Navigating The 2024 CMS 855 Form Updates

Event: Live Webinar
Event Date: April 17, 2024
Presenter: Toni Elhoms
Event Time: 1:00 PM EST
Duration:60 minutes


Enrolling with Medicare as a provider or organization can be a challenging and time-consuming process. Despite being the largest insurer in the country, the intricacies of Medicare enrollment applications often lead to a decline in new applications. The repercussions of incorrect submissions are significant, affecting cash flow, credentialing, coding, denial management, patient satisfaction, and even quality scores.

Join us for an insightful webinar with industry expert Toni Elhoms, CCS, CRC, CPC, AHIMA-Approved ICD10-CM/PCS Trainer. This information-packed session will cover crucial aspects of Medicare enrollment, including eligibility criteria, the various form types applicable in 2024, navigating complex form sections, key terminology, required ancillary documentation, applicable fees, common errors, and best practices for successfully completing the 2024 CMS 855 forms.

Session Highlights

  • Gain a comprehensive understanding of the CMS 855 enrollment submission process for the year 2024.
  • Retain the specific requirements for CMS 855A, 855B, 855I, and 855O applications in the year 2024.
  • Identify and recall the most intricate sections within the CMS 855 applications, ensuring clarity in 2024.
  • Recall proven strategies for accurately completing CMS 855 forms in the dynamic environment of 2024.
  • Recognize and recall the ancillary documentation necessary for successful CMS 855 enrollment submissions in 2024.
  • Learn techniques to avoid common rejections and errors associated with CMS 855 form submissions in 2024.
  • Retain best practice tips for optimizing CMS 855 form submissions, promoting efficiency and accuracy in 2024.

Learning Objectives:

  • Examine the various Medicare enrollment types in 2024 to enhance understanding and differentiation.
  • Provide a comprehensive sample workflow for effectively completing Medicare enrollment in 2024.
  • In-depth review of the CMS Form 855A application, offering insights and clarifications.
  • Thorough examination of the CMS Form 855B application, understanding its intricacies and requirements.
  • Walkthrough of the CMS Form 855I application, highlighting key components and submission guidelines.
  • Comprehensive review of the CMS Form 855O application, exploring its unique features and considerations.
  • Address challenges by discussing the most complex sections within the 855 forms for 2024.
  • Explore the new process for reassigning benefits to organizations in 2024, ensuring clarity on the updated procedures.
  • Analyze the ancillary documentation required with CMS 855 enrollment submissions for a seamless application process.
  • Identify and discuss the most common rejections and errors associated with CMS 855 form submissions, offering strategies for error prevention and resolution.

Webinar Agenda

  • Discuss CMS 855 enrollment submissions applicable in 2024
  • Review CMS 855A, 855B, 855I and 855O Applications in 2024
  • Discuss the most challenging CMS 855 form fields and highlight complicated sections
  • Review strategies to complete the CMS 855 forms accurately in 2024
  • Understand the ancillary documentation required to be attached to the CMS 855 application submission in 2024
  • Discuss most common rejections with CMS 855 form submissions in 2024
  • Discuss best practice tips with CMS 855 form submissions in 2024

Who Should Attend:

  • Credentialing Specialists
  • Enrollment Specialists
  • Contracting Specialists
  • Operations Leadership
  • Practice Administrators
  • Office Managers
  • Medical Practices, Accountable Care Organizations, Medical Societies, Medical Associations

Speaker Profile:

Toni Elhoms, CCS, CRC, CPC, AHIMA-Approved ICD10-CM/PCS Trainer is a nationally known speaker and recognized subject matter expert on medical coding, reimbursement, and revenue cycle management. She is the Founder and CEO of Alpha Coding Experts, LLC. She holds multiple credentials with the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) and the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC). With over a decade of industry experience, she has led and supported hospital systems, universities, physician practices, payers, government agencies, and other entities on coding, billing, and compliance initiatives. She is a frequent contributor to various media outlets, speaker, and regular guest on industry podcasts. She created the Alpha Coding Podcast series to share her industry Pro-Tips. She also leads and mentors a network of revenue cycle management professionals across the country and serves as the President of the Orlando, FL AAPC Chapter.