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  • Additional Document Requests (ADRs) Hospice

    1 Day Virtual Workshop - 14 Day Subscription (5.5 CEUs)


    GENERAL SESSION
    This session will review the different types of audits and the processes followed by Medical Review, CERT, and RACs. Attendees will gain a better understanding of the medical review process, Medicare‘s Additional Development Request, and Progressive Correction Action processes. Additionally, Ms. Lee will discuss the appeals process and documentation that would support the medical necessity for both home health and hospice.

    HOSPICE BREAKOUT OVERVIEW
    During this session, you will examine the latest information and data that drives medical review audits, top medical review denials and how to avoid them, as well as the new hospice beneficiary election statement addendum. This session is designed to give providers the tools, and information to design and implement a strategy to be successful during a medical review audit.

    Learning Objectives:

    1. Gain an understanding of current auditing processes.
    2. Identify top denial reasons for medically reviewed hospice Medicare claims.
    3. Develop an understanding of how documentation plays a key role in supporting terminal prognosis.
    4. Gain an understanding of the documentation requirements to support services billed for Hospice.
    5. Understand the goal and purpose of the election statement addendum.
     

  • Additional Document Requests (ADRs) Home Health

    1 Day Virtual Workshop - 14 Day Subscription (5.5 CEUs)


    GENERAL SESSION
    This session will review the different types of audits and the processes followed by Medical Review, CERT, and RACs. Attendees will gain a better understanding of the medical review process, Medicare’s Additional Development Request, and Progressive Correction Action processes. Additionally, the appeals process and documentation that would support the medical necessity for both home health and hospice will be discussed.

    HOME HEALTH BREAKOUT OVERVIEW
    This session will also cover Documentation of all five eligibility requirements to include the Face-to-Face Encounter, the Plan of Care, Homebound Status and the Need for Skilled Services. The permanent changes to the physician and non-physician practitioner (NPP) roles in Medicare home health will also be discussed in detail.

    Learning Objectives:

    1. Discuss current home health auditing processes.
    2. Identify top denial reasons for Home Health Medicare claims.
    3. Develop an understanding of the permanent changes to the role of the physician and NPP in home health.
    4. Overview of all five certification requirements.
    5. Up to date references and Resources for 2020 Medicare Home Health Regulations.
     

  • Employment & Wage Hour Compliance

    1 Day Virtual Workshop - 14 Day Subscription (6.5 CEUs)

    Liz Murphy, who has been a frequent speaker, great source of legal knowledge, and good friend of CAHSAH for over 15 years, will once again present her very popular and educational class on wage hour, employment and other important laws that all home care, hospice, RCFE's and other providers of senior care services need know. This one will be on September 28, from 9-5, and will cover everything you need to know in order be compliant with California's patchwork of employment and labor laws, and to best protect your agency against litigation. Topics will include:

    Learning Objectives:

    1. Cutting edge strategies for compliance.
    2. Preventative measures to protect against litigation.
    3. How to handle employee meetings (firing, interactive process, etc.) that are difficult.
    4. Anything else about which you have questions or need clarification.
     

  • Home Health Survey

    1 Day Virtual Workshop - 14 Day Subscription (5.5 CEUs)

    Ensure you are prepared for a survey every day; not just every 3 years! This workshop will give up to date information on all aspects of this critical issue. The audience will interact with our experienced consultants, Sharon Fredrichs and Stephanie Phillips, of S & S Home Care Consulting, regarding tools, hints and practical suggestions to attain and maintain compliance with the Conditions of Participation. Participants will also have an opportunity to develop correction plans. Join the experts from CDPH, and our consultants to review this process to ensure your agency is always survey ready.

    Learning Objectives:

    1. Identify the top ten deficiencies cited for Home Health providers during surveys.
    2. Discuss any changes in the federal and state survey and enforcement process for Home Health providers.
    3. Understand the types and levels of surveys.
    4. Understand your responsibilities to prepare for a survey and your rights during the survey.
    5. Identify methods to utilize CoPs and Interpretive Guidelines to manage compliance in daily operations.
    6. Interactive development of recognizing potential deficiencies and utilizing your QAPI program.
     

  • Hospice Survey

    1 Day Virtual Workshop - 14 Day Subscription (5.5 CEUs)

    The Hospice Act, passed December 27th, 2020 has revamped the laws regarding the focus, training, consequences and follow up for hospice survey. Preparation is your best defense! As hospices are surveyed every three years and complaint surveys continue to rise, it is imperative to understand the current focus from the different survey agencies. Are you familiar with the different type of surveys and citations you could receive, as well as the common risk areas? Come learn what CMS, CDPH, TJC, CHAP & ACHC are finding in their hospice surveys and how to avoid these issues. Learn the five-point method of writing a successful plan of correction. Come to this workshop to learn and bring these skills back to your program so that you are prepared for any survey activity that may arise!

    Learning Objectives:

    1. Identify the top ten deficiencies cited for Hospice providers during surveys.
    2. Discuss the changes in the federal and state survey and enforcement process for Hospice providers.
    3. Understand the types and levels of surveys.
    4. Understand your responsibilities to prepare for a survey and your rights during the survey.
    5. Identify methods to utilize CoPs and Interpretive Guidelines to manage compliance in daily operations.
    6. Interactive development of recognizing potential deficiencies and utilizing your QAPI program.
     

  • OASIS-D1: Define, Detail, Discover

    2 Day Virtual Workshop - 14 Day Subscription (13.0 CEUs)
    The in-person Blueprint for OASIS Accuracy workshops by OASIS Answers, Inc. have been rescheduled to November 2021 and April 2022. This alternative virtual educational offering provided by CAHSAH is not affiliated with OASIS Answers, Inc. or with the COS-C Exam.


    OASIS data collection continues to evolve! Based on the most current CMS guidance available, this workshop provides a comprehensive look at the OASIS items in OASIS-D1 and OASIS related PDGM information effective January 1, 2020 with the quarterly updates. This effective, up-to-the-minute education is targeted for field data collectors, their supervisors, OASIS educators and reviewers, quality improvement staff, and those preparing for the COS-C Exam.

    The focus is on OASIS items used for the functional score in PDGM (payment items), the items used to calculate the Quality of Care Star rating, and other items that present challenges to field staff and reviewers. A comparison of the M1800 ADL/IADL items and the GG items, wound items that are often answered incorrectly, and key items used for IMPACT Act and other quality reporting will be included. Lisa and Teresa provide the CMS guidance, Q&A updates, assessment tips and plenty of scenarios to apply and test your knowledge of OASIS.

    Learning Objectives:

    1. Assessment techniques for OASIS data collection.
    2. Selecting OASIS responses that accurately represent clinical assessment findings.
    3. Tips for OASIS reviewers.
    4. Providing accurate data for quality measurement and payment.
    5. Documenting OASIS data collection compliant with CMS resources and instructions.
     

  • Patient-Driven Groupings Model

    1 Day Virtual Workshop - 14 Day Subscription (5.5 CEUs)


    January 2021 brings even more changes with the NO Pay RAP situation. Agencies must develop and implement plans to continue to succeed under PDGM. This workshop will discuss key areas, strategies and processes in preparing an agency for PDGM changes that will continue in 2021. This workshop will have a focus on best episode management and process improvement practices including the referral, intake and scheduling processes, timely documentation, physician and patient communication strategies, all of which are required to more tightly manage care within the shorter 30-day payment period. The change to a 30-day payment model will brought significant back office changes, specific to the claims processing and collections, which will be one emphasis of this workshop. A strong clinical episode management program is critical to ensure sustained, efficient, cost-effective and uncompromised quality care delivery under the PDGM program! Lastly, this workshop will review the full-blown emphasis of ICD-10 coding under PDGM and how agencies will have to monitor to ensure the specificity of coding for their patient care plans.
     

    Learning Objectives:

    1. Summarize key Revenue Cycle Operations affected by PDGM changes.
    2. Present data to assist in determining financial impacts of PDGM on an agency.
    3. Review the complexity of determining LUPA thresholds under PDGM.
    4. Review the Impact of ICD-10 coding under PDGM.

  • Medicare Hospice Reimbursement

    1 Day Virtual Workshop - 14 Day Subscription (5.5 CEUs)


    This workshop will lay a concrete foundation for hospice billers, as well as, any hospice staff that need to more effectively understand the Medicare regulations. This workshop will include Medicare verifications with HIQA/HETS screen examples, field by field on Notice of Election and claim forms and sequential billing requirements.

    The workshop will detail the CMS Targeted Probe & Educate initiative while also reviewing the regulations for face-to-face encounters and pre-claim reviews that should be conducted prior to filing claims. The workshop will conclude with many analyzing the PEPPER information and how hospices can work toward improvement in their scores. If you are play any part in the responsibility of reimbursement in your hospice this workshop is a must.

    Learning Objectives:

    1. List the basic eligibility requirements for initiating Hospice and Billing to Medicare.
    2. Detail criteria for line item billing Hospice Notice of Election and Claims to Medicare.
    3. Detail Specific Medicare Regulatory Issues affecting Hospice Reimbursement
    4. List the Target areas for Hospice PEPPER and the use of the data.
     

  • The Art of ICD-10-CM Coding for Home Health

    2 Day Virtual Workshop - 14 Day Subscription (13 CEUs)


    New codes, new tabular list changes, new guidelines and new Coding Clinic interpretations, plus new home health payment changes require us to stay ahead of the game. Increase your knowledge and understanding and gain the expertise your agency needs to survive in this comprehensive two-day intermediate coding course specific for home care coders. Will include the proposed new codes for COVID-19, planned for an implementation date of January 1, 2021.

    Increase your understanding of the regulatory aspects and ethics of diagnosis coding and utilize lots of examples to increase your skills, proficiency, speed and accuracy in choosing the appropriate ICD-10-CM codes.

    With government auditors targeting home care, now is the time to ensure that you are coding correctly and protecting your revenue.

    Learning Objectives:

    1. Apply operational aspects of PDGM.
    2. Apply specific sequencing rules as required by the conventions and Official Coding Guidelines.
    3. Explain coding of diagnoses of infections, neoplasms, endocrine disorders such as diabetes, anemias, mental disorders, and the nervous system.
    4. Explain coding of diagnoses of cardiorespiratory illnesses, cerebrovascular disease, and GI & GU disorders.
    5. Explain coding of diagnoses of the musculoskeletal system, injuries and poisonings, including the optional use of V, W, X and Y codes.
    6. Describe the purpose and appropriate use of Z codes.
    7. Use the coding manual to find codes and sequence diagnoses for home care and hospice scenarios in ICD-10-CM.
    8. Prioritize diagnoses based on clinical assessment and planned interventions.
     

  • The Art of ICD-10-CM Coding for Hospice

    1 Day Virtual Workshop - 14 Day Subscription (6.5 CEUs)


    This one-day training provides a dynamic program for hospice coding training in ICD-10-CM with the latest updates on coding specifically for hospice agencies. Will include the proposed new codes for COVID-19, planned for an implementation date of January 1, 2021.

    Start with an introduction to the ICD-10-CM code set, coding conventions, sequencing tips and chapter specific guidelines that cover all the chapters applicable to hospice patients. We will have plenty of practice accessing the index and locating codes, identifying tabular list instructions, and then on to coding hospice scenarios with common (and some not-so-common!) hospice diagnoses and conditions. We will also focus on the documentation needed to choose the most specific codes to describe the terminal illness and related diagnoses.

    Learning Objectives:

    1. Prioritize diagnoses based on clinical assessment and planned interventions and explain hospice specific issues with coding.
    2. Apply specific sequencing rules as required by the conventions and Official Coding Guidelines.
    3. Explain coding of diagnoses of infections, neoplasms, endocrine disorders such as diabetes, anemias, mental disorders, and the nervous system.
    4. Explain coding of diagnoses of cardiorespiratory illnesses, cerebrovascular disease and GI & GU disorders.
    5. Explain coding of diagnoses of the musculoskeletal system, injuries and poisonings, including the optional use of V, W, X and Y codes.
    6. Use the coding manual to find codes and sequence diagnoses for hospice scenarios in ICD-10-CM.
     

  • Understanding the CMS Notices

    Live Webinar - 14 Day Subscription (1.0 CEUs)


    The ABN, the HHCCN, and the NOMNC and how to operationalize these so they will never get them mixed up again! Ever get confused on which notice to give when? We all do!

    This session will simplify the complex by giving us strategies to make sense of the Advanced Beneficiary Notice, the Home Health Change in Condition Notice and the Notice of Medicare Non-Coverage. We will apply these to "real life" situations and examples at the end to ensure we all know how to apply this in your everyday work!

    Learning Objectives:

    1. The learner will be able to identify the three different notices mandated by CMS in Home Health.
    2. The learner will be able to discuss how and when to use each of these notices.
    3. The learner will be to apply the CMS instructions in real-life scenarios provided, which may call for one or more than one of the notices.

     

 




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1 DAY ON-DEMAND
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Member: $290.00
Non-Member: $390.00


2 DAY ON-DEMAND
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Member: $480.00
Non-Member: $680.00

 


 
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