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2022 Kentucky Home Care Association Annual Conference

Speaker(s): Leslie Heagy, RN, COS-C & Melinda A. Gaboury, CEO

Category: Speaking EngagementConference

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Speaker(s): Leslie Heagy, RN, COS-C & Melinda A. Gaboury, CEO

About the Speaker(s)

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.

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2022 Kentucky Home Care Association Annual Conference Aug 17 - Aug 18, 2022
hotel location icon Lexington Griffin Gate Marriott Golf Resort & Spa Hosted by
Kentucky Home Care Association

About the Event

105 – Value Based Purchasing – Calculations of the Total Performance Score

Presented by Melinda A. Gaboury, CEO

Value Based Purchasing full implementation is set to begin January 2023. There is much to learn about the details of the outcome calculations. This session will take you through the detail calculations of the VBP Model. It will look at how the agencies did in the demonstration that took place in 9 states. It will also detail what we know to be the calculations of the TPS and the Linear Exchange Function for the nationwide rollout.


– Detail the calculation process and statistics from the demonstration for Home Health VBP

– Review what agencies should do to prepare for nationwide rollout coming in 2023

– Detail the calculation of the Total Performance Score – Improvement & Achievement

– Review examples of the Linear Exchange Function calculation used to determine impact on future payments

106 – Home Health Revenue Cycle 2022 & Beyond

Presented by Melinda A. Gaboury, CEO

2022 has already brought about some significant concerns with the Notice of Admission and its proper processing. This session will take you through where we are today with the NOA and what agencies need to do to ensure they are timely. In addition, this session will look at the entire process of the Home Health Revenue Cycle from Intake through the Collections of the payment. You need your revenue cycle team members involved. All of them, not just the billers.

108 – Building a Successful QAPI Program – HH

Presented by Leslie Heagy, RN, COS-C

An Effective Home Health Quality Program is a key component to a well-run organization! This session will focus on understanding the Home Health QAPI CoP and knowing the rules for the condition. We will detail the steps for building a successful QAPI program as well as developing action plans to ensure your agency’s QAPI program is effective. You will learn how utilizing your Home Health QAPI program to the fullest will improve your agency’s compliance and performance.