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Medicare Boot Camp

February 15, 2019
Medicare Billing
The Medicare Boot Camp – Critical Access Hospital (2.5 days) and Rural Health Clinic Version (.5 days) is scheduled for March 26 – 28, 2019 at the Hilton Garden Inn, Billings.  Participants in the Boot Camp walk away with tools and skills to research troublesome Medicare questions.  An HCPro instructor will deliver ‘rules- based’ learning, helping students to find and apply CMS rules and guidelines to ensure that hospital services furnished to Medicare beneficiaries are billed accurately and appropriately.

For further information,please call Chris Williams at 406-234-1420 or email at cwilliams@montanahealthnetwork.com.  To register, please call Jody Fiechtner at 406-234-1420 or email at jfiechtner@montanahealthnetwork.com

Spring Conference

February 14, 2019
Care and Safety of the Older Adult
Positive Approach for Meeting Resident’s Needs will be held on April 11, 2019 from 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm at the Sleep Inn & Suites in Miles City, Montana.  The program will be presented by Pamela Longmire on a combination of best practices by Teepa Snow, Naomi Feil and Dr. Al Power.  Montana Health Network is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by Montana Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation approved for 3.75 contact hours, 3.75 Behavioral Health contact hours and a maximum of 3.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. 

Care and Safety of the Older Adult will be held on April 12, 2018 beginning at 7:45 a.m. and concluding by 4:30 pm at the Sleep Inn & Suites in Miles City,Montana.  Topics will include:

Transitions of Care in Rural and Frontier Communities by Jane Brock, ME
Advance Care Directives-Having the Conversation by Kathryn Borgenicht, MD
Assessing for and Addressing Stages of Cognitive Decline by Irene Lohkamp, MD
LGBTQ Care Considerations in the Older Adult by Karen Stainton, NP
What are “Normal” Lab Values in Older Adults? by Alison Brock, MD
Medications to Avoid in the Older Adult by Sylvia Lymburner, MD

Lunch will be provided. Montana Health Network is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by Montana Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation approved for 7.0 contact hours,6.0 Behavioral Health contact hours, and a maximum of 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

For further information,please call Chris Williams at 406-234-1420 or email at cwilliams@montanahealthnetwork.com.  To register, please call Jody Fiechtner at 406-234-1420 or email at jfiechtner@montanahealthnetwork.com