will focus on the CY 2018 Outpatient rates package, the deployment date for rates, and the corresponding updates.

May 2018 Financial Statements and Accounting Data This webinar will introduce DoD Financial Management Regulations (FMR) and the resources used to keep UBO staff up-to-date on current financial regulations. Additionally, the audience will learn the details of financial statement compilation, how to be audit ready and what to expect from a financial audit and each phase of its lifecycle.



 April 2018 MHS GENESIS Changes and Impacts on ABACUS This webinar will prepare new and experienced ABACUS users on what to expect when MHS GENESIS is deployed and the data impacts on the ABACUS billing solution.

 March 2018 MAC/JAG  This webinar will focus on the unique billing aspects of MAC, how it differs from MSA and TPC, and why this dynamic exists. Additionally, this presentation will speak to “identifying potential MAC claims", the role that the UBO and the JAG office play in gathering this information along with how the UBO assists with the collection of MAC funds which help to put money back into their MTF.

 February 2018 Denials Management  This webinar will provide guidance on how to address various insurance payer denials, including those based on inadequate medical necessity, and how to overturn them, if possible. Attendees will learn how to interpret EOBs and payer denial codes, communicate effectively with payers, and use tools for measuring successful reimbursement, with a special emphasis on ABACUS-specific denials management procedures.
 January 2018 CPT/ HCPCS  This Webinar provided an update to the 2018 CPT® and HCPCS codes including an outline of all new, revised, and deleted codes that impact MHS coding and billing.
 December 2017 2570 Reporting  What is DD 2570 Reporting and why MTFs use it. A review of the components of the form, along with how to enter data correctly. Importance of reporting, why it is necessary and what the information is used for. Functional/Technical demonstration of how to complete reporting using ABACUS and CHCS. Future enhancements and QA.
 November 2017 ABACUS Webinar Series

Business Rule Maintenance and Reporting 


This webinar will provide an overview for ABACUS users on the process for identifying, requesting and setting up business rules. This webinar will also discuss where to find and how to run several ABACUS reports.

 October 2017 ABACUS Webinar Series

Electronic Billing
This webinar will provide an overview on the required tables and modules needed for electronic billing and how to review claims that have been billed electronically.

FY 2017 Webinars

 Air Date Click Link for Recorded Webinar Description Related Information 
 September 2017  ABACUS Webinar Series "Interface Error Management" This webinar will cover a number of common errors in Load Error Maintenance including but not limited to duplicate records, cancellation records, OHI conflict records, and PatCat Review records. The purpose of this webinar is to familiarize new and experienced users with the Interface module in the ABACUS application. While the introductory session is covered in the Interface Module computer-based training video, this webinar will be focused more on identifying specific error types and related trends, recognizing how to address and/or correct the errors, and finally on understanding how these actions fit into and affect the overall billing and collection process in ABACUS.

August 2017 The Revenue Cycle- It Really Is About the Patient! This webinar will provide a high-level overview of commercial best practices in revenue cycle management and the value of implementing a revenue scorecard and dashboard at the MTF level to track financial and operational performance on a monthly basis and to identify benchmarks and goals.

July 2017 2017 Pharmacy Rates  This webinar focuses on information on the second FY17 August Pharmacy rates update, as well as background information on pricing pharmaceuticals (e.g., prior authorization, over-the-counter pharmaceuticals) and DHA UBO assets available to assist UBO staff with RX questions.

 June 2017 Cosmetic Surgery Estimator v13 Updates  This webinar will focus on the CSE v13 procedure additions, modifications, deletions, and rate methodology update.

 June 2017 CY 2017 Outpatient Rates This webinar will focus on the CY 2017 Outpatient rates package, the deployment date for rates, and the corresponding updates.

 May 2017 Audit Readiness  This webinar will introduce DoD Financial Management Regulations (FMR) and the resources used to keep UBO staff up-to-date on current financial regulations. Additionally, the audience will learn the details of financial statement compilation, how to be audit ready and what to expect from a financial audit and each phase of its lifecycle.

 April 2017 MSA Billing  This webinar will focus on the unique billing aspects of MSA, and how it differs from MAC and TPC. Additionally, this presentation will speak to “identifying potential MAC claims", the role that the UBO and the JAG office play in gathering this information along with how the UBO assists with the collection of MAC funds which help to put money back into their MTF.

 March 2017 MAC/JAG  This webinar will focus on the unique billing aspects of MAC, how it differs from MSA and TPC, and why this dynamic exists. Additionally, this presentation will speak to “identifying potential MAC claims", the role that the UBO and the JAG office play in gathering this information along with how the UBO assists with the collection of MAC funds which help to put money back into their MTF.

February 2017 Denials Management  This webinar will provide guidance on how to address various insurance payer denials, including those based on inadequate medical necessity, and how to overturn them, if possible. Attendees will learn how to interpret EOBs and payer denial codes, communicate effectively with payers, and use tools for measuring successful reimbursement, with a special emphasis on ABACUS-specific denials management procedures.
 January 2017 CPT/ HCPCS  This Webinar provided an update to the 2017 CPT® and HCPCS codes including an outline of all new, revised, and deleted codes that impact MHS coding and billing.
December 2016 2570 Reporting  What is DD 2570 Reporting and why MTFs use it. A review of the components of the form, along with how to enter data correctly. Importance of reporting, why it is necessary and what the information is used for. Functional/Technical demonstration of how to complete reporting using ABACUS and CHCS. Future enhancements and QA.
November 2016 SIT/OHI This webinar will review the basics of SIT/OHI, current SIT HIC ID reduction efforts, and common issues and impacts to the billing processes. This webinar will also provide an overview of the implementation of SIT/OHI under MHS Genesis.  
October 2016 Compliance/UBO Manual This Webinar will provide an overview of UBO compliance requirements and how to implement effective compliance programs that promote adherence to and allow for the efficient monitoring of compliance with all applicable statutory, regulatory and DoD program requirements including the DHA UBO Procedures Manual.

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