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HCAF 9th Annual Home Care Warm Up

Speaker(s): Melinda A. Gaboury, CEO

Category: Home CareConference

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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 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: A Reference for Field Staff; 2023 and Home Health Billing Answers, 2022.

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HCAF 9th Annual Home Care Warm Up Jan 24
1:30 pm - 2:50 pm CST

About the Event

Off to the Races With HHVBP & PDGM

Combine the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Home Health Value-Based Purchasing (HHVBP) and their case-mix classification model, the Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM) and you’ve got a competitive race as Medicare-certified home health agencies are going to find! Agencies are pitted against each other and given incentives for better quality care under the HHVBP while being forced to survive under the rate cuts and constant scrutiny of the PDGM model. CMS simultaneously seeks to enhance the current public reporting process and the outcome measures associated. January 2023 is the first month of the nationwide HHVBP rollout, but Florida was part of the “flying start” by being part of the demonstration project. Will that make a difference in Florida in the nationwide race? In this mega, dual-turbo presenter session, the HH Final Rule brief update to the rates and changes to the PDGM key components will be reviewed and analyzed. We will also review the pre-implementation reports from HHVBP and how agencies can use those moving forward and analyze how the HHVBP model affected outcome scores for every provider. Draft on Chris Attaya’s knowledge and interpretations from his heavy lifting and breakdown of statistical findings and benefit from his forecasts and guidance for your agency. Melinda Gaboury of Healthcare Provider Solutions will present her knowledgeable, very frank, and clear insights and suggestions on how to implement improvements within your agency and win the race.