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2024 Home Health Quality Outcomes & Documentation Conference

Speaker(s): Melinda A. Gaboury, CEO and Robbi D. Funderburk James, Director of Coding and OASIS Review

Category: Home Care

Speaker(s): Melinda A. Gaboury, CEO and Robbi D. Funderburk James, Director of Coding and OASIS Review

About the Speaker(s)

Melinda A. Gaboury, with more than 30 years in home care, has over 22 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 as the Chair of the NAHC/HHFMA Advisory Board and Work Group and is currently serving on the Board of Directors for both the Home Care Association of Florida & Tennessee Association for Home Care. Melinda is also the author of the Home Health OASIS Guide to OASIS-E  and Home Health Billing Answers, 2023.

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2024 Home Health Quality Outcomes & Documentation Conference Sep 16 - Sep 18, 2024
Hosted by
Decision Health

About the Event

Monday, September 16 (Pre-Conference):
9:35 am – 10:50 am EST

Stay on Ahead of OASIS & Coding Guidance Changes
Speaker: Robbi Funderburk James, BSN, RN, HCS-O, HCS-D, HCS-H

Understand the latest OASIS-E and ICD-10 coding guidance changes and prioritize their impact to focus training and quality reviews. Get a rundown of the 2024 CMS quarterly OASIS Q&As, Coding Clinic guidance changes, recommendations from the ICD-10 C&M Committee, and FY2025 code and guidance changes. You’ll also walk through scenarios that illustrate correct implementation of new codes and guidelines and reveal the consequences of noncompliance.


Tuesday, September 17:
8:00 am – 9:15 am EST

Achieve the Winning Edge with Home Health Value-Based Purchasing
Speaker: Melinda Gaboury, COS-C

Key measures under Home Health Value-Based Purchasing (HHVBP) are already changing. Even agencies that adapted quickly to net payment increases under HHVBP could be left struggling with new measures. This session will outline the new metrics that will directly impact your payment rate beginning Jan. 1, 2025, including the addition of Discharge Function Score, Discharged to Community PAC and Home Health within Stay Potentially Preventable Hospitalization measures. Learn how to focus quality improvement efforts on the measures that will drive up your Total Performance Score and improve your payment rate.