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National Symposium 2016

050a - What's in Your Financial Toolbox for CKD? - Insurance Coverage

May 1, 2016 8:00am ‐ May 1, 2016 9:15am

Credits: None available.


This comprehensive workshop addresses Medicare eligibility and coverage; the coordination of Medicare, Medicaid, and private insurance; insurance authorization; medication formularies and pre-authorization requirements; ICD-10 coding; the basics of diagnosis and procedural coding for nephrology care; and Medicare incentive payment programs.

Contact hours available until 5/4/18.

Requirements for Successful Completion:
Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation. You will be able to print your CNE certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.

Faculty, Planners, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:

Planning Committee Disclosures:
• Denise Murcek – Employee, Fresenius Medical Care
• Dawn Koonkongsatian – Employee, Fresenius Medical Care
• Melissa Nesmith-Vester – Employee, Aegerion
• Elizabeth St. John - Employee, Fresenius Medical Care
• Kyra Trappett – Employee, DaVita
• Kimberly Waugh – Employee, Fresenius Medical Care

There are no other disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Accreditation Statement:
American Nephrology Nurses’ Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

ANNA is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number CEP 00910.

• Define the Medicare Coverage Act for Kidney Dialysis and Kidney Transplant Services.
• Identify the criteria for Medicare eligibility.
• Explain the coordination of Medicare, Medicaid, and private insurance.
• Compare other health care coverage used in CKD to Medicare.


Credits Available

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