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ACHCU Hospice Billing Series Class 3: HIS Transmission Requirements, PEPPER, Palliative Care

Speaker(s): Melinda A. Gaboury, CEO

Category: Hospice

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Speaker(s): Melinda A. Gaboury, CEO

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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ACHCU Hospice Billing Series Class 3: HIS Transmission Requirements, PEPPER, Palliative Care May 15
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST
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About the Event

The CMS 2024 Hospice Final Rule updates the hospice wage index, payment rates, and aggregate cap amount. This three-part series of master classes takes an in-depth look at updates to Medicare billing and reimbursement requirements for hospices.

Daily reimbursement challenges — face-to-face encounters, physician billing, aggregate cap self-reporting — will be addressed in this class. Also scheduled to be discussed: Hospice Item Set (HIS) transmission requirements, the increased penalty for noncompliance, medical review denials, and how Program for Evaluating Payment Patterns Electronic Reports (PEPPER) affect your hospice. We’ll also review: Physician billing codes for palliative care and the palliative care benefit for patients in the Value-Based Insurance Design (VBID) Model.

Use coupon code “HPS100” when registering for the Hospice Billing Series, and take $100 off your registration fee!

Two nursing contact hours are available for this session.