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Seminars, Workshops, Presentations and Continuing Educational Programs for Professionals and Consumers: Live, Audio, Web-Based
For Professionals:

Medical Nutrition Therapy


Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics's MNT Evidence-Based Guides for Practice for Diabetes (Type 1, Type 2 and Gestational) and for Hyperlipidemia


What Dietitians Really Need to Know to Function Like a PRO:
How to Develop a “P.R.O. P.R.A.C.T.I.C.E” !

Developing a MNT Outcomes Management System: It’s Easier and More Essential Than You Think!
Diabetes Self-Management Education/Training and
American Diabetes Association's National Standards of Diabetes Self-Management Education
Insurance and Medicare Reimbursement
Patient Empowerment: A Proven Model for Enhancing Behavior Change in Patients with Chronic Disease
Improving the Quality and Effectiveness of the Diabetes Chronic Care Teams
Other Topics

Diabetes Self-Management Education/Training and American Diabetes Association's National Standards of Diabetes Self-Management Education

The sponsoring organization can select which topics are right for their attendees.
Mary Ann provides detail, real life lessons learned and down to earth practice tips for success:

  • How to establish a successful DSME program
  • Required standards for obtaining American Diabetes Association recognition certification of Diabetes Self-Management Education Programs
  • How to access the Medicare DSME Benefit and adhere to the coverage guidelines
  • How to develop and implement a new ADA-recognized Diabetes Self-Management Education Program
  • How to restructure and/or enhance your existing DSME Program in order to:
    • Attain or increase Medicare reimbursement via: Correct codes, claim form and completion of claim
    • Compliance with all of Medicare’s coverage guidelines
    • Retrospective tracking of sent claims in order to take appropriate action on denied or rejected claims
  • How to increase physician referrals, self-referrals and referrals from other sources in your program
  • How to create or revise your DSME Program's
    • Marketing plan
    • Policy and Procedure Manual or Handbook
    • Written curriculum (complete with learning objectives and instructor’s guide) and educational handouts
    • Quality assurance program (i.e., new methodologies to assess quality of DSME and quality of care)
    • Financial controls and reporting system (including creation of charge master)

Mary Ann can also present a workshop on:

  • American Diabetes Association's Current Clinical Recommendations
  • Standards of Care for Diabetes Recommend proven systems, forms, procedures and IT support programs that are consistent with "best practices" to:
    • Improve your program’s operational efficiencies
    • Insure compliance to latest diabetes and DSME standards of care
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Mary Ann has a rare combination of consultant to both professionals and the public. She is a well known dietitian in the Chicago , IL area. She travels all over the state of Illinois presenting on health reimbursement - including insurance, medicare and self management diabetes programs (DSME). Also, she created a health, wellness, health promotion and health education program targeted for companies and organizations who want to demonstrate concern for employee well-being, and increase employee productivity and morale.

Dietician Mary Ann consults with corporations and industry as a media nutrition spokesperson in area of food and nutrition. You will often see Mary Ann speaking before large consumer audiences on nutrition for kidney disease, nutrition for cardiac health, nutrition education for adolescents and current nutrition topics. She is a true nutrition expert!