Medicare Hospice Reimbursement
Virtual Workshop



PROGRAM OVERVIEW


Changes to the Medicare Hospice Regulations have occurred over the past few years and continue. Is your hospice thriving? Has your hospice adapted to the new Election Statement and Addendum requirement? Do you know where your agency stands with the PEPPER targets?

Be among the elite group of hospice professionals that are current on all Hospice Medicare reimbursement related regulations. This workshop will lay a concrete foundation for hospice billers and any hospice staff that need a clearer understanding of the Medicare regulations. This workshop will include Medicare field by field on Notice of Election and claim forms and sequential billing requirements.

The 2022 Claims Requirements will be detailed including a review of the levels of care Hospice rates. The workshop will detail the CMS Targeted Probe & Educate initiative that was reinitiated September 1, 2021, while also reviewing the regulations for face-to-face encounters that should be conducted prior to filing claims. The workshop will conclude with analyzing the PEPPER information and how hospices can work toward improvement in their scores. If you play any part in the responsibility of reimbursement in your hospice this workshop is a must.

PROGRAM TOPICS:
  • List the basic eligibility requirements for initiating Hospice and billing to Medicare.
  • Detail criteria for line item billing Hospice Notice of Election and Claims to Medicare.
  • Detail Specific Medicare Regulatory Issues affecting Hospice Reimbursement.
  • List the Target areas for Hospice PEPPER and the use of the data.

FACULTY












Melinda Gaboury, COS-C

CEO
Healthcare Provider Solutions, Inc.

Melinda A. Gaboury, with more than 29 years in home care, has over 20 years of executive speaking and educating experience, including extensive day to day interaction with home care and hospice professionals. She routinely conducts Home Care and Hospice Reimbursement Workshops and speaks at state association meetings throughout the country. Melinda has profound experience in Medicare PDGM training, billing, collections, case-mix calculations, chart reviews and due diligence. UPIC, RA, ADR & TPE appeals with all Medicare MACs have become the forefront of Melinda's current impact on the industry. She is currently serving on the NAHC/HHFMA Advisory Board and Work Group and is Treasurer on the Home Care Association of Florida Board of Directors. Melinda is also the author of the Home Health OASIS Guide to OASIS-D1 and Home Health Billing Answers, 2021.


CANCELLATIONS

Cancellations are subject to 20% handling fee. There will be NO REFUNDS issued for cancellations received within 10 business days prior to program. Cancellations must be in writing. Refunds will not be made for no-shows. However, substitutions will be allowed. Should CAHSAH® cancel the program, a full registration fee refund will be issued.


CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION
& CONTINUING EDUCATION UNITS (CEUs)

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing (Provider #CEP17394) for five and one half (5.5) contact hours of continuing education. You must be present for the entire workshop to earn Continuing Education Units. No partial credits can be given. Certificates are distributed at the close of the program.