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2019 Two-Day Home Care Alliance Workshop



This two-day workshop will cover what you need to know now to be effective with Medicare PPS Reimbursement and help prepare your agency for the implementation of the Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM).

Day 1 | Thursday, August 8, 2019 | Registration: 8:00AM | Workshop: 8:30AM - 4:00PM | HH Reimbursement Under PPS 2019

2019 Home Health Reimbursement Under PPS Ensure your agency’s financial success! Topics covered include: Medicare patient verification, adjacent episode calculations, details - field by field on claim forms, billing updates, auditing a pre-bill for final claim purposes, managing risks (Targeted Probe & Educate), and utilizing PEPPER.

Program Highlights

• Review Key PPS Billing Highlights for 2019
• Calculate and Evaluate HHRG, HIPPS Code, and Episode Exceptions
• Verify Eligibility
• Complete a RAP and Final Claim
• Discuss effectively auditing a chart to identify pre-bill issues
• Review the Targeted Probe & Educate demonstration and learn how to use data such as PEPPER to mitigate financial risk

Day 2 | Friday, August 9, 2019 | Registration: 8:00AM | Workshop: 8:30AM - 4:00PM | Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM)

PDGM dramatically impacts agency operations, processes, and performance. Learn strategies and processes to prepare. Topics will focus on
best episode management and process improvement practices, including referral, intake, and scheduling processes to help you more tightly
manage care within the shorter 30-day payment period.

Program Highlights

• Review the impact of PDGM on agency operations
• Discuss the importance of ICD-10 Coding, timely OASIS review, and clinical documentation
• Review strategic planning for implementation of clinical episode management best practices
• Review the complexity of determining LUPA thresholds and LUPA prevention
• Review therapy utilization practices, discuss methods to evaluate current practices and implement changes for PDGM

Event Type:
August 8, 2019 - August 9, 2019
Radisson Hotel Nashville Airport
Hotel Information:
Radisson Hotel Nashville Airport
1112 Airport Center Drive
Discounted Price: $129 per night
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Registration Time:
8:00 AM
Melinda A. Gaboury, CEO
Hosted By:
Healthcare Provider Solutions, Inc.

Become an HPS Alliance Member!


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.