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2019 CAHSAH Annual Conference & Expo


The California Association for Health Services at Home (CAHSAH) is pleased to announce the 2019 Annual Conference & Expo. Join in on the fun this year, as they celebrate expanding relationships and even more educational and networking opportunities than ever before!

Speaker: Melinda A. Gaboury, CEO | Tuesday, May 21, 2019
10:15 AM - 11:45 AM | Patient Driven Groupings Model - PDGM (HHGM)

This session will take you into the depths of the Patient Driven Groupings Model (PDGM), which is the most significant reimbursement
change in home health since 2000. PDGM is set for implementation 01/01/20 and there are huge ramifications for home health and how
agencies will effective deal with the huge changes. One year of planning is not enough....join us for details on where to begin.

Learning Objectives:
• Outline the details of the Patient Driven Groupings Model Structure.
• Outline the details of the Patient Driven Groupings Model Structure.
• Detail the clinical parameters of the model and how therapy will not longer impact reimbursement.

1:45 PM - 3:15 PM | Home Health Targeted Probe & Educate

This session will bring agencies up to date on the current status of the Targeted Probe & Educate initiative. The Medicare targets and
audit results for all Medicare MACs will be reviewed and tips on how to survive the audit will be reviewed. If your agency has not been
targeted that does not mean that it won't be. Don't miss this must hear important information.

Learning Objectives:
• Outline the Targeted Probe & Educate Initiative Workflow.
• Define Targets that have been active and results that MACs are reporting.
• Discuss the details of what is needed to appropriately respond to a Targeted Review.

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM | Hospice Targeted Probe and Educate

This session will review the details of the Targeted Probe & Educate initiative and what it means for Hospice providers. Discuss the
targets that MACs are applying in the TPE reviews and the results thus far. This is a very serious audit and must be treated as such.
Join us for the latest updates.

Learning Objectives:
• Detail the Targeted Probe & Educate workflow for Hospice.
• Review the Targets being applied to select hospices for review and results being posted at the MACs.
• Outline the requirements for submitting appropriate documentation for review.

Wednesday, May 22, 2019
2:15 PM - 3:45 PM | Hospice PEPPER

Only 40% of hospices across the country have accessed their PEPPER Reports. PEPPER reports are produced from claims data and compare the agency to the National 80th Percentile as well as to all agencies in their Medicare MACs Jurisdiction. If you are above the National average you are targeted for additional reviews by the Medicare MAC, Recovery Auditors and ZPIC auditors.

• List the reasons for the PEPPER and how to access it
• Detail the Target Areas that are calculated and compared within the reports
• Review reports and identify areas that the hospice needs to work on for improvement

Stop by and see us at our Booth!

Melinda A. Gaboury, CEO
Hosted By:
CAHSAH and Palliative Care Association
Brian Gentry, Inbound Sales Manager

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The HPS Alliance is a Membership-based Home Care and Hospice Educational Resource.

Healthcare Provider Solutions is dedicated to providing our clients with industry leading education in order to keep you informed, educated, and performing at the highest level of success.

We provide online education through our HPS Alliance. Our annual membership provides members with the education necessary to establish and maintain a successful agency. Our mission at HPS is to provide the highest quality of products and services to healthcare providers enabling them to maximize their operations potential and enhance reimbursement.



  • Six ninety minute Home Care webinars taught by Melinda A. Gaboury, CEO
  • Six ninety minute Hospice webinars taught by Leslie Heagy, RN, COS-C
  • Two-day Home Care Medicare Compliance/Reimbursement workshop taught by Melinda A. Gaboury, CEO
  • Two-day Hospice Medicare Compliance/Reimbursement workshop taught by Leslie Heagy, RN, COS-C
  • Full access to the Home Care and Hospice Compliance & Reimbursement training video series (updated annually to include the latest regulatory changes)
  • Immediate access to our Home Health & Hospice Audit Tools plus many more Alliance only resources
  • Consulting support from our staff via the Alliance member portal
  • Critical updates affecting the Home Care and Hospice community delivered via our website, social media, and email
  • 10% off hourly consultation services with our team of seasoned professionals

*All Alliance workshops are held in Nashville, TN.

*Access all videos and recordings from the Alliance member dashboard.