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TRAINING EVENTS

Boot Camp Offerings 

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Recorded Version of February 2017 Live Stream Boot Camp 

Live Stream Event – February 8-9, 2018 

 

Audiology Resources Boot Camp FAQs:

What are the ways I can access Audiology Resources Boot Camp Information?

The Audiology Resources Boot Camp information is available by the following means:

  • Live Streamed from Chicago: In this event, Kim Cavitt, AuD and her course moderator and partner in audiology crime, Brian Urban, AuD from CounselEar, present the boot camp live from Chicago. Audiology Resources has secured the services of the production team at Mainstream Media, which allows attendees to view the event, in real time, from their home or office. Questions can be asked, via a chat feature.  All questions are also answered, in writing, by Dr. Cavitt after the event and emailed to attendees. Registration for this event includes six months of no-charge guidance and questions (if the registrant purchases a full, two-day package of all four sections).
  • Live, Face to Face Events: In these events, Kim Cavitt, AuD presents the boot camp materials in a traditional, classroom style format. These two-day events (except for a one-day event ahead of the Academy of Doctors of Audiology Convention) are held in a hotel meeting room and attendees receive breakfast, lunch, and a no charge slide booklet. Registration for this event includes six months of no-charge guidance and questions (if the registrant purchases a full, two-day package of all four sections).
  • Video Recording: This is the recorded version of the live stream event and can be purchased through our host system, Thinkific. Attendees can view the course, from their home or office, at their own pace. Registrants have six months from the date of purchase to view the course materials. Participants must complete a course assessment before continuing education credit can be awarded. Registration for this event includes six months of no-charge guidance and questions (if the registrant purchases a full, two-day package of all four sections).
  • Audiology Online webinar series: The majority of the Audiology Resources Boot Camp is recorded every three years (we will be re-recording again in the first quarter of 2018) and is available on Audiology Online. These courses can be accessed at https://www.audiologyonline.com/audiology-ceus/all/#/term:cavitt. These course offerings do not include any degree of no-charge questions or guidance.

What is the cost of each type of event?

  • Live Stream: $695 plus $50 (including shipping) for a printed Boot Camp Slide and Reference Booklet. If you do not purchase the booklet, the slides will be available, for a limited time, via PDF. Each separate topic section is available, for individual purchase, for $200 per section for those who do not wish to attend the entire event. Individual section registrants will receive the slides for the sections purchased only. For each individual section purchased, attendees receive 30 days of no charge questions and guidance.
  • Live Events: $595, includes breakfast, lunch, and slide booklet. Each separate topic section is available, for individual purchase, for $175 per section for those who do not wish to attend the entire event.  Breakfast is included with morning section registration and lunch is included with afternoon section registration. Individual section registrants will receive the slides for the sections purchased only. Individual section registrants will receive the slides for the sections purchased only. For each individual section purchased, attendees receive 30 days of no charge questions and guidance.
  • Video Recording: $495.  Each separate topic section is available, for individual purchase, for $150 per section for those who do not wish to attend the entire event. Individual section registrants will receive the slides for the sections purchased only. For each individual section purchased, attendees receive 30 days of no charge questions and guidance.
  • Audiology Online: $0 if not pursuing continuing education credit, otherwise $99 per year for unlimited course access and continuing education.

Is every boot camp the same?

Yes and No.  All of the main topics and themes are the same in a given year but, as this information is constantly evolving, the information is always updated immediately prior to each event.  On average, we change about 40-60 slides at each event.

I cannot attend for two days.  Can I attend for part of the event?

 Yes, registrants can separately purchase attendance or access to individual, topic specific, four-hour sections of the event.

What types of continuing education credits are offered?

In 2018, Audiology Resources is offering continuing education approved by:

  • American Academy of Audiology, including Tier 1 and ethics credits (if register for the ethics, legal and compliance section)
    • These hours are applicable to most state licensure requirements.
    • Association of Otolaryngology Administrators (AOA)
    • American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC)

What topics are covered in the event?

Section #1: Ethics, Legalities and Compliance

Codes of ethics of audiology

Ethical scenarios

Published professional guidelines for audiology

State licensure laws pertaining to audiology

Sunshine Act

Anti-kickback

Stark laws

False claims

Food and Drug Administration guidance on hearing aids

HIPAA

Telehealth

Documentation and report writing

Section #2: Fundamentals of Coding

CPT coding

Coding scenarios

Modifiers

HCPCS

ICD10

Evaluation and management coding for audiologists

Case history

Health care reform: MACRA, PQRS and MIPS

Section #3: Managed Care

Managed care terms

Insurance contracting

Insurance credentialing

Coverage and reimbursement tips

Third-party administrators

Billing hearing aids to third-parties

Notifications and waivers

CMS 1500 form requirements

Medicare enrollment

Medicare policies

Medicare physician order requirements

Medicaid

Place of service

Medicare Part C

Section #4: Pricing, Delivery and Differentiation 

Disruptions and differentiation

Competition

Pricing strategies for diagnostics and treatment, including hearing aids

Bundled and unbundled pricing models

Implementation of unbundled pricing

Implementation of over the counter options

Rental options