Education Events 2013
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|AABCP Basic PM Fitter Course|
|PM Fitter Exam Review|
|PM Compliance Boot Camp™
NEW SEMINAR! AABCP Exclusive!
The Appointment™-A stepwise walkthrough of a post mastectomy appointment. Processes, Fitting, Documentation, Regulations, Billing
|TULSA-May 29: Anita Advanced Fitter|
|TULSA-May 30: PM Business Review|
Documentation What are THEY looking For?
|5/14: Documentation 911-Jursdiction D Audit Update
|5/28: Documentation 911-Jursdiction D Audit Update|
|6/10/2013: Post Mastectomy: What We're Doing Right!
|6/28: The Myth of Reasonalbe Useful Lifetime
|7/8/2013: Post Mastectomy: What We're Doing Right!|
|6/4: LAOP [Baton Rouge]|
|6/21: PrimeFare [Nashville]|
|7/11: AlabamaOPA [Montgomery]|
|9/18: AOPA [Orlando]|
AABCP News Bits
- ABC PM Certified Fitter Exam Dates
- AABCP Helps with Salary Survey
- UPDATE! Jurisdiction D Widespread review of L8030 Announced
- CMS Adds another Review Contractor
- Thinking about Dropping Medicare?
- AABCP Attends Town Halls
- DME MACs give guidance on EBP Fragmented Billing
- Post Mastectomy Electronic Medical Records are Here
- OIG recommends surety bond increase
- FAST FACTS! EBP Coverage Clarifications
- Jurisdiction D Widespread review of L8030 Announced
- CMS Releases Details of Sequester Fee Cuts for Post Mastectomy
- 2013 DMEPOS Fee Schedule
- AABCP Business Review Services Now Available
- Why Support AABCP?
- AABCP 2005-2013: 8 years of Firsts for Post Mastectomy
- How to Add Post Mastectomy Services
- DMEPOS Application Fee Raised
- No Medical Device Tax for Post Mastectomy
- Post Mastectomy's Fiscal Cliff
AABCP News Bits & More
|AABCP Helps with Salary Survey|
The American Association of Breast Care Professionals is asking for your participation...
The O&P EDGE, a strong supporter of AABCP and post mastectomy information, has launched its 2013 Salary Survey for orthotic, prosthetic, pedorthic, and post-mastectomy professionals who work in the United States.
The survey is open from April 16 through June 9, 2013 and all responses will be anonymous. Please take a few minutes to complete the survey.
Thank you from everyone at AABCP!
Click to take the survey: http://s.zoomerang.com/s/
|ABC PM Certified Fitter Exam Dates|
Just a reminder of the ABC 2013 Post Mastectomy Certified Fitter Exam dates and submission deadlines.
|CMS Adds another Review Contractor|
In a May 8th, 2013 notice released on the DME MAC Jurisdiction C website it was announced that yet another auditing enity has been contracted:
|AABCP Schedules Member Town Hall|
MAY 20th AABCP Member Post Mastectomy Town Hall
Join us for an online Town Hall meeting.
AABCP staff will provide a general post mastectomy industry update, current compliance & regulatory issues, our conversations with CMS & recent visits to local Town Hall meetings, but most importantly, the Town Hall will provide the ability to voice your concerns.
Log onto aabcp.org as a member to view Town Hall details.
|UPDATE! Jurisdiction D Widespread review of L8030 Announced|
UPDATE! Jurisdiction D DME MAC Widespread Complex Review of External Breast Prostheses (HCPCS L8030) First Quarter 2013 results
On May 3rd, 2013 Jurisdiction D DME MAC Medical Review Department updated its 2013 first quarter report on its ongoing widespread complex review of HCPCS codes L8030. This review was initiated due to data obtained during results of Comprehensive Error Rate Testing (CERT) analysis of the code. L8030 is the code for the silicone external breast prosthesis.
The Jurisdiction D DME MAC Medical Review Department review involved 317 claims of which 219 were denied. This resulted in an overall error rate of 68%.