Learning Opportunities

NCTracks is offering the following courses in December. Providers can register for these courses in SkillPort, the NCTracks Learning Management System. Logon to the secure NCTracks Provider Portal and click Provider Training to access SkillPort.

Friday, Dec. 4 – 9 to 11 a.m. (WebEx) – New Office Administrator shows authorized users the process for changing the current Office Administrator (OA) to a new Office Administrator for an Individual Provider or Organization with a National Provider Identification (NPI) number or Atypical Provider Number. The WebEx will be limited to 115 participants.

Friday, Dec. 4 – 1 to 4 p.m. (WebEx) – Provider Web Portal Applications Webinar will guide providers through the process of submitting all types of provider applications found on the NCTracks Provider Portal.  The WebEx will be limited to 115 participants.

Monday, Dec. 7 – 10 to 11:30 a.m. (WebEx) – Provider Re-Credentialing/Re-Verification Refresher serves as a refresher for the steps to be taken by the provider to complete the Re-Verification process through NCTracks. The WebEx will be limited to 115 participants.

Tuesday, Dec. 15 – 1 to 2:30 p.m. (WebEx) – Provider Re-Credentialing/Re-Verification Refresher serves as a refresher for the steps to be taken by the provider to complete the Re-Verification process through NCTracks. The WebEx will be limited to 115 participants.

Friday, Dec. 18 – 9 to 11:00 a.m. – Recipient Eligibility Verification learn to use the Eligibility Verification System (EVS), which provides information regarding a recipient’s eligibility for services in real time. This course will be taught at the CSC facility in Raleigh. The course includes hands-on training and will be limited to 45 participants.

Friday, Dec. 18 – 1 to 2:30 p.m. – Managed Care Referrals and Overrides shows authorized users how to submit Managed Care Referrals and inquire about Managed Care Referrals and Overrides. This course will be offered at the CSC facility in Raleigh. It involves hands-on training and will be limited to 45 participants.


The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) will address how the 2016 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule final rule impacts Medicare Quality Reporting Programs in a national provider call on Tuesday, Dec. 8 from 1:30-3pm. To Register: Visit MLN Connects Event Registration. Space may be limited, register early. The program will cover program changes to the Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS), Electronic Health Record Incentive Program, Comprehensive Primary Care initiative, Value-Based Payment Modifier (Value Modifier), Medicare Shared Savings Program (Shared Savings Program) and Physician Compare among other topics. A question and answer session will follow the presentation.

This MLN Connects Call is being evaluated by CMS for CME and CEU continuing education credit (CE). Refer to the call detail webpage for more information


The 42nd Annual “The Williamsburg Conference on Heart Disease” – Dec. 6-8, 2015, Williamsburg Conference Center, Williamsburg, VA. Learn more and register.


What Do I Need To Know About Big Data To Improve My Patient’s Health? Dec. 15, 2015, 9 am – 12:15 pm at the Charlotte AHEC, Center for Learning & Development OR via Webinar will investigate innovative approaches to using data to make more informed decisions today and how to best leverage data in the future. Learn more and register.


The Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC) fall course schedule is out. Find out what is being offered July through December 2015 and register today.


A video recording of the “PQRS/Value-Based Provider Modifier: What Medicare Professionals Need to Know in 2015” presentation has been posted to the CMS MLN Connects® page on YouTube. This presentation is the same as the webinars that were delivered on March 31, 2015 and April 7, 2015 by the Philadelphia Regional Office. View the video.


The 2nd Annual Bundled Payment Implementation Forum: How to Make Your Bundled Payment Program Work will be held Jan. 25-26, 2016 at the Wyndham Orlando Resort in Orlando, FL. Learn more about the program and register here. For questions, call 866-676-7689.

 

 
 

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