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CAHSAH Virtual Annual Conference

Speaker: Melinda A. Gaboury, CEO

Category: Speaking Engagement

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Speaker: Melinda A. Gaboury, CEO

CAHSAH Virtual Annual Conference May 25
1:45 pm - 3:15 pm
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CAHSAH

About the Event

Speaker: CEO, Melinda A. Gaboury
Tuesday, May 25 | Targeted Probe and Educate Hospice Update & PEPPER Reports | 10:15 AM-11:45 AM | H100

This session will take agencies through the winding road of Medicare scrutiny. While billing the Medicare benefit and getting paid relatively easy, there is always a risk of things being reviewed at some point and what can you do to avoid denials. Participants will be able to define Targeted Probe & Educate (TPE) and outline the structure of how to respond to any level of medical review that may occur. This session will also discuss PEPPER reports and other data analysis that agencies will need to review to ensure that their risk from medical review is limited. Don’t be caught in the comfortable position of believing that everything is okay. Attendees will take away information that will assist in assuring that your hospice truly is accurately documenting.

Tuesday, May 25 | Hospice Eligibility Documentation | 12:15 PM-1:45 PM | H200

Accurate hospice eligibility documentation is critical to fulfilling the CoPs and payment requirements. The lack of supporting documentation for a terminal prognosis is the number one reason for denial. Reviewers often look for a significant decline in patient condition. Although this is not a requirement of hospice care, terminal prognosis is. The webinar will help clinicians document the slightest changes in baseline measures. More importantly, you’ll learn how to capture in documentation the occurring changes that support terminal prognosis – even without a decline in baseline measures. Go beyond the LCDs and common tools for documenting eligibility by drilling down to the details and characteristics that differentiate terminal and chronic patients with the same diagnosis.

Tuesday, May 25 | PDGM – 2021 Update | 1:45 PM-3:15 PM | M300

The most significant change in Homecare Reimbursement in 20 years went into effect January 2020. The Patient Driven Groupings Model – PDGM is complicated, confusing and overwhelming. CMS has provided some data on the revenue impacts and new PDGM components, but there is more to be considered. This session will take you through the crucial aspects of PDGM and the critical impact of practitioners.