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Category Archives: Conferences

Save The Date

March 22, 2017

Join us for the annual Missouri Rural Health Conference

August 15-17, 2017
Old Kinderhook Resort
Camdenton, MO

More details coming soon.

WPS GHS Medicare eNews

March 9, 2017

In Person Events

All Provider Education
A Day with Medicare

April 25, 2017 – Saint Charles, MO – 8:30 am – 4:30 pm CT
July 11, 2017 – Salina, KS – 8:30 am – 4:30 pm CT
July 13, 2017 – Des Moines, IA – 8:30 am – 4:30 pm CT

Don’t Miss This FREE Full Day Educational Opportunity!WPS GHA is pleased to announce a full day educational event designed for providers and suppliers of all types. The multi-breakout sessions will allow providers to pick topics they are interested in. This exciting program includes both Part A and Part B topics to gain insight into the cause for errors and how to avoid them in the future, including:

  • General session
  • 12 breakout sessions
  • Question and answer session
  • More!

To view the brochure click on the link provided, or use the following URL: https://wpsghalearningcenter.com/files/2017ADWMBrochure.pdf

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Available Rural Health Coding & Billing Specialist Training

January 30, 2017

Due to overwhelming demand, the Missouri Department of Health & Senior Services/ Office of Primary Care & Rural Health is offering another “Rural Health Coding & Billing Specialist (RH-CBS)Training” on March 20 & 21, 2017, at the Capital Mall – Community Room, in Jefferson City, MO, from 9:00 am to 3:30 pm.

With the April 2016 requirement by CMS to require RHCs to provide HCPCS code-level detail (CPT and HCPCS-2) – it has never been more important to make sure you are documenting and coding for 100% of what is done.  Billing is not supposed to change – but if you aren’t documenting and coding correctly, revenue may be left on the table!

The training session is free to attend but enrollment is limited and will fill up quickly.

Please see the following links: Training Details/Information, Agenda and to Register online, or for PDF version.

SAVE THE DATE: 2017 Women’s Health Care Symposium

January 3, 2017

42nd Annual Women’s Health Care Symposium – Save the Date
April 5-7, 2017
Sheraton Overland Park Hotel
More information to come

Rural Health Works Newsletter December 2016

December 21, 2016

View our newsletter, which now arrives twice a year. We hope you find it useful and can refer to our website for more information or feel free to call us.

There is information on our latest economic impact templates and about our workshops and webinars. Webinars are a new option for learning about specific tools and templates developed by the National Center. Be sure to call if you would like for us to present one to your constituents.

Rural Health Information Hub

December 21, 2016

View the Rural Health Information Hub updates.

Rural Emergency Medicine (REM) Course, Apr 19-21, 2017

December 20, 2016

Rural Emergency Medicine (REM) Course
April 19-21, 2017 at the University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE

The Rural Emergency Medicine Course is designed for physicians, physician assistants, and nurse practioners to review low-frequency, high-risk emergencies and practice lifesaving procedures in a realistic, controlled teaching environment.  Our highly relevant and informative core sessions are updated each year by board-certified emergency medicine physicians.  The 2017 event will include small group skills labs using patient simulators, lightly embalmed cadavers, and standardized patients.  Procedure-based learning will include basic intubation, rescue airway devices and surgical airways, splinting, intraosseous access, chest tubes, domestic violence recognition and treatment, mega-code simulations, and EKG interpretation.  The University of Nebraska Medical Center and Children’s Hospital & Medical Center of Omaha are co-providing this event with the goal to offer diverse learning opportunities related to both adult and pediatric emergencies.

Below is a link to the full website and contains a schedule of events.  We applied for accreditation and we hope to be fully accredited by the end of this week.  Enrollment fills quickly.  We suggest you sign-up at your earliest opportunity.

http://www.unmc.edu/emergency/rem-course/index.html