Medicare Mastery Workshop Series


The Medicare Mastery Workshop Series offers a variety of in-depth courses exploring niche or challenging topics within the Medicare billing and compliance world. Each course is led by one of HCPro's Medicare boot camp instructors and uses a variety of reference materials, case studies, regulatory education, and best practices to ensure learners have a thorough understanding of each topic and leave knowing how to transform this knowledge into real-world action.

Topics include: Medicare, billing, compliance, medical necessity, observation, utilization review, rural health clinics, medical necessity, coverage, Medicare regulations, IPPS, OPPS, and Physician Fee Schedule.



Upon completion of this library, learners will be able to:

  • Describe rural health clinic payment, billing, and reimbursement concepts
  • Understand Medicare patient status designations and requirements
  • Navigate and apply various NCCI and I/OCE edits and modifiers
  • Explain the intricacies of incident-to and split-shared billing


Preview the "Correcting Patient Status" course now!


This session will explain Medicare patient status designations and how they related to hospital patient status and how they affect claims and payment. It will review requirements for making a determination regarding an inpatient admission under the Medicare Hospital Conditions of Participation (CoPs), timing of determinations related to admissions, the self-denial process, and more.

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Correcting Patient Status