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Navigating Medicare to Expand Your Private Practice (PD102779)

Presenter(s): Sarah Warren, MA
Course Description

Medicare beneficiaries are an important patient population to consider when developing a business model, and SLPs in private practice need to know how to enroll in and bill Medicare to ensure they are compliant with federal law. This course walks through the basics of Medicare credentialing, coding and billing, and documentation to ensure successful processing of claims and medical records that will stand up to scrutiny if audited.

This course is a recorded session from the 2023 online conference "Keys to a Successful SLP Private Practice."

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Learning Outcomes
You will be able to:

  • Determine how to enroll in the Medicare program 
  • Identify the required elements of medical record documentation 
  • Submit claims that are compliant with Medicare guidelines

Presenter Information

Sarah N. Warren, MA, is ASHA's Director of Health Care Policy for Medicare. In this role, she supports ASHA's membership by answering member questions, anticipating Medicare policy trends, advocating with Congressional leaders, and commenting on Medicare's proposed policies. She has worked on health care payment policy for more than 15 years. Prior to joining ASHA, Warren represented inpatient rehabilitation facilities at the American Medical Rehabilitation Providers Association and physical therapists at the American Physical Therapy Association.

Financial Disclosures:

  • ASHA employee

Nonfinancial Disclosures:

  • None

Assessment Type

Self-assessment—Think about what you learned and report on the Completion Form how you will use your new knowledge.

To earn continuing education credit, you must complete the learning assessment by the end date below.

Program History and CE Information

Online conference dates: May 10–22, 2023, September 6–18, 2023
Start date: February 5, 2024
End date: February 5, 2026

This course is offered for 0.1 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Related area).

Subscribers Ratings
PDH: 1
ASHA CEU*: 0.1
Item #(s): PD102779
Available Through: February 05, 2026